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  1. The Bluest Eye

    The Bluest Eye

    Adapted by Lydia R. Diamond from the novel by Toni Morrison.

    Product Code: BC4000

    • Drama
    • College and Adult
    • 2 to 3m., 6 to 10w.
    • 90 min.
    In this story about the tragic life of a young black girl in 1940s Ohio, 11-year-old Pecola Breedlove wants nothing more than to be loved by her family and schoolmates. Instead, she faces constant ridicule and abuse. She blames her dark skin and prays for blue eyes, sure that love will follow. This powerful adaptation explores the crippling toll that a legacy of racism has taken on a community, a family and an innocent girl. Learn More
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  2. Mockingbird Cover MR5000

    Mockingbird

    Adapted by Julie Jensen. From the National Book Award-winning novel by Kathryn Erskine.

    Product Code: MR5000

    • Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 3m., 3w., 3 or more either gender.
    • 85 min.
    Caitlin is an 11-year-old girl on the autism spectrum. After a mass shooting takes her brother away, she is alone with her grieving father and a cacophony of children at school. She struggles to understand empathy, what facial expressions mean and why a drawing might have more than one color. We see the world from Caitlin’s point of view. We struggle as she does but also take comfort in the times when she finds a friend, draws a multicolored mockingbird and can finally cry for her brother. Learn More
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  3. Ghosts in the Machine GD8000

    Ghosts in the Machine

    By Eric Coble.

    Product Code: GD8000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult
    • 8 either gender.
    • 70 min.
    It begins after lunch on Melissa’s phone. Someone she doesn’t know is texting her looking for a drug hook-up. Soon, eight very different high-school kids are getting bizarre texts from numbers they don’t recognize—budding romances, bitter rivalries, even violent threats. What’s going on? And what if it’s not people connecting with other people via their phones … but phones trying to connect with other phones via their people? A digital mystery for the mind and heart of the savvy texter. Learn More
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  4. The May Queen

    The May Queen

    By Molly Smith Metzler.

    Product Code: MR1000

    • Comedy
    • High School | College and Adult
    • 2m., 3w.
    • 90 min.
    For Jen Nash, being crowned the May Queen of Kingston High School was traumatizing, and she left her hometown shortly thereafter. When she returns under mysterious circumstances 15 years later, Jen takes a temp job at a discount insurance company, and gossip spreads. In this fun, dark and surprising office comedy, Jen fights to be released from the prison of her small town’s expectations, abdicate the throne and disclose once and for all who she really is. Learn More
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  5. Salvation Road

    Salvation Road

    By D.W. Gregory.

    Product Code: S2Q000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult
    • 4 to 6m., 11w., 1 either gender.
    • 90 min.
    Denise was always an independent thinker with a passionate social conscience, while her younger brother, Cliff, is just the opposite. But when Denise leaves for college, she becomes obsessed with a charismatic church and its founder. Concerns intensify when Denise declares her family is a “toxic” influence—and disappears. One day, Cliff’s best friend, Duffy, spots Denise and is convinced that she’s in trouble and needs help, propelling them onto a road trip into the heart of a deepening mystery. Learn More
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  6. The Drama Department

    The Drama Department

    By James Hindman.

    Product Code: DG1000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult
    • 4m., 3w.
    • 95 min.
    Rob, head of the drama department, is determined to win best musical. When Mr. Barnes, president of the school board, finds out newcomer David has been cast as the lead instead of his son, he bullies Stuart, the new principal, into recasting. Stuart is forced to use dubious means, and rumors spread online about David and Rob. Based on a true story, this play serves as a reminder of how gossip and social media can irrevocably change our lives. Learn More
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  7. When January Feels Like Summer

    When January Feels Like Summer

    By Cori Thomas.

    Product Code: WJ7000

    • Comedy | Drama | Satire
    • High School | College and Adult
    • 3m., 1w., 1 pre-op transgender (m. to w.) who can be played by either gender (prefer transgender).
    • 120 min.
    Three African-American men, a transgender woman and her sister stumble toward the possibilities of being seen, being heard and being loved. One unusually warm January day, their stories of outreach and awareness intertwine at a convenience store in Harlem. By the end of the play, these five characters are living proof that everyone deserves love. Learn More
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  8. The Beautiful Dark

    The Beautiful Dark

    By Erik Gernand.

    Product Code: BL8000

    • Drama
    • College and Adult | Senior Adults
    • 4m., 2w.
    • 90 min.
    Nancy's life is turned upside down when she learns her 18-year-old son didn't fail out of college, but was kicked out for writing a graphic play about an on-campus killing spree, carried out by a young man who sounds eerily like her son. As the evidence mounts against Jacob, Nancy is forced to confront her darkest fear: Is her son capable of the unthinkable? And can she stop him before it's too late? Learn More
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  9. Most Likely To: The Senior Superlative Monologues

    Most Likely To: The Senior Superlative Monologues

    By Michael Tester.

    Product Code: MP4000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 24+, extras and doubling as desired. May be performed by as few as 6 actors.
    • 90 min.
    Inspired by students at a New York high school for the arts, this title pits the "Geeks" against the "Goths," "Drama Queens" and "Jocks" in a senior superlative showdown for Best All Around! These pieces can be used as stand-alone audition material, while an appendix of ensemble and two-person scenes transforms this monologue cycle into a full-length play. Learn More
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  10. Great Expectations

    Great Expectations

    Adapted by Gale Childs Daly from the book by Charles Dickens.

    Product Code: GC7000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults
    • 4m., 2w.
    • 120 min.
    In this adaptation, an orphan boy named Pip has a life-changing encounter when he helps an escaped convict. From this one act of kindness, he starts on a journey to manhood that is full of twists and turns. When Pip inherits a large sum of money, all of his expectations seem to come true, but in a mysterious and disturbing way. Ultimately, Pip learns some important lessons about love, forgiveness and redemption. Learn More
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