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A two-act stage adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald's classic masterpiece, The Great Gatsby. For a cast of 3 men, 2 women, and a mixed gender ensemble to play all the rest of the characters. Perfect for high school, college, community theatre, or professional theatre productions. 

A stage adaptation of Gaston Leroux's 1911 novel, The Phantom of the Opera. Originally developed and produced by the Elyria (Ohio) High School Drama Department in 1990. A play for 7 men, 8 women, and extras. This is the perfect high school play. 

A short comic sketch about the absurdities of protesting. Scene for 2 men and 1 woman. Suitable for high school, college, community theatre, or professional actors. 

Jack Somers, his brother, Carl, and their sister, Kelly, are tasked with cleaning out their deceased father's apartment following his funeral. Secrets are uncovered and shared, and the three siblings come together in a very unlikely manner. A play for 2 men and 1 woman. Ideal for college, professional, or community theatre actors. 

This practical notebook is designed for stage directors, choreographers, designers, and stage managers to keep production notes for themselves and to communicate them to other production team members in a simple to use visual format.