August 2020
How to Teach Drama Online

How to Teach Drama Online
Easy-to-follow guide to setting up your drama classes on Zoom or other virtual platforms.

Drama Warm-up Activities for Online Learning

Drama Warm-up Activities for Online Learning
35 drama activities that help students warm-up their bodies, voices and imaginations, and builds trust within the group.

Drama Games to Teach Online

Drama Games to Teach Online
45 drama games and improv activities for online learning.

Scavenger Hunts and Challenges for Drama Class

Scavenger Hunts and Challenges for Drama Class
28 drama scavenger hunts and challenges for online drama classes!

July 2020
Robin Hood Rap

Robin Hood Rap
11+ characters. Approximately 5 minutes running time. Robin Hood meets hip-hop for children!

The Three Little Pigs Rap

The Three Little Pigs Rap
11+ characters. Approximately 7 minutes running time. Fun version of the Three Little Pigs that includes rap!

Snow White Rap

Snow White Rap
15+ characters. Approximately 7 minutes running time. Fun version of Snow White that includes rap!

Little Red Riding Hood Rap

Little Red Riding Hood Rap
9+ characters. Approximately 5 minutes running time. Fun version of Little Red Riding Hood that includes rap!

Jack and the Beanstalk Rap

Jack and the Beanstalk Rap
12+ characters. Flexible casting. Approximately 10 minutes running time. Fun version of Jack and the Beanstalk that includes raps!

Space Travel Rap

Space Travel Rap
10+ characters. Approximately 5 minutes running time. Fun space-themed short play featuring a ‘rapping’ chorus!

June 2020
The-Spoiled-Princess

The Spoiled Princess
7 characters. 1M, 6F. Approximately 12 minutes running time. Short play by Debra A. Cole about a spoiled princess who learns a valuable lesson.

The-Royal-Ball

The Royal Ball
8 characters, flexible casting. Approximately 10 minutes running time. Modern fairy tale play about a greedy cat who wants to be the only guest at the royal ball.

The-Kings-Rice-Pudding

The King’s Rice Pudding
6 characters, 2M 4 Flexible. Approximately 10 minutes running time. Short slapstick comedy about a group of villagers who want to impress their king by Debra A. Cole.

Gullible-Grace

Gullible Grace
8 characters, 2F, 6M. Approximately 12 minutes running time. Various suitors try to outdo one another by telling a Princess outrageous lies.

Bubble-Wrap-Princess

Bubble Wrap Princess
6 characters, flexible casting. Approximately 10 minutes running time. Funny fairy tale play about overprotective parents.

May 2020
Good-Knight-Sweet-Prince

Good Knight Sweet Prince
6 characters, 3M, 3F, gender can be flexible. Approximately 10 minutes running time. A modern twisted fairy tale by Debra A. Cole.

New-Traditions

New Traditions
5 characters, 2F, 2M, and 1 flexible. Approximately 10 minutes running time. Short play by Debra A. Cole about a Princess who doesn’t want to be rescued.

Royal-Reflections

Royal Reflections
6 characters. 2F, 1M, 3 flexible. Approximately 10 minutes running time. A spoiled rotten princess learns a valuable life lesson.

Onion-Boy

Onion Boy
8 characters, 3M, 3F, 2ANY. Approximately ten minutes running time. A comedic new fairy tale play by Debra A. Cole with the theme of kindness.

The-Village-Witch

Onion Boy
7 characters, flexible casting. Approximately 12 minutes long. Short play by Debra A. Cole about a witch who has cursed the village.

The-Spoiled-Princess

The Spoiled Princess
7 characters. 1M, 6F. Approximately 12 minutes running time. Short play by Debra A. Cole about a spoiled princess who learns a valuable lesson.

Murder at the Museum

Murder at the Museum
A murder happens at the opening of a new exhibit! 16 characters (can be added to or pared down).

Murder Under the Big Top

Murder Under the Big Top
A trapeze artist has fallen to his death. A slippery substance on the trapeze bar, and plenty of guilty suspects leads the detective to believe this wasn’t an accident! 15 characters (can be added to or pared down).

Poisoned in the Garden

Poisoned in the Garden
A wealthy old woman is found poisoned in her garden. There are lots of clues and suspects, but only one real murderer! 17 characters (can be added to or pared down).

Once Upon a Murder

Once Upon a Murder
She’s made people mad for years, and now someone has finally killed Goldilocks! 12 characters (can be added to or pared down).

who-catnapped-cleopatras-cat

Who Catnapped Cleopatra’s Cat?
Someone has catnapped Cleopatra’s beloved pet. Can detectives figure out whodunnit? 13 characters (can be added to or pared down).

mystery-of-the-stolen-statue

Mystery of the Stolen Statue
A billionaire hosts a fancy dinner party, and someone steals her new statue worth ten million dollars. Everyone looks suspicious. Who did it? 15 characters (can be added to or pared down).

missing-starlet-on-the-movie-set

Missing Starlet on the Movie Set
Hollywood-themed mystery! 16 characters (can be added to or pared down).

who-destroyed-the-mona-lisa

Who Destroyed the Mona Lisa?
Someone has defaced what would have become the most famous painting in the world! Can the detective figure out who? 11 characters (can be added to or pared down).

who-kidnapped-the-alien-from-area-51

Who Kidnapped the Alien from Area 51?
It turns out that aliens are real, and someone has stolen one from a famous Air Force base in Nevada! Can the detective figure out who? 11 characters (can be added to or pared down).

who-murdered-the-gingerbread-man

Who Murdered the Gingerbread Man?
Someone has finally caught…and murdered the Gingerbread Man! Students play a variety of suspicious characters in this interactive mystery. 12 characters (can be added to or pared down).

April 2020
Distance-learning-drama-activities

Distance Learning Drama Activities
18 pages of distance learning drama activities and with links to over 100 videos.

Play-report-worksheets

Play Report Worksheets
Three printable worksheets for students to fill out after watching a stage play.

March 2020
Master-Criminals-Cards-Instructions-and-Activities

Master Criminals Instructions and Activities
Instructions for the Master Criminal Role Play Cards. 7 pages. TEN activities with detailed instructions to use with your group!

Master-Criminals-Role-Play-Cards

Master Criminals Role Play Cards
40 different crimes that are ready to be printed out and laminated as cards to use over and over with your students.

Master-Criminals-Warm-Ups

Master Criminals Warm-ups
7 drama warm-up exercises to use with a crime scene, or murder mystery drama unit.

Master-Criminals-Improv-Scenarios

Master Criminals Improv Scenarios
30 funny improv scene starters to use with a crime scene, or murder mystery drama unit. PLUS, a list of 14 fairy tale crimes for use with mock trials.

February 2020
2. Tips for Student Performers

Tips for Student Performers
Handout of ten tips for students who are putting on a play!

Memorization Strategies

Memorization Strategies
12 techniques for helping your students memorize their lines. 11 pages.

January 2020
Snow White and the Seven Entrepreneurs

Snow White and the Seven Entrepreneurs
14 characters; 9M, 2F; 3 Either; Flexible casting; 19 pages in length. Approximately 20 minutes running time. A fractured fairy tale written by Robin Blasberg.

A Walk Before Breakfast

A Walk Before Breakfast
14 characters; 4M, 5F; 5 Either; Flexible casting; 18 pages in length. Approximately 20 minutes running time. A fairy tale comedy written by Vicki Riba Koestler.

The Fiddler's Bride

The Fiddler’s Bride
12+ characters. 2M, 1F, 10 Either; Flexible Casting; 12 pages in length. Approximately 10-15 minutes running time. An adaptation of a Grimms’ tale written by Olivia Arieti.

White, Who Is Also Called Becky, no, Rebecca, and The Frog Prince

Snow White, Who Is Also Called Becky…
8 characters. 2F, 1M, 3 Either; Flexible casting; 13 pages in length. Approximately 15 minutes running time. A twisted fairytale for kids and teens written by Jack Helbig.

Little Hood Riding Brat

Little Hood Riding Brat
6 characters. 2F, 1M, 3 Either; Flexible casting; 13 pages in length. Approximately 15 minutes running time. A twisted fairytale for teens written by Jack Helbig. (Contains adult language.)

Chinese New Year Script

Chinese New Year Script
4 characters, 3 minutes running time. Simple script in which a student from China explains the Chinese New Year to three friends.

Chinese Proverbs

Chinese Proverbs
39 Chinese proverbs to use in drama class, or with your ESL students! Includes introduction and three activities.

2. Tips for Student Performers

Tips for Student Performers
Handout of ten tips for students who are putting on a play!

Memorization Strategies

Memorization Strategies
12 techniques for helping your students memorize their lines. 11 pages.

20 More Short Practice Scenes

20 More Short Practice Scenes
20 more one-page scenes for pairs or three actors!

December 2019
Trapped in a Video Game

Trapped in a Video Game
Engaging drama lesson with a video-game theme!

Social Media

Social Media
Five different social media characters argue over who does the least harm. 7 characters, flexible casting. Approximately 10 minutes running time.

Super Me

Super Me
A bullied teen gets unexpected help from his/her superhero alter-ego. 5 characters, flexible casting. Approximately 10 minutes running time.

The Spy Next Door

The Spy Next Door
Short play about a group of students who think their teacher is a spy! 5 characters, flexible casting. Approximately ten minutes running time.

Truth or Dare

Truth or Dare
14 characters. Flexible casting; 16 pages in length. Approximately 15-20 minutes running time. A West African folktale (with classroom materials) adapted by August Mergelman. (3 Credits)

Greek Theatre History Drama Lesson

Greek Theatre History PowerPoint
12 slide PowerPoint drama lesson on ancient Greek theatre. Ages 12 and up.

Greek Theatre History Drama Lesson

Greek Theatre History Drama Lesson
Ancient Greek Theatre History drama lesson plan that accompanies the Greek Theatre History PowerPoint presentation. Ages 12 and up.

Roman Theatre History PowerPoint

Roman Theatre History PowerPoint
12 slide PowerPoint drama lesson on ancient Roman theatre. Ages 12 and up.

Roman Theatre History Drama Lesson

Roman Theatre History Drama Lesson
Roman Theatre History drama lesson plan that accompanies the Roman Theatre History PowerPoint presentation. Ages 12 and up.

Fall 2019
Native American Folk Tale Play-Spider Besider

Spider Besider
16 characters. Flexible casting; 15 pages in length. Approximately 15-20 minutes running time. A Native American folktale (with classroom materials) adapted by August Mergelman. (3 Credits)

African folk-tale play for schools-Fancy Nancy & the Ants

Fancy Nancy & the Ants
14 characters. Flexible casting; 16 pages in length. Approximately 15-20 minutes running time. A West African folktale (with classroom materials) adapted by August Mergelman. (3 Credits)

Persephone-Short Greek play script for kids and teens

Persephone
15+ characters. Flexible casting; 11 pages in length. Approximately 10-15 minutes running time. A Greek tragedy with Japanese Kabuki staging (with classroom materials) adapted by August Mergelman. (3 Credits)

Greek play script for schools-The Magpies

The Magpies
16 characters. Flexible casting; 14 pages in length. Approximately 10-15 minutes running time. A Greek comedy for teens (with classroom materials) adapted by August Mergelman. (3 Credits)

short-funny-play-for-kids-by-jove

By Jove
10 characters. 4F; 6M; 15 pages in length. Approximately 15-20 minutes running time. A Roman comedy (with classroom materials) adapted by August Mergelman. (3 Credits)

A Merry Interlude at Camelot

A Merry Interlude at Camelot
15 characters. 4F; 3M; 8 Either; Flexible casting; 14 pages in length. Approximately 15-20 minutes running time. A Medieval comedy (with classroom materials) adapted by August Mergelman. (3 Credits)

Folk comedy play for kids-Mum's the Word

Mum’s the Word
10 characters. 1F; 3M; 6 Either; Flexible casting; 13 pages in length. Approximately 10-15 minutes running time. An English folk comedy (with classroom materials) written by August Mergelman. (3 Credits)

Short, funny play for kids and teens-The Vixen

The Vixen
11 characters. 4F; 5M; 2 Either; Flexible casting; 17 pages in length. Approximately 15-20 minutes running time. A Renaissance comedy (with classroom materials) written by August Mergelman. (3 Credits)

Couth-Spanish Golden age play script for kids and teens.

Couth
9 characters. 3F; 3M; 3 Either; Flexible casting; 17 pages in length. Approximately 15-20 minutes running time. A Spanish Golden Age comedy (with classroom materials) written by August Mergelman. (3 Credits)

Commedia dell’arte play for kids and teens-Pantalone's New Pantalones

Pantalone’s New Pantalones
10 characters. 1F; 3M; 6 Either; Flexible casting; 13 pages in length. Approximately 10-15 minutes running time. An English folk comedy (with classroom materials) written by August Mergelman. (3 Credits)

short-funny-play-for-kids-the-honest-imposter

The Honest Impostor
10 characters. 5F; 5M; 14 pages in length. Approximately 10-15 minutes running time. A comedy for teens (with classroom materials) written by August Mergelman. (3 Credits)

puppetry play for kids-the-weaver girl and the cowherd

The Weaver Girl & the Cowherd
21 characters. 14 pages in length. Approximately 10-15 minutes running time. An Asian puppetry play (with classroom materials) written by August Mergelman. (3 Credits)

School play-The Dragon & The Pearl

The Dragon & the Pearl
15 characters. 3F; 3M; 9 Either; Flexible casting; 16 pages in length. Approximately 15 minutes running time. A Chinese Theatre play (with classroom materials) written by August Mergelman. (3 Credits)

comic-opera-play-for-teens-polly-peachum-and-the-pirates

Polly Peachum & the Pirates
10 characters. 5F; 5M; 17 pages in length. Approximately 15 minutes running time. A comic opera (with classroom materials) written by August Mergelman. (3 Credits)

Short melodrama play for kids-Lady Scottish Play

Lady Scottish Play
10 characters. 3F; 2M; 5 Either; Flexible casting; 14 pages in length. Approximately 15 minutes running time. A melodrama for teens (with classroom materials) written by August Mergelman. (3 Credits)

Vaudevill play for teens-Penny From Heaven

Penny from Heaven
14+ characters. 4F; 5M; 5+ Either; Flexible casting; 10 pages in length. Approximately 15 minutes running time. A vaudeville comedy for teens (with classroom materials) written by August Mergelman.

Cabaret style play for schools-The Cat Noir

The Cat Noir
22 characters. 5F; 7M; 10 Either; Flexible casting; 15 pages in length. Approximately 15 minutes running time. A canine Cabaret play (with classroom materials) written by August Mergelman. (3 Credits)

short-play-for-kids-trade-trade-secrets

Trade Trade Secrets
10 characters. 8F; 2M; 13 pages in length. Approximately 15 minutes running time. A comedic revue (with classroom materials) written by August Mergelman. (3 Credits)

Jackie & the Beans Talk
27 characters. 3F; 3M; 21 Either; Flexible casting; 18 pages in length. Approximately 15-20 minutes running time. A modernist comedy (with classroom materials) written by August Mergelman. (3 Credits)

Short, funny play for kids and teens-North Paws

North Paws
10 characters. 1F; 3M; 6 Either; Flexible casting; 12 pages in length. Approximately 10-15 minutes running time. An epic style play (with classroom materials) written by August Mergelman. (3 Credits)

Short funny play for kids-A Fly In The Eye

A Fly In The Eye
15 characters. Flexible casting. 4 pages in length. Approximately 5 minutes running time. A comedy for children and teens about a scientific experiment gone wrong by Barbara Henderson.

Mystery Play Script for Kids-Rainforest Murder

Rainforest Murder
14+ characters. Flexible casting. 5 pages in length. Approximately 5-10 minutes running time. An action-packed adventure for children and teens by Barbara Henderson.

Short, funny play for teens-The Magic Necklace

The Magic Necklace
24+ characters. Flexible casting. 5 pages in length. Approximately 5-10 minutes running time. A magical comedy for children and teens by Barbara Henderson.

Scene for Teens about embarrasment-Right Foot, Wrong Shoe

Right Foot, Wrong Shoe
2 characters. 2F; 2 pages in length. Approximately 1-5 minutes running time. A scene for teens about potential humiliation written by David-Matthew Barnes.

Scene for teenagers-The Hula Hoop Girls: Sibling Rivalry

The Hula Hoop Girls: Sibling Rivalry
2 characters. 2F; 3 pages in length. Approximately 1-5 minutes running time. A scene for young girls about siblings written by David-Matthew Barnes.

Funny Short Play Script-The Amazing Rat

The Amazing Rat
6 characters. 2M, 4F; Flexible casting. 9 pages long. Approximately 5-10 minutes running time. A sci-fi rodent comedy written by Evan Baughfman.

Funny play for kids-Why Crocodile is so Snappy

Why Crocodile is so Snappy
5 characters. Flexible casting; 6 pages long. Approximately 5 minutes running time. A comedy about the crocodile written by Evan Baughfman.

Funny Barnyard Play-Why Pig Likes the Mud

Why Pig Likes the Mud
8 characters. 1M, 7F; Flexible casting; 5 pages long. Approximately 5 minutes running time. A germaphobic barnyard comedy written by Evan Baughfman.

Kindness Play Script for Kids-Sally the Stone

Sally the Stone
7+ characters. 2M, 4F, 5 Either; Flexible casting; 7 pages in length. Approximately 10 minutes running time. A play about kindness written by Sally Schnarr and Ken Urso.

Funny Play Script-A History of Messy Rooms

A History of Messy Rooms
12 characters; 4M, 5F, 2Either; Flexible casting; 11 pages in length. Approximately 10 minutes running time. An historical comedy about bed-making written by Wade Bradford.

Funny Thanksgiving Play for Kids-Terri and the Turkey

Terri and the Turkey
9 characters; 4M, 3F, 2Either; Flexible casting; 5 pages in length. Approximately 1-5 minutes running time. A Thanksgiving comedy about the perils of being a turkey written by Wade Bradford.

Latin America play script-How the Beetle Got Her Colors

How the Beetle Got Her Colors
19+ characters; 2M, 1F, 16 Either; Flexible casting; 36 pages in length. Approximately 45 minutes running time. A musical play about Latin folktales written by Carlos Perez.

Play script for schools-Anansi and the Moss-Covered Rock

Anansi and the Moss-Covered Rock
7+ characters. Flexible casting; 8 pages in length. Approximately 10 minutes running time. An African folktale about Anansi the Spider adapted by Jenifer King.

Native American Cinderella play script-The Rough-Face Girl

The Rough-Face Girl
10-30 characters. 5+F, 3+M; 10 pages in length. Approximately 10-15 minutes running time. A Native American Cinderella story adapted by Jenifer King.

Fable Play Script-Deer Mouse Vs. The World

Deer Mouse Vs. The World
16 characters; 10M, 6F; Flexible casting; 11 pages in length. Approximately 10-15 minutes running time. A comedic, Southeast Asian fable for children written by Gemma Goodwin.

Funny fairy tale play script-Rapunzel

Rapunzel
11 characters. 3M, 4F, 4 Either; Flexible casting; 17 pages in length. Approximately 15 minutes running time. A fairytale adaptation by Corinna Rezzelle.

Fairy tale play for kids and teens-The Missing Unicorn

The Missing Unicorn
5 characters. 1M, 4F; 4 pages long. Approximately 5 minutes running time. A magical comedy written by Evan Baughfman.

Funny fairy tale play for schools-Wanted: An Ethical Prince

Wanted: An Ethical Prince
13 characters. 5M, 2F, 5 Either; Flexible casting; 4 pages in length. Approximately 5 minutes running time. A comedy about a competition to marry a princess by Jasmine Rodgers.

Short Christmas Play Script-The Christmas Child

The Christmas Child
6+ characters. 3M, 2F, 2+ Either; 7 pages in length. Approximately 10 minutes running time. A story for children about a Christmas miracle adapted by Corinna Rezzelle.

Short comedy play for schools-The New School Marm

The New School Marm
7 characters. 4F, 3M; 20 pages long. Approximately 20 minutes running time. A comedy for teens about outsmarting greedy developers written by August Mergelman.

Homelessness play script-Angels and Pastrami

Angels and Pastrami
4 characters. 2M, 1F, 1 Either; 12 pages long. Approximately 10-15 minutes running time. A short drama about homelessness written by Bruce Karp.

Edgar Allan Poe play script for schools-THE POE PLAYS

THE POE PLAYS
23 characters. 15F, 8M; Flexible casting; 24 pages long. Approximately 20-30 minutes running time. A detention horror comedy for teens written by Quinn Baldwin.

Unintent-One act play for high school

Unintent
11+ characters. 4M, 3F, 4 Either; Flexible casting; 15 pages in length. Approximately 15-20 minutes running time. A drama about guilt for teens and adults written by Ryan Morris.

Short play about bullying-The Boy In the Picture

The Boy In the Picture
14 characters. 5F; 4M; 5 Either; Flexible casting. 34 pages in length. Approximately 30-45 minutes running time. A fantasy about choices written by Sashi Mendis.

Script for schools-Hamlet and the Magic Beanstalk

Hamlet and the Magic Beanstalk
11 characters. 5M; 6F; Flexible casting; 59 pages long. Approximately 60-75 minutes running time. An adaptation that combines Hamlet with Jack and The Beanstalk written by Kioomars Ghanbari Azar and Masoud Shakarami. (10 credits)

Short fairy tale play for schools-The King’s New Child

The King’s New Child
6 characters. 2M, 2F, 2 Either; Flexible casting. 6 pages long. Approximately 5-10 minutes running time. A fantasy written by Evan Baughfman.

Funny Christmas Play Script-Fruitcake: The Gift That Keeps On Giving

Fruitcake: The Gift That Keeps On Giving
3 characters. 1M; 1F; 1 Either; Flexible casting; 3 pages in length. Approximately 5 minutes running time. A short comedy about holiday gift-giving written by Donald A. Reasoner Jr.

Funny Christmas Play-A Christmas Surprise For Daddy

A Christmas Surprise For Daddy
6 characters. 2M, 4F; 9 pages in length. Approximately 10 minutes running time. A Christmas comedy for children and teens written by Olivia Arieti.

July 2019
Short-play-for-kids-and-teens-a-new-truck-for-paulie

New Truck for Paulie
6 characters. 4 M, 2 F. 92 pages in length. Approximately 90 minutes running time. A powerful family drama set during the Vietnam War written by Sean O’Connor. (10 credits)

Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-Catch the Waves

Catch the Waves
18-26 characters. Flexible Cast; 46 pages in length. Approximately 45-50 minutes running time. A space comedy for teens written by Patti Veconi. (10 credits)

Play Script for Schools-Making the Grade

Making the Grade
2 characters. 2F; 34 pages in length. Approximately 30-40 minutes running time. An engrossing drama about two sisters written by Pete Hartley. (5 credits)

Baba Yaga Play Script-Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-

Baba Yaga
25+ characters. 1M, 7F, 17+ Either; 50 pages in length. Approximately 50-60 minutes running time. A comedic folktale for children and teens written by Jack Helbig. (10 credits)

Greek Play for Kids-Hercules and the 12 Tasks

Hercules and the 12 Tasks
30+ characters. 5M, 2F, 23+ Either; 7 pages in length. Approximately 5-10 minutes running time. A Greek play for a large cast by Jasmine Rodgers.

Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-Sympathetic Magic

Sympathetic Magic
17 characters. 8M, 9F, Flexible casting; 12 pages in length. Approximately 10-15 minutes running time. A comedy about the life of Pythagoras written by Terence Patrick Hughes.

June 2019
Short play for kids-A Trip To The Forest

A Trip to the Forest
9+ characters. 3M, 3F, 3+ Either; 4 pages in length. Approximately 1-5 minutes running time. A short, family play for kids and teens by Jasmine Rodgers’s Class.

Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-Battle of What Bridge

Battle of What Bridge
3 characters. 3M; 5 pages in length. Approximately 3-5 minutes running time. A Renaissance comedy for teens or adults by playwright, Elizabeth Rapoza.

Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-Bequest

Bequest
5 characters. 2M, 3F; 12 pages in length. Approximately 10-15 minutes running time. A nature comedy for teens written by Thomas J. Misuraca.

Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-Kidnapped by Pirates

Kidnapped by Pirates
3 characters. 3F; 6 pages in length. Approximately 5-10 minutes running time. A Renaissance comedy for teens or adults by playwright, Elizabeth Rapoza.

Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-My Lips Are Sealed

My Lips are Sealed
2 characters. 2F; 3 pages in length. Approximately 1-5 minutes running time. A scene for teens about gossiping written by David-Matthew Barnes.

Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-One Stupid Moment

One Stupid Moment
2 characters. 2F; 3 pages in length. Approximately 1-5 minutes running time. A scene for teens about a humiliating encounter written by David-Matthew Barnes.

May 2019
Thanksgiving Play for Schools-A Very Odd Harvest Play

A Very Odd Harvest Play
10 characters. 5F, 3M, 2 Either; 22 pages in length. Approximately 15-20 minutes running time. A mythological/intergalactic comedy for teens by playwright, Elizabeth Rapoza.

Play Script for Teens-Alzheimer’s Diary

Alzheimer’s Diary
2 characters. 2F; 21 pages in length. Approximately 20-25 minutes running time. A drama about a daughter and her ill mother written by Steve Gold.

Play Script for Elementary Students-Camp Soggy Lake

Camp Soggy Lake
5 characters. 2M, 3F; 12 pages in length. Approximately 10-15 minutes running time. A nature comedy for teens written by Thomas J. Misuraca.

Play Script for Schools-Detention is Detention is Detention

Detention is Detention is Detention
3 characters. 1M, 2F; 18 pages in length. Approximately 15-20 minutes running time. A comedy about male/female relationships written by Suzanne Dottino. Strong language.

Play Script for Schools-Idols

Idols
11+ characters. 6F, 5M, 2+ Either; 13 pages in length. Approximately 10-15 minutes running time. A one-act comedy for teens about obsession written by Donald Arneson.

Play Script for Teens-Niseag

Niseag
3 characters. 2M, 1F; Flexible casting; 15 pages in length. Approximately 15-20 minutes running time. A Loch Ness comedy for teens written by Donald W. Falconer. Some strong language.

Play Script for Schools-Bella Napoli

Bella Napoli
2 characters. 1M, 1F; 13 pages in length. Approximately 10-15 minutes running time. A comedy set in 1930’s Italy written by Steve Gold.

Play Script for Schools-Pool Party

Pool Party
7 characters. 7F; 27 pages in length. Approximately 20-30 minutes running time. A party planning dramedy for teens written by Patti Veconi.

Halloween Play Script for Schools-Poulter Guise

Poulter Guise
15+ characters. 3-6M, 12-14F; Flexible cast; 28 pages in length. Approximately 30-45 minutes running time. A supernatural comedy for teens by playwright, Elizabeth Rapoza.

Play Script for Schools-School Work

School Work
9 characters. 5M, 4F; Flexible cast; 19 pages in length. Approximately 20-25 minutes running time. An extraterrestrial comedy for teens by playwright, Elizabeth Rapoza.

April 2019
Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-Have A Hoppy Holiday

Have A Hoppy Holiday
2 characters. 3 pages long. Approximately 1-5 minutes running time. A comedy for children about the loss of a pet by playwright, Scot Walker.

Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-Doctor Mercury

Doctor Mercury
16 characters. 8M, 8F, Flexible Cast; 8 pages in length. Approximately 5-10 minutes running time. A time-travelling comedy for children written by Terence Patrick Hughes.

Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-Olla and Ollie

Olla and Ollie
4-20+ characters., Flexible Cast; 25 pages in length. Approximately 20-30 minutes running time. A fantasy adventure for children and teens written by Leonard Goodisman.(5 credits)

Weather Play Script for Schools-Weird World of Weather

Weird World of Weather
21 characters. 2M, 3F, 16 Either. 8 pages in length. Approximately 5-10 minutes running time. A comedy for children about the unpredictability of the weather by Barbara Henderson.

Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-A Day In the Life of Bear

A Day in the Life of Bear
5 characters; 3M; 2F; 7 pages in length. Approximately 5-10 minutes running time. A comedy based on Goldilocks and the Three Bears written by Andy Pavey.

Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-Boomerang

Boomerang
3 characters; Flexible cast. 2 pages in length. Approximately 1-5 minutes running time. An Australian folk tale adaptation written by Janea Dahl.

The Enormous Turnip Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-

The Enormous Turnip
29 characters; Flexible cast. 3 pages in length. Approximately 1-5 minutes running time (depending on casting). A Russian folktale for children with study guide adapted by Janea Dahl.

The Firefly and the Ants Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-

The Firefly and the Ants
8 characters; Flexible Cast; 5 pages in length. Approximately 5 minutes running time. A comedic fable written by Andy Pavey.

The Fox and the Crow Play Script for Schools

The Fox and the Crow
7 characters; Flexible Cast; 11 pages in length. Approximately 5-10 minutes running time. A comedic adaptation of the fable written by Andy Pavey.

Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-The King is in Double Trouble

The King is in Double Trouble
13 characters. 7M, 6F; 16 pages in length. Approximately 15-20 minutes running time. A medieval comedy for children and teens written by Terence Patrick Hughes.

Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-The Miser and His Gold

The Miser and His Gold
6 characters; 2M, 2F, 2 Either; 9 pages in length. Approximately 5-10 minutes running time. A comedic adaptation of the fable written by Andy Pavey.

Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-Three Fish Friends

Three Fish Friends
6 characters; Flexible casting. 3 pages in length. Approximately 1-5 minutes running time. An adaptation of an Indian Panchatantra fable written by Neha Bhatt.

March 2019
A Midsummer Camp’s Dream-Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-

A Midsummer Camp’s Dream
19 characters. 10M, 9F, Flexible cast; 47 pages in length. Approximately 45-50 minutes running time. A modern Shakespeare comedy for teens written by Terence Patrick Hughes. (10 credits)

The Tempest-Royalty-free Play Script for Schools

The Tempest
19 characters. 11M, 6F, 2Either; 53 pages in length. Approximately 45-60 minutes running time. A comic Shakespeare adaptation written by Terence Patrick Hughes. (10 credits)

Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-The Ever Changing Story

The Ever Changing Story
10+ characters. 5M, 5F, Flexible Cast; 5 pages in length. Approximately 5 minutes running time. A comedic journey along America’s West-Coast for children written by Terence Patrick Hughes.

Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-Dog, Cat, and the Red Bird

Dog, Cat, and the Red Bird
6 characters. Flexible cast; 3 pages in length. Approximately 1-5 minutes running time. A short play for children about acceptance by Shaneisha Dodson.

Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-The Hula Hoop Girls: American Capitals

The Hula Hoop Girls: American Capitals
2 characters. 2F; 3 pages in length. Approximately 1-5 minutes running time. A scene for young girls about studying written by David-Matthew Barnes.

Royalty-free Play Script for Schools-The Little Grey Cloud

The Little Grey Cloud
4 characters. Flexible casting. 5 pages in length. Approximately 5 minutes running time. A story about making friends for young children written by Sashi Mendis.

February 2019
Valentines-Day-Drama-Activities for schools

Valentine’s Day Drama Activities
Fourteen fantastic drama activities that will delight you and your students!

Play Script for Kids-In the Box

In the Box
5-19 characters. 2M, 11F, 6Either; Flexible Casting; 14 pages in length. Approximately 10-15 minutes running time. A spoof on television for kids by playwright Elizabeth Rapoza.

Play Script for Teens-All is Fair in Show Business

All is Fair in Show Business
6 characters; 4F, 2 Either; 17 pages in length. Approximately 10-20 minutes running time. A comedy for teens written by Barry M. Putt, Jr.

Halloween Script for Kids-The Wicked Old Witch

The Wicked Old Witch
12 characters. 4M, 7F, 1Either; 11 pages in length. Approximately 10-15 minutes running time. Lyrical fairy-tale that can also be performed as a puppet show.

January 2019
Drama Lesson Plan-One-Liners

One-liners
Sixty+ extremely short jokes to perform!

Royalty-free 50 Skits for Kids

50 Skits for Kids
50+ royalty-free scripts for kids and teens!

Stereotypes Lesson-Plan for Schools

Stereotypes Lesson-Playing Tag
Drama game and lesson on stereotyping!

African American Inventors Drama Lesson Plan

African American Inventors
African American History Month drama activity featuring 14 inventors!

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