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  1. Sherlock Holmes and the First Baker Street Irregular

    Sherlock Holmes and the First Baker Street Irregular

    By Brian Guehring. Based on the characters and mysteries of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.

    Product Code: S2P000

    • Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | Family (all ages)
    • 7 to 13m., 5 to 12w., up to 13 extras
    • 70 min.
    On a dare, 14-year-old Wiggins tries to pickpocket an old man. Not only is she unsuccessful, but the old man, Sherlock Holmes, takes the ring that was in her pocket and leaves a note with his address. When she goes to retrieve the ring, she proposes to work as his assistant, and he agrees to begin training her. They must learn to trust each other as Wiggins and her group of street urchins help him solve two dangerous mysteries. Learn More
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  2. A Good Old-Fashioned Big Family Christmas

    A Good Old-Fashioned Big Family Christmas

    By Pat Cook.

    Product Code: GD3000

    • Comedy
    • High School | College and Adult | Senior Adults | Praise Groups
    • 5m., 9w.
    • 90 min.
    As the huge Christmas party with the whole family nears, suddenly everyone is on their best behavior. The husbands, the wives, even the kids. Everybody is being good…too good. Is it possible to be TOO good? This party has more intrigue behind it than a whole host of spy novels and all the traditional Christmas standbys are utilized as the family tries to throw A Good Old-Fashioned Big Family Christmas. Learn More
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  3. Legend of the Poinsettia

    Legend of the Poinsettia

    By Roxanne Schroeder-Arce.

    Product Code: LF6000

    • Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School
    • 2m., 3w., plus chorus with doubling, or up to 12+ (4m., 6w., 2 either gender) plus chorus.
    • 50 min.
    Thirteen-year-old Estrella is torn between her family's cultural traditions and the exciting life she imagines exists in the homes of mainstream Americans. Learn More
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  4. The Match Girl's Gift: A Christmas Story

    The Match Girl's Gift: A Christmas Story

    By Laurie Brooks.

    Product Code: MF6000

    • Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults
    • 3m., 3w., optional ensemble of up to 8 children.
    • 70 min.
    On Christmas Eve 1898, in the heart of New York City, a ragged little girl, Lizzie, is huddled by the steps of an elegant brownstone. When her Gran brings her a gift of "waking dreams" that help her imagine what might be, Lizzie goes into the grand house and offers a unique gift to the family inside. Encouraged by her friends, Lizzie recognizes her own beauty and realizes that without our dreams for the future, we are without hope. Learn More
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  5. The Daughter of St. Nicholas

    The Daughter of St. Nicholas

    By Linda Daugherty.

    Product Code: D96000

    • Comedy
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults | Praise Groups
    • 3m., 3w., 1m. or 1w., 3 girls, 1 girl or boy.
    • 65 min.
    In this comedic play-within-a-play set in 20th-century provincial Russia, a colorful troupe of actors present the Russian classic fairy tale of Snergorka, the daughter of St. Nicholas who saves Christmas. Learn More
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  6. If It's Monday, This Must Be Christmas!

    If It's Monday, This Must Be Christmas!

    By Pat Cook.

    Product Code: I94000

    • Comedy
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults
    • 5m., 6w., 1 boy, 1 girl.
    • 90 min.
    In this comedic mystery, Harry Monday solves the mysteries of a department store's stolen payroll and the kidnapping of the store's Santa Claus, just in time for Christmas Eve. Learn More
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  7. The Trial of Ebenezer Scrooge

    The Trial of Ebenezer Scrooge

    By Mark Brown.

    Product Code: TG8000

    • Comedy
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults | Praise Groups
    • 6m., 2w., or 8m., 5w.
    • 120 min.
    A year after his miraculous transformation, Ebenezer Scrooge is suing Jacob Marley and the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Future. He makes the spirits an offer: work every day, not just one day a year, and he'll drop the charges. He confesses that it took extraordinary measures to change him, so he had to go to extraordinary measures to change the Spirits of Christmas. The spirit of caring and giving should be every day, not just once a year. Learn More
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  8. A Laura Ingalls Wilder Christmas

    A Laura Ingalls Wilder Christmas

    By Laurie Brooks.

    Product Code: LD5000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults
    • 2m., 5w.
    • 70 min.
    In their poorest winter ever, when the crops have been devastated by locusts and the family must deal with the death of baby Freddie, Charles Ingalls backtracks his family to Iowa, to take over the running of a hotel. A wealthy Mrs. Starr offers to adopt Laura Ingalls to ease their burden. Laura must decide whether to leave Ma, Pa, Mary and Carrie in this play about enduring family bonds. Learn More
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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
    • 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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  10. The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus

    The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus

    By Pat Cook. Based on the book by L. Frank Baum.

    Product Code: LB2000

    • Comedy
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults
    • 9m., 8w., 10 either gender, 5 children, extras.
    • 90 min.
    Have you ever wondered just where Santa Claus came from? This delightful tale answers once and for all how Santa Claus made the first toy, why he climbs down chimneys and how he learned to laugh that great "Ho, ho, ho." Learn More
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