While Hero and Villain plays are available for Theatres and
Playhouses, they also work great as fund raisers for civic
organizations, clubs, church groups, community centers, mountain
retreats or dinner theaters. These family-oriented melodramas are
now provided for a flat royalty fee based upon whether you want
unlimited ability to perform a play for a whole year or if you will
only be having less than 5 performances. These plays have been
produced successfully and are designed to help you have a production
your town will be talking about all year.
If you haven't done
so already ... take a few minutes to view video highlights for any
of our Melodramas and afterwards ... click on Links to get rights to
produce a Melodramas in your community. Please remember to get Melodramatic ... and have
fun while you are at it.
Each of our Melodramas are Full length plays
... but unlike other plays you might purchase rights to produce ...
our author loves it when you change the names of places in the
scripts, even the names of characters and its fine to leave out a
song if the actor you choose is (how shall we say this) ... less
than "tune-full". The goal is to revive this art form of Melodrama
and if you want to perform a Melodrama, but your venue limits you to
90 minutes ... go ahead ... be ruthless and have fun. In future
months, be sure to revisit this website for even more prolific
On this resources page you will also find links to PDF documents
that you can download for free to make your Melodramatic experiences
even more enjoyable for your venue, your cast, and most importantly
your audiences. Do those other publishers give you resources like
this for you? We think not! But don't get us started ... just enjoy
the resources and should you need anything else, you know how to
Modern melodramas are more about having fun, booing and
hissing the villain, frequent asides by the characters to
the audience, lots of great music and some serious
overacting. More than ever ... audiences love to hate the
villain, cheer the hero, and watch good triumph over evil.
It is great family entertainment and the essence of bringing
community to theatre in its purest form. That is what
HeroAndVillain.com, GotMelodrama.com, and
MelodramaScripts.com are all about. We have many other
resources at our other websites. Check them all out.