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  1. Defamation

    Defamation

    Product Code: DH1000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult
    • 2m., 3w., 1 either gender.
    • 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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    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

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  2. Ruby: The Story of Ruby Bridges

    Ruby: The Story of Ruby Bridges

    By Christina M. Ham. Music by Gary Rue.

    Product Code: RD8000

    • Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | Family (all ages)
    • 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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  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 and Adult
    • 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
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  4. ALL of US

    ALL of US

    By Laurie Brooks.

    Product Code: AF2000

    • Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult
    • 5m., 5w., 1 either gender. May be expanded.
    • 60 min.
    This is an awareness play about the discrimination, hatred and violence gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender teens face in their schools and communities. Learn More
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  5. Does My Head Look Big in This?

    Does My Head Look Big in This?

    By Jeff Gottesfeld and Elizabeth Wong. Based on the award-winning young adult novel by Randa Abdel-Fattah.

    Product Code: DF1000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults | Praise Groups
    • 3 to 10m., 7 to 10w., 3 either gender.
    • 75 min.
    At a time of rising Islamophobia and cultural misunderstanding, this play about a typical American high-school teen who happens to be Muslim is a great tool for tolerance. When Amal decides to wear her hijab to school, it's a learning experience for all ... including herself. By the end of this play, audiences will understand three things better: Islam, America and themselves. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

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  6. A Woman Called Truth

    A Woman Called Truth

    By Sandra Fenichel Asher.

    Product Code: W74000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Senior Adults
    • 3m., 3w. Expandable to 29 roles, plus extras.
    • 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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  7. 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 and Adult
    • 1m. (May be performed by as many as 7 actors.)
    • 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
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

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  8. The Girl I Used To Be

    The Girl I Used To Be

    By KT Curran.

    Product Code: GB9000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult
    • 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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  9. fml: how Carson McCullers saved my life

    fml: how Carson McCullers saved my life

    By Sarah Gubbins.

    Product Code: FE5000

    • Drama
    • High School | College and Adult
    • 2m., 3w.
    • 90 min.
    Jo is busy fending off suburban boredom, when her teacher assigns Carson McCullers' novel The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter to her English class. She relates to the central character: forever the listener, definitively the outsider and perpetually misunderstood. When she is the victim of a gay bashing, those close to Jo question their own responsibility and find a voice for those persecuted simply for being different. Learn More
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  10. Paper Lanterns, Paper Cranes

    Paper Lanterns, Paper Cranes

    By Brian Kral.

    Product Code: PD8000

    • Drama
    • Young Audiences | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 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 Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

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