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Historical Plays

From riveting one-act plays for school competitions to full-length dramas for the mainstage, Stage Partners has an exciting collection of plays that illuminate history.

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  • 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
    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...
  • The Curious Case of the Cottingley Fairies, a historical fantasy play script by Claire Wittman

    The Curious Case of the Cottingley Fairies

    Written By: Claire Wittman
    Length: 90-100 minutes
    Cast Size: 14-21+ actors possible (suggested cast size: 8F, 1M, 7 any)
    Genre: Drama
    When Lilli Barnes was sixteen years old, she saw a fairy. Encouraged by her impressionable little cousin Mabel, Lilli snaps a photograph, and suddenly, what started as a magical game to distract from the worry of the Great War becomes a national sensation, attracting gullible authors, skeptical reporters, and eccentric spiritualists from all over the world. But swept up in the strangeness of their...
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