The Most Licensed Plays & Musicals of 2015

Educational Theatre Association’s Dramatics magazine just released its annual list of the most produced full length plays and musicals. And, here they are…


Dramatics Survey of 2015-16 High School Play Productions

1. Almost, Maine (John Cariani)
2. A Midsummer Night’s Dream (William Shakespeare)
3. Servant of Two Masters (Carlo Goldoni)
4. Twelfth Night (William Shakespeare)
5. You Can’t Beat the House (Pat Cook)
6. The Odd Couple (Neil Simon)
7. Arsenic and Old Lace (Joseph Kesselring)
8. The Brothers Grimm Spectaculathon (Don Zolidis)
9. (tie) The Crucible (Arthur Miller)
9. (tie) Rabbit Hole (David Lindsay-Abaire)

1. The Addams Family (Andrew Lippa, Marshall Brickman, Rick Elice)
2. Mary Poppins (Sherman Brothers, George Stiles, Anthony Drewe, Julian Fellowes)
3. The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee (William Finn, Rachel Sheinkin)
4. Cinderella (Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein II, Douglas Carter Beane)
5. Legally Blonde (Nell Benjamin, Laurence O’Keefe, Heather Hach)
6. (tie) Grease (Jim Jacobs, Warren Casey, John Farrar)
6. (tie) Into the Woods (Stephen Sondheim, James Lapine)
6. (tie) The Little Mermaid (Alan Menken, Howard Ashman, Glenn Slater, Doug Wright)
9. Little Shop of Horrors (Alan Menken, Howard Ashman)
10. Beauty and the Beast (Alan Menken, Howard Ashman, Tim Rice, Linda Woolverton)
10. High School Musical (various writers)


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