• The Locker Next 2 Mine
  • 4 A.M. the musical
  • Camp Monster
  • The Mystic Tale of Aladdin
  • Jennifer the Unspecial
  • Of Plastic Things and Butterfly Wings
  • Dear Chuck at Singapore Polytechnic's Theatre Compass

YouthPLAYS is a publisher of award-winning professional dramatists and talented new discoveries. We license one-act and full-length plays and musicals, including works both for teen and pre-teen performers, as well as adult actors performing for young audiences.  All of our plays are available digitally, and most of them are available as physical copies as well.

Let Us Find the Play for You! Need a play to produce? Send us what you're looking for (running time, cast/gender breakdown, age of performers/audience, genre preferences) and let us send you a list of recommended plays!  Email us now!

Scripts for theatres, schools, camps, forensics, tours and more!

Latest Arrivals...
Aberzombie by Megan Gogerty...   Add Nauseam by Thomas J. Misuraca...   The Argonauts book by Flip Kobler & Cindy Marcus, music by Dennis Poore and lyrics by Flip Kobler...   Blood Royal:  A Play of the Princes in the Tower by Andrew Beattie...   Charlie, the No-Good, Really-Rotten, Cheat-A-Saurus Rex by Tommy Jamerson...   Choose Your Own Oz by Tommy Jamerson...  Delaware Mudtub and the Mighty Wampum by Greg Romero...   Everything you need to know about The Scarlet Letter in 10 minutes or less by Don Zolidis...   Fire God Shows You the Ropes by Andy Boyd...   The Goodcheer Home for Broken Hearts by James Grob...   The Grippe of October by John P. McEneny...   How the Elephant Got His Trunk by Cary Nothnagel...   K.C.@Bat music by Zachary Israel Nobile Kampler and book & lyrics by Rocco Natale...   Lipstick and Heroics by Evan Baughfman...   Midsummer.com by Flip Kobler and Cindy Marcus...   Murder by Midnight by Jeff Goode...   New Voices: Winning One-Acts by Young Playwrights, an anthology...   Piñata Utopia by Christian Kiley...   Pushed, ten short plays about peer pressure by the playwrights of SkyPilot Theatre Company...   Rumors of Polar Bears (full-length version) by Jonathan Dorf...   The Very Bad Girl Scouts by John P. McEneny...

Coming Soon...
As U Like It by Neeley Gossett...   Bath Time is Fun Time by Arthur M. Jolly...   The Catnapper Mystery by Isabella Russell-Ides...   Clever Catherine by Rachel Bublitz...   Grow Up, Girls by Rex McGregor...   Hero's Journey by Celeste Barnaby...   It's Raining Tamales by Kit Goldstein Grant...   Melodramatics or The Villain's Out of Character by Cindy Marcus & Flip Kobler...   Message to Grandma by Claudia Haas...   The Wind in the Willows (non-musical version) by Diane Grant...   and many, many more!

Congratulations to the winners of 2013 New Voices One-Act Play Competition for young playwrights, Al Dente by Sierra DuCharme-Hansen (first prize) and Where the Water Meets the Sand by Will Boersma (second prize).  Special thanks to Final Draft, Inc., the world's leading script formatting software, and Great Dialogue, for generously providing prizes for our winners.  We are currently reading the 2014 contest entries, and the deadline for 2015 is May 1st, so get writing!

Featured Play

New Voices: Winning One-Acts by Young Playwrights by Will Boersma, Keaton Cockrell, Marisa Kanai, Rebecca Moretti, Spencer Robelen, Danny Rothschild, Hannah Estelle Sears and Owen Stone

Anthology. 170 - 230 minutes. 20-45 females, 15-40 males, (35-85 performers possible).
High school and older.

Eight winning one-acts from the talented teen writers of the YouthPLAYS New Voices competition, who pull no punches as they explore the world in which they find themselves, taking on everything from college admissions and the dreaded driver's test to eating disorders and running away from home.