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  1. 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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    Min. Royalty Rate: $100/perf

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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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
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  5. Do Not Go Gentle

    Do Not Go Gentle

    By Suzan Zeder.

    Product Code: D72000

    • Drama
    • High School | College | Professional | TYA
    • 1m., 3w., 1 boy, 1 girl.

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    • 40 min.
    After her death, Lillian discovers that she cannot "move on" until the rifts between her son and granddaughter are somehow mended. When Windsor and Kelly come home to settle her affairs, they discover that the walls of her house have been painted with wild murals. As they unravel secrets of the paintings, the two make astonishing discoveries about themselves and a special relationship between Lillian and a neighborhood child. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $50/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. 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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