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  • A Wrinkle in Time (35-minute version) - Morgan Gould - Stage Partners

    A Wrinkle in Time (35-minute one-act)

    Adapted by Morgan Gould from the novel by Madeleine L'Engle
    Length: 35-40 minutes
    Cast Size: 7-30 actors (suggested casting 7F, 4M, 8 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. Per...
  • The Boxcar Children - Stage Partners

    The Boxcar Children

    Adapted by Jon Jory from the book by Gertrude Chandler Warner
    Length: 55-65 minutes
    Cast Size: 12-20 actors (suggested casting: 11F, 9M)
    Genre: Drama
    Synopsis:
    Performed with a bare stage and suggested props, we are led by an ever-observant Stage Manager as our meta-theatrical guide in Jon Jory's touching and magical adaptation of The Boxcar Children, the beloved children's book created by teacher Gertrude Chandler Warner. This classic story of four precocious orphans finding their way in a small New England town is sure to tug on every audience member's...
  • Yellow Wallpaper

    Yellow Wallpaper

    adapted by Kathryn Funkhouser from the story by Charlotte Perkins Gilman
    Length: 35-45 minutes
    Cast Size: 6-30+ actors (suggested casting: 2M, 10F)
    Genre: Drama
    Synopsis:
    When Eleanor stumbles upon a hidden diary, she unlocks a family secret - and finds that danger lives closer to home than she possibly could have imagined. An ensemble of trapped spirits cracks open the door between generations in a theatrical adaptation that wraps the classic psychological horror story The Yellow Wallpaper in a Hitchcockian thriller. 
  • My Brother's Gift (one-act version) - Stage Partners

    My Brother's Gift (one-act version)

    Written By: Claudia Haas
    Length: 40-50 minutes
    Cast Size: 5-15 actors (suggested casting: 5F, 3M, 2 any)
    Genre: Drama
    Synopsis:
    Based on the remarkable true story of Heinz Geiringer -- neighbor and friend of Anne Frank -- we follow the story of a young artist and loving brother living in unconscionable circumstances. A trained musician at only 15 and now forced to live in hiding and silence, Heintz turns to painting and poetry to express his everyday terror but hope of the future. Through Heinz's inspired paintings, nostal...
  • Dear Anne, From Nina (one-act version) - Stage Partners

    Dear Anne, From Nina (one-act version)

    Written By: Claudia Haas
    Length: 40-45 minutes
    Cast Size: 7 actors (5F, 2m) 
    Genre: Drama
    Synopsis:
    In February 1940, a young girl in Iowa pulled the name of a pen pal out of a hat. That name was Anne Frank. There was a brief correspondence before the Nazis invaded The Netherlands. The play is a coming-of-age reflection of that time from 1940-1942. While Nina and Jeannie strive to be “citizens of the world” in their tiny town of Danville, Anne and Margot try to live their lives in a world th...
  • Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm (one-act) - Stage Partners

    Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm (one-act)

    Adapted by Jon Jory from the novel by Kate Douglas Wiggin
    Length: 35-40 minutes
    Cast Size: 8-20 actors (suggested casting: 11F, 4M)
    Genre: Drama
    Synopsis:
    When ten-year-old Rebecca Randall’s family falls into dire financial straits, she is sent away from the family farm to live with her two aunts in Riverboro, Maine. Rebecca’s spirited nature and zest for life quickly win her the affection of townspeople and classmates alike, but she must contend with her strict Aunt Miranda, who sees Rebecca’s behavior as nothing but troublesome. Adapted from...
  • Anne of Green Gables (one-act) - Stage Partners

    Anne of Green Gables (one-act)

    Adapted by Jon Jory from the novel by L.M. Montgomery
    Length: 25-30 minutes
    Cast Size: 7 actors (5F, 2M)
    Genre: Drama
    Synopsis:
    Jon Jory brings his theatrical magic to this spirited one-act adaptation of L.M. Montgomery's classic coming-of-age drama. After a mix-up at the orphanage, Anne comes to live with Marilla and Mathew Cuthbert instead of the boy they were expecting. After turning everyone's life upside down, will they be able to civilize wild Anne or grow to love her vivacity and joy of life? This short adaptat...
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