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  1. King Zoom

    King Zoom

    Product Code: K46000

    • 2m., 2w., 1 either gender.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 15 min.
    Don King is dying, he convenes a family Zoom meeting to divvy out his fortune. Learn More
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  2. Late Night Prayer

    Late Night Prayer

    Product Code: LM8000

    • 1m., 1w.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 10 min.
    While experiencing anxiety over her future, an undocumented student actor reaches out to her fellow actor to seek guidance and solace. Learn More
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  3. Les Mots Justes, or Hold Your Tongue

    Les Mots Justes, or Hold Your Tongue

    Product Code: LN1000

    • 3 either gender.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 10 min.
    Three characters in search of a way—a word—to cut the distance. Playful yet painful vignette. Learn More
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  4. LOL OL

    LOL OL

    Product Code: LM9000

    • 1w., 2 to 6 either gender.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 15 min.
    As owner of the Laugh Out Loud yoga studio, Laughter Yoga instructor Dot Darcy can make anyone laugh. But when the coronavirus requires her to take LOL online, a class of heartsick singles teaches her some experiences can’t be recreated on Zoom. Learn More
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  5. Mom's Kids

    Mom's Kids

    By James Still.

    Product Code: MR8000

    • 2m., 2w.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 10 min.
    There has been a lot of conversation about being at our best while sheltering in place—and then there are Mom’s kids … Learn More
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  6. Pandemic Therapy

    Pandemic Therapy

    Product Code: PN4000

    • 1m., 2w.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 15 min.
    A young married couple struggles to adjust to their new pandemic living situation while their therapist wrestles with her own problems. Learn More
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  7. Pick Me Up

    Pick Me Up

    Product Code: PN3000

    • 1 either gender.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 10 min.
    When called on to make a special Italian dessert, a chef in a senior living residence discovers an emotional connection to a difficult resident. Learn More
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  8. Quietus

    Quietus

    Product Code: QKC000

    • 1 either gender.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 5 min.
    “I” has been feeling queasy lately. Learn More
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  9. Rosebud

    Rosebud

    Product Code: RE4000

    • 1m., 1w., 1 either gender.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 10 min.
    When one couple’s relationship goes online due to COVID, the romantic bloom is off the Rosebud, so to speak—all because of a strange obsession with Orson Welles’ film Citizen Kane. Learn More
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  10. Safety Net

    Safety Net

    Product Code: S4N000

    • 2w.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 10 min.
    An essential worker tries for government assistance but soon realizes how nonessential she really is. This piece is written as a monologue but can be performed with two people. The intake worker, Mag, can be played by a second actress of any race. Learn More
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