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  1. Oh Freedom! The Story of the Underground Railroad

    Oh Freedom! The Story of the Underground Railroad

    By Peter Manos.

    Product Code: OA4000

    • Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 2 to 10m., 2 to 10w., up to 10 either gender.
    • 45 min.
    This play combines stories of men and women of the Underground Railroad who were active in the fight against slavery. Famous participants like Harriet Tubman and Harriet Beecher Stowe and other lesser-known heroes are included in this tale that celebrates a time when Americans were at their courageous best, supporting one another, regardless of background, ethnicity or gender. Learn More
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  2. Cyrano de Bergerac

    Cyrano de Bergerac

    By Tonya Hays. Adapted from the play by Edmond Rostand.

    Product Code: CQ7000

    • Drama
    • High School | College and Adult
    • 5m., 5w., at least 4 gender neutral.
    • 45 min.
    Cyrano is besotted with the lovely Roxane, and yet, because of his enormous nose, he believes that he can never truly win her, so he lives with this painful secret of unrequited love. He befriends the handsome Christian and helps him woo Roxane with elegant love letters, living his love vicariously through Christian. This passionate adventure takes us on a journey through the streets of Paris, the battlefield of Arras and the peaceful convent, where this beautiful story reaches its exquisite but heart-wrenching conclusion. Learn More
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  3. Our Place

    Our Place

    By Terry Wayne Gabbard.

    Product Code: OA5000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • High School | College and Adult | Senior Adults
    • 7m., 7w.
    • 45 min.
    The unassuming location of a dock extending out onto a small lake serves as the backdrop for five different stories: Jake and Holly are interrupted on their date by Anne and Lyle; Beth has plans to spend the day with her ailing dad at their favorite fishing place; Al and his family arrive for their family canoe trip—much to his family's dismay; Cory and Liberty picnic out by the lake; and Stanley is shown some perspective by his 6-year-old sister. In a poetic epilogue, they all gather on the dock and discover the true meaning of Our Place—both comedic and tragic. Learn More
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  4. Wanda the Psychic Wombat

    Wanda the Psychic Wombat

    By Victoria Sayeg.

    Product Code: WH7000

    • Comedy
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | Family (all ages)
    • 4 to 11m., 6 to 13w., 7 either gender.
    • 45 min.
    Wanda is the last psychic wombat on Earth, and she is struggling to run her fortune-telling business. She considers selling her shop to some shady-looking businesspeople, but a mysterious wombat helps her discover that things aren't always as they seem and that, with a little help from her friends, she just may be able to change what's in the cards. Learn More
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  5. Ridiculosis by Proxy

    Ridiculosis by Proxy

    By B. Dwayne Craft.

    Product Code: RD4000

    • Comedy
    • High School | College and Adult
    • 6 to 15m., 12 to 19w., 4 to 12 either gender. Doubling encouraged.
    • 45 min.
    This play takes on society's innate fear of the unknown through vignettes that humorously illustrate the lengths to which people will go in order to avoid the latest threat to their health, whether it is real or imagined. The concept of a manufactured health crisis is the perfect vehicle to illustrate our cultural gullibility when it comes to medicine, disease and our predisposition for panic and irrational reaction when it comes to our well-being. Learn More
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  6. The Perfect Ending

    The Perfect Ending

    By B. Dwayne Craft.

    Product Code: PL8000

    • Comedy
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 9 to 11m., 12 to 16w., 2 either gender.
    • 45 min.
    Mother is well on her way to having the perfect dinner party, but one thing stands in her way—the end of the world as we know it! Join her as she juggles all types of zany, unexpected guests in an attempt to maintain a perfect house and to be the absolute perfect hostess, right up until the very last moment. Will the world come to an end, or will Mother get to have her perfect dinner party? Learn More
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  7. Black Sash

    Black Sash

    By Sarah Grammar, Emily Overmyer, Sarah Pendleton and Tonya Hays.

    Product Code: BL6000

    • Drama
    • High School | College and Adult
    • 4 to 7m., 7 to 21w.
    • 45 min.
    This play celebrates the work of the Black Sash women's organization, an independent, non-governmental human rights organization that has worked tirelessly for justice and equality in South Africa for more than 55 years. This historical drama will enlighten and empower audiences through the celebration of the organization's victories and, finally, in Nelson Mandela's release. Learn More
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  8. The Last Illusion

    The Last Illusion

    By B. Dwayne Craft.

    Product Code: LL1000

    • Drama
    • High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 10 to 11m., 13 to 14w., 1 to 2 either gender.
    • 45 min.
    Derived from the actual facts of Harry Houdini's life and told through the memories and voices of those who knew and loved him, this play is a touching portrait of the man behind the magic and is guaranteed to captivate your audience with its unique staging, intimacy and honesty. Houdini is perhaps the most well-known illusionist of the past two centuries, and the passion and beauty that are behind his fame, as well as fidelity to the reality of the man known as the world's greatest magician, are revealed during his final performance. Learn More
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  9. Voodoo Macbeth

    Voodoo Macbeth

    By Tonya Hays. Based on William Shakespeare's Macbeth.

    Product Code: V45000

    • Tragedy
    • High School | College and Adult
    • 3 to 5m., 3 to 9w., 6 to 8 either gender.
    • 45 min.
    Shakespeare's classic tragedy comes to life in a unique way. The setting is in New Orleans where Marie Laveau invites everyone to come and watch this tragic tale. The use of puppetry, voodoo dolls and gris-gris add to the surreal setting. Dead characters appearing as zombies from the voodoo tradition lend an eerie, evil ambience to the entire macabre tale. Learn More
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  10. Radium Girls

    Radium Girls

    By D.W. Gregory.

    Product Code: RD2000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • High School | College and Adult
    • 5m., 5w. May be expanded to 30 or more.
    • 40 min.
    In 1920, factory girls are exposed to the poisonous effects of Radium used in the paint for watch dials. The company hides their knowledge of the issues with Radium to continue their pursuit of profits, but the Radium Girls fight for justice. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $50/perf

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