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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. Yoo-Hoo and Hank Williams

    Yoo-Hoo and Hank Williams

    By Gregory S. Moss.

    Product Code: Y35000

    • Drama
    • College and Adult
    • 2m., 3w.
    • 90 min.
    In a reimagined version of the American South in the ’50s, the Yoo-Hoo girl is an eccentric romantic. Her neighbors, including the shy paperboy, are dreamy and eccentric too. This strange, simple life becomes more complicated when the Yoo-Hoo girl meets a seductive salesman she thinks is the man of her dreams. But he changes, revealing a darker side. When the paperboy confesses his love to the Yoo-Hoo girl, the two prepare to escape, only to be confronted by the salesman, with dark and bitter consequences. 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. 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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  9. 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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