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  1. In the Tank (En El Tanque)

    In the Tank (En El Tanque)

    By Rosemary Frisino Toohey. Translation by Gustavo Ott.

    Product Code: IF8000

    • Comedy | Farce | Satire
    • Elementary School | Middle School | High School
    • 2m. or 2w., or 1m., 1w.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 25 min.
    Two lobsters find themselves in the tank of a seafood restaurant: one plays dead to avoid being chosen, and the other is philosophical, wondering what the point of living is if you are always acting dead. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $50/perf

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  2. Jackie Robinson Steals Home Cover

    Jackie Robinson Steals Home

    By Peter Manos.

    Product Code: J76000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College | Community
    • 2 to 15m., 2 to 5w.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 45 min.
    It is 1947, and the Yankees are playing the Dodgers. The newest member of the Dodgers is the first African American to play major league baseball: Jackie Robinson. While playing, Jackie recalls flashbacks from his life up until then. In the game he is attempting to steal home, but in his life he is attempting to steal the hearts of the fans, pave the way for people of color to play America’s pastime and, by extension, participate freely and equally in all aspects of American life. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $55/perf

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  3. The Princess Who Lost Her Hair

    The Princess Who Lost Her Hair

    By Jeremy Kisling. Based on the story by Tololwa Mollel.

    Product Code: PL7000

    • Drama
    • Elementary School | Middle School | High School
    • 2m., 2w., 3 either gender.

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    • 45 min.
    Princess Kalendi refuses to help a bird, who turns out to be very powerful. He brings a drought upon the earth and takes the princess' hair, a symbol of prosperity to her people, from her head. A beggar helps the princess regain her dignity and kindness as they work together to appease the bird with a selfless act that restores the kingdom and the princess' hair. Learn More
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  4. 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.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 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
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $50/perf

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  5. Radium Girls Competition RD2000

    Radium Girls

    By D.W. Gregory.

    Product Code: RD2000

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

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 40 min.
    In 1926, 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: $55/perf

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  6. 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.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 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
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $50/perf

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  7. Aunt Leaf

    Aunt Leaf

    By Barbara Wiechmann.

    Product Code: AF7000

    • Drama
    • High School | College | TYA
    • 3 actors, gender flexible. Expansion possible.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 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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  8. Selkie

    Selkie

    By Laurie Brooks.

    Product Code: SW7000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College | TYA
    • 3m., 4w.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 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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  9. Cosmic Fruit Bowl

    Cosmic Fruit Bowl

    By Rosemary Frisino Toohey.

    Product Code: CN6000

    • Comedy | Farce | Satire
    • Elementary School | Middle School | High School
    • 4 actors.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 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
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $50/perf

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  10. Feeding the Moonfish

    Feeding the Moonfish

    By Barbara Wiechmann.

    Product Code: FC6000

    • Drama
    • High School | College | Professional
    • 1m., 1w., extras.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 45 min.
    When a teenage girl hides in a young man's car and discovers he talks to the fish at the end of a dock each night, the strangers understand they are bound together through similar experiences of loneliness and tragedy. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $50/perf

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