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    World of Wonder

    Book and lyrics by Tonya Hays. Music and lyrics by Genesis Be.

    Product Code: WK1000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College | Community | Professional | TYA
    • 3m., 4w., 6 to 12 either gender.

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    • 45 min.
    At 2 years old, Noah is diagnosed with autism. He stops talking, won't look people in the eyes and doesn't wish to be touched. Jenny, Noah's older sister, journeys into Noah's world and finds the courage and strength to understand and support his struggles. The family comes to understand that autism is not a death of dreams but another way to live and that Noah is different but not less. World of Wonder invites all to join the adventure and take the first step in understanding autism. Learn More
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  2. Defamation

    Defamation

    By Todd Logan.

    Product Code: DH1000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College | Community
    • 2m., 3w., 1 either gender.

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    • 90 min.

    Defamation is a riveting courtroom drama that illuminates our common perceptions about race, religion and class. In this case, the plaintiff is Ms. Wade, a professional black woman from the South Side of Chicago. The defendant is Mr. Golden, a successful North Shore businessman who is Jewish. Following testimony from each side, the judge reveals that the audience will be the jury. Defamation challenges our preconceived notions about race, class, religion and even the law.

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  3. 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
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  4. Oh Freedom! The Story of the Underground Railroad

    Oh Freedom! The Story of the Underground Railroad

    By Peter Manos.

    Product Code: OA4000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College
    • 2 to 10m., 2 to 10w., up to 10 either gender.

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    • 45 min.
    This play combines stories of men and women of the Underground Railroad who were active in the fight against slavery. Famous participants like Harriet Tubman and Harriet Beecher Stowe and other lesser-known heroes are included in this tale that celebrates a time when Americans were at their courageous best, supporting one another, regardless of background, ethnicity or gender. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $45/perf

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  5. The Transition of Doodle Pequeño

    The Transition of Doodle Pequeño

    By Gabriel Jason Dean.

    Product Code: TT5000

    • Comedy
    • Middle School | High School | Community
    • 4m., 2w.

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    • 60 min.
    The Transition of Doodle Pequeño is a magic-filled, multiple award-winning play for all ages about two boys who become friends in spite of their differences. It examines the consequences of misused language, provides insight into the lives of Mexican-immigrant children and interrogates the issues of gender-identity and homophobic bullying. Learn More
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  6. ALL of US

    ALL of US

    By Laurie Brooks.

    Product Code: AF2000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | Community
    • 5m., 5w., 1 either gender. May be expanded.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 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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  7. 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.

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    • 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
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $45/perf

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  8. Amazing Grace

    Amazing Grace

    By Shay Youngblood. Adapted from the book by Mary Hoffman.

    Product Code: A64000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College | Community | Professional | TYA
    • 4m., 7w. (3 women, 4 girls and 4 boys, plus extra neighborhood children, adult offstage voice.)
    • 60 min.
    Grace loves to act out the stories told to her by her Nana who believes Grace can be anything she wants to be. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

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  9. Paper Lanterns, Paper Cranes

    Paper Lanterns, Paper Cranes

    By Brian Kral.

    Product Code: PD8000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College | Community | Professional
    • 13 to 16 (4 to 6m., 6 to 9w., with roles for children and adults). Some doubling is possible.
    • 90 min.

    This powerful drama illustrates the impact of war—and the nightmare of nuclear fallout—as experienced by some of World War II's most innocent victims: the children of Japan. Kyushu, a Japanese "street orphan," is admitted into a Hiroshima hospital in the mid-1950s

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    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

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  10. 'Hoods

    'Hoods

    By Jerome McDonough.

    Product Code: HE5000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School
    • 12 to 20 actors, flexible.
    • 40 min.
    Young people tell about the harsh reality of gangs, drugs, warfare and death on the streets of the "hood." Learn More
    $6.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $35/perf

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