Group 1 Plays

These plays contain fewer roles, shorter dialogue, and run between 20 to 30 minutes.

Beauty and the Beast - The age-old tale of the kind and beautiful maiden who agrees to live with the Beast to save her father. She recognizes the virtues of the Beast, despite his ugliness, and ultimately finds a handsome prince. Standard Version – Preview Script Suggested Cast of 15-20 members.

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Cinderella - The wonderful fairy tale of the young woman, mistreated by her stepmother and stepsisters, who with the help of an eccentric fairy godmother, goes to the ball. There she meets a dashing prince who, of course, falls in love with her and pursues her so they can live happily ever…

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Colorado Smith and the Alexandria Museum - The adventures of a hero who saves the day by discovering valuable historical artifacts, and protecting them from dangerous enemies for the sake of history and humanity.  Told as a movie within a play, full of action, enemies, and loads of fun. Standard Version – Preview Script Suggested Cast of…

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Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde - An adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson’s story about a kind and brilliant doctor whose well-intentioned experiments result in his creating an evil alter ego, Mr. Hyde. Jekyll finds himself increasingly drawn to the persona of Hyde, and the story highlights his struggles to see which of them will be stronger…

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Frankenstein - Adapted from Mary Shelley’s novel, Frankenstein is a play about a brilliant and obsessed scientist determined to create life, and the pitiful horrendous monster he creates.  This play is a student favorite!  Empathy is stressed rather than gore, with a touch of humor also. Standard Version – Preview Script Suggested…

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It’s Tough Being the Prince - What happened after Princess Beauty, a young woman with modern ideas, woke up? A delightful and humorous story of what the Prince must endure to win the hand of the Princess, including swashbuckling, face-slapping, melting thorns, and dealing with a retired dragon. Standard Version – Preview Script Suggested Cast of…

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Romeo and Juliet - Shakespeare’s age-old tale of the star-crossed lovers, Romeo and Juliet, who come from warring families, and who soon learn that love does not conquer all.  A tragedy told with simplicity and a little humor to help students understand and enjoy one of the most famous and best-loved of Shakespeare’s works. Standard…

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Sherlock Holmes and the Red-Headed League - Based on one of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s finest stories, The Red-Headed League, the story of Holmes and Watson’s superb detective work to catch a master thief who is trying to trick a gullible merchant and banker. Clever and fun! Standard Version – Preview Script Suggested Cast of 10-15 members.

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Snow White and the Seven Dwarves - A comical version of the story about the young princess who is betrayed by her stepmother, and whose life is changed when she meets the seven dwarves and a handsome prince, despite the evil queen who is constantly trying to kill her. Standard Version – Preview Script Suggested Cast of…

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Some Words with a Mummy - A humorous Edgar Allen Poe story about a newspaper reporter, bored with his life, who interviews a reanimated and interesting mummy named Allamistakeo, and learns a great deal about the past and his future. Standard Version – Preview Script Suggested Cast of 10-15 members.

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The Legend of Sleepy Hollow - The age-old favorite by Washington Irving, especially at Halloween. Irving narrates the tale of the poor superstitious schoolmaster, Ichabod Crane, his unrequited love for Katrina, and his encounters with ghost of the Headless Horseman. Standard Version – Preview Script Suggested Cast of 15-30 members. Extended Version – Preview Script Suggested…

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The Taming of the Shrew - William Shakespeare’s wonderful story of how love changes a person—or does it? A humorous adaptation of one of the Bard’s funniest comedies about the shrewish Kate and her egotistical husband, Petruccio. A great way to learn and enjoy Shakespeare. Standard Version – Preview Script Suggested Cast of 10-15 members.

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The Wizard of Oz - The story of Dorothy’s quest to find the Wizard and get back to Kansas. Enjoy Dorothy’s adventures with her three friends, Scarecrow, the Tin Woodman and the Cowardly Lion, as they battle the evil witch in order to help each other and meet their goals. Based on the original L.…

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Twelve Dancing Princesses - A delightful fairy tale of 12 princesses who sneak out of the castle every night to dance with 12 princes and ruin their shoes. The King is baffled and challenges anyone to find out where they are going and how they are ruining their shoes, in exchange for the hand…

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