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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
    • Elementary School | Middle School | High School | College | Community | Professional | TYA
    • 1 to 4m., 1 to 4w., expandable.

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    • 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
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

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    Silent Night

    By Peter Manos.

    Product Code: S4B000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College | Community
    • 3m., 4w.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 60 min.
    It is December of 1818 in the small Austrian village of Oberndorf bei Salzburg. Now in the midst of a blizzardy cold winter, an assistant priest and a poor schoolmaster strive to lift the spirits of the congregation. But the already ailing church organ is destroyed through a misunderstanding by the schoolmaster’s autistic son, who then runs away from home. In the midst of this turmoil, the schoolmaster and priest come together to produce the world’s most beloved Christmas song, “Silent Night.” Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

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  3. The Man She Was

    The Man She Was

    By Ric Averill.

    Product Code: MQ4000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College | Community
    • 6 to 24m., 4 to 18w., 1 to 20 either gender.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 80 min.
    This gender-bending historical drama is based on Emma Edmond's memoir when she enlists as Frank Thompson and serves as a male nurse, spy and soldier during the Civil War. A "don't ask, don't tell" moment speaks clearly to the complexities of today's gender-fluid culture and the final life and death actions of the play give the story a Shakespearean feel, as she faces and accepts her own gender identity. Learn More
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

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  4. Don't Tell Me I Can't Fly

    Don't Tell Me I Can't Fly

    By Y York. Inspired by the life and art of Della Wells.

    Product Code: DE9000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College | Community | Professional | TYA
    • 2m., 3w.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 65 min.
    Nine-year-old Tonia is growing up in a working-class, African-American home in Milwaukee in 1964. Her artistic soul is at odds with her parents' fears and pragmatism. Her efforts to please and appease them are in conflict with her own needs and desires. Tonia finds her way, the only way possible, by allowing her parents to see her true self with all its flaws, beauty and possibilities. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

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  5. 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
    • Elementary School | Middle School | High School | Community | TYA
    • 7m., 4w., or 6m., 4w., extras. Thirty or more roles possible.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 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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    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

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  6. Anne Frank & Me

    Anne Frank & Me

    By Cherie Bennett. Story by Cherie Bennett with Jeff Gottesfeld.

    Product Code: A67000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College | Community | Professional
    • 4m., 6w. (expandable).

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 70 min.
    Nicole Burns, a modern teen Holocaust denier, doubts the truth and cares even less, but ultimately comes face-to-face with the hell of the Holocaust, and Learn More
    $10.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $100/perf

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  7. Keeping Mr. Lincoln

    Keeping Mr. Lincoln

    By Sandra Fenichel Asher.

    Product Code: K36000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College | Community | Professional | TYA
    • 1 to 9m., 1 to 4w., 2 to 14 either gender. Extras as desired.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 60 min.
    This play celebrates Lincoln's life through his own words and those of people who knew him in scenes from his Kentucky childhood, Indiana youth, and Illinois and D.C. adulthood. Learn More
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  8. We Will Remember: A Tribute to Veterans

    We Will Remember: A Tribute to Veterans

    By Sandra Fenichel Asher.

    Product Code: WA4000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College | Community | Professional
    • 6m., 2w. (Plus 8 either gender. Doubling possible; 4 characters may be offstage voices.)

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 75 min.
    Collection of interviews, journals and interviewer's feelings about veterans' experiences during the Normandy invasion, Civil War and Vietnam War. Learn More
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

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  9. 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
    • Middle School | High School | College | Community | Professional | TYA
    • 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
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

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  10. Faces of Freedom

    Faces of Freedom

    By Cynthia Mercati.

    Product Code: F81000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College | Community
    • 5m., 5w. (doubling or expansion to 20 or more possible.)

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 60 min.
    This vivid theatrical experience, uses both an ensemble and monologues, to tell the true stories of the young immigrants of today, and yesterday. Learn More
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

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