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  1. 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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    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

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  2. A Fairy Tale Life: The Story of Young Hans Christian Andersen

    A Fairy Tale Life: The Story of Young Hans Christian Andersen

    By Ernie Nolan.

    Product Code: FC2000

    • Comedy
    • Young Audiences | Middle School
    • 7m., 4w., or 6m., 4w., extras. Thirty or more roles possible.
    • 60 min.
    This fantastical tale weaves together biographical elements of Hans Christian Andersen's childhood with his famous stories. Seventeen-year-old Hans attends school for the first time as a teenager and is teased for the stories he shares. When a bullying classmate destroys his entry for the talent contest, Hans summons all his confidence and creativity to create a powerful and moving entry. Learn More
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  3. Nathan the Wise

    Nathan the Wise

    By Paul D'Andrea after G.E. Lessing. Translation by Gisela D'Andrea and Paul D'Andrea.

    Product Code: N54000

    • Comedy | Drama | Melodrama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults | Praise Groups
    • 6m., 3w. (Doubling and expansion possible.)
    • 100 min.
    This Western classic on religious tolerance is set in Jerusalem during the Third Crusade. Two young people, Jew and Christian, are drawn to each other in love and come up with an imaginative resolution to the issue of which is the one true faith. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

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  4. Degas' Little Dancer

    Degas' Little Dancer

    By Wesley Middleton.

    Product Code: D78000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | Family (all ages)
    • 2m., 4w. (minimum. Female roles, ballerinas, may be expanded.)
    • 60 min.
    Eleven year old 'Rie falls in love with Edgar Degas' first sculpture, The Little Dancer, and wills herself back in time to become the artist's model. The two work together to overcome the difficulties and challenges of making art. Learn More
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  5. Caught Between Two Worlds CF7000

    Caught Between Two Worlds

    By Carlos Perez.

    Product Code: CF7000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults
    • 5m., 7w.
    • 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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  6. OZ

    OZ

    By Patrick Shanahan.

    Product Code: O55000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults
    • 1m., 2w.
    • 90 min.
    It's 1899 in Chicago, and Frank Baum is putting the finishing touches on The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, but is missing a few key elements…the title and the ending! Suddenly his Victorian study becomes a magical land. In the heart of this frenzy is the whole creative process, and in the end we realize that Baum is the real wizard of Oz, but he needs an assistant … our imaginations. Learn More
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  7. The Thread That Runs So True

    The Thread That Runs So True

    From the book by Jesse Stuart. Adapted by Reginald Lawrence.

    Product Code: T24000

    • Comedy
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Senior Adults
    • 12m., 16w.
    • 120 min.
    Jesse is still in his teens when he takes on the job of teacher in Lonesome Valley School. Many of his students are older than he, and certainly those in the clique led by the school bully are bigger and tougher. Learn More
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