PUBLISHERS, PUBLICATIONS, AND BOOKSTORES

American Playwrights -- Our play is your play.
Anchorage Press -- The first publishing house to concern itself primarily with quality theatrical literature for young audiences.
Beat by Beat Press -- Your new source for fresh, original children's musicals founded by a group of writers and educators in New York City.
Bill's Playscript Library -- In addition to listing my published playscripts, my site is home base for the "Theatre Link Exchange." You will also find other useful links here to schools & theatres on the internet along with my "Info For Authors" - an ever growing source of information for playwrights who are trying to get themselves and their plays noticed via the internet.
Broadway Play Publishing, Inc. -- 56 East 81, New York, NY 10028, Fax: (212)772-8658
Broadway Press -- Books for theatre designers and technicians.
Brooklyn Publishers -- Quality drama for schools and theatres.
CenterStage Press -- Your school, theater troupe, or community theater can present fresh new adaptations of classic tales and fantastic original stories.
Centerstage Productions -- Youth Musicals for Grades 3-12 for Schools, Libraries and Youths of All Ages.
Classics On Stage! -- These performance proven, professionally developed children's theatre stageplays have all been successfully produced across the US, as well as internationally, by a myriad of professional and community theatres, and by a wide spectrum of academic and civic organizations.
Contemporary Drama Service -- We offer a wide variety of drama resources including one-act and full-length plays, musicals, monologues, duets, skits and sketches, comedy revues, speech and forensics products, and one of the largest selections of theatre arts books and resources available.
Crystal Theatre Publishing -- Creates original plays and musicals for youth and community theatre groups.
ArtsReach Children's Theatre Plays -- Quality scripts for productions of every size, scope and budget for children, young audiences, schools and families.
Crowood Press -- Theatre, film and dance titles aimed at students and all those involved in amateur dramatics, dance and film studies.
Denis J. Harrington Publishers -- Family-friendly stageplays.
Drama Book Shop -- You'll probably be able to find that obscure book or script you've been looking for right here.
Drama Notebook -- "The World's largest collection of drama activities for kids." (Note: This is a fee-based website.)
Drama Share -- Christian Drama Resources.
Dramatic Publishing Co. -- 311 Washington St., PO Box 129, Woodstock, IL 60098, Ph: (800)HIT SHOW, Fax: (800)334-5302
Dramatists Play Service, Inc. -- 440 Park Ave. S., New York, NY 10016, Fax: (212)213-1539
Eldridge Plays and Musicals -- Among Eldridge milestones: Freeviews, which allow 20% of any script to be read online for free (we were the first drama publisher to offer this); printing-on-demand, which eliminates the need for any script inventory; state-of-the-art web technology for the convenience of customers and playwrights alike.
Emergency Lesson Plans -- A collection of 25 Emergency Lesson Plans, perfect for enhancing your drama toolbox, to leave with a substitute teacher, or to liven things up on a rainy day.
Empire Publishing Service/Players Press -- Your FIRST source for Theatre Plays, Books, Scripts, Costume & Fashion, Technical Theatre, Shakespeare, Musicals, Novels, Sherlock Holmes, Sheet Music, Health & Wellness and more!
FreeDrama.net -- Free Play Scripts by D. M. Larson.
Freelance Press -- We provide theater programs for young people that develop artistic skills and valuable life skills.
Fun with Drama -- Kids learn through doing with this great selection of short plays and helpful hints on how to produce them.
Hank Beebe Music Library -- Beebe's musicals have been produced for Broadway, Off-Broadway, regional theater and community theater, and there is a good chance that at least one of them is perfect for your theater.
Heinemann Drama -- Publishes works by professionals for professionals which include books for theatre professionals, general books on education, and quality works of world literature.
Heuer Publishing - HitPlays.com -- Specializes in plays and musicals for educational and community theatres.
Host a Murder Mystery Party -- Even if you've never hosted a murder mystery party or dinner before, each easy-to-use kit will guide you step-by-step and stress-free through the entire do-it-yourself process from suspects to solution .
I.E. Clark, Inc., Publishers -- PO Box 246, Schulenburg, TX 78956-0246, Fax: (409)743-4765
Internet Theatre Bookshop, The -- Virtually every play currently published in the English language, particularly for those of you choosing a play for performance - browse Plays by Genre, where most titles include a brief synopsis and basic casting requirements. We also stock several thousand out-of-print plays and theatre-related books, any of which can be securely purchased online.
It's a Wonderful Life, the Musical -- An entertaining adaptation of the 1946 film, written by award-winning composer Bruce Greer and lyricist Keith Ferguson.
J. Gordon Shillingford Publishing & Scirocco Drama -- primarily a literary publisher that publishes under several imprints that include: Scirocco Drama (theatre), The Muses' Company (poetry), Watson & Dwyer Publishing (Canadian social history), and J. Gordon Shillingford (politics, religion, true crime, biography).
Josef Weinberger, Ltd. -- The best of musical and dramatic theatre and music from the West End, Broadway, and Concert Hall.
KMR Scripts -- Fun plays and musicals for child and family audiences.
Lifeline Productions -- We help you communicate Biblical Truths to your audience in a humorous, thought-provoking way.
Lillenas Christian Drama Resources -- Drama resources for worship, discipleship, and outreach.
Live Design Online -- Trade publication focusing on the art and technology of show business. Coverage includes design and technology in theatre, film, theme parks, concerts, and other live events.
LTI Musical Theater Education -- A musical set on a college campus in World War II, which follows the lives of three privates drafted out of their college lives and into the Army's Specialized Training Program (ASTP) at State University. Here, in old fashioned musical tradition, boys meet coeds and love blooms.
Madrigal Dinners -- Each Madrigal Dinner script contains everything you need for a complete evening of entertainment. Each script includes all dialogue, a renaissance masque for 6 -12 performers and a repertoire list with suggestions for all ceremonies and the closing concert.
Miracle or 2 Productions -- We offer a wide range of options for your theater - from plays to musicals to revues. Whether you are seeking something large or small, edgy or for the family, for any time of year or for Christmas, we have the perfect show for you!
Music Box International -- Dedicated to finding and distributing affordable musicals and stage plays for middle schools, high schools, colleges and universities, community theatre groups, as wells as professional theatre companies.
Music Theatre International -- 545 8th Ave., New York, NY 10018, Ph: (212)868-6668, Fax: (212)643-8465
Musson Theatrical -- Specializes in providing theatrical lighting, sound, scenery, and special effects for performing arts, education, worship, photographic, film, video, event, television, trade show, and themed environment applications.
Mysteries By Moushey,Inc. -- For over 20 years, Mysteries by Moushey has provided fast-paced, fun-filled, interactive mystery scripts and production packages to groups around the world.
NoTechTheatre -- Fantastic scripts that involve, entertain, and engage the audience; but happily do not require complicated sets, flashy lights, or expensive sounds systems.
One Way Productions,Inc. -- The result of sincere exploration of the life and times of Jesus and the historical background of the occupations and life styles of Bible characters.
Onstage Publishing -- A small, independent publishing house specializing in children's literature. We currently publish chapter books, middle-grade fiction and YA.
Original Works Publishing -- Not an "online publisher." We publish acting edition scripts and license production royalties. However, we do offer selected ten minute plays via download in our "Email a Ten Minute Program."
Phaidon Theatre Manuals -- Easy-to-use manuals for all aspects of theatre design.
Pioneer Drama Service -- PO Box 4267, Englewood, CO 80155-4267, Ph: (800)333-7262, Fax: (303)779-4315
Playbill -- Serving theatre since 1884.
Plays And Musicals -- We sell play scripts, musical scores and libretti for our range of one act plays, full length plays, one act musicals and full length musicals. Our playscripts are available as short plays, long plays, large cast plays, teenage plays, comedy plays and many other genres of stage plays. We have a wide selection of large cast musicals with superb musical scores. We have scripts for school plays, school musicals, youth theatre groups, church drama groups, amateur dramatics groups and amateur musical societies.
Playitstore Publishing -- We bring you award-winning plays that will captivate your audiences, no matter what their ages with ease in making a selection by providing sample pages of dialogue for each play.
Playscripts, Inc. -- An innovative publisher of new plays for theaters worldwide. Here, you will find a wide variety of plays for theaters and schools. Best of all, you can read up to 90% of any script for free!/td>
Playwrights Canada Press -- Canada's largest and oldest exclusive publisher of drama titles.
Playwrights Guild Of Canada -- Playwrights Guild of Canada is a national association mandated to advance the creative rights and interests of professional Canadian playwrights, promote Canadian plays nationally and internationally, and foster an active, evolving community of writers for the stage.
Popular Play Service -- Specializing in national and regional award-winning plays which have a broad appeal to community and professional theatre audiences. Our plays are sure hits that will fill your house and delight your audiences!
Readers Theatre Script Service -- The Institute is dedicated to the advancement and development of Readers Theatre methodology for teachers, businesses, and professional performers.
Rodgers & Hammerstein Organization -- Through its theatrical, concert and music publishing divisions, R&H is proud not only to represent Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II, but also Irving Berlin and works by Adam Guettel, Sheldon Harnick, Lorenz Hart, Jerome Kern, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Tim Rice, Stephen Schwartz, Kurt Weill, David Zippel, and others.
RSC Shakespeare Individual Editions -- From the Royal Shakespeare Company and Macmillan come fresh new editions of the most celebrated plays of William Shakespeare.
Samuel French, Inc. -- We seek to build upon our long history of excellence in being the dramatic literature resource for the worldwide theatrical community and raise the curtain on future generations who, with our support, will bring the positive influence of theatre to people throughout the world.
School Play Productions -- Promotes theatrical works for performance by youth groups and schools publishing over 130 plays and musicals covering the whole age range up to 19.
Scripts for Schools -- Providing Readers Theater Scripts, Choral Speaking (Choral Reading Scripts), and other Play Scripts used by Schools, Adult groups or other community groups around the world.
Select Entertainment Productions -- Some of the most memorable musical revues that are currently being performed across the country. Whether you love the 40's, the 50's, the 60's or the 70's, your audiences will love these blasts from the past!
Simply Scripts -- Simply links to hundreds of Scripts, Screenplays, and Transcripts of Current, Classic and Soon-to-be-Release Movies, Television, Anime, and Radio Shows.
Smith and Kraus -- Where life meets theatre.
Spotlight Musicals -- Offers affordable, top quality, easily produced shows that will appeal to audiences of all ages. These musicals may be successfully performed by children, teens, adults, or a mixed age group. Each script is a blending of comedy and meaningful drama. The music is memorable and performable by young people and non-professionals.
Stagecrafter -- Twenty chapters detailing all of the fundamentals - everything the aspiring stage technician needs to know to get started in backstage work! All sections highlighted with photographs, illustrations and diagrams.
Stage Directions Magazine -- Serves the strategic, practical and technical information needs of small theaters across the country.
Steele Spring Stage Rights -- Theatrical Licensing and Royalty House.
Summerwind Productions -- Professional theatre company currently licensing and producing high quality theatrical productions including My Way, A Musical Tribute to Frank Sinatra.
Tams-Witmark Music Library -- America's premier musical theater licensing company! We license the performance rights to the worlds finest Broadway musicals.
TDF Stages: A Theatre Magazine -- Your passport to life behind the curtain!
Ted Swindley Productions -- For over twenty-five years, Ted Swindley has directed and produced over 200 plays. He is nationally known for creating the hit musical ALWAYS PATSY�CLINE.
Theatre Communications Group -- To strengthen, nurture and promote the professional not-for-profit American theatre.
Theaterfolk -- Committed to producing high-quality scripts specifically for High School study and performance.
Theatre: The Lively Art -- Created for Theater Appreciation courses that cover both history and elements, the new fifth edition of The Lively Art remains a comprehensive introductory theater text that incorporates a number of elements in one volume: an introduction to the audience�s experience of theater, an investigation of the elements of theater, and a study of the important developments in the history of theater.
Theatrical Rights Worldwide -- We license productions to a broad range of customers, including elementary, middle and high schools; colleges and universities, community, civic and religious organizations; summer stock and dinner theatres; regional and residential theatres and opera companies; youth theatres, cruise ships, casinos, hotels, and producers of touring and Off-Broadway productions. In short, our customers include anyone worldwide who wants to experience and share the joy of live musical theatre.
Threads Magazine -- The eletter for people who love to sew.
Willow Creek Drama Catalog -- Click on the first letter of the title you are looking for to see the alphabetically sorted catalog listing.
YouthPlays.com -- A unique coalition of award-winning professional dramatists, each with an original theatrical voice, who are dedicated to expanding the vocabulary of theatre for young actors and audiences..

 
 
 

 

 

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