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  1. Ruby: The Story of Ruby Bridges

    Ruby: The Story of Ruby Bridges

    By Christina M. Ham. Music by Gary Rue.

    Product Code: RD8000

    • Drama
    • Elementary School | Middle School | High School | Community
    • 11 to 16m., 11 to 20w., 5 to 9 either gender.
    • 55 min.
    In 1960, 6-year-old Ruby became the first black child to attend an all-white elementary school in New Orleans. When the white families learned of Ruby’s enrollment, they pulled their children from her class, leaving Ruby and her teacher the only ones in the classroom for the school year. Her family watched helplessly as federal marshals escorted Ruby to school each day past protesters jeering and threatening her life. This musical explores a little girl’s unbeatable courage in the face of adversity. Learn More
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

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  2. Walk, Don't Ride! A Celebration of the Fight for Equality

    Walk, Don't Ride! A Celebration of the Fight for Equality

    By Peter Manos.

    Product Code: WB1000

    • Drama
    • Elementary School | Middle School | High School
    • 2m., 3w., may be expanded, plus optional choir.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 45 min.
    This play with music chronicles the civil rights movement of the 1950s and 1960s. It begins with the Montgomery bus boycott when, after the arrest of Rosa Parks, people stopped using the buses crying out "Walk, Don't Ride! Learn More
    $8.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $45/perf

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  3. I Never Saw Another Butterfly

    I Never Saw Another Butterfly

    By Celeste Raspanti.

    Product Code: I22000

    • Drama
    • Elementary School | Middle School | High School | College | Community | Professional
    • 4m., 7w., 4 children, extras.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 100 min.
    One of the survivors of Terezin, Raja, having lived through it all, teaching when there was nothing to teach with, helping to give hope when there was little reason for hope, creating a little world of laughter, flowers and butterflies behind the barbed wire, tells the true story of the children. Butterflies became a symbol of defiance for the children, making it possible for them to live on and play happily while waiting to be transported. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $100/perf

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