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Have You Booked Your 2017 School Production?
9 Nov

Now is the time to book your next school production. Book your 2017 show before the end of the year and receive a FREE ADVANCE PACK!*

*Show must be licensed and advance invoice paid in order to receive advance pack.

FULL LENGTH PLAYS

By Neil Simon
Full Length Play, Comedy, 1960s
CASTING: 6M, 2F

This classic comedy opens as a group of the guys assemble for cards in the apartment of divorced Oscar Madison. And if the mess is any indication, it's no wonder that his wife left him. Late to arrive is Felix Unger who has just been separated from his wife. Fastidious, depressed and none too tense, Felix seems suicidal, but as the action unfolds Oscar becomes the one with murder on his mind when the clean-freak and the slob ultimately decide to room together.

By Don Zolidis
Full Length Play, Comedy
CASTING: 1M, 1F, 3M or F

The fairy tales of the Brothers Grimm are turned on their heads in this fast-paced, rollicking ride as two narrators and several actors attempt to combine all 209 stories ranging from the classics to more bizarre, obscure stories. A wild, free-form comedy with lots of audience participation and madcap fun.

Find more full length plays HERE.

SHORT PLAYS

By Terry Gabbard
Short Play, Comedy, Drama, Contemporary
CASTING: 7M, 7F

The unassuming location of a dock extending out onto a small lake serves as the backdrop for five different stories. In a poetic epilogue, the entire ensemble discovers the true meaning of Our Place -- both comedic and tragic.

By Jonathan Rand
Short Play, Comedy, Contemporary
CASTING: 7M, 7F

Dating can be hard. Especially when your date happens to be a raging kleptomaniac, or your grandmother's bridge partner, or a mime. Check Please follows a series of blind dinner dates that couldn't get any worse -- until they do. Could there possibly be a light at the end of the tunnel?

Find more short plays HERE.

MUSICALS

Book by Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice. Music and Lyrics by Andrew Lippa.
Full Length Musical, Comedy, Present Day
CASTING: 6M, 4F

The Addams Family features an original story, and it's every father's nightmare. Wednesday Addams, the ultimate princess of darkness, has grown up and fallen in love with a sweet, smart young man from a respectable family -- a man her parents have never met. And if that weren't upsetting enough, Wednesday confides in her father and begs him not to tell her mother. Now, Gomez Addams must do something he's never done before -- keep a secret from his beloved wife, Morticia.
*This show has backing tracks available.

Book and Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II. Music by Richard Rodgers.
Full Length Musical, Comedy
CASTING: 5M, 6F

The timeless enchantment of a magical fairy tale is reborn with the Rodgers & Hammerstein hallmarks of originality, charm and elegance. Originally presented on television in 1957 starring Julie Andrews, Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella was the most widely viewed program in the history of the medium. As adapted for the stage, with great warmth and more than a touch of hilarity, the hearts of children and adults alike still soar when the slipper fits.

Book by William F. Brown. Music and Lyrics by Charlie Smalls.
Full Length Musical, Comedy
CASTING: 6M, 5F, 4M or F

Move on down the Road! Winner of 7 Tony Awards, this beloved Broadway musical sets Dorothy's adventures in the Land of Oz to music in a dazzling, lively mixture of rock, gospel, and soul! This beloved classic is appropriate for theatres at all levels.

Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber. Based on "Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats" by T.S. Eliot.
Short Musical, Drama
CASTING: 8M, 6F, 4M or F

The CATS Abridged Edition has been developed with junior groups and schools in mind and is available to groups with a performing age of 14 and under. The Abridged Edition backing track is approximately 75 minutes in length and has been developed with younger Jellicles in mind. The CDs provide the flexibility to edit the show to a suitable length for the performance age group and aid the learning and rehearsal process.
The full-length edition of the show is also available.

Conceived and Originally Directed by John-Michael Tebelak. Music and New Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz.
Full Length Musical, Drama
CASTING: 5M, 5F

This immensely successful rock opera needs little introduction, but when it was first produced on Broadway in 1971 it broke new ground in its stage treatment of the historical Jesus Christ. Based on the Gospel according to St Matthew, it deals with the last days of Jesus, and includes dramatized versions of several well-known parables.

Book by Neil Simon. Music by Cy Coleman. Lyrics by Dorothy Fields.
Full Length Musical, Comedy, Drama
CASTING: 4M, 4F

Have you ever know a girl who wanted something so badly that she tried too hard to get it? Meet Sweet Charity, the girl who wants to be loved so much that she has lost sight of who she is. This is a bright and sophisticated show in every sense.

Find more musicals HERE.


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Direct from Broadway, BRIGHT STAR is now available to perform.


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15 Oct
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TRW proudly adds new titles to their best-selling Theatre for Young Audiences Collection!


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In The Heights at Sydney Opera House

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