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  1. The Taste of Sunrise

    The Taste of Sunrise

    By Suzan Zeder.

    Product Code: TL6000

    • Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults
    • 4m., 5w., including 1m. Deaf actor required and 1m. deaf actor strongly suggested with doubling, or up to 21 (5m., 6w. including 1m. deaf actor required, 1m. deaf actor strongly suggested, 10 either gender) with roles distributed.
    • 90 min.

    This bilingual play in American Sign Language or spoken English takes place in the mind and memory of a Deaf man. He journeys through his childhood from the fever dream that took his hearing, to the language of nature which he shares with his beloved father, to the deaf school where his mind explodes with the discovery of sign language. This title is a moving prequel to Suzan Zeder's acclaimed Mother Hicks.

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    Min. Royalty Rate: $100/perf

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  2. Do Not Go Gentle

    Do Not Go Gentle

    By Suzan Zeder.

    Product Code: D72000

    • Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults
    • 1m., 3w., 1 boy, 1 girl.
    • 40 min.
    After her death, Lillian discovers that she cannot "move on" until the rifts between her son and granddaughter are somehow mended. When Windsor and Kelly come home to settle her affairs, they discover that the walls of her house have been painted with wild murals. As they unravel secrets of the paintings, the two make astonishing discoveries about themselves and a special relationship between Lillian and a neighborhood child. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $50/perf

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  3. Emma

    Emma

    By Sandra Fenichel Asher. From Jane Austen's novel.

    Product Code: E36000

    • Comedy
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Senior Adults
    • 6m., 8w. , extras if desired.
    • 105 min.
    Emma Woodhouse who is "handsome, clever, and rich" attempts to marry off her trusting young friend Harriet to all the wrong people, and she nearly misses out on true love herself. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

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  4. Across the Plains: The Journey of the Palace Wagon Family

    Across the Plains: The Journey of the Palace Wagon Family

    By Sandra Fenichel Asher.

    Product Code: A70000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Senior Adults
    • 2m., 3w. Expandable to 12 roles, plus extras as desired.
    • 60 min.
    Young Virginia Reed and her family journey from Illinois to California with a wagon train that became known as the Donner Party. Folk songs and dramatic action show the courage of the pioneers trapped in the Sierra Nevada Mountains by the blizzard of 1846-7. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

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  5. Do Not Go Gentle

    Do Not Go Gentle

    By Suzan Zeder.

    Product Code: D64000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults
    • 2m., 4w.
    • 115 min.
    After her death, Lillian discovers that she cannot "move on" until the rifts between her son and granddaughter are somehow mended. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

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  6. The Ghost of the River House

    The Ghost of the River House

    By Max Bush.

    Product Code: G94000

    • Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults
    • 3m., 2w.
    • 55 min.
    A haunting and beautiful story of a child who is seeking her father's love. With the help of her grandfather, 10-year-old Jenny finds healing and the courage to be herself. Learn More
    $39.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

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  7. The Fair Maid of the West

    The Fair Maid of the West

    By Kevin Theis. From the plays by Thomas Heywood.

    Product Code: F57000

    • Comedy
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults
    • 14m., 2w. (Doubling necessary.)
    • 135 min.
    This story recounts the misadventures of lowborn tavern girl, Bess Bridges, and her true love, a gentleman soldier named Spencer. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

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  8. Jungle Book Cover J24000

    The Jungle Book

    By Joseph Robinette. Based on the book by Rudyard Kipling.

    Product Code: J24000

    • Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults | Praise Groups
    • 10 to 25 either gender, flexible, doubling possible.
    • 75 min.
    Intertwined with the original tale of Mowgli and his jungle pals, comes the tale of Rudyard Kipling, a Bombay native sent to a boarding school facing a new kind of jungle. Filled with excitement and humor, the play highlights the struggle of good versus evil, the worth of friendship, and the importance of loyalty and other values required for surviving the "law of the jungle." Learn More
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  9. Mother Hicks

    Mother Hicks

    By Suzan Zeder.

    Product Code: MK4000

    • Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults
    • 4 to 5m., 4w., with doubling.
    • 90 min.

    This play, set in Ware, Illinois during the Great Depression, is about three outsiders—a foundling girl known only as Girl; a deaf boy, eloquent in the language of his silence; and an eccentric recluse, Mother Hicks, who is suspected of being a witch. The tale, told with poetry and sign language, chronicles their journey to find themselves, and each other, in a troubled time.

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    Min. Royalty Rate: $100/perf

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  10. The Boy Who Left Home to Find Out About the Shivers

    The Boy Who Left Home to Find Out About the Shivers

    By Max Bush. Based on a story by the Brothers Grimm.

    Product Code: BF5000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults
    • 4m., 3w., with doubling, or up to 17 (8m., 3w., 6 either gender).
    • 60 min.
    Boy, an innocent teen unable to know fear, accepts the challenge to stay three nights in the haunted castle. The ghostly inhabitants are unable to scare the boy and the castle is restored ghost-free to the king. As a reward, he is to marry the princess, yet he still seeks an answer to the mystery of his life. It takes the wits of the chamber maid and the help of the princess to teach Boy the shivers when he least expects it. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

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