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  1. That Day in Tucson

    That Day in Tucson

    By Guillermo Reyes.

    Product Code: TV8000

    • Drama
    • High School | College | Community | Professional
    • 3m., 3w.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 90 min.
    A shooting rampage in Tucson, Ariz., creates international headlines as Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords becomes one of the victims. Intern Daniel Hernandez Jr. rushes to Giffords’ rescue and is credited with helping save her life. This is the story of an unexpected hero who is thrown unintentionally into the limelight and what led to that crucial day in Tucson in which everything changed for Daniel and for the national political landscape surrounding the gun debate and gun violence. Learn More
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  2. 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
    • Middle School | High School | College | Community | Professional | TYA
    • 7 to 13m., 5 to 12w., up to 13 extras

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    • 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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  3. The Many Disguises of Robin Hood

    The Many Disguises of Robin Hood

    By Brian Guehring.

    Product Code: MQ3000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Elementary School | Middle School | High School | College | Community
    • 2 to 6m., 6 to 9w., 5 or more either gender.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 60 min.
    In merry ol' England, the townspeople are overtaxed and overwhelmed. Luckily, the mysterious outlaw Robin Hood is giving them hope by stealing from the rich and giving to the poor. With many clever disguises, Robin continually tricks the greedy sheriff of Nottingham, his nasty daughter and the evil prince. When a young girl joins Robin's band of outlaws, she discovers Robin Hood is actually a woman. Learn More
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  4. Afflicted: Daughters of Salem

    Afflicted: Daughters of Salem

    By Laurie Brooks.

    Product Code: AK9000

    • Drama
    • High School | College | Community | Professional | TYA
    • 6w.

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    • 75 min.
    This title tells the story of five Salem girls and the events that led up to the infamous Salem witch trials. This origin story examines how these teenage girls became accusers and caused 20 people to be put to death for witching. An interactive forum that explores the accusers and their community is built into the play, encouraging reflection and is ideal for complimenting classroom work. Learn More
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  5. The Watsons Go to Birmingham—1963

    The Watsons Go to Birmingham—1963

    Adapted by Reginald André Jackson. From the book by Christopher Paul Curtis.

    Product Code: WB2000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College | Community | Professional
    • 7m., 3w., 1 either gender (some doubling).

      No Livestream Rights Available

    • 90 min.

    After living in Flint, Michigan, the Watson family decides that their oldest son needs to live down south with his grandmother to straighten up his act. The family heads south—toward a horrific moment in American history: the bombing of the Sixteenth Avenue Baptist Church during which four young black girls are killed.

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  6. Triangle

    Triangle

    By Laurie Brooks.

    Product Code: TK6000

    • Drama
    • High School | College | Community
    • 4w., plus an ensemble of at least 4m., 4w. (may be expanded).

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 75 min.
    Set against the backdrop of the historic Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire of 1911, this stylistically thrilling play explores the immigrant experience then and now through the tragedy of the "fire that changed America." Sophie, a 16-year-old seamstress who died in the fire, haunts Malena, a modern Hispanic girl who is in conflict with her sister, Isabel. In this tale of regret, responsibility and forgiveness, Sophie finds peace while helping Malena see her sister in a new light. Learn More
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  7. Hamlet or Does Father Reeeeeeally Know Best?

    Hamlet or Does Father Reeeeeeally Know Best?

    By Nancy Linehan Charles. Based on the play by William Shakespeare.

    Product Code: H94000

    • Comedy | Drama | Satire
    • Middle School | High School | Community | TYA
    • 2m., 2w., 11 either gender.

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    • 60 min.
    William Shakespeare believed strongly in the fact that there will always be consequences when you make the wrong move. Hamlet listens to a ghost, who makes all of the decisions, and everyone ends up dead. Learn More
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  8. Smoldering Fires

    Smoldering Fires

    By Kermit Frazier.

    Product Code: SP5000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College | Community | Professional | TYA
    • 12m., 6w., doubling possible.

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    • 70 min.
    Two 12-year-old black boys who seem unlikely friends share a dream of cleaning up their violent, drug-infested urban neighborhood. Learn More
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  9. House of the Seven Gables

    House of the Seven Gables

    By Vin Morreale Jr. Adapted from the classic novel by Nathaniel Hawthorne.

    Product Code: H84000

    • Comedy | Drama | Melodrama | Tragedy
    • Middle School | High School | College | Community
    • 8m., 6w. (plus extras who may be doublecast.)

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 90 min.
    The cruel and cunning Colonel Pyncheon brings a curse down on his entire family. More than a century later, a young woman arrives to find the last of the family, and the mysterious House of the Seven Gables, beset by dark secrets and untimely deaths. Learn More
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  10. And Then They Came for Me: Remembering the World of Anne Frank

    And Then They Came for Me: Remembering the World of Anne Frank

    By James Still.

    Product Code: A84000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College | Community | Professional
    • 5m., 4w. (2m., 2w. with doubling.)

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 70 min.
    This multimedia play is a unique theatrical experience that combines videotaped interviews with Holocaust survivors Ed Silverberg and Eva Schloss with live actors recreating scenes from their lives during World War II. Ed was Anne Frank's first boyfriend and Eva lived in the same apartment building as Anne. On Eva's 15th birthday, her family was arrested by the Nazis and sent to concentration camps. Eva and her mother survived, and after the war her mother married Otto Frank (Anne's father). Learn More
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