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  1. Black Sash

    Black Sash

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

    Product Code: BL6000

    • Drama
    • High School | College
    • 4 to 7m., 7 to 21w.

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    • 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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  2. The Last Illusion

    The Last Illusion

    By B. Dwayne Craft.

    Product Code: LL1000

    • Drama
    • High School | College
    • 10 to 11m., 13 to 14w., 1 to 2 either gender.

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    • 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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  3. Voodoo Macbeth

    Voodoo Macbeth

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

    Product Code: V45000

    • Tragedy
    • High School | College
    • 3 to 5m., 3 to 9w., 6 to 8 either gender.

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    • 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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  4. Radium Girls

    Radium Girls

    By D.W. Gregory.

    Product Code: RD2000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • High School | College
    • 5m., 5w. May be expanded to 30 or more.

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    • 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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  5. Why Mosquitoes Buzz

    Why Mosquitoes Buzz

    By Jeremy Kisling. Adapted from the folktale.

    Product Code: WH3000

    • Comedy
    • Middle School
    • 1 to 3m., 1 to 4w., 2 to 4 either gender.

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    • 45 min.
    Mosquito sets off a chain reaction of panic in the rain forest that ends with Rooster forgetting to wake the sun. The great god strips Mosquito of her voice and only allows her to buzz until she receives forgiveness from all living creatures. To this day, almost all earthly creatures find her buzzing annoying and try to eradicate the pesky mosquito. Learn More
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  6. Anansi the Spider: A Trickster's Courtship

    Anansi the Spider: A Trickster's Courtship

    By Jeremy Kisling. From the folktale.

    Product Code: AL1000

    • Comedy
    • Middle School | High School
    • 1 to 3m., 2 to 3w., 1 either gender.

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    • 45 min.
    The trickster Anansi meets Aso, the god of the sky's daughter. He is smitten and must marry her, but to do so he has to prove himself on a quest. With the help of the audience, Anansi accomplishes his task but lies about how he does so, taking all the credit. Through his quests, Anansi finds humility and the path to acceptance and love. Learn More
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  7. The Cycle

    The Cycle

    By Tiffany Kontoyiannis.

    Product Code: CQ5000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Elementary School | Middle School | High School
    • 4 to 5m., 5 to 8w., 2 to 3 either gender.
    • 45 min.
    By bringing the bully, the bystander and the victim to the stage, The Cycle dramatizes the negative effects and harms of bullying. We meet several relatable characters including a victim who has chosen to overcome her painful experience with bullying by focusing on her schoolwork; however, we also see how she could have negatively chosen to deal with it. This award-winning play sparks discussion by creating characters in whom anyone can see themselves. Learn More
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  8. Antigone

    Antigone

    Adapted by Bonnie Roberts. Based on the play by Sophocles.

    Product Code: AK7000

    • Drama | Tragedy
    • Middle School | High School | College | Professional
    • 8m., 8w.

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    • 45 min.

    A civil war has ended. Will there be peace or new rebellion? Each chorus member argues the side of one of the characters, hoping to bring peace to the war-torn land. Each individual faces the choice: should I do what I feel is right or stay silent and safe? This adaptation can be set anywhere there is civil strife—ancient Greece, modern America, a medieval castle, the inner city, the future, any time and place that speaks to you.

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  9. Hotline

    Hotline

    By Cheryl Navo.

    Product Code: HG3000

    • Comedy
    • High School | College
    • 1m., 1w., 1 either gender.

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    • 30 min.
    Operator 72 is training to be a counselor for the Socially Inappropriate Language Therapy Hotline where clients call and swear at the operators to release tension so they can calm down and solve their problems. When he speaks with a client that is incapable of swearing, he tries everything he can think of to help her. She eventually finds her own solution while Operator 72 learns that swearing might not be the cure-all the hotline touts. Although the play is focused on foul language as therapy, not a single swear word appears in the entire play, making it suitable for a variety of audiences. Learn More
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  10. Carrying On

    Carrying On

    By Harry Michael Bagdasian.

    Product Code: CP9000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • High School | College
    • 3m., 3w.
    • 45 min.
    Davey may be a little "slow," but he's a genius with automobiles. Frustrated with people's misperception of him, he wants to leave this small town auto repair shop and move to the city. However, he finds that his boss has sold the repair shop and taken all of the money in Davey's "payroll savings plan." Who would have thought that Davey's savior would be a cosmetics saleswoman with a broken-down VW Beetle? Learn More
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