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  • 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...   The Adventures of Little Red Robin Hood by Katherine Dubois...   Add Nauseam by Thomas J. Misuraca...   And We Will Share the Sky by Donna Latham...   The Argonauts book by Flip Kobler & Cindy Marcus, music by Dennis Poore and lyrics by Flip Kobler...   As U Like It by Neeley Gossett...   Bath Time is Fun Time by Arthur M. Jolly...   Blood, Sweat, and Cheers: A Comedy About Competitive Cheerleading by Kaci Beeler and Amy Gentry...    The Catnapper Mystery by Isabella Russell-Ides...   Choose Your Own Oz by Tommy Jamerson...   Clever Catherine by Rachel Bublitz...   Dancing With Myself by Leanne Griffin...   Double Heart (The Courtship of Beatrice and Benedick) by David Hansen...    Dream House: A Rainy Day Play by Jeremy Gable...   Grow Up, Girls by Rex McGregor...   Hero's Journey by Celeste Barnaby...   It's Raining Tamales! by Kit Goldstein Grant...   La Bella Cinderella by Claudia Haas...   Lipstick and Heroics by Evan Baughfman...   Melodramatics by Cindy Marcus and Flip Kobler...   Message to Grandma...   Mi Coche, Mi Quince by Susan Lieberman...   Murder by Midnight by Jeff Goode...   New Voices: Winning One-Acts by Young Playwrights, an anthology...   The Pirates of Penzance (Gilbert & Sullivan) adapted by Rocco Natale and arranged by Zachary Israel Nobile Kampler...   Romeo and Juliet Revised by Daniel Glenn...    Totally Okay, Right Now by Madelyn Sergel...   What Happened at the Mud Puddle by Tara Meddaugh...   The Wind in the Willows (non-musical version) by Diane Grant...

Coming Soon...
The Boy Who Cried Dragon by Inda Craig-Galvan...   Directing Kids by Matt Buchanan...   The Exceptional Childhood Center by Dylan Schifrin...   The Ghost Moments by Randy Wyatt...   The Matsuyama Mirror by Velina Hasu Houston...   Warriors by Hayley Lawson-Smith...   Xtigone! by Nambi E. Kelley... and many, many more!

Congratulations to the winner of the 2015 New Voices One-Act Play Competition for Young Playwrights, Seesaw by Rebecca Moretti! Runner-up goes to Tweezers by Jordan Goldberg. Designated as honorable mentions were 109 by Charlotte Page; Counter Clockwise by Courtney Clay; Follow Spot On by Hope Gilbert; Just Another One Act by Jillian Gilburne, The Note by Nicole Castelli and White Picket Fence by Morgan Soundry. Special thanks to Final Draft, Inc., the world's leading script formatting software, and Great Dialogue, for generously providing prizes.

Get writing those new plays for May 1, 2016!

Featured Play

The Unscary Ghost by Matt Buchanan

Comedy. 40 - 50 minutes. 3+ males, 5+ females, 8+ either (13-30+ performers possible).
Middle school and older performers, audiences of all ages.

What do you do when you're a ghost, but nobody is afraid of you?