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  1. It's a Wonderful Life Cover I51000

    It's a Wonderful Life

    Adapted for the stage by James W. Rodgers. Based on the film by Frank Capra and the story by Peter Van Doren Stern.

    Product Code: I51000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults
    • 12m., 10w., 2 boys, 2 girls (doubling possible).
    • 120 min.
    This is a faithful adaptation of the saga of George Bailey, whose dreams have been quashed by family obligation and civic duty, and whose guardian angel must descend on Christmas Eve to save him from despair and to remind him—by showing him what the world would have been like had he never been born—that his has been, after all, a wonderful life. Learn More
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    Tinker Bell

    By Patrick Flynn. Based on the works of J.M. Barrie.

    Product Code: TW3000

    • Comedy
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | Family (all ages)
    • 7 either gender. Expandable.
    • 60 min.
    When all the fairies in Neverland start dying, Tinker Bell comes to London to find a friend. There she meets a young boy named Peter Pan. When Tink takes Peter to Neverland, all sorts of wonderful and amazing things happen: flowers grow, animals appear and pirates arrive. But Tink finds she doesn’t like sharing her friend with anyone else. In this fresh and intensely theatrical adaptation, a new, twinkling light shines on all the characters you love as the story is reborn from this feisty fairy’s point of view. Learn More
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    Digging Up Dessa

    By Laura Schellhardt

    Product Code: DH2000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | Family (all ages)
    • 1m., 4w.
    • 75 min.
    Dessa is a 21st-century girl with no shortage of struggles, secrets and mysteries to solve. After a museum field trip reveals that the pioneering 19th-century paleontologist Mary Anning’s legacy has been buried by history because of her gender and lack of formal education, Dessa decides that she’s going to fight to earn her friend the credit she deserves. With help from her once-rival, Dessa sets to work unearthing the secrets hidden beneath the surface of the past and present for Mary’s history and her own future. Learn More
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  4. The Smartest Girl in the World

    The Smartest Girl in the World

    By Miriam Gonzales.

    Product Code: S2Y000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 2m., 2w.
    • 70 min.
    The children of hardworking immigrants, big brother Leo has convinced his little sis, Lizzy, that being smart is the key to helping their family escape a tough, uncertain reality. But when their parents refuse to let Leo join a local quiz team, Lizzy learns there’s something that makes life much more challenging for her family. Lizzy is determined to rescue the plan to see it through. Along the way, she and Leo discover that it takes more than being serious and “smart” to save a family and one another. Learn More
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  5. Pinkerton!!!

    Pinkerton!!!

    Adapted by Linda Daugherty. Based upon A Rose for Pinkerton, Pinkerton, Behave! and Pinkerton & Friends by Steven Kellogg.

    Product Code: PM7000

    • Comedy
    • Young Audiences | Family (all ages)
    • 3m., 5w., 14 to 30 either gender.
    • 75 min.

    After tearing up a newspaper when told to “fetch” and affectionately licking the invader when told to “get the burglar,” Pinkerton receives an “F” in obedience training. Later, as Emily prepares to make up for another one of Pinkerton’s mistakes, everyone notices the precious Pepperwill diamond is missing! And “there’s the burglar.” Pinkerton springs into action at Emily’s command to “fetch,” throwing the burglar to the ground and sitting on top of him. The day is saved as all celebrate Pinkerton!

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  6. Little Red Riding Hood: Grandmother's Tale

    Little Red Riding Hood: Grandmother's Tale

    By Max Bush.

    Product Code: LM5000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | Family (all ages)
    • 5 to 6m., 6 to 7w., 1 either gender.
    • 55 min.

    This adaptationis based on the oral tale The Grandmother’s Tale (pre 1690); Little Red Riding Hood, by Charles Perrault (1697); and Little Red Cap, by the Brothers Grimm (1812). This play incorporates elements from all three versions but is primarily based on The Grandmother’s Tale, the closest version to the oral story. It is told with a direct focus on the overall meanings of the original tale as well as with a sense of mystery, play and humor.

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  7. The Island of Dr. Libris

    The Island of Dr. Libris

    By Chris Grabenstein and Ronny Venable. Based on the book by Chris Grabenstein.

    Product Code: IF7000

    • Comedy
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 10 to 21 or more either gender.
    • 120 min.
    Billy’s spending the summer in a cabin that belongs to the mysterious Dr. Libris. But something strange is going on. Besides the security cameras everywhere, there’s Dr. Libris’ private bookcase. Whenever Billy opens the classic books inside, he can hear sounds coming from the island in the middle of the lake. It’s almost as if the stories he’s reading are coming to life! But that’s impossible … isn’t it? It’s up to Billy and his magical imagination to come up with a happy ending for everybody, including himself! Learn More
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  8. A Thai Tale

    A Thai Tale

    By Nikki Harmon.

    Product Code: TV4000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | Family (all ages)
    • 2m., 3w., 3 either gender.
    • 55 min.
    Lĕk, the egotistical first-bird-in-waiting to the queen of Thailand, has been kidnapped and is stuck in a giant banyan tree. Sumalee, third-bird-in-waiting, comes to rescue her but is caught and ends up trapped too. When Chatchom, a wanderer of the world, singer of song and shape-shifting magician supreme, arrives, he might be their best and only chance at freedom, but Lĕk refuses to listen to one who is of lesser birth than herself. In the end, Lĕk realizes that you can learn from everyone and that everyone and everything has worth and value. Learn More
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  9. The Complete History of Theatre (abridged)

    The Complete History of Theatre (abridged)

    By Matt Thompson.

    Product Code: CR5000

    • Comedy | Farce
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 2m., 1w., up to 10 either gender.
    • 85 min.
    Theatrical greats William Shakespeare, Sarah Bernhardt and Constantine Stanislavsky lead a journey through the history of theatre. Explore Greek theatre, Kabuki, mime, the gladiators of Rome and speculation on the real author of Shakespeare’s plays. Finally, the cast realizes that the playwright hasn’t written an ending, and they have to ask the audience to help! This interactive farce keeps the audience in stitches at every turn! Learn More
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  10. The Crazy Cowgirls of Pemberley Ranch

    The Crazy Cowgirls of Pemberley Ranch

    By Jon Jory. Freely adapted from Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen.

    Product Code: CR3000

    • Comedy
    • Middle School | High School | Family (all ages)
    • 6m., 9w., extras as desired.
    • 60 min.

    Pride and Prejudice gets a Wild West makeover in this tale of money, marriage and manners. All of the usual characters are here with some eccentric behaviors, diversions and interests. Mr. Bingley, who is “single as a polecat,” invites the Bennets to a ball, where the girls get to meet some fancy gents. As in the original, Mr. Bingley takes a fancy to Jane, Mr. Darcy becomes enamored with Lizzie, and Lydia falls for Lieutenant Wickham. In the end, love, not money, rules the day as three daughters end up married.

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