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Eldridge Publishing, a leading play publisher since 1906, offers hundreds of full-length plays, one-acts, melodramas, holiday and religious plays, children's theatre plays and musicals of all kinds. We look forward to being a part of your next theatrical production!

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Featured new releases and most popular titles on 5/28/2016


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WAY HAPPIER EVER AFTER
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By Steven Stack
Cast: 18: 3 m, 15 w, gender flexible roles, doubling possible
Script: 53 pages
Prudence E. Witch is sick and tired of being burned in the oven while Hansel and Gretel run free. She decides to re-write some of the best loved children’s tales into a more modern narrative. Come join Chicken Little, the Three Pigs, Jack and Jill, Cinderella, Hansel and Gretel, the Wicked Witch of the West
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WILD ISLAND ADVENTURE
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By Claudia Haas
Cast: 4 – 23, optional extras
Script: 36 pages
Young Erin loves to hear his father’s story of a baby dragon on Wild Island who needs rescuing. With the help of an alley cat, Erin finds himself in the adventure. Along the way, Erin realizes that he must use his wits, bravery, and cunning to outsmart numerous jungle animals including a gorilla, lion, crocodile, wild boars and a rhino! T
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PRE-MUSKETEERS
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By Wade Bradford
Cast: 12: 7 m, 5 w, many supporting roles and extras, doubling possible
Script: 60 pages
The Dumas classic “The Three Musketeers,” set in 17th century France, tells of the adventures of three heroic musketeers who are close comrades. This, sadly, is not a dramatization of that beloved story. Instead it’s a prequel…of sorts. Athos, Porthos, and Aramis are in training to become muskete
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THE ZOMBIES WALK AMONG US
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By Brian Kral
Cast: 14: 2 m, 6 w, 6 flex, plus ensemble, doubling possible
Script: 62 pages
When a devastating earthquake strikes Haiti, age-old fears and superstitions rise to the surface in civilized Port-au-Prince. For Alanis Ducette, the daughter of an aid worker, it brings nightmares of her dead sister and a conviction that zombies are intruding on everyday life. To exorcize her nightmares, she
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HUNCHBACK
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By Reid Conrad
Cast: 14: 6 m, 2 w, 6 flexible, many extras
Script: 27 pages
Born a hunchback, Quasimodo finds himself in love with Fleur, a wealthy socialite hoping for a position with the queen. Frollo, Quasimodo’s brother, seeks to influence the queen, and Fleur easily agrees to be his pawn but refuses to become his wife. Enraged, Frollo tricks Quasimodo into a plan to kill Fleur. Seeking to free Q
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SPECIAL AGENT GOLDILOCKS
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A Children's Participation Play
By Bobby Keniston
Cast: 7: 3 m, 2 w, 2 flex
Script: 41 pages
Attention, new recruits! Fairytale City is in trouble because of a wolf named Big Bad, who wants to get his hands on a magic porridge that will make him invincible! Billings, a master of disguise who runs the Special Agent Unit, needs your help! Meanwhile, Mama Bear, the Porridge Maker, and Papa Bear, the Po
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MOBY DICK
By Trey Clarkson
Cast: 15: 11 characters, 4-6 ensemble
Script: 37 pages
It’s 1851 and a young man walks into a Nantucket pub inquiring about how to board a vessel and go to sea on an adventure. What he finds is not the inspiring advice he bargained for. Ishmael, a hardened veteran of the sea, tells a cautionary tale of foreboding and woe about his own first-time voyage on the infamous "Pequod" under the maniacal leader
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TRIAL OF THE WICKED WITCH
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By Craig Sodaro
Cast: 21: 8 m, 12 w, 1 flex
Script: 57 pages
The Wicked Witch has finally been caught and hauled into the Court of Once Upon a Time to stand trial. She's accused of casting a spell on Sleeping Beauty, attempting to poison Snow White, kidnapping Rapunzel, and trying to eat Hansel. Red Riding Hood heads up the prosecution with the Evil Stepmother of Cinderella fame serving as the defens
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ONLY 13
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By Tom Quinn
Cast: 4-11 flexible
Script: 41 pages
Phoebe finds herself struggling through her first day of middle school. She is labeled by her dad, her teacher, and other students in the school. She finds herself accepting all the labels put on her, including IMPOSSIBLE, CHILD, SCARED, ALONE, SHAME, PANIC, FAT, I DON’T MATTER, TOO SMART, DISAPPOINTED, WORTHLESS, UGLY, and SLUT. In a moment of crisis
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PENNY FOR YOUR THOUGHTS
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By Scott Haan
Cast: 10: 3 m and 7 w. With optional extended ending: 7 m and 8 w
Script: 83 pages
Penny Ramsey is a young woman who, like all of us, has different sides to her personality. They are personified in the story by comically stereotypical characters, collectively known as the Egos. The five Egos make up her decision-making process, which gets a lot more complicated when Penny overhears only
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DESDEMONA IN THE AFTERLIFE
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By Nelly E. Cuellar-Garcia
Cast: 6 female speaking roles, unlimited female ensemble
Script: 26 pages
Set in the realm of Purgatory, the all-female cast of Desdemona, Emilia, Juliet, Lady Macbeth, and Ophelia explore the roles women choose in their pursuit of love and self-identity. Taking its inspiration from Dante’s Inferno, this visceral play allows powerful actors to reach heightened levels of aw
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ESCAPE TO CANCEL
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By Tim Mogford
Cast: 8 flexible
Script: 24 pages
Anyone who has tried to cancel their service with any tech company will sympathize immediately with Meghan. On her way to work one morning she decides to quickly drop off the cancellation form she filled out from the company’s website, but of course it turns out to be much more complicated than that. She is drawn into a process involving an increasing
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CHALLENGER: TO TOUCH...
Challenger: To Touch the Face of God
By Julian Felice
Cast: 10 m, 4 w, 1 flex, 1 boy, some doubling possible
Script: 36 pages
Challenger: To Touch the Face of God tells the powerful story of the Challenger disaster of 1986. It dramatizes the stories of the seven individuals who tragically lost their lives in this event, while also drawing attention to the controversial circumstances which led to one of NASA’s blackes
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