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School Plays

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Below are full length school plays by D. M. Larson with free previews and low cost PDF options. The scripts may be used for free in the classroom, but please do NOT repost the text of the scripts online.

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School Play #1
There comes a time in our lives where we must choose "Between Good and Evil."

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This a full length comedy stage play script about superheroes and aliens. The cast can range from 7 to 42 actors. Free Preview:

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School Play #2
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"Even though a Princess is beautiful, when she is also a spoiled beast, trying to find a husband for her is no easy task. Even her Fairy Godmother needs a vacation after this challenge. Then, along comes Nick, a young and strong peasant, who knows exactly how to bring out the best in Princess Beauty with hilarious results. Donít let the title trick you, this is more like The Taming of the Shrew than Beauty and the Beast."

-Bakersfield Community Theatre (California)

"Beauty IS a Beast" is a play about a spoiled Princess named Beauty who has her life turned inside out. Beauty may be beautiful on the outside but she is ugly through and through. When her Fairy Godmother turns her inside out, Beauty must learn not to be such a beast. The play has a large flexible cast that is appropriate for all ages.

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School Play #3
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"Holka Polka" by D. M. Larson is a play for kids of all ages. Join a good little witch named Brenda who sets out to save Fairy Tale Land with the help of the Big Bad Wolf and Cinderella. This a Fairy Tale Mystery that puts a new twist on some famous fables such as Humpty Dumpty, Pinocchio, Little Red Riding Hood, The Wizard of Oz and Hansel and Gretel.  The includes 6+ female actors, 2+ male actors and 11+ of either gender with optional extras.

This scripts includes the following original monologues for kids:
"Good Deeds and Stuff" 
"The Big Bad Wolf" 
"Perfectly Ugly"
"Humpty Dumpty Private Egg Hard Boiled Detective"

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School Play #4
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"Teen Angel" is the story of a girl who must earn her angel wings by helping those she has left behind.

Peggy is a teen who has gone to heaven but must complete a mission to earn her angel wings. But her mission proves to be difficult when she discovers that she is helping a loved one she left behind.

Script with optional music selections so it can be a musical - 5 w 2 m extras

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School Play #5
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"The Weird, Wild and Wonderful Days of School" is a full length play about young adults who are dealing with the changes they are going through in life.  The script can be an excellent tool for discussing issues that are important to teens as well as a tool for stimulating writing assignments.  This play has a flexible cast from 7 to 49.  This is a classroom use only version of the script.  The royalty cost for performing the play is not included.

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"Bullied, Bungled and Botched" is a series of monologues for the stage about young adults who are  dealing with bullies and depression. They share their struggles, hopes and dreams and eventually find a way to work together and support each other through this difficult time in their lives.

This play is an excellent tool for discussion the topics of bullying and depression as well as teach communication and public speaking skills.

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School Play #7
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"Control the Future" is a time travel adventure stage play script. There are 26 speaking parts (plus optional extras) but the play can be performed with as few as 6 actors if they play multiple parts. Any of these parts can be played by either gender. This can be an all male cast or all female or a mix.

The play includes the following scenes:
Cell Phone Zombies
Monster Survival Skills During a Gremlin Outbreak 
Pain Scale 
PokyMonster Murders 
Crowdfunding (How to Start a Part Time Posse) 
Worrying About the Future

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School Play #8
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"Snow White and the 7 Kachus" is a retelling of the popular story with new characters and new twists.  This stage play script is a fun comedy version that can be enjoyed by all ages.  

Instead of dwarves, Snow White encounters Kachus which are cute little birds who love cupcakes. And guess who makes cupcakes in this play?  Snow White!  But the evil Queen hates cupcakes because they give her a tummy ache. Can the Kachus save Snow White (and the cupcakes) from the evil Queen?  

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School Play #9
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"WvP" (aka Witches vs Princesses) is a fun comedy stage play script for all ages.  There are tons of wacky fairy tale characters for young actors to have fun with. It is for a large cast of 15 to 22 females and 1 to 7 males. 

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School Play #10
"The Pirate and the Princess" is a twist on the tale of the Prince and the Pauper. It is about Bones the Pirate Girl who is tired of life at sea and a princess named Fuchsia who dreams of adventure. They decide to switch places but find out being a pirate and a princess isn't all fun and games.

This play has roles for 8 actors (5 females and 3 males).

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School Play #11
"Sleeping Handsome" is a twist on an old fairy tale with a sleeping prince instead of a princess. This play for young actors is about a handsome prince who thinks a little too highly of himself so a witch puts a sleeping spell on him. A princess must save him but can anyone love such a vain prince?

This is a long version of the stage play script.

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School Play #12
"Why Don't They Care What Happens to the Earth?" is a play for children about the dangers animals face in a world with environmental disasters. An oil spill threatens the animals and they go on a journey to find a new home. The script is for 5 to 8 actors.

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School Play #13
"The Hysterical History of the Trojan War" short comedy play script with audience participation. The Trojan War has never been so funny.  Take a new look at Homer's famous story told in a modern way that audiences of all ages can enjoy.

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