Plan 9 From Outer Space


Plan 9
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PLAN 9 FROM OUTER SPACE is available as a SCHOOL PLAY PACK. See Licensing Tab below for more info.

This is it! The stage adaptation of Ed Wood's Plan 9 From Outer Space, considered by many to be the worst movie ever made! Packing B-Movie thrills into 65 hair-raising minutes, the story goes something like this: visiting space soldiers use a magic-electro-space-ray-gun to resurrect a recently deceased (and perfectly ghoulish) human couple, putting ‘Plan 9’ into action. The aliens must stop mankind from developing ‘Solaramite,’ a substance that could set off a chain reaction of cosmic explosions that would destroy the entire universe. With ‘Plan 9’ activated, the space aliens step up the action. Flying saucers invade! Hollywood reacts! The Pentagon responds! Even Colonel Sanders tries to stop the aliens and, well, this was absolutely the worst movie ever made.

Can be paired with Night of the Living Dead for a discounted rate.



You’ll have a blast with this cosmic comedy perfect for any space.


*Indicates may be male or female
+Indicates roles may double

The Widower (who later becomes a ghoul)
Tom, a gravedigger+*
Bob, a gravedigger+*
Danny, the co-pilot
Jeff, a pilot
Air Traffic Controller (may be done live or as a voice over)*+
Edie, a stewardess+
Widower's dead wife, a ghoul
Inspector Clay (who later becomes a ghoul)
Lieutenant Johnny*
Officer Larry*
Mona, Jeff's wife
Colonel Sanders
Alien Ruler*
Alien Space Commander
Tanna, a female alien
General Mills
Officer Pips*
Officer Donuts*

Setting: A cemetery, a patio, and an alien ship.

Performance Royalties for AMATEUR and EDUCATIONAL Groups begin at $90.00 per performance for theaters under 150 seats, and rise depending on ticket prices and theater particulars. Please fill out an application for your personalized quote.

Performance Royalties for PROFESSIONAL Theaters will be quoted as a box office percentage, with a minimum guarantee based on ticket prices and theater particulars. Please fill out an application for your personalized quote.

An Authorized Materials/Rehearsal Package must be purchased from Stage Rights as a part of your licensing agreement (see Materials).

Billing responsibilities, pertinent copyright information, and playwrights' biographies are available in the show rider that comes with your license agreement.

PLAN 9 FROM OUTER SPACE is available as a SCHOOL PLAY PACK, providing everything you need to rehearse, produce, and present the show at your school. All materials provided as digital downloads.

Each SCHOOL PLAY PACK includes:

  • All performance rights to rehearse, perform live and/or stream (up to six performances)
  • Production Script (Digital-PDF) with rights to make sufficient copies for each cast and crew member on your production team.
  • Stage Manager’s Script with extra space for notes and cues (Digital-PDF) with rights to make sufficient copies for each stage manager, director and technical crew member on your production team.
  • Official Logo Pack (JPG, PNG & PDF formats)
  • Teacher Packet of Sample Forms (A variety of blank sample forms for you to adapt for your own production.)

Pay one price – get it all! When payment is complete, the payment confirmation page provides a download link for instant access to all materials. The link to materials will also be available in your account under MY PERUSALS.

SCHOOL PLAY PACKS are only available and authorized for Public and Private Schools and Educational Institutions. By purchasing the School Play Pack, you are entering into a contract, and thereby affirm you have authorization from your Educational Institution to purchase, utilize and distribute the materials as described herein.

The SCHOOL PLAY PACK for this show is $500

"Smith has adapted the movie script to hilarious effect for his own out-of-this-world stage production." –Fayetteville Flyer

"But, the ALT premiere of Plan 9 from Outer Space is not simply frighteningly well-timed. I was more than charmed." –Fayetteville Flyer

"Plan 9 is a fun adaptation, chock full of puns and gags, with many an unexpected shout out to pop culture past and present." –Fayetteville Flyer

An Authorized Materials/Rehearsal Package must be purchased from Stage Rights as a part of your licensing agreement. Your materials will be sent to you two months prior to your opening date, unless other arrangements have been made in advance with your Stage Rights Licensing Representative.

The Authorized Materials/Rehearsal Package
for Plan 9 From Outer Space consists of:
25 Production Scripts / $280.00 (shipping included)

Production Scripts for Plays are professionally printed and bound with a full-color cover.

You will have the option to purchase additional Production Scripts at a discounted rate when you complete your Licensing Agreement.

Official Logo Pack Now Included! To help you promote your show, Stage Rights now includes a logo pack with your license. The logo pack includes high resolution versions (both color and black and white) of our show logo. The logo is the portion of the artwork with the title of the show. The surrounding artwork is also available for an additional fee.

Optional Materials:

Stage Manager’s Script – Printed on standard 8.5” x 11” 3-hole-punched paper, with the same page numbers and text as the Printed Production Scripts, but with more space on the page for notes and cues.

School Play Pack – See Licensing Tab for Full Description. If purchasing the School Play Pack, there are no additional purchases required.