Eldridge Plays & Musicals
  Customer Service
Customer Service
Get Published
Get Published
Quick Order
Quick Order
Search:
Shopping Cart
Shopping Cart

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!

In The Spotlight

Featured new releases and most popular titles on 7/27/2016


IN THE SPOTLIGHT
T-Shirt Image
IT WAS A DARK AND STORMY NIGHT
By Craig Sodaro
7 m, 11 w
Script: 63 pages
Not many people like Sam Slaughter, the world's most successful but most reclusive mystery writer. He's just fired the aging star of his radio mystery show, "It Was a Dark and Stormy Night," and he's two-timing another star with a brainless showgirl. He's also yelled at his butler, his agent, and the show's producer. To make matters worse, a woman from his past shows up w
...[Read More]
IN THE SPOTLIGHT
T-Shirt Image
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
...[Read More]
IN THE SPOTLIGHT
T-Shirt Image
PRE-MUSKETEERS
--JUST RELEASED--
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
...[Read More]
IN THE SPOTLIGHT
T-Shirt Image
THE ZOMBIES WALK AMONG US
--JUST RELEASED--
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
...[Read More]
IN THE SPOTLIGHT
T-Shirt Image
HUNCHBACK
--JUST RELEASED--
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
...[Read More]
IN THE SPOTLIGHT
T-Shirt Image
SPECIAL AGENT GOLDILOCKS
--JUST RELEASED--
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
...[Read More]
IN THE SPOTLIGHT
T-Shirt Image
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
...[Read More]
IN THE SPOTLIGHT
T-Shirt Image
TRIAL OF THE WICKED WITCH
--JUST RELEASED--
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
...[Read More]
IN THE SPOTLIGHT
T-Shirt Image
ONLY 13
--JUST RELEASED--
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
...[Read More]
IN THE SPOTLIGHT
T-Shirt Image
PENNY FOR YOUR THOUGHTS
--JUST RELEASED--
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
...[Read More]
IN THE SPOTLIGHT
T-Shirt Image
DESDEMONA IN THE AFTERLIFE
--JUST RELEASED--
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
...[Read More]
IN THE SPOTLIGHT
T-Shirt Image
ESCAPE TO CANCEL
--JUST RELEASED--
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
...[Read More]
IN THE SPOTLIGHT
T-Shirt Image
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
...[Read More]
IN THE SPOTLIGHT
T-Shirt Image
THE STORM
By Sophia DeRise
Cast: 7: 4 m, 2 w, 1 flexible; genders flexible
Script: 28 pages
Mark, an eccentric scientist, is attempting to make things right with his cousins, Jason and Nina, after accidently putting their parents into a coma the previous Thanksgiving. During their stay with him, he has taken them on fun adventures such as apple picking, swimming with sharks, and betting on turkey fights. But when he takes them p
...[Read More]
IN THE SPOTLIGHT
T-Shirt Image
JOOBA GUMBA WONDY
--JUST RELEASED--
By Andrew M. Frodahl
Cast: 6 m, 6 w, 10-16 flexible, doubling possible
Script: 41 pages
Senior class president Todd is looking forward to the class trip to France…at least he thinks he is. His prim girlfriend, Dailyn, has been planning it for years. At the last minute, Principal Kinkade has another idea. She manipulates Todd into suggesting the remote luxurious island of Jooba Gumba Wondy. With the l
...[Read More]
IN THE SPOTLIGHT
T-Shirt Image
BETSY'S FLAG
--JUST RELEASED--
By Walt Vail
Cast: 16: 8 m, 4 w, 4 flexible, doubling possible
Script: 64 pages
Far from being a demure woman quietly sewing a flag, the epic life of Betsy Ross and her survival during the Revolutionary War and the British occupation of Philadelphia is brought vibrantly to life in this full-length play. It is a romantic story of heroism against the background of a great, world-shattering war for inde
...[Read More]


Eldridge Plays & Musicals | PO Box 4904 | Lancaster, PA 17604
Telephone: 1-850-385-2463 | Fax: 1-850-386-6799 | Email: info@histage.com

Your use of this site constitutes your acceptance of the TERMS OF USE.