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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. 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.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 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
    $8.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $45/perf

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  3. Rowing to America: The Immigrant Project

    Rowing to America: The Immigrant Project

    By J. Rufus Caleb, Kitty Chen, Robert Clyman, Keith Glover, Meg Griffith, Sachi Oyama, Guillermo Reyes, Akbil Sharma, Karen Sunde.

    Product Code: R51000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • High School | College | Community
    • Originally performed with a nontraditional cast of 5m., 5w. (expandable.)
    • 95 min.
    Written by a culturally diverse group of writers dealing with culturally diverse characters, these sometimes comic, sometimes tragic and poetic pieces cut to the heart of the immigration issue. Learn More
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

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  4. A Woman Called Truth

    A Woman Called Truth

    By Sandra Fenichel Asher.

    Product Code: W74000

    • Drama
    • High School | College | Community | Professional
    • 3m., 3w. Expandable to 29 roles, plus extras.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 90 min.

    This play chronicles the life of Sojourner Truth from the day she is sold away from her family as a girl, through her struggle to free herself and her son, to her emergence as a respected figure advocating abolition and women's rights. Throughout her life, she came upon injustice and fought it with uncommon clear-sightedness, courage and wit. This title combines her actual words with authentic slave songs, spirituals and folk songs of the period.

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    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

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  5. Martin Said So

    Martin Said So

    By Wanda Schell and Kenny Bento.

    Product Code: ML8000

    • Drama | Tragedy
    • High School | College
    • 5m., 3w.
    • 45 min.
    A college girl is uninterested in helping to organize a celebration of Martin Luther King Jr.'s life. A history of the civil rights movement and her family's direct involvement told by her grandmother may change her mind. Learn More
    $6.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $35/perf

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