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  1. The Firecracker Incident

    The Firecracker Incident

    By Don Zolidis.

    Product Code: FE9000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Middle School | High School | Family (all ages)
    • 4 to 10m., 5 to 10w., up to 10 either gender.
    • 40 min.
    Fourteen-year-old Joe's parents are pretty tough. First, they moved his bedroom into his little sister's closet. Then they took away his door. And then, after he just "happened" to tie one of her Barbie dolls to black cat firecrackers and exploded them in the backyard, they grounded him for the entire summer. But when his only friend breaks him out in the middle of the night, he embarks on the adventure of a lifetime, which may mean the difference between life and death. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $50/perf

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  2. The New Margo

    The New Margo

    By Stephen Gregg.

    Product Code: N84000

    • Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 5w.
    • 30 min.
    After her friend disappears days before their freshman year of college and an imposter shows up claiming to be her, Delta tries to convince their friends of the switch. She knows that something terrible has happened to the real Margo, and she desperately needs to outsmart the new Margo in order to keep the same thing from happening to her. Learn More
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  3. The Excuser

    The Excuser

    By Werner Trieschmann.

    Product Code: E62000

    • Comedy | Drama | Satire
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 15 to 20 roles, either gender.
    • 40 min.
    This play is about a reality show led by billionaire (millionaire?) Clump, who has good hair, and in which a mixed bag of contestants compete in a storage room--no, boardroom-- and are sent home with the trademark, "That's no excuse!" Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $45/perf

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  4. Interrupting Vanessa

    Interrupting Vanessa

    By Colleen Neuman.

    Product Code: ID4000

    • Drama
    • Young Audiences | Family (all ages)
    • 2m., 2w.
    • 45 min.
    Vanessa lives with her mother, who seems too busy to listen to her and calls Vanessa's beloved collection of stuff a "pile of junk." Vanessa uses her stuff to create inventions and to make up stories. Learn More
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  5. Aunt Leaf

    Aunt Leaf

    By Barbara Wiechmann.

    Product Code: AF7000

    • Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults
    • 3 actors, gender flexible. Expansion possible.
    • 40 min.
    It is 1910. An 11-year-old girl is sent into the woods by her widowed great-aunt to look for the ghost of her dead husband. The girl brings back made up stories to cheer up the old woman and soon comes to believe her own stories are true. The shared adventure, both dangerous and hopeful, serves as a dual passage for the child into adolescence and the old woman into a more peaceful death. Learn More
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  6. Selkie

    Selkie

    By Laurie Brooks.

    Product Code: SW7000

    • Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 3m., 4w.
    • 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
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  7. Cosmic Fruit Bowl

    Cosmic Fruit Bowl

    By Rosemary Frisino Toohey.

    Product Code: CN6000

    • Comedy | Farce | Satire
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | Family (all ages)
    • 4 actors.
    • 15 min.
    Think living in a fishbowl is tough? Try a fruit bowl. All the regulars are there: the self-centered star, the guy hiding a secret and the budding philosopher. Learn More
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  8. Cucarachas

    Cucarachas

    By Rosemary Frisino Toohey.

    Product Code: CN5000

    • Comedy | Farce | Satire
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | Family (all ages)
    • 2m., 3 either gender.
    • 20 min.
    A trio of cockroaches in a research lab live a life of ease and are joined by a cockroach bred aboard a spaceship, who encourages them to be independent and ignore the rules. He's independent, he moves differently, he even thinks! If the other roaches change their pattern, will it be the dawn of a new day? Or will it mean curtains for cucarachas? Learn More
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