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  1. Stay With Me Awhile

    Stay With Me Awhile

    By Mary E. Johnson and Barbara Means Fraser.

    Product Code: S3A000

    • Drama
    • College and Adult | Senior Adults | Praise Groups
    • 2m., 6w.
    • 90 min.
    Every milestone in life has a story. But there is one milestone story we seldom tell—the story of our experience of being present for the death of a loved one. Stay With Me Awhile is a compilation of vigil stories from across cultures, religions, political views and socio-economic circumstances that were collected over a seven-year period. Each story was entirely unique, and many of the scenes described were snapshots of lifelong relationships played out as the end of life approached. Learn More
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  2. OLIVÉRio: A Brazilian Twist

    OLIVÉRio: A Brazilian Twist

    Book and lyrics by Karen Zacarías. Music by Deborah Wicks La Puma.

    Product Code: OA8000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | Family (all ages)
    • 3m., 4w.
    • 65 min.
    This joyful musical is a retelling of Oliver Twist set in modern-day Rio de Janeiro that tackles issues of poverty, inequity and injustice. Oli, an orphan girl, asks the goddess of the sea for a “little bit more” in her life. Con man Falcão and thief Zé Esquiva hope to use Oli’s sweet nature to steal from a rich widow. In the favela, Oli meets Nancí, who begins to teach Oli how to read. But when police officer Sykes gets involved, everyone has to choose between doing what is easy and what is right. Learn More
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  3. Spark

    Spark

    By Tom Arvetis.

    Product Code: S2T000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 6m., 4w., gender flexible.
    • 90 min.
    Pan is three days away from the most important exam of her life, and her friends, Jude and Farren, are counting on her. No more distractions or mistakes. Together they’re to compete in a dangerous virtual reality that pits them against a mysterious enemy and ultimately determines their rank in the community. Life in Sanctuary is too precarious not to be taken seriously. But when Pan encounters two young strangers who bring an inconceivable possibility to her community, she begins to question all she knows. Learn More
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  4. 14

    14

    By José Casas.

    Product Code: FF8000

    • Drama | Tragedy
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Senior Adults
    • 2m., 2w.
    • 120 min.

    14 was inspired by the true-life event in May 2001 in which a smuggler abandoned 30 Mexicans crossing the desert, resulting in 14 deaths from dehydration. It is a starting point for exploration to investigate the complexities of people living on the border, not giving answers but raising difficult questions. The mosaic of flawed and struggling people included emphasize the importance of investigating this topic in a way that calls not only for action and conversation but, ultimately, for a collective solution.

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  5. Terminus

    Terminus

    By Gabriel Jason Dean.

    Product Code: TV5000

    • Drama
    • College and Adult
    • 3m., 4w.
    • 100 min.
    Terminus tells the story of Eller, a progressive white matriarch, and her mixed-race grandson, Jaybo, who live together in a ramshackle house down by the railroad tracks in rural Georgia. Their unique love has seen them through, but when Eller’s mind begins to fade with dementia, her violent past in the segregated South haunts her from the very walls of the old family home. As she descends terrifyingly closer toward a horrifying truth, Jaybo’s capacity to love his grandmother is put to the test. Learn More
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  6. The Story of Opal

    The Story of Opal

    Adapted by Gale Childs Daly. From the book by Opal Whiteley.

    Product Code: S2V000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 2m., 3w.
    • 120 min.
    This play is an adaptation of Opal Whiteley’s diary. She was a little girl who lived at the turn of the 20th century in a lumber camp in Oregon. Opal’s world was exceptional, and she recorded every day, lovingly and carefully, in her own special language. Everyone who enters Opal’s world will remember it. Her life is portrayed here without sentiment—it was a hard, impoverished time in a grim environment, and yet she managed to find good in the world and engaged it with an “understanding heart.” Learn More
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  7. Holy Laughter

    Holy Laughter

    By Catherine Trieschmann.

    Product Code: HH3000

    • Comedy
    • College and Adult | Senior Adults
    • 2 to 4m., 3 to 5w.
    • 120 min.
    On her first Sunday behind the pulpit, newly appointed priest Abigail faces a motley crew of worshipers and a church facing financial and spiritual ruin. Not entirely sure what God thinks, she gives into one wild night that sends her down a tunnel of doubt and fear. It looks like the church may fall apart completely, but advent has a way of turning fiascoes into blessings, and as Christmas approaches, Abigail and her congregation manage to find joy amidst the chaos. Learn More
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  8. I Love to Eat

    I Love to Eat

    By James Still.

    Product Code: IF6000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • High School | College and Adult
    • 1m.
    • 85 min.
    Larger than life (literally and metaphorically), American culinary icon James Beard was a complex, entertaining, beloved and frustrating friend and mentor to many. Openly gay even though his primary audience was middle-America housewives, Beard always kept his phone number listed and famously took calls from anyone who needed a little cooking advice. I Love to Eat invites you to meet “the face and belly of American gastronomy” in this solo play that imagines a late night in Beard’s home. Learn More
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  9. Defamation

    Defamation

    By Todd Logan.

    Product Code: DH1000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult
    • 2m., 3w., 1 either gender.
    • 90 min.

    Defamation is a riveting courtroom drama that illuminates our common perceptions about race, religion and class. In this case, the plaintiff is Ms. Wade, a professional black woman from the South Side of Chicago. The defendant is Mr. Golden, a successful North Shore businessman who is Jewish. Following testimony from each side, the judge reveals that the audience will be the jury. Defamation challenges our preconceived notions about race, class, religion and even the law.

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  10. 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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