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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 2/12/2016


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ELVES and the SHOEMAKER
Adapted by Lori Phillips-Young
Approx. 8 m, 8 w (doubling possible)
Script: 50 pages
Travel back in time as the real story of "The Elves and the Shoemaker" unfolds in a flurry of magic and mayhem. It begins when seven zany Elves - not just two as Mr. Grimm wrote - end up lost at the shop of Hans, the shoemaker. They need to perform three good deeds to get back, and no one could use help more than poor Hans, who has
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ACTOR GAMES, THE
Comedy by Wade Bradford
Cast: 13, plus extras.
Script: 32 pages.
In this dystopian/Hunger Games parody everyone is starving...for attention! Society's obsession with all things drama has become so distracting, the Capitol has outlawed all auditions and has divided the population into ten districts: Greek Tragedy, Shakespeare Drama, Commedia Dell'Arte, and others.
During the annual Actor Games, a tribute from each di
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LAST CHANCE INN...CALAMITY
By Whitney Ryan Garrity
4 m , 10 w
Script: 60 pages
Ma and Pa Culpepper are in danger of losing their livelihood - the Last Chance Inn - to Horace Prickley, a representative from the loan offices of Gimme, Gimme & Gimme. In need of a son or son-in-law, the Culpeppers scheme to adopt and marry off pretty (but clumsy) orphan-turned-waitress, Patience Sweetwater. The intended groom is the newly-appointed Sheriff Vi
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PRISONER'S HANDS
--JUST RELEASED--
By E. Jack Williams
Cast: 8 w, 6 flex, extras, doubling possible
Script: 33 pages
This is the story of a killer, her relationship to the family of the victim and her relationship to her own conscience. The play opens in a courtroom with the murder victim’s blind sister, Whitney, giving a family impact statement. Her personal sentence seals the fate of Cheek, the defendant, far worse than any court pu
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NOT SO GREAT EXPECTATIONS
--JUST RELEASED--
By Burton Bumgarner
Cast: 4 m, 4 w, 1 flex
Script: 49 pages
Failing the literature test, students Brandon, Abbey, Tyler, Hannah, Steve, Kristen, Nick and Lily decide to impress their teacher by performing "Great Expectations." Will Mrs. Eliot go for it, especially after being told by Tyler that he’d rather be at the dentist? With only eight actors, the students dash from one role to another trying
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NIGHT COMES EARLY
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By Burton Bumgarner
Cast: 3m, 5w
Script: 70 pages
The director of the Moon Lake Community Theater, Missy Bailey, has dreamed about directing a production of a 1930s psychological melodrama called “Night Comes Early.” As a teenager she saw a professional production of the play and it had a lasting impact. Now that the opportunity has come, she encounters overwhelming obstacles: cast members who don’
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WHERE SHOULD WE EAT
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By Scott Haan
Cast of 8: 2 m, 4 w, 2 flex and optional extras
Script: 38 pages
Full title: Where Should We Eat? (And Other Life-Altering Decisions)
Every day, we make a thousand choices that might not seem important at the time, but who knows which one has the potential to change the course of our entire life? Three high school friends, Summer, Victoria and Ariel, are simply choosing a place to eat
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NIGHT OF NEVERLAND
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By Patti Veconi
Cast: 5 m, 7 w, optional extras
Script: 54 pages
It is Petrea’s birthday slumber party, but she doesn’t feel like celebrating because she will soon be going away to boarding school. Her girlfriends play a hypnosis game to make her feel better, but are then shocked to find that Petrea really believes she is Peter Pan! When a group of boys arrive to crash the party, everyone becomes inv
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KITCHEN CATASTROPHES!
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By Katie B. Oberlander
Cast: 15: 5 m, 5 w, 5 flex, plus extras
Script: 39 pages
Mayhem is on the menu when celebrity Chef Guy Stagsly and his outrageous reality show Kitchen Catastrophes! visit French restaurant Chez Jacques. While Guy and his crew bring in cockroaches and rats, conduct building renovations, and stage a rigged cooking competition, the employees strive to carry on. There’s Julie, the
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A METEOR, RIGHT?
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By Steve Flowers
Cast of 26: 5 m, 19 w, 2-8 flexible, extras
Script: 55 pages
News reporter Tracy Noobleflan is sent to the small town of Flemmington to record a segment on a meteor shower expected to hit that evening. While interviewing the citizens, the shower suddenly turns chaotic as multiple meteors strike the Earth sending everyone into a frenzy. Two teens, Gloria and Brenda, discover that thes
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DIAMOND AS BIG AS THE RITZ
--JUST RELEASED--
Adapted by Alexis Kozak
Cast: 15: 7 m, 4 w, 4 flex; doubling possible
Script: 67 pages
John Unger, a studious and innocent young man, has been invited by his fellow prep school student Percy Washington to summer at his family’s opulent estate hidden in the Montana mountains. John readily accepts. There he meets Percy’s parents, sister Jasmine, and sister Kismine – with whom he quickly falls in love.
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A 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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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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