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  1. The Sparrow

    The Sparrow

    By Chris Mathews, Jake Minton and Nathan Allen.

    Product Code: S1L000

    • Drama
    • High School | College | Community
    • 6m., 7w., 1 either gender.
    • 100 min.
    Ten years ago, Emily, the lone survivor of a horrible school bus accident, was sent away from her tiny town. Now in her senior year, Emily must return in order to graduate from high school. She must learn to fit in with her classmates while yearning to stay out of the spotlight. Can this strange girl with even stranger telekinetic powers be the hero that her town is longing for, or will her secret destroy them all? Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $100/perf

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  2. Second Samuel

    Second Samuel

    By Pamela Parker.

    Product Code: S1F000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • High School | College | Community | Professional | TYA
    • 7m., 4w.
    • 105 min.
    The death of one sweet old lady turns the small southern town of Second Samuel upside down, leaving everybody wondering if anything would ever be normal again! Learn More
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  3. Leaving Iowa Cover LE5000

    Leaving Iowa

    By Tim Clue and Spike Manton.

    Product Code: LE5000

    • Comedy
    • High School | College | Community | Professional
    • 3m., 3w., may be expanded to 4m., 4w., 18 either gender.

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    • 105 min.
    Don, a middle-aged writer, decides to finally take his father's ashes to his childhood home. But when he discovers Grandma's house is now a grocery store, he begins traveling across Iowa in search of a proper resting place for his father. This father-and-son road trip shifts smoothly from the present to Don's memories of the annual, torturous vacations of his childhood. Learn More
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  4. The Ash Girl Cover AA2000

    The Ash Girl

    By Timberlake Wertenbaker.

    Product Code: AA2000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College | Community | Professional
    • 4m., 8w., 9 either gender, doubling possible.

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    • 120 min.
    With her mother dead and her father away, Ashgirl lives with her stepmother and stepsisters. When the invitation to the ball arrives from the prince, Ashgirl finds the strength to go with the help of her friends, some of whom come from unexpected places. When she gets home, Ashgirl realizes that in order to regain the fleeting happiness she found in the arms of the prince, she must fight the monsters who have slithered and insinuated their way into her heart and mind. She must believe in herself for others to do so. Learn More
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  5. The Sins of Sor Juana

    The Sins of Sor Juana

    By Karen Zacarías.

    Product Code: SG1000

    • Drama
    • High School | College | Community | Professional
    • 3m., 4w. (10 characters are played by 7 actors-doubling necessary to the story. May be expanded with chorus, court and nuns.)

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    • 120 min.
    Sor Juana In Learn More
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

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  6. Charlotte's Web C63000

    Charlotte's Web

    Adapted by Joseph Robinette. Based on the book by E.B. White.

    Product Code: C63000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College | Community | Professional
    • 6 actors.

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    • 50 min.

    This is a special 50-minute version of the play with a small tourable cast. The most enchanting characters are here: Wilbur, Fern, Templeton and, most of all, the extraordinary spider, Charlotte, who proves to be “a true friend and a good writer.” This is a beautiful, knowing play about friendship that will give your actors a great opportunity and your audience an evening of enchantment. 

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    $11.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $105/perf

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  7. 1984 Cover N15000

    1984

    Adapted by Robert Owens, Wilton E. Hall Jr. and William A. Miles Jr. From the novel by George Orwell.

    Product Code: N15000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College | Community
    • 14 actors.
    • 95 min.

    This authorized stage adaptation is true to the novel in which Orwell depicts with great power the horrors of man's fate in a society where Big Brother is always watching—where everything that is not prohibited is compulsory. As your cast presents the play, you will be participating in a theatrical event that is both powerful and disturbingly provocative.

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    Min. Royalty Rate: $100/perf

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  8. The Death and Life of Larry Benson

    The Death and Life of Larry Benson

    By Reginald Rose.

    Product Code: D12000

    • Drama
    • High School | College | Community | Professional
    • 5m., 8w.

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    • 75 min.
    The whole town is excited about Larry Benson's homecoming. More than that, they're astonished because Larry was reported missing in action on a distant battlefield more than three years ago. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

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