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The Razzle Dazzle Competition

In honor of John Kander’s 90th birthday and his contribution to theatre, Samuel French is giving 10 passionate American schools a royalty-free license to perform Chicago High School Edition. Learn how you can enter your school today!

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2018-19 Most Produced Plays & Playwrights

Samuel French is proud to be the home to 4 of the 2018-2019 most produced plays according to American Theatre. See the most produced shows and a collection of our top produced playwrights.

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National Disaster Script Bank

In collaboration with EDTA, Samuel French announces the establishment of a National Disaster Script bank that will help rebuild theatre libraries in schools around the country that are effected by natural disasters.

Explores the Sights and Sounds of Bandstand

Bandstand is an unflinching and honest new musical about confronting the cost of war and finding salvation in the notes of a song. Learn more about this vibrant new musical with these clips.

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Show Clips from Broadway.com
The Music of Bandstand - Welcome Home Writers Commentary
Rehearsal Clips from Bandstand
Broadway's "Bandstand" | Talks at Google
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Playwrights Welcome

Playwrights Welcome is a program created to support and inspire playwrights, composers, and lyricists writers. The goal is simple: to provide free access to theatre for playwrights, composers and lyricists around the country.

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