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The Code Breaker
The Code Breaker
By Pauline C. Conley.

Cast: 2m., 3w. This award-winning original play tells a timeless story of the difficult process of growing up, even in a society where technology has vastly simplified the externals of life. When Bernice's friend Pete breaks the entry code to the master computer's top secret file and uncovers a long-forgotten world beyond their enclosed Orb, they set out to prove this world's existence. They are introduced to unique and wonderful objects (apples and a rabbit) but suffer reprisals from the master computer who is afraid that their knowledge will destroy the Orb's fragile civilization. Forced to take ever-greater risks, they watch in dismay as the standards by which they have lived become meaningless, with loyalty turning to betrayal, friendship giving way to self-preservation, and duty replacing truth. But even as their world begins to crumble around them, they discover that it is they themselves who have the power to forge a new world in its place. Futuristic costumes. One set. Approximate Running Time: 70 minutes.

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Status:  In Stock
Type of show:  Full-Length
Catalog Code:  CH9
Cast Size:  5
No. of Act(s):  1
Pages:  44
Royalty:  $55.00 /perf.*
Cost:  $7.95
Approx. Running Time:  70 min.
Target Audience: Middle School | High School | College and Adult
Performing Group: College Theatre | Community Theatre
Genre: Drama
ISBN (10): 0876022417
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This title can be licensed/sold throughout the world
* Please note that royalties quoted in our catalog are intended for K-12 schools with a standard curriculum only. All other producing groups must submit a completed application.

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