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  1. The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane

    The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane

    Adapted by Dwayne Hartford. From the book by Kate DiCamillo.

    Product Code: MQ8000

    • Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | Family (all ages)
    • 2m., 2w.
    • 80 min.
    Edward Tulane is an expensive toy rabbit made of china. He is vain, self-centered and has no interest in anyone other than himself. On an ocean voyage, Edward is accidentally thrown overboard and sinks to the bottom of the sea. So begins his journey—a journey over which he has no control, for he can neither move nor speak. As years pass, Edward meets many different people in many different situations, learning what it is to love, what it is to lose that love, and how to find the courage to love again. Learn More
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  2. Wonderland: Alice's Rock & Roll Adventure

    Wonderland: Alice's Rock & Roll Adventure

    Book by Rachel Rockwell. Music by Michael Mahler. Lyrics by Michael Mahler and Rachel Rockwell. Adapted from Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There.

    Product Code: WH8000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | Family (all ages)
    • 6m., 4w., expandable.
    • 80 min.
    Lewis Carroll's beloved, poetic tale of self-actualization is brought to life by a cast of actors/musicians who create an eclectic, live rock soundtrack as 7 1/2-year-old Alice searches for her own inner musical voice. Throughout her journey, the actors surround Alice in a live musical tapestry ranging from classic rock to punk to ska and even a little bit of Bollywood. Learn More
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  3. The Island of Dr. Libris

    The Island of Dr. Libris

    By Chris Grabenstein and Ronny Venable. Based on the book by Chris Grabenstein.

    Product Code: IF7000

    • Comedy
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 10 to 21 or more either gender.
    • 120 min.
    Billy’s spending the summer in a cabin that belongs to the mysterious Dr. Libris. But something strange is going on. Besides the security cameras everywhere, there’s Dr. Libris’ private bookcase. Whenever Billy opens the classic books inside, he can hear sounds coming from the island in the middle of the lake. It’s almost as if the stories he’s reading are coming to life! But that’s impossible … isn’t it? It’s up to Billy and his magical imagination to come up with a happy ending for everybody, including himself! Learn More
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  4. The Princess Who Lost Her Hair

    The Princess Who Lost Her Hair

    By Jeremy Kisling. Based on the story by Tololwa Mollel.

    Product Code: PL7000

    • Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | Family (all ages)
    • 2m., 2w., 3 either gender.
    • 45 min.
    Princess Kalendi refuses to help a bird, who turns out to be very powerful. He brings a drought upon the earth and takes the princess' hair, a symbol of prosperity to her people, from her head. A beggar helps the princess regain her dignity and kindness as they work together to appease the bird with a selfless act that restores the kingdom and the princess' hair. Learn More
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  5. When She Had Wings

    When She Had Wings

    By Suzan Zeder.

    Product Code: WJ1000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 2m., 2w., 1 either gender.
    • 60 min.
    A story told in sound, movement and words about 9-year-old B, who is about to turn 10 and isn't happy about it! B knows, really knows, that before she could walk, she could fly, and is desperate to remember how. When a mysterious stranger that speaks in strange squawks appears, B wonders if this creature is a bird, a woman escaped from senior care unit or possibly Amelia Earhart ? Together they help each other remember how to fly … literally and metaphorically. Learn More
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  6. Here Comes Gosling!

    Here Comes Gosling!

    Book and lyrics by Sandra Fenichel Asher. Music by Ric Averill.

    Product Code: HG6000

    • Comedy
    • Young Audiences | Family (all ages)
    • 3m., 1 to 2w. (1 may be a puppet).
    • 35 min.

    Froggie and Rabbit eagerly prepare for the arrival of Goose, Gander and especially baby Gosling. Soon enough the goosey family comes knocking, but Froggie's enthusiasm terrifies Gosling, who launches into a fit of nonstop honking, which in turn frightens Froggie and sends him into hiding. As he hides, he hums, then sings, then dances. Gosling quiets her honking to watch him, and their friendship finally begins. The visit culminates happily with a picnic, a story and a farewell lullaby. 

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  7. Frederick

    Frederick

    Book by Suzanne Maynard Miller. Music and lyrics by Sarah Durkee and Paul Jacobs. From the book by Leo Lionni.

    Product Code: FF3000

    • Comedy
    • Young Audiences | Family (all ages)
    • 2m., 2w., 1 either gender.
    • 60 min.
    While the mouse commune prepares for winter, Frederick seemingly has his head in the clouds. When the darkest days of winter finally arrive and the mice have exhausted their supplies and worn thin their stories and games, it is Frederick who has stored up something special to help save the day. Learn More
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  8. The Tallest Tale Ever Told

    The Tallest Tale Ever Told

    By Vivian Snipes.

    Product Code: TU3000

    • Comedy
    • Young Audiences | Family (all ages)
    • Cast: 2 to 10m., 2 to 4w., up to 16 either gender. Puppetry opportunities for expanding cast.
    • 60 min.
    Sally Ann Thunder Ann Whirlwind's journey of discovery transports you to a simpler, earlier time of possibility and promise when amazing men and women accomplished astounding adventures! This highly theatrical tall tale is a narrative based in fact that includes embellishment, enhancement, enlargement and aggrandizement! So let the thunder roll, lightning strike and the rain storm as Davy Crockett bursts to life saving the world from imminent destruction. Learn More
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  9. 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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  10. The Princess and the Pea

    The Princess and the Pea

    Adapted by Travis Tyre from the tale by Hans Christian Andersen.

    Product Code: PL5000

    • Comedy
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | Family (all ages)
    • 5 to 6m., 4 to 5w., 2 either gender, extras as desired.
    • 90 min.
    Blending fiction with historical fact, this moving adaptation takes place in 1860s Imperial Russia where czars were required by law to marry women of royal Russian blood. The consequence for not following the law was losing the throne. After his father's death, Alexi is next in line for the throne, but experiences the jarring contrast between making laws and living by them. Learn More
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