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  1. My Broken Doll Cover MR6000

    My Broken Doll

    By Ernie Nolan. Based on the book by Beatrice Karp and Deborah Pappenheimer.

    Product Code: MR6000

    • Drama
    • High School | College | Community | Professional | TYA
    • 1 to 4m., 2 to 4w.
    • 60 min.
    My Broken Doll is the true childhood story of Holocaust survivor Beatrice Karp. It begins as teenage Beatrice learns she must leave post-war London to begin life anew in the United States. As she packs for the journey, each object she places in her suitcase floods her with memories of her life during the war. Audiences are instantly transported to the train rides, concentration camps and Nazi guards of Beatrice's memory. Though tragic, this is also a story of acceptance, love and resilience. Learn More
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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
    $9.95 /script

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  5. 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
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

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  6. 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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  7. Degas' Little Dancer

    Degas' Little Dancer

    By Wesley Middleton.

    Product Code: D78000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College | Community | Professional | TYA
    • 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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  8. And the Tide Shall Cover the Earth

    And the Tide Shall Cover the Earth

    By Norma Cole. Based on her novel, Final Tide.

    Product Code: AE2000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College | Community | Professional | TYA
    • 2m., 5w., with doubling, or 8 (2m., 2w., 1 boy, 3 girls.)
    • 90 min.
    This is the unforgettably warm and true story of a remarkable grandmother and her granddaughter confronted by inexorable nature and change. The setting is within in the world of the lakes and dams of the Tennessee Valley Authority. Learn More
    $7.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $60/perf

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  9. Prodigy: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Prodigy: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    By Mary Hall Surface.

    Product Code: PG1000

    • Drama
    • High School | College | Community | Professional | TYA
    • 4m., 4w., minimum, or option to add extras.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 55 min.
    Mozart is a famous musical genius, equally infamous for his difficult personality. This play is an edgy piece that provides an insight to Mozart by illustrating the compelling relationships of his life. Learn More
    $39.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

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  10. The Death and Life of Sherlock Holmes

    The Death and Life of Sherlock Holmes

    By Suzan L. Zeder.

    Product Code: DB2000

    • Drama | Melodrama
    • High School | College | Community | Professional | TYA
    • 5m., 3w., with doubling, or up to 13 (8m., 5w.).

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 115 min.
    A mystery within a mystery! It is an action adventure with all the intrigues of a Sherlock Holmes investigation and a touch of Pirandello! Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

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