Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult
3m., 2w., plus 4 ensemble. (The number of actors in the ensemble may be increased or reduced.)
This competition version is based on the true story of a boy, who was born with congenital hemophilia and died at the age of 8 of AIDS-related complications. A uniquely gifted visual artist, Benjamin's buoyant imagination transformed his physical and emotional pain into a blaze of colors and shapes in his fanciful drawings and paintings. Benjamin's remarkable voyage continues to touch audiences around the world. Learn More
Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
13 to 15 either gender.
As the ticking clock reminds you, only 60 minutes remain to complete this oh-so-important predictor of your future. But you didn't get the review sheets, the teacher doesn't like you and your classmates are blatantly cheating. Time passes and the voices in your head remind you that though you are having trouble with the test, your personal life is far, far worse. Then you reach the essay question. The good news—it's an opinion essay. The bad news—it's in Chinese. And things aren't going to get better! Learn More
"Outwit the Hairy Man three times and he won't scare you ever again," says Mammy. Wiley sets out for the woods, prepared to confront the Hairy Man; he looks fear in the face and outwits it. The adventures are presented in lyric poetry and mime. Learn More
Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | Family (all ages)
On an impulse, a young girl makes up a story, and the complications that result from it are extremely funny. Suddenly needing an excuse, the girl fumbles for a moment and then blurts out that there has been a death in the family. Actually, the only thing wrong in this family is that the cat is missing. In any case, people start coming over to express their concern and sympathy. The parents think they're referring to the missing cat and the hilarious complications just continue to multiply! Learn More
Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults
1m., 3w., 1 boy, 1 girl.
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