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  1. Launch Day (Love Stories From the Year 2108) LN6000

    Launch Day (Love Stories From the Year 2108)

    By Michael Higgins.

    Product Code: LN6000

    • Comedy
    • High School | College | Community | Professional
    • 3 to 5m., 3 to 5w., 1 to 3 any gender.
    • 90 min.
    Told through a series of two-actor scenes, Launch Day (Love Stories From the Year 2108) follows six couples struggling with relationship issues in a high-tech but perilous future. These couples face challenges including a robotic arm gone rogue, advertising firms pushing products by implanting computer chips into participants’ heads, genetically engineered hybrid animals like the buffadillo and pandaroo and AI supervisors that may or may not be sentient. Learn More
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  2. MLM Is for Murder (or, Your Side Hustle Is Killing Us)

    MLM Is for Murder (or, Your Side Hustle Is Killing Us)

    By John Bavoso.

    Product Code: MS1000

    • Comedy | Satire
    • College | Community | Professional
    • 1m., 4w.
    • 120 min.
    Side hustles—it seems like everybody has at least one these days. For Minerva Ross, it is to write and narrate her own feminist true crime podcast about how and why women commit murder. Across the country, Felicity Evanston has just started selling ridiculously patterned leggings for a multilevel marketing company. The two haven’t crossed paths in years, but when Felicity starts killing off her competition, both women suddenly experience the kind of overnight success they’ve been so desperately craving. Learn More
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  3. Of Men and Cars OB9000

    Of Men and Cars

    By Jim Geoghan.

    Product Code: OB9000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • College | Community | Professional
    • 5 to 12m., 2 to 8w.
    • 120 min.
    If you want to have an intimate or meaningful conversation with a man, put him in a car. This semi-autobiographical play chronicles 26 years in the life of Jim and his father, who was a World War II bomber pilot. As a child, Jim thought his dad was amazing. As he grew up, he realized Dad was not as amazing as he thought and let him know it. Once an adult, Jim also realized he himself was not as amazing as he thought … and he made it up to his dad before it was too late. Learn More
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  4. The Café Mocha Murders

    The Café Mocha Murders

    By Deanna Strasse.

    Product Code: CT3000

    • Comedy | Farce
    • High School | College | Community | Professional
    • 4m., 5w.
    • 90 min.
    Despite the raging storm outside, it seems like a perfectly normal night for an employee meeting at the local coffee shop, The Bean Shack. That is until the lights go out, and someone winds up dead. In this over-the-top whodunit, it’s all about latte art, caffeine content and the imminent threat of death. Learn More
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  5. Unpacking Mother

    Unpacking Mother

    By Karen Schaeffer.

    Product Code: U45000

    • Drama
    • College | Community | Professional
    • 2w.
    • 75 min.
    Sisters Cassie and Kathryn have had little communication since Kathryn left for college. Upon their mother’s death, Kathryn, long absent, returns home to help Cassie, the primary caregiver, sort through their mother’s hoarded possessions. As they unpack boxes, they encounter their younger selves and unearth truths about their mother’s illness and father’s secrets. Unpacking allows both sisters to exorcise the demons that shaped their adult lives so they can meet on the other side, open to a new relationship. Learn More
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  6. A Trip to the Moon TX4000

    A Trip to the Moon

    By Tracy Wells.

    Product Code: TX4000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College | Community
    • 3 to 15m., 3 to 19w., 6 to 21 any gender, flexible.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 120 min.
    Set in the transformative summer of 1969, A Trip to the Moon tells the story of people reaching for their dreams … dreams of love, dreams of equality, dreams of the stars. Told around the time of the moon landing, this vignette-style play is comprised of 16 scenes, each named after an iconic song from 1969. These scenes and more use humor and heart to teach us about who we once were and reflect on who we could be and remind us that to achieve the impossible, we must reach for the stars. Learn More
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  7. When We Get Good Again WL3000

    When We Get Good Again

    By James McLindon.

    Product Code: WL3000

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

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 90 min.
    Poor but brilliant college student Tracy needs to get into a top law school so she can be a lawyer for the poor. With the economic odds stacked against her, she tries to rationalize her job writing term papers for other wealthy students, but she’s not sure she can do it. When We Get Good Again explores the current age in which personal integrity seems to be eroding before our eyes. In a world of privilege and deprivation, is it still immoral to cheat in order to level a playing field that is already supposed to be flat? Learn More
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  8. Death Valley: A Love Story DH8000

    Death Valley: A Love Story

    By Sandra Fenichel Asher. Inspired by the journals, collages and photographs of Carol Emerson, LCSW, and Dr. David Nutter.

    Product Code: DH8000

    • Drama
    • Community | Professional
    • 3w.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 75 min.
    In the winter of 2003, during their first glorious year of being in love, Carol and David spend a vacation week in Death Valley. On their return home, he is diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Months of chemotherapy follow, culminating in a bone marrow transplant that goes awry, ending David’s life. Throughout their ordeal, Carol chronicles her passage through love, loss, grief and recovery. This play grew from the real journals, photographs and collages that make this universal story poignantly specific. Learn More
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  9. Bonnie and Claire BM9000

    Bonnie and Claire

    By Bo Wilson.

    Product Code: BM9000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • High School | College | Community | Professional
    • 3w.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 100 min.
    Sisters Bonnie and Claire have spent their lives estranged. After 45 years, their parents now gone, Claire is forced to move back home with Bonnie, who bitterly resents the intrusion while denying the evidence of her own decline. The sisters' young niece, Zoe, tries to help them while urging reconciliation, but there's a lot of stubborn history blocking the road. With most of the action taking place in cars, this play is a literal journey through the practicalities and the pitfalls of aging, agency and admitting when we need someone. Learn More
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  10. Mockingbird MS2000

    Mockingbird

    Adapted by Julie Jensen. From the National Book Award-winning novel by Kathryn Erskine.

    Product Code: MS2000

    • Drama
    • High School | College | Professional | TYA
    • 3m., 3w., 3 or more either gender.

      Limited Streaming Rights Available

    • 60 min.
    Caitlin is an 11-year-old girl on the autism spectrum. After a mass shooting takes her brother away, she is alone with her grieving father and a cacophony of children at school. She struggles to understand empathy, what facial expressions mean and why a drawing might have more than one color. We see the world from Caitlin’s point of view. We struggle as she does but also take comfort in the times when she finds a friend, draws a multicolored mockingbird and can finally cry for her brother. Learn More
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