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  1. Qualities of Starlight

    Qualities of Starlight

    By Gabriel Jason Dean.

    Product Code: QHD000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • College and Adult | Senior Adults
    • 2m., 2w.
    • 130 min.
    Theo Turner’s universe explodes when he and his wife travel to the Appalachian South to visit his parents with news of an impending adoption, only to discover that his aging parents are now meth addicts. This award-winning twisted comedy is about the expansion of the universe and the contraction of a troubled family. Learn More
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  2. Luna Gale

    Luna Gale

    By Rebecca Gilman.

    Product Code: LK9000

    • Drama
    • High School | College and Adult
    • 3m., 4w.
    • 110 min.

    In this heartbreaking and unforgettable tale of love and betrayal, a veteran social worker thinks she has a typical case on her hands when she meets two teenage drug addicts accused of neglecting their baby. But when she places their infant daughter in the care of Karlie's mother, Caroline sparks a family conflict that exposes a shadowy, secretive past—and forces her to make a risky decision with potentially disastrous consequences.

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  3. Vincent

    Vincent

    By Leonard Nimoy. Based on the play Van Gogh by Phillip Stephens.

    Product Code: V17000

    • Drama | Tragedy
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults
    • 1m.
    • 70 min.

    Van Gogh's life is narrated through his letters to his brother and through his brother's memories. The excitement and color of Van Gogh's life and art enhance this production through the projection of images that are easily handled and carefully cued to add impact to the words. The total effect is dazzling, yet this remains an especially easy show to present, provided you have a capable actor for the single role.

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    Treehouse

    By Joe Musso.

    Product Code: TV6000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • High School | College and Adult | Senior Adults
    • 3m., 3w.
    • 85 min.
    Johnny could be a typical 17-year-old boy, hanging out in his treehouse and dreaming of talking to the beautiful Alana, were it not for his insistence that he has the mind of a 53-year-old. As Johnny persists in his claim that he’s an old man in a teenager’s body and conversations in the treehouse become increasingly peppered by the words of the Bard, Johnny grapples simultaneously with adolescence, love and the mind’s ability to heal from great loss. Learn More
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    Aubrey

    By Joe Musso.

    Product Code: AM6000

    • Drama
    • College and Adult
    • 1m., 1w.
    • 90 min.
    Haunted by her role in her lover’s drug overdose death, Aubrey Gagnier, a heroin addict, seeks out Ivan Stillman, a gravedigger and coffin maker. Aubrey believes Ivan can speak with the dead, which he denies. Regardless of his denial, Aubrey implores Ivan to speak with her deceased lover. After Aubrey’s addiction creates chaos in Ivan’s orderly world, Ivan reveals his tragic past. They soon become each other’s best hope not just to survive, but to live. Learn More
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  6. Dead and Buried

    Dead and Buried

    By James McLindon.

    Product Code: DG9000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • High School | College and Adult
    • 1m., 2w.
    • 90 min.
    Perdue gets a job at the local graveyard, claiming to live with her aunt while searching for her missing mother. But her story begins to fall apart. She is actually living in the homeless shelter; her mother died shortly before she arrived and is buried in the cemetery. Perdue confides that she doesn’t remember her mother’s face and hopes that a photo will prove that she is the woman in Perdue’s oldest memory. But there are no photos, and Perdue must decide how far she’ll go to learn the truth about her mother. Learn More
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  7. Reunion

    Reunion

    By Gregory S. Moss.

    Product Code: RD6000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • College and Adult
    • 3m.
    • 110 min.
    Twenty-five years ago, Mitch, Peter and Max were best friends. After a harrowing graduation night, they grew up and grew apart. But tonight is their 25th high-school reunion, and the gang is back together to celebrate and recreate the wildness of their teenage years with a night of exhilarating intoxication and risky behavior. A darkly comic drama, Reunion explores the risks and pleasures of revisiting the past, examines the precariousness of male identity and reveals the fraught and dangerous aspects of male bonding. Learn More
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  8. 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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  9. ALL of US

    ALL of US

    By Laurie Brooks.

    Product Code: AF2000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 5m., 5w., 1 either gender. May be expanded.
    • 60 min.
    Designed to be performed by and for high-school students, All of Us raises awareness of the discrimination, hatred and violence GLBT students face in their schools and communities. From cities, small towns, suburbs and rural areas, an ensemble of gay teens reveal their stories and the heartbreaking consequences of being marked as different. These stories navigate the treacherous world of being gay in high school—growing up and coming out—coping with love, hate, violence and hope—as they reveal the inner lives of LGBT teenagers and ask "all of us" to stand up for their rights. Learn More
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  10. hard 2 spel dad

    hard 2 spel dad

    By Linda Daugherty and Mary Rohde Scudday.

    Product Code: HA8000

    • Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Praise Groups
    • 3m., 5w.
    • 60 min.
    Hope triumphs in this story about the loss of self-esteem, isolation and risky behaviors that too often accompany learning differences. Learn More
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