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  1. The Blue House

    The Blue House

    By José Cruz González.

    Product Code: BL3000

    • Drama | Tragedy
    • Middle School | High School | Family (all ages)
    • 2m., 4w.
    • 70 min.
    This is the story of 13-year-old Maricela, who lives in a vibrant Chicago neighborhood with a rich and sad history. Haunting dreams of strangers from another time lead Maricela to an abandoned lot where the mysterious Blue House once stood and where Maricela encounters the spirit of a mysterious African-American woman. Told in English and Spanish, this thrilling story, set during the 1919 Race Riot and present day, celebrates the power of courage, love and forgiveness. Learn More
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  2. 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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  3. ALL of US

    ALL of US

    By Laurie Brooks.

    Product Code: AF2000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 5m., 5w., 1 either gender. May be expanded.
    • 60 min.
    Designed to be performed by and for high-school students, All of Us raises awareness of the discrimination, hatred and violence GLBT students face in their schools and communities. From cities, small towns, suburbs and rural areas, an ensemble of gay teens reveal their stories and the heartbreaking consequences of being marked as different. These stories navigate the treacherous world of being gay in high school—growing up and coming out—coping with love, hate, violence and hope—as they reveal the inner lives of LGBT teenagers and ask "all of us" to stand up for their rights. Learn More
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  4. 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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  5. Brave No World: Community. Identity. Stand-up Comedy.

    Brave No World: Community. Identity. Stand-up Comedy.

    By Laurie Brooks.

    Product Code: BC5000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult
    • 1m., 1w.
    • 70 min.
    Step-siblings holding false assumptions about each other remind us to "never judge a book by its cover" using contemporary music and stand-up comedy rants. Learn More
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  6. Suburb

    Suburb

    Book by David Javerbaum and Robert S. Cohen. Music by Robert S. Cohen. Lyrics by David Javerbaum.

    Product Code: SL1000

    • Satire
    • High School | College and Adult | Senior Adults
    • 4m., 4w. (may be expanded to 6m., 6w.)
    • 120 min.
    For all the books, movies and sitcoms that have either eulogized or vilified them, the suburbs have been largely ignored by musical theatre—until now. Suburb takes an insightful, witty and nuanced view of the world of the lawnmower, barbecue and the mall, exploring the suburb's rites and rituals with a chorus and four main characters. The stories of these four people—interwoven with the chorus's frequent musical reveries on subjects like mowing the lawn, the mall and the perfection of perfectly grilled meat—form the road map of Suburb. Learn More
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  7. China Doll (The Imagined Life of an American Actress)

    China Doll (The Imagined Life of an American Actress)

    By Elizabeth Wong

    Product Code: CD3000

    • Comedy | Drama | Tragedy
    • High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults
    • 4m., 2w.-all Asian; or 5m., 3w.-multicultural. Roles are doubled.
    • 90 min.
    This is the story of a Chinatown girl who dreamed of making it in Hollywood. This sensual fantasia takes inspiration from the remarkable life of Anna May Wong, the first and brightest Chinese American movie star. 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. The Honorable Urashima Taro

    The Honorable Urashima Taro

    By Coleman A. Jennings.

    Product Code: H27000

    • Drama
    • Family (all ages)
    • a minimum of 11.
    • 55 min.
    A young fisherman rescues a venerable turtle from its tormentors. As a reward, he is taken to an undersea wonderland where he wins the favor of the princess and saves her kingdom from destruction by the wicked scorpion. Learn More
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  10. And Then They Came for Me: Remembering the World of Anne Frank

    And Then They Came for Me: Remembering the World of Anne Frank

    By James Still.

    Product Code: A84000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults
    • 5m., 4w. (minimum 2m., 2w. with doubling.)
    • 70 min.
    This multimedia play is a unique theatrical experience that combines videotaped interviews with Holocaust survivors Ed Silverberg and Eva Schloss with live actors recreating scenes from their lives during World War II. Ed was Anne Frank's first boyfriend and Eva lived in the same apartment building as Anne. On Eva's 15th birthday, her family was arrested by the Nazis and sent to concentration camps. Eva and her mother survived, and after the war her mother married Otto Frank (Anne's father). Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $100/perf

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