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  • Tuck Everlasting - adapted by Mark Frattaroli from the book by Natalie Babbitt - Stage Partners

    Tuck Everlasting

    Adapted by Mark Frattaroli from the novel by Natalie Babbitt
    Length: 65-80 minutes
    Cast Size: 8-20 actors, (suggested casting: 4F, 4M, 4 any)
    Genre: Drama
    Synopsis:
    In 1880, 10-year-old Winnie Foster, trapped by the rules imposed by her strait-laced family, runs away and discovers the humble Tucks who had accidentally stumbled upon a spring long ago that gave them eternal life. Winnie promises to keep their dangerous secret but then a sinister stranger in a yellow suit arrives at their door with intentions to steal the immortal water for himself. Ultimately W...
  • A Wrinkle in Time - John Glore - Stage Partners

    A Wrinkle in Time (Glore)

    Adapted by John Glore from the novel by Madeleine L'Engle
    Length: 65-70 minutes
    Cast Size: 6-10 actors (suggested casting: 3F, 3M)
    Genre: Drama
    Synopsis:
    One of literature's most enduring young heroines, Meg Murry, is back--braces, stubbornness and all. Once again, she's joining forces with Mrs. Whatsit, Charles Wallace, Calvin O'Keefe and more to battle the forces of evil so she can rescue her father, save humanity and find herself. In the end, we know two things for sure: 1. Love CAN overcome evil and 2. There IS such a thing as a tesseract. Rec...
  • A Wrinkle in Time - James Sie - Stage Partners

    A Wrinkle in Time (Sie)

    Adapted by James Sie from the novel by Madeleine L'Engle
    Length: 75-85 minutes
    Cast Size: 6-21 actors (suggested casting: 6F, 4M)
    Genre: Drama
    Synopsis:
    One of literature's most enduring young heroines, Meg Murry, is back--braces, stubbornness and all. Once again, she's joining forces with Mrs. Whatsit, Charles Wallace, Calvin O'Keefe and more to battle the forces of evil so she can rescue her father, save humanity and find herself. In the end, we know two things for sure: 1. Love CAN overcome evil and 2. There IS such a thing as a tesseract. Rec...
  • A Wrinkle in Time - Tracy Young - Stage Partners

    A Wrinkle in Time (Young)

    Adapted by Tracy Young from the novel by Madeleine L'Engle
    Length: 85-95 minutes
    Cast Size: 13 actors (6F, 6M, 1 any)
    Genre: Drama
    Synopsis:
    One of literature's most enduring young heroines, Meg Murry, is back--braces, stubbornness and all. Once again, she's joining forces with Mrs. Whatsit, Charles Wallace, Calvin O'Keefe and more to battle the forces of evil so she can rescue her father, save humanity and find herself. In the end, we know two things for sure: 1. Love CAN overcome evil and 2. There IS such a thing as a tesseract. Rec...
  • Lawbreakers - A Fast and Furious History of Women's Suffrage - Diana Grisanti

    Lawbreakers! (a fast and furious history of women’s suffrage)

    Written By: Diana Grisanti
    Length: 60 minutes
    Cast Size: 6-19 actors (suggested casting: 5F, 1M)
    Genre: Comedy
    Synopsis:
    A pair of feuding modern-day stepsisters wake up at the Akron Women's Rights Convention of 1851, and find themselves on a whirlwind journey through US history. As they face the challenges of each time with fascinating suffragists, abolitionists, and freedom fighters like Sojourner Truth and Ida B. Wells, the young women must decide what they really believe and what kind of world they want to stand...
  • DragonSoul Offline fantasy play script for young audiences by Samantha Miller

    DragonSoul Offline

    Written By: Samantha Miller
    Length: 60 minutes
    Cast Size: 5-10 actors (suggested casting: 5M, 2F, 3 any)
    Genre: Comedy
    Synopsis:
    Devon is split between the online world of battling dragons and the real world of battling middle school. To him, there’s nothing worse than logging off from his party of friends and enduring another lonely and mundane day of 7th grade. When the student body president (and girl of his dreams) takes notice of Devon’s natural leadership abilities in a time of need, Devon starts to wonder if mayb...
  • A Wind in the Door (Royston) - Stage Partners

    A Wind in the Door (Royston)

    Adapted by Peter Royston from the novel by Madeleine L'Engle
    Length: 65-70 minutes
    Cast Size: 12-40 actors (suggested casting: 6F, 6M, 8 any)
    Genre: Drama
    Synopsis:
    Meg Murry, the fierce and fiery heroine of Madeleine L’Engle’s classic novel A Wrinkle in Time, is back in this ground-breaking sequel! In A Wrinkle in Time, Meg, Calvin and Charles Wallace journeyed to outer space to save the universe, but in A Wind in the Door, their destination is inner space. With the assistance of the cherubim Proginoskes, the wizard teacher Blajeny and the unlikely hero...
  • A Wind in the Door (Goldfinger) - Stage Partners

    A Wind in the Door (Goldfinger)

    Adapted by Jacqueline Goldfinger from the novel by Madeleine L'Engle
    Length: 60-70 minutes.
    Cast Size: 5-11 actors (suggested casting: 2F, 2M, 1 any)
    Genre: Drama
    Synopsis:
    One of literature’s favorite heroines, Meg Murry, the fierce and fiery heroine of Madeleine L’Engle’s classic novel A Wrinkle in Time, is back to join forces with her brother Charles Wallace and friend Calvin for a fantastical adventure. When an extraterrestrial creature recruits the trio to fight an evil force, they’ll travel across a galaxy—and through the cells of a human body—to st...
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