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  1. Don't Tell Me I Can't Fly

    Don't Tell Me I Can't Fly

    By Y York. Inspired by the life and art of Della Wells.

    Product Code: DE9000

    • Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | Family (all ages)
    • 2m., 3w.
    • 65 min.
    Nine-year-old Tonia is growing up in a working-class, African-American home in Milwaukee in 1964. Her artistic soul is at odds with her parents' fears and pragmatism. Her efforts to please and appease them are in conflict with her own needs and desires. Tonia finds her way, the only way possible, by allowing her parents to see her true self with all its flaws, beauty and possibilities. Learn More
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  2. Cully's Gold: A Young Girl's Struggle with Temptation and Ambition, 1873

    Cully's Gold: A Young Girl's Struggle with Temptation and Ambition, 1873

    By Carol Korty and Susa Wuorinen.

    Product Code: CG6000

    • Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | Family (all ages)
    • 5m., 4w. or 4m., 4w. Extras as desired.
    • 60 min.
    In this coming-of-age play set in rural coastal Maine, Sadie resolves her dilemmas in confrontations with her best friend, her father and the school, as she courageously begins to chart her own course. Learn More
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  3. From Every Mountainside

    From Every Mountainside

    By Max Bush.

    Product Code: FA4000

    • Drama
    • High School | College and Adult
    • 4m., 7w. All characters but one are 17 to 19 years old.
    • 100 min.
    Two students struggling with isolation, pain, cultural differences, fear and prejudices begin to see life in a new way as they work together on civil rights issues. Learn More
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  4. Kara in Black

    Kara in Black

    By Max Bush

    Product Code: K32000

    • Drama
    • High School | College and Adult
    • 7 to 9m., 10 to 13w. (Fifteen of these characters are between the ages of 16 and 19.)
    • 95 min.
    Kara's older sister is leaving to join her Army unit in Kuwait to prepare for the possible invasion of Iraq. After thinking about such things for the first time in her life, Kara begins to oppose her sister going, and the impending war itself. Throughout the play Kara struggles with her feelings of isolation, frustration, fear, ignorance and helplessness to begin to understand her own views and to find the courage—against the opposing voices—to express herself publicly on matters important to her. Learn More
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  5. The Rememberer

    The Rememberer

    By Steven Dietz. Based on the unpublished memoir As My Sun Now Sets by Joyce Simmons Cheeka, as told to Werdna Phillips Finley.

    Product Code: R68000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult
    • 13m., 12w. (may double to as few as 9m., 8w., plus possible dancers and musicians.)
    • 90 min.
    This is the true story of Joyce Cheeka, a young Squaxin Indian girl, who is forcibly taken from her home and placed in a government-run school in 1911. Joyce succeeds in forming a bridge between this new world and the world of her ancestors. Learn More
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  6. The Music Lesson

    The Music Lesson

    By Tammy Ryan.

    Product Code: MD8000

    • Drama
    • Young Audiences | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 2m., 4w.
    • 100 min.
    This is the story of Irena and her husband, two musicians who escaped the war in Sarajevo to start a new life in Pittsburgh. Shifting elegantly from past to present and resonating with powerful music, this is the tale of two countries, two families, two generations and the ways they teach and heal each other. Learn More
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  7. Cyrano

    Cyrano

    By Barry Kornhauser. Adapted from the play Cyrano de Bergerac by Edmond Rostand.

    Product Code: CB3000

    • Comedy | Tragedy
    • High School | College and Adult | Senior Adults
    • 16m., 5w. with doubling, but many roles are gender flexible, easily expanded.
    • 150 min.
    Cyrano! His wit is as sharp as his sword, the enormity of his talent, intellect and passion matched only by the enormity of his, well, nose. The uniquely endowed protagonist is given a fresh face in this poignant and playful paean to panache, written in rhyming couplets. Romance rules the day in this story of his classic love triangle with the exquisite Roxane and the handsome and earnest, but verbally challenged, Christian. Learn More
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  8. Ezigbo: The Spirit Child

    Ezigbo: The Spirit Child

    Adapted by Max Bush. From an Igbo story as told by Adaora Nzelibe Schmiedl.

    Product Code: E69000

    • Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 1m., 7w., with doubling, or up to 11+ (3m., 8w.). Extras may also be added.
    • 60 min.
    Long ago, the wife of a powerful chief longed for a child, but her womb was possessed by the spirit of an Ogbanje, an invisible spirit-child. Learn More
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  9. Sun Yat Sen: In the Mouth of the Dragon

    Sun Yat Sen: In the Mouth of the Dragon

    By Edward F. EmanuEl.

    Product Code: SF3000

    • Drama
    • College and Adult
    • 25 roles plus ensemble as needed; 12 actors with doubling.
    • 115 min.
    Set in London, 1896, Dr. Sun Yat Sen, a leader of the Young China revolutionary movement, is being tortured and drugged by his captors to get him to confess to crimes against the Dowager Empress of China's government Learn More
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