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  1. Ghosts in the Machine (One-Act) GD9000

    Ghosts in the Machine (One-Act Version)

    By Eric Coble.

    Product Code: GD9000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult
    • 7 either gender.
    • 40 min.
    It begins after lunch on Melissa’s phone. Someone she doesn’t know is texting her looking for a drug hook-up. Soon, eight very different high-school kids are getting bizarre texts from numbers they don’t recognize—budding romances, bitter rivalries, even violent threats. What’s going on? And what if it’s not people connecting with other people via their phones … but phones trying to connect with other phones via their people? A one-act digital mystery for the mind and heart of the savvy texter. Learn More
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  2. Clever Rachel

    Clever Rachel

    By Moses Goldberg.

    Product Code: CQ9000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | Family (all ages)
    • 3m., 3w.
    • 45 min.
    Rachel has a reputation as a clever girl who can figure out answers to the most challenging riddles. But the traditional roles of men and women don't allow for women to be intellectuals. When Jacob, the smartest boy in town, challenges her to a contest of wits, somehow they both win and find something that neither had before—a friend. Learn More
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  3. The Hundred Dresses

    The Hundred Dresses

    By Ralph Covert and G. Riley Mills. Based on the book by Eleanor Estes.

    Product Code: HH1000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | Family (all ages)
    • 3 to 5m., 5w.
    • 45 min.
    Wanda, a second-grader, wears a faded blue dress every day, but she tells her classmates that she has a hundred dresses at home. Soon Wanda's classmates make a game of teasing her about her hundred dresses until she doesn't come to school one day, leaving just an empty seat. As feelings of guilt overtake the children, they decide they must find out what happened to Wanda and make amends for the way they treated her. Bullying, friendship and forgiveness are touched upon in this adaptation. Learn More
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  4. Little Scrooge

    Little Scrooge

    By Patricia Barry Rumble. Based on Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol.

    Product Code: LL4000

    • Comedy
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | Family (all ages)
    • 2 to 4m., 3 to 7w.
    • 45 min.
    In this extremely creative, kid-friendly adaptation of the Charles Dickens' classic, The Ghost of Christmas Past (a surfer dude), the Ghost of Christmas Present (a beautiful spirit with an attitude) and the Ghost of Christmas Future (an eerie figure in white) help young Eben Scrooge to discover the true meaning of Christmas. Learn More
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  5. Stuart Little

    Stuart Little

    Adapted by Joseph Robinette. Based on the book by E.B. White.

    Product Code: SG4000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | Family (all ages)
    • 5 or more actors, flexible.
    • 45 min.
    Ease of staging along with flexible casting make this version of the endearing classic perfect for small touring groups. Learn More
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  6. A Thousand Cranes

    A Thousand Cranes

    By Kathryn Schultz Miller.

    Product Code: T80000

    • Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults | Praise Groups
    • 1 to 2m., 2 to 3w., up to 2 either gender.
    • 45 min.
    This is the true story of 12-year-old Sadako, who learns that she has "radiation sickness," or leukemia—an effect of the Hiroshima bombing that happened 10 years ago. Her wish is to be healed by the gods by folding 1,000 paper cranes, but she dies before she can finish. Her friends and classmates finish folding the cranes and build a monument to honor her and all the children who were killed by the atom bomb. Learn More
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  7. Alice's Blue Gown

    Alice's Blue Gown

    By Rose Campion.

    Product Code: A97000

    • Comedy
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | Family (all ages)
    • 8w.
    • 25 min.
    Alice is to pose in a tableau called "The Alice Blue Gown." But her dress doesn't come on time, so she sends out an S O S to her friends and as the precious minutes pass, one impossible dress after another pours in on the distracted Alice. A comedy as frivolous as the missing dress! Learn More
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  8. Alien Equation

    Alien Equation

    By Annie Maccoby and Jeff Church.

    Product Code: A45000

    • Comedy
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | Family (all ages)
    • 6 boys., 6 girls, 1 adult.
    • 45 min.
    Max (a modern day Einstein, bored with school, and with his mind on the cosmos) discovers there may be more adventure in math than meets the eye! Learn More
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  9. American Beauty

    American Beauty

    By Jules Tasca.

    Product Code: A57000

    • Comedy
    • High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults
    • 4m., 3w.
    • 20 min.
    Mark is so jealous of his beautiful wife, Mona, that he wants to destroy all who give her a second look. Mona can Learn More
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  10. Bathers

    Bathers

    By James I. Schempp.

    Product Code: B74000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult
    • 3w.
    • 25 min.
    One young woman on a swimming team of three is pressuring the others to take an undetectable performance enhancing drug. Learn More
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