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Highlighting a variety of perspectives on religion, race, sexual orientation, ability and identity, these plays explore our differences and guide us toward greater understanding and compassion.
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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. 14

    14

    By José Casas.

    Product Code: FF8000

    • Drama | Tragedy
    • High School | College | Community | Professional
    • 2m., 2w.

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    • 120 min.

    14 was inspired by the true-life event in May 2001 in which a smuggler abandoned 30 Mexicans crossing the desert, resulting in 14 deaths from dehydration. It is a starting point for exploration to investigate the complexities of people living on the border, not giving answers but raising difficult questions. The mosaic of flawed and struggling people included emphasize the importance of investigating this topic in a way that calls not only for action and conversation but, ultimately, for a collective solution.

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    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

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  3. Straight

    Straight

    By Scott Elmegreen and Drew Fornarola.

    Product Code: S2J000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • College | Community | Professional
    • 2m., 1w.

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    • 90 min.
    Meet Ben. Ben is a 26-year-old investment banker. Ben likes beer, sports and Emily … and Chris. Straight is a provocative new play that deals with fidelity, sexuality and identity in “post-equality” America. Funny, sad, sexy and surprising, this three-character drama takes a hard look at the moral complex of a generation that prides itself on the pretense of acceptance. Learn More
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  4. Mary

    Mary

    By Thomas Bradshaw.

    Product Code: MN8000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • College | Community | Professional
    • 4m., 2w.
    • 90 min.

    At the height of what TIME magazine dubbed "AIDS hysteria" in 1983, college student David invites his boyfriend home to his parents' house in Maryland where nothing has changed since the 1800s—including the slave quarters. This play confronts hypocrisy and oppression with exhilarating wit.

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  5. Distant Music

    Distant Music

    By James McLindon.

    Product Code: DB1000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • College | Community | Professional
    • 2m., 1w.

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    • 95 min.
    Three individuals meet at an Irish pub in Cambridge, each struggling with a life-changing decision, and debate over religion and beer. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

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  6. Men on the Verge of a His-panic Breakdown

    Men on the Verge of a His-panic Breakdown

    By Guillermo Reyes.

    Product Code: MB5000

    • Comedy
    • High School | College | Community | Professional
    • 1m. (May be performed by as many as 7 actors.)

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    • 55 min.
    A series of comedic monologues that chronicle the lives of various Latino immigrants dealing with transcultural shock of race and gender identity. Learn More
    $8.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

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  7. Caught Between Two Worlds CF7000

    Caught Between Two Worlds

    By Carlos Perez.

    Product Code: CF7000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College | Community | Professional | TYA
    • 5m., 7w.

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    • 55 min.
    Exploring the dilemma of not knowing where to fit in, children of mixed races struggle finding where they belong. This story is told through a mixed race, vulnerable 15 year old girl, who wonders which world she belongs to. Learn More
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  8. 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.

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    • 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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  9. The Girl I Used To Be

    The Girl I Used To Be

    By KT Curran.

    Product Code: GB9000

    • Drama
    • High School
    • 3m., 3w.
    • 40 min.
    A teenage girl sheds her friends and activities for a boyfriend involved in drugs. She straightens her life out, but still must face the consequences of her behavior. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $35/perf

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