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  1. Tinker Bell Cover TW3000

    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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  3. Ever in the Glades Cover E95000

    Ever in the Glades

    By Laura Schellhardt

    Product Code: E95000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 5 to 8m., 2 to 5w.
    • 75 min.
    On an isolated island deep in the heart of the Everglades, five teenagers struggle to survive in a land where the adults are as dangerous as the gators. When one of the kids returns from juvenile detention to help the rest escape to the mainland, it seems their prayers have been answered. There’s only one problem: they need a boat, and they need it before the adults catch wind of their plan and end it—or end them. 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. 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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  7. When She Had Wings

    When She Had Wings

    By Suzan Zeder.

    Product Code: WJ1000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 2m., 2w., 1 either gender.
    • 60 min.
    A story told in sound, movement and words about 9-year-old B, who is about to turn 10 and isn't happy about it! B knows, really knows, that before she could walk, she could fly, and is desperate to remember how. When a mysterious stranger that speaks in strange squawks appears, B wonders if this creature is a bird, a woman escaped from senior care unit or possibly Amelia Earhart ? Together they help each other remember how to fly … literally and metaphorically. Learn More
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  8. The Tallest Tale Ever Told

    The Tallest Tale Ever Told

    By Vivian Snipes.

    Product Code: TU3000

    • Comedy
    • Young Audiences | Family (all ages)
    • Cast: 2 to 10m., 2 to 4w., up to 16 either gender. Puppetry opportunities for expanding cast.
    • 60 min.
    Sally Ann Thunder Ann Whirlwind's journey of discovery transports you to a simpler, earlier time of possibility and promise when amazing men and women accomplished astounding adventures! This highly theatrical tall tale is a narrative based in fact that includes embellishment, enhancement, enlargement and aggrandizement! So let the thunder roll, lightning strike and the rain storm as Davy Crockett bursts to life saving the world from imminent destruction. Learn More
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  9. Cry Wolf!

    Cry Wolf!

    By Catherine Bush.

    Product Code: CQ2000

    • Comedy
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | Family (all ages)
    • 4m., 5w., 4 to 8 either gender.
    • 60 min.
    After 50 years, the wolves have returned to the forest and are in search of sheep—the wolves' favorite food! Join a cast of characters that includes a boy named Peter, Little Red Riding Hood, the Three Little Pigs and a rebel sheep named Snowflake as they try to outwit that biggest villain of them all, the Big Bad Wolf, in this zany mash-up of bedtime favorites. Learn More
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  10. The Dancing Princesses or The Worn-Out Dancing Shoes

    The Dancing Princesses or The Worn-Out Dancing Shoes

    Adapted by Max Bush from a story by the Brothers Grimm.

    Product Code: DF4000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 6 to 12m., 8 to 16w., 3 to 6 either gender.
    • 65 min.
    Here is a magical tale of dance and romance. A mystery threatens the security of the kingdom: where do the princesses escape to every night, and why are their dancing shoes worn out each morning? The king desperately tries to solve the mystery by proclaiming that any man who can solve it will marry the daughter of his choice and become the future king. Learn More
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