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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. Selkie

    Selkie

    By Laurie Brooks.

    Product Code: SW7000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College | TYA
    • 3m., 4w.

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    • 45 min.
    In Scotland, selkies transform into lasses on Midsummer's Eve and dance on the beach. This play chronicles the story of a 16-year-old who discovers a pelt that unlocks the mystery foretold. Learn More
    $8.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $45/perf

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  3. Don't Fear the Reaper

    Don't Fear the Reaper

    By Eddie Zipperer.

    Product Code: D98000

    • Comedy
    • High School | College
    • 4 to 7m., 3w., 3 either gender (2 nonspeaking roles).
    • 45 min.
    The Grim Reaper meets with God and learns that—due to certain people ending up in the wrong afterlife—it is time to turn over his scythe to the new Reaper, Jeremy (formerly the grim reaper of insects). Insisting that people should be able to die with a little compassion and sympathy, the Reaper steals the scythe and goes rogue. Cornered by God, Satan, Jeremy and his wife, the Reaper is forced to decide whether he should go quietly or take the world down with him. Learn More
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    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. 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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  6. The Girl Who Was Asked to Turn Blue

    The Girl Who Was Asked to Turn Blue

    By Ev Miller.

    Product Code: G47000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College
    • large, flexible.

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    • 35 min.
    Tracey Logan, a girl of 16, finds herself unexpectedly in a world where everyone is blue. Tracey learns that they evolved through a period of time that was similar to our society. She is told that she, too, must turn blue in order to fit into this blue society. She must decide whether to maintain her individuality and become an outcast or to turn blue and become accepted by the others. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $50/perf

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