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  1. Stay With Me Awhile

    Stay With Me Awhile

    By Mary E. Johnson and Barbara Means Fraser.

    Product Code: S3A000

    • Drama
    • College | Community
    • 2m., 4w., 2 either gender.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 90 min.
    Every milestone in life has a story. But there is one milestone story we seldom tell—the story of our experience of being present for the death of a loved one. Stay With Me Awhile is a compilation of vigil stories from across cultures, religions, political views and socio-economic circumstances that were collected over a seven-year period. Each story was entirely unique, and many of the scenes described were snapshots of lifelong relationships played out as the end of life approached. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

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  2. 14

    14

    By José Casas.

    Product Code: FF8000

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

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 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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  3. We Are Proud to Present a Presentation About the Herero of Namibia, Formerly Known as South West Africa, From the German Sudwestafrika, Between the Years 1884 - 1915

    We Are Proud to Present a Presentation About the Herero of Namibia, Formerly Known as South West Africa, From the German Sudwestafrika, Between the Years 1884 - 1915

    By Jackie Sibblies Drury.

    Product Code: WG9000

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

      Limited Livestream Rights Available

    • 90 min.
    A group of actors gather to tell the little-known story of the first genocide of the 20th century. The play descends from collaborative to absurd as a group of idealistic actors attempt to recreate the extinction of the Herero tribe at the hands of their German colonizers. Eventually the full force of a horrific past crashes into the good intentions of the present, and what seemed a faraway place and time comes all too close to home. Learn More
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  4. Distant Music

    Distant Music

    By James McLindon.

    Product Code: DB1000

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

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  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.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 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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