USA PLAYS FOR KIDS!

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Included are plays already available from publishers and others so new they’re available only from the playwright. All are intended for young audiences, K-12; appropriate age levels are suggested for each script.

You can search for information about playwrights and their plays alphabetically or by state. Just click on the map or an alphabet letter below to get started. Then visit our links for more resources on children’s theatre and plays for young audiences.

Interested in authors who write books for young readers? You'll find them at AMERICA WRITES FOR KIDS!

Last updated November 2, 2012

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THIS MONTH'S SPOTLIGHT PLAY

Jesse and Grace: A Best Friends Story
JESSE AND GRACE: A BEST FRIENDS STORY
By Sandra Fenichel Asher

Ages 3 to 10
Available from Dramatic Publishing
Photo credit: Pollyanna Theatre Company

Jesse and Grace have been best friends since birth. But now they’re in 4th grade and about to celebrate their 10th birthdays. When Grace writes a birthday poem and gives it to Jesse, their classmates respond with nonstop teasing: “Jesse’s got a girlfriend!  Gracie’s got a boyfriend!” Can boys and girls ever just be friends? Developed from the poetry of Sandy Asher and David L. Harrison; commissioned by Pollyanna Theatre Company. 1m, 1f, 2m or f, plus puppets play 21 roles. About 50 minutes. Area staging.

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