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  1. Somewhat True Tale of Robin Hood, The-Cover SE7000

    The Somewhat True Tale of Robin Hood

    By Mary Lynn Dobson.

    Product Code: SE7000

    • Comedy
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | Family (all ages)
    • 8m., 6w. (cast may be reduced to 10 or expanded to 25 or more.)
    • 80 min.
    In this frantically funny, Monty Pythonesque retelling of the classic, our gallant guy-in-green swaggers through his never-ending quest to aid the needy. He encounters a damsel in distress, a shady sheriff, a bad guy monarch wannabe and a band of spoon-wielding Merry Men in this irreverent jaunt through Sherwood Forest you won't soon forget! Learn More
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  2. Wiley and the Hairy Man

    Wiley and the Hairy Man

    By Suzan Zeder.

    Product Code: WC9000

    • Comedy
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 3m., 1w., 4 either gender with optional extras.
    • 70 min.
    Set deep within the mysterious Tombigbee Swamp, this spine-tingling play centers around a young fatherless boy, his conjure-woman mother, his faithful dog, and the Hairy Man who haunts Wiley's days and dreams. In an exciting duel of wits, Wiley learns to rely upon his own resources and conquers two villains: the Hairy Man and his own fear. Learn More
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  3. Tomás and the Library Lady Cover TV9000

    Tomás and the Library Lady

    Adapted by José Cruz González. From the book by Pat Mora.

    Product Code: TV9000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | Family (all ages)
    • 1 to 4m., 1 to 4w., expandable.
    • 50 min.
    Adapted from the well-loved book, Tomás and the Library Lady tells the inspiring true story of Tomás Rivera, who grew up in a migrant worker family, befriended a librarian in Iowa, and learned to love books and the places they took him. Tomás went on to a successful career in academia and became the chancellor of the University of California, Riverside. This play can be readily understood by both English and Spanish speakers. Learn More
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  4. Tinker to Evers to Chance Cover TV7000

    Tinker to Evers to Chance

    By Mat Smart.

    Product Code: TV7000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • College and Adult | Senior Adults
    • 1m., 1w.
    • 90 min.
    Baseball fans know all about commitment and hope. But in life outside the ballpark, that dedication can be harder to hold on to. Lauren is thinking only about the monumentally important playoff game she and her mother are about to attend, but her mother has her own agenda. In this touching play, set against the dual backdrops of the 2003 and 1906 Chicago Cubs teams, three die-hard fans and one die-hard player reveal the redeeming power of baseball. Learn More
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  5. I Love to Eat

    I Love to Eat

    By James Still.

    Product Code: IF6000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • High School | College and Adult
    • 1m.
    • 85 min.
    Larger than life (literally and metaphorically), American culinary icon James Beard was a complex, entertaining, beloved and frustrating friend and mentor to many. Openly gay even though his primary audience was middle-America housewives, Beard always kept his phone number listed and famously took calls from anyone who needed a little cooking advice. I Love to Eat invites you to meet “the face and belly of American gastronomy” in this solo play that imagines a late night in Beard’s home. Learn More
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  6. Lasso of Truth

    Lasso of Truth

    By Carson Kreitzer.

    Product Code: LM4000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • College and Adult
    • 2m., 3w.
    • 120 min.

    Who is Wonder Woman and where did she come from? Lasso of Truth explores the knotty origin story of our preeminent female superhero, created by William Marston, inventor of the first lie-detector machine. This smart, seductive, wild ride features the two women Marston lived with in a polyamorous relationship—both of whom inspired the famous character—plus a girl in search of answers about her childhood heroine and a guy trying to hold on to his prized first issue.

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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. TEA FOR THREE: Lady Bird, Pat & Betty

    TEA FOR THREE: Lady Bird, Pat & Betty

    By Eric H. Weinberger and Elaine Bromka.

    Product Code: TU7000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • High School | College and Adult
    • 1 to 3w.
    • 75 min.
    What is it like for a woman when her husband becomes the president of the United States—and she is suddenly thrust into the spotlight? This witty, sly and deeply moving script explores the hopes, fears and loves of Lady Bird Johnson, Pat Nixon and Betty Ford. Secrets are spilled about their early years, their husbands' rise to power, their romances with the men, their unique paths as wives in the White House, and their feelings about imminent retirement. Learn More
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  9. The Tallest Tale Ever Told

    The Tallest Tale Ever Told

    By Vivian Snipes.

    Product Code: TU3000

    • Comedy
    • Young Audiences | Family (all ages)
    • Cast: 2 to 10m., 2 to 4w., up to 16 either gender. Puppetry opportunities for expanding cast.
    • 60 min.
    Sally Ann Thunder Ann Whirlwind's journey of discovery transports you to a simpler, earlier time of possibility and promise when amazing men and women accomplished astounding adventures! This highly theatrical tall tale is a narrative based in fact that includes embellishment, enhancement, enlargement and aggrandizement! So let the thunder roll, lightning strike and the rain storm as Davy Crockett bursts to life saving the world from imminent destruction. Learn More
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  10. The Princess and the Pea

    The Princess and the Pea

    Adapted by Travis Tyre from the tale by Hans Christian Andersen.

    Product Code: PL5000

    • Comedy
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | Family (all ages)
    • 5 to 6m., 4 to 5w., 2 either gender, extras as desired.
    • 90 min.
    Blending fiction with historical fact, this moving adaptation takes place in 1860s Imperial Russia where czars were required by law to marry women of royal Russian blood. The consequence for not following the law was losing the throne. After his father's death, Alexi is next in line for the throne, but experiences the jarring contrast between making laws and living by them. Learn More
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