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  1. A Christmas Story, The Musical

    A Christmas Story, The Musical

    Book by Joseph Robinette. Music and lyrics by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul. Based on the motion picture A Christmas Story distributed by Warner Bros., written by Jean Shepherd, Leigh Brown and Bob Clark, and upon In God We Trust: All Others Pay Cash written by Jean Shepherd. Produced with permission of Warner Bros. Theatre Ventures and Dalfie Entertainment.

    Product Code: CD2000

    • Comedy
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults
    • 15m., 10w. May expand to 20+m., 15+w.
    • 120 min.
    Set in the 1940s, this musical based on the holiday movie classic, follows 9-year-old Ralphie and his quest for the perfect Christmas gift—an Red Ryder carbine-action 200-shot Range Model air rifle. Rebuffed at every turn with a similar echoing response, Ralphie plots numerous schemes to achieve his desperate desire for the coveted BB gun. Learn More
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  2. The Bluest Eye

    The Bluest Eye

    Adapted by Lydia R. Diamond from the novel by Toni Morrison.

    Product Code: BC4000

    • Drama
    • College and Adult
    • 2 to 3m., 6 to 10w.
    • 90 min.
    In this story about the tragic life of a young black girl in 1940s Ohio, 11-year-old Pecola Breedlove wants nothing more than to be loved by her family and schoolmates. Instead, she faces constant ridicule and abuse. She blames her dark skin and prays for blue eyes, sure that love will follow. This powerful adaptation explores the crippling toll that a legacy of racism has taken on a community, a family and an innocent girl. Learn More
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  3. To Kill a Mockingbird

    To Kill a Mockingbird

    Dramatized by Christopher Sergel. From the book by Harper Lee.

    Product Code: T91000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Senior Adults
    • 12m., 8w. (extras).
    • 120 min.
    The play opens in a sleepy Alabama town in the midst of the Great Depression, where Scout and her brother live with their widowed father, Atticus. The facade of the seemingly peaceful town begins to crack when a young black man is accused of a terrible crime. Driven by an unshakeable moral conviction, local lawyer Atticus defends the man in a trial that sends violent waves through the community. Timeless and lingering, this hard-hitting work explores prejudice, compassion and the courage to do what is right. Learn More
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  4. It's a Wonderful Life Cover I51000

    It's a Wonderful Life

    Adapted for the stage by James W. Rodgers. Based on the film by Frank Capra and the story by Peter Van Doren Stern.

    Product Code: I51000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults
    • 12m., 10w., 2 boys, 2 girls (doubling possible).
    • 120 min.
    This is a faithful adaptation of the saga of George Bailey, whose dreams have been quashed by family obligation and civic duty, and whose guardian angel must descend on Christmas Eve to save him from despair and to remind him—by showing him what the world would have been like had he never been born—that his has been, after all, a wonderful life. Learn More
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  5. The Emperor's New Clothes

    The Emperor's New Clothes

    Adapted by Max Bush. From the tale by Hans Christian Andersen.

    Product Code: E87000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 2 to 3m., 1 to 2w., 1 either gender.
    • 55 min.
    This adaptation incorporates aspects of Hans Christian Andersen's life including his passion for acting and his mother's determination to help her son achieve his aspirations. The weavers in this play are actors, a mother and son; their talents come into play as they pretend to weave the "magic" cloth. As they improvise their plot, the hilarious results and the extent of the emperor's self-absorbed vanity are revealed. Learn More
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  6. The Sun Serpent

    The Sun Serpent

    By José Cruz González.

    Product Code: S1X000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult
    • 2 to 4m., 1 to 4w.
    • 70 min.
    When young Anahuac's family meets the newly arrived Cortes, they believe he is the Sun Serpent come to usher in a new, better world. But while Cortes promised a world of peace and plenty, his soldiers engage in a ruthless search for gold. As his certainties begin to crumble, Anahuac must navigate the familiar (Aztec prophecies, sky dancers, jungles) and the frightening but intriguing possibilities of the new (Spanish horses, guitars, ships). Learn More
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  7. Wiley and the Hairy Man

    Wiley and the Hairy Man

    Book by Suzan Zeder. Music by Harry Pickens. Lyrics by Suzan Zeder and Harry Pickens.

    Product Code: WG6000

    • Comedy | Melodrama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 3m., 1w., 4 either gender, chorus of 4 to 12.
    • 60 min.
    Set deep in the Tombigbee swamp, this classic tale of a very young boy with a very big fear is brought to new and vibrant life in this musical version. The story centers around a fatherless young boy, his conjure-woman mother, his faithful dog and the Hairy Man who haunts Wiley's days and dreams. Wiley sets forth alone to face his fears and to conquer his own lack of self-confidence. Learn More
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  8. The Dancing Princesses or The Worn-Out Dancing Shoes

    The Dancing Princesses or The Worn-Out Dancing Shoes

    Adapted by Max Bush from a story by the Brothers Grimm.

    Product Code: DF4000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 6 to 12m., 8 to 16w., 3 to 6 either gender.
    • 65 min.
    Here is a magical tale of dance and romance. A mystery threatens the security of the kingdom: where do the princesses escape to every night, and why are their dancing shoes worn out each morning? The king desperately tries to solve the mystery by proclaiming that any man who can solve it will marry the daughter of his choice and become the future king. Learn More
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  9. The Edge of Peace

    The Edge of Peace

    By Suzan Zeder.

    Product Code: E84000

    • Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults
    • 5m., 6w.
    • 90 min.
    This final play in the acclaimed Ware Trilogy is set in the same tiny town of Ware, Illinois, and follows many of the same characters as they spin the conclusion of their stories. Set in 1945 in the last days of WWII, this play deals with the impact on a family and a community after a young man from the town is declared missing in action and the soldier's little brother refuses to believe what seems inevitable. Learn More
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  10. Walking Toward America

    Walking Toward America

    By Sandra Fenichel Asher. Adapted from the memoirs of Ilga Katais-Paeglis Vise.

    Product Code: WG4000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Senior Adults
    • 1w.
    • 75 min.

    Ilga and her parents leave Latvia in 1944 to escape Russian occupation, but are soon taken into a German labor camp. Eventually, they walk 500 miles across war-torn Germany to a refugee camp. Six years later, they sail through an Atlantic storm to safety and freedom in America. One actress plays Ilga from grandmother to carefree 4-year-old to frightened 10-year-old to resilient teenager, plus all the characters from her journey.

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