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  1. Detective Partner Hero Villain

    Detective Partner Hero Villain

    By Brett Neveu.

    Product Code: DF9000

    • Comedy | Drama | Tragedy
    • College and Adult
    • 4 either gender.
    • 75 min.

    A detective and his partner search for Supernova (the villain), who hates The Fantastic Phenomenon (the hero) so much that he is killing superhero super-fans. The detective's world quickly begins to unravel as he questions his own belief in law and justice and starts to peel back the good-versus-evil veneer, exposing the realities of life and death and the ultimate consequences of trusting those who tell us to "keep the faith." The black-and-white morality of superheroes is turned on its head in this play.

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  2. Hercule Poirot's First Case

    Hercule Poirot's First Case

    Adapted by Jon Jory. Based on The Mysterious Affair at Styles by Agatha Christie

    Product Code: HG9000

    • Drama
    • High School | College and Adult
    • 8m., 4w., with doubling.
    • 80 min.
    Who poisoned the wealthy Emily Inglethorpe, and how did the murderer penetrate and escape from her locked bedroom? The brilliant Belgian detective Hercule Poirot makes his unforgettable debut in this fast-paced, dynamic and engaging new adaptation of Agatha Christie's first novel, The Mysterious Affair at Styles. Learn More
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  3. D.O.A.

    D.O.A.

    By Elizabeth Lovelady. Based on the screenplay by Russel Rouse and Clarence Greene.

    Product Code: DG2000

    • Drama | Melodrama
    • High School | College and Adult
    • 5 to 12m., 4 to 9w.
    • 60 min.
    In this adaptation of the 1950s classic noir film, Frank Bigelow walks into a police station to report a murder: his own. After a wild night of drinking at jazz clubs with sexy women, he wakes feeling ill and learns he has been poisoned. With only hours left to live, Bigelow frantically searches for his killer and the reason he was targeted. Will the killer be brought to justice? Learn More
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  4. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

    The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

    By Charlotte Chorpenning. From Mark Twain.

    Product Code: A43000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Middle School | High School
    • 9m., 5w. (5 boys, 1 girl, extras as desired.)
    • 110 min.
    This Mark Twain novel adapted by Charlotte Chorpenning, provides an especially good look at traditional U.S. values. Tom Sawyer's attempt to avoid them, keeping the familiarity of the tale alive. Learn More
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  5. Ali Baba and the Magic Cave

    Ali Baba and the Magic Cave

    Based on the "Arabian Nights" tale By William Glennon.

    Product Code: A47000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School
    • 9m., 3w. (or 6m., 6w., extras.)
    • 70 min.
    Ali Baba, aided by friends, escapes from the Magic Cave, later escapes from prison, and finally devises a unique plan to capture once and for all the cutthroats and unmasks their leader, who turns out to be the wicked Cassim. This fast-moving, action-filled tale is full of surprises and humor. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $75/perf

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  6. Boy Gets Girl

    Boy Gets Girl

    By Rebecca Gilman.

    Product Code: BA5000

    • Drama
    • College and Adult
    • 4m., 3w.
    • 120 min.

    Theresa, a successful New York reporter, goes on a blind date with Tony. After a second date, she is convinced they have nothing in common and sees no point in continuing the relationship. Tony, though, thinks otherwise. His persistence grows into obsession, and Theresa's annoyance turns to terror as he begins to threaten her and those around her. Ultimately, Theresa must fight to save herself from being erased by Tony's actions.

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  7. Breaking and Entering

    Breaking and Entering

    By Vin Morreale, Jr.

    Product Code: B75000

    • Comedy | Farce
    • High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults
    • 2m., 2w.
    • 55 min.
    A charming con man breaks into what he thinks is an empty apartment only to find a mysterious woman waiting for him. Learn More
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  8. Curse of the Werewolf

    Curse of the Werewolf

    By Tim Kelly.

    Product Code: C80000

    • Farce
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult
    • 5m., 7w. (or 6m., 6w.)
    • 100 min.
    Buzz Halliburton, an entertainer fallen on hard times, is summoned to Gargoyle House, a spooky castle on a lonely New England island. The relatives turn out to be candidates for the funny farm. One grisly murder takes place before Buzz's arrival, but there are more to follow! Because of the family curse, there's a werewolf in the house. But who can it be? Learn More
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  9. Deadly Weapons

    Deadly Weapons

    By Laurie Brooks.

    Product Code: D75000

    • Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult
    • 2m., 2w.
    • 60 min.
    When three teenage friends decide to take the law into their own hands, they are forced to confront themselves, their relationships and the consequences of their actions. Learn More
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