Group 2 Plays

These plays contain more roles, complex dialogue, and run between 30 to 60 minutes. Some plays are extended versions of Group 1 Plays.

A Christmas Carol - The ultimate Christmas story by Charles Dickens about that bitter, old miser, Ebenezer Scrooge, who with the help of the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and To Come learns about kindness and the true meaning of Christmas. Standard Version – Preview Script Suggested Cast of 30-35 members.

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A Midsummer Night’s Dream - Midsummer is one of Shakespeare’s most beloved comedies. It is a mixed-up tale of four lovers, some amateur actors, and some very cunning fairies who wreak havoc on everyone’s lives. It is a fun story with lots of parts, exciting costumes, and lots of challenges. Standard Version – Preview Script…

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Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland - Based on Lewis Carroll’s original book, this play is the delightful story of Alice’s dream about an unusual place and the very unusual characters she meets there. Fun for everyone! Standard Version – Preview Script Suggested Cast of 30-40 members.

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As You Like it - Shakespeare’s pastoral comedy of family disputes, and the trials and tribulations of romantic love as lords, ladies, and peasants argue, reconcile and reunite thanks to the wit and wisdom of sweet Rosalind. Standard Version – Preview Script Suggested Cast of 20-30 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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Cyrano de Bergerac - This play is the story of an accomplished soldier and poet who believes his darling Roxane can never love him because of his humongous nose. He therefore undertakes the task of helping a handsome, but not very intelligent gentleman win her love, while he lives vicariously by writing love letters…

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Don Quixote - Don Quixote is based on Miguel de Cervantes’ story of the idealistic Lord of La Mancha who believes he is a knight errant, trying to keep alive the code of chivalry. His sanity is questioned as he rides the countryside with his loyal squire, Sancho Panza, fighting barbers, windmills and…

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Dracula - Written by Bram Stoker, Dracula is the story of the centuries-old vampire and nobleman who becomes obsessed with the lovely, charming and intelligent Wilhelmina Murray, and tries to obtain her by attempting to possess her fiance, Jonathan Harker, and her best friend, Lucy Westernra. But thanks to the brilliant Abraham…

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Fairy Gifts - Flower Fairy gives each prince and princess a special gift when they leave her to rule their kingdoms, with the reminder to choose wisely how they use the gift. She gives them beauty, fairness, honesty, sharing, etc. Then she sends Princess Sylvia and Prince Andrew to see how they use…

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Firebird - This old Russian folk tale is the story of Prince Ivan and his quest to find and free the Firebird. He must deal with evil witches and wizards, ogres, monkeys and crows to save the Firebird. With the help of the toothless wolf Fyodor and Princess Vasilisa he saves the…

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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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Life Lessons from Andy Wink - Based on the Newbery-nominated book by Steve Paulding, Life Lessons from Andy Wink is a coming of age story for everyone. Every 12-year old should be just like Andy Wink! Andy’s philosophy is that the challenges we face in life teach us lessons that should be used to help others,…

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Macbeth - Shakespeare’s tragedy about an ambitious Scottish lord who is told by three witches that he will become King of Scotland. His even more ambitious wife convinces him to kill the current king and seize the throne, which leads to terrible and evil consequences. Standard Version – Preview Script Suggested Cast…

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Oliver Twist - Charles Dickens’ beloved story of the poor, orphan boy, Oliver Twist, and how he struggles to survive in 19th Century England.  He is raised in an orphanage, moved to a workhouse, apprenticed to an undertaker, and trained as a pickpocket by the infamous Fagin, until he meets some kind people…

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Pygmalion - George Bernard Shaw’s tale of the poor, common flower girl, the ever-charming Eliza Doolittle, who is taught by the pompous, self-absorbed Professor Henry Higgins to speak and act like a duchess, with uproarious incidents along the way. Standard Version – Preview Script Suggested Cast of 15-25 members.

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Selecting a Ghost - The D’Odds have everything…a manor house, antiques, wealth…but no ghost! All of their friends have ghosts, so they are determined to get one, too. They hire someone to conduct a seance and interview several ghosts. A rather unusual and fun comedy by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Standard Version – Preview…

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Sherlock Holmes and The Hound of the Baskervilles - One of Sir Arthur Conan Doyles’ best known and loved Sherlock Holmes tale of how Holmes and Dr. Watson solved the mystery of the frightening apparition of the killer hound and saved the last Baskerville heir. Standard Version – Preview Script Suggested Cast of 30-33 members.

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Singerman and Choirboy: A Musical Christmas Superhero Spoof - A comedy of a simple choir director and his young protege’ who become superheroes by using music to save the world from all kinds of dilemmas. A fun alternative to the usual Christmas plays available. Standard Version – Preview Script Suggested Cast of 15-20 members.

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The Adventures of Robin Hood: A Musical Sort of - Everyone knows the legend of the heroic Robin Hood and his band of Merry Men who infuriated Prince John and the Sheriff of Nottingham by robbing the rich to help the poor. This production is a musical (sort of) comedy (definitely) version of this tale. Standard Version – Preview Script…

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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 Lone Stranger and Pronto: A Melodrama - A tale of the old West, told as a melodrama, about the adventures of the Lone Stranger and Pronto as they fight for truth and justice by rescuing a stagecoach, a bank, a railroad, and the Lone Stranger’s girlfriend’s ranch from the evil villain, Grady McClure. The audience will love…

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The Murders in the Rue Morgue - Based on Edgar Allan Poe’s novel about the exploits of C. Auguste Dupin, a clever Paris detective, who solves a horrendous, seemingly unsolvable crime by using clues and deductions. (Poe’s was first detective story ever written, and the basis for the character of Sherlock Holmes.) Standard Version – Preview Script…

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The Mystery of Edwin Drood - Charles Dickens last, but unfinished novel of young Edwin Drood who disappears on Christmas Eve, after breaking his engagement, and supposedly resolving a dispute. Dickens gives lots of clues, but he died before telling us of Edwin’s fate. Therefore, the play is written so the audience must decide the ending:…

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The Odyssey - Odyssey, the great hero of the Trojan War, has not returned to his home in Ithaca, months after the war has ended. It seems that he forgot to thank Poseidon, god of the sea, and now Poseidon is putting all kinds of obstacles in his way. He has to deal…

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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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