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  1. The Island of Dr. Libris

    The Island of Dr. Libris

    By Chris Grabenstein and Ronny Venable. Based on the book by Chris Grabenstein.

    Product Code: IF7000

    • Comedy
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 10 to 21 or more either gender.
    • 120 min.
    Billy’s spending the summer in a cabin that belongs to the mysterious Dr. Libris. But something strange is going on. Besides the security cameras everywhere, there’s Dr. Libris’ private bookcase. Whenever Billy opens the classic books inside, he can hear sounds coming from the island in the middle of the lake. It’s almost as if the stories he’s reading are coming to life! But that’s impossible … isn’t it? It’s up to Billy and his magical imagination to come up with a happy ending for everybody, including himself! Learn More
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  2. The May Queen

    The May Queen

    By Molly Smith Metzler.

    Product Code: MR1000

    • Comedy
    • High School | College and Adult
    • 2m., 3w.
    • 90 min.
    For Jen Nash, being crowned the May Queen of Kingston High School was traumatizing, and she left her hometown shortly thereafter. When she returns under mysterious circumstances 15 years later, Jen takes a temp job at a discount insurance company, and gossip spreads. In this fun, dark and surprising office comedy, Jen fights to be released from the prison of her small town’s expectations, abdicate the throne and disclose once and for all who she really is. Learn More
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  3. Cry it Out

    Cry it Out

    By Molly Smith Metzler.

    Product Code: CR7000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • College and Adult
    • 1m., 3w.
    • 90 min.
    Cooped up on maternity leave and starved for conversation, Jessie invites her funny and forthright neighbor Lina, also a new mom, for coffee on the patio between their duplexes. Despite their vastly different finances, they become fast friends during naptimes—while someone spies on them from the mansion on the cliff overlooking Jessie’s yard. This comedy with dark edges takes an honest look at the absurdities of being home with a baby, the dilemma of returning to work, and how class impacts parenthood and friendship. Learn More
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  4. Lone Star Spirits

    Lone Star Spirits

    By Josh Tobiessen.

    Product Code: LL8000

    • Comedy
    • College and Adult | Senior Adults
    • 3m., 2w.
    • 80 min.
    Marley is hoping for a quick trip home to the town where she grew up, but she and her fiancé are in for more than they bargained for. Upon entering her estranged father’s liquor store, she’s immediately set upon by her ex-boyfriend who’s looking to relight their romance. Then there’s the former classmate looking to drag Marley into a two-woman bachelorette party. By the time Marley finally manages to reveal to her father the real reason for her visit, things are further complicated by the ghost of the bear-wrestling pioneer who used to live in the store. Learn More
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  5. The Book Club Play

    The Book Club Play

    By Karen Zacarías.

    Product Code: BM1000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • College and Adult
    • 3m., 3w., with doubling. Expandable with 1 or 5 either gender.
    • 100 min.
    Loads of laughter and literature collide in this smart hit comedy about books and the people who love them. Ana lives in a letter-perfect world with an adoring husband, the perfect job and her greatest passion: Book Club. But when her cherished group becomes the focus of a documentary film, their intimate discussions about life and literature take a turn for the hilarious in front of the inescapable camera lens. Learn More
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  6. Detective Partner Hero Villain

    Detective Partner Hero Villain

    By Brett Neveu.

    Product Code: DF9000

    • Comedy | Drama | Tragedy
    • College and Adult
    • 4 either gender.
    • 75 min.
    A detective and his partner search for Supernova (the villain), who hates The Fantastic Phenomenon (the hero) so much that he is killing superhero super-fans. The detective's world quickly begins to unravel as he questions his own belief in law and justice and starts to peel back the good-versus-evil veneer, exposing the realities of life and death and the ultimate consequences of trusting those who tell us to "keep the faith." The black-and-white morality of superheroes is turned on its head in this play. Learn More
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  7. Qualities of Starlight

    Qualities of Starlight

    By Gabriel Jason Dean.

    Product Code: QHD000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • College and Adult | Senior Adults
    • 2m., 2w.
    • 130 min.
    Theo Turner’s universe explodes when he and his wife travel to the Appalachian South to visit his parents with news of an impending adoption, only to discover that his aging parents are now meth addicts. This award-winning twisted comedy is about the expansion of the universe and the contraction of a troubled family. Learn More
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  8. When January Feels Like Summer

    When January Feels Like Summer

    By Cori Thomas.

    Product Code: WJ7000

    • Comedy | Drama | Satire
    • High School | College and Adult | Senior Adults
    • 3m., 1w., 1 pre-op transgender (m. to w.) who can be played by either gender (prefer transgender).
    • 120 min.
    Three African-American men, a transgender woman and her sister stumble toward the possibilities of being seen, being heard and being loved. One unusually warm January day, their stories of outreach and awareness intertwine at a convenience store in Harlem. By the end of the play, these five characters are living proof that everyone deserves love. Learn More
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  9. The Patsy

    The Patsy

    Translated and adapted by Greg Leaming. From Georges Feydeau's Le Dindon.

    Product Code: PM3000

    • Comedy | Farce
    • High School | College and Adult | Senior Adults
    • 9 to 10m., 5 to 6w., 1 to 5 either gender.
    • 140 min.
    Lucienne believes in fidelity, but when her husband's old lover enters the scene, she seeks revenge in the arms of her husband's best friend! After a horrible night of mistaken identities and slamming doors at a hotel in Paris, true love finally manages to untangle the confused events. Learn More
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  10. Straight

    Straight

    By Scott Elmegreen and Drew Fornarola.

    Product Code: S2J000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • College and Adult | Senior Adults
    • 2m., 1w.
    • 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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