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  1. March!

    March!

    Product Code: MS3000

    • Drama
    • High School | College | Community | Professional
    • 2w.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 10 min.
    Black journalist and activist Ida B. Wells challenges suffragist Alice Paul on her plans for the Women’s March of 1913. Learn More
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  2. The Night Witches

    The Night Witches

    By Rachel Bublitz.

    Product Code: N91000

    • Drama
    • High School | College | Community | Professional
    • 9 to 16w.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 35 min.
    Nina and Vera have just finished their training as navigators in the 588th Night Bomber Regiment known as the “Night Witches” and are moments away from their first combat mission. As they fight their nerves, the women around them use different means of bolstering their spirits. Tonight’s flight, however, is different than any night they’ve faced before. Using movement, song and lyrically styled dialogue, we follow these brave women through one fateful evening during the war. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $55/perf

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  3. 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.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 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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    Min. Royalty Rate: $50/perf

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  4. Bags

    Bags

    By Anne V. McGravie.

    Product Code: BD8000

    • Drama
    • High School | College | Professional
    • 3w.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 45 min.
    During the time of the "troubles" in Northern Ireland two women, one Catholic, one protestant, meet and almost develop a friendship. Then fear and suspicion prevail. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $50/perf

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  5. Breakfast With Willy

    Breakfast With Willy

    By Karen Schiff.

    Product Code: BC3000

    • Drama
    • College | Professional
    • 1m., 1w.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 40 min.
    A one-time victim of the Nazis who has had very few choices in life meets a woman in a grocery store who can't choose a breakfast cereal and is suffering from the modern-day affliction of too much choice in life. He leaves more hopeful and she finds a deepened life purpose. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $50/perf

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  6. Tuesdays & Sundays

    Tuesdays & Sundays

    By Daniel Arnold and Medina Hahn.

    Product Code: TG5000

    • Drama
    • High School | College | Professional
    • 1m., 1w. (or 2m., 2w.)

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    • 45 min.
    The spirits of William and Mary, a teenage couple, awaken into a void. Although they try to nourish their love amidst the confusing emotions and events of their lives, misunderstanding and fear create terrible consequences, turning William and Mary's romance into stunning tragedy. Tuesdays & Sundays was inspired by a true love story that took place in 1887 in the farming community of Margate on Prince Edward Island. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $50/perf

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  7. The Silken Dagger

    The Silken Dagger

    Adapted by Jill Pemberton from the short story by Sir Peter Ustinov.

    Product Code: SL3000

    • Drama
    • College | Professional
    • 4m.
    • 45 min.
    In this play based on Ustinov's story, the undersecretary to the interior is captured by compassionate Italians toward the end of World War II. Twenty-four hours after his arrest, he received two offers. He refuses the first offer easily but cannot refuse the second one given by a brilliant Jewish forensic orator and lawyer, but it shakes him to his soul. Sir Peter Ustinov's finely drawn characters are vividly brought to life in this dramatic adaptation of his short story. Ustinov's compassionate insight into human behavior observes emotions ranging from childish spite to soul-crushing vengeance in the struggle to cope with the aftermath of war. Learn More
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $50/perf

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  8. What'd Ya Do Today, Billy Joe?

    What'd Ya Do Today, Billy Joe?

    By Eleanor Harder.

    Product Code: W98000

    • Drama
    • High School | College | Professional
    • 3m., 2w.
    • 30 min.
    It is 1966 in a small Southern town, and Billy Joe Tyler, a nine-year-old black boy, is preparing to go to an all-white school in the morning. This story of one family's courageous struggle to overcome fear during an important time in U.S. history. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $40/perf

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  9. The Slave Dancer's Choice

    The Slave Dancer's Choice

    By Frank Higgins

    Product Code: SH6000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College | Professional | TYA
    • 3m., 2w. (plus others of either gender as desired.)

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 45 min.
    Drawn from historical sources about the Atlantic slave trade, this play follows the journey of Danny who faces a difficult choice when he is tricked into serving on a slave ship in exchange for his family's freedom. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $40/perf

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  10. Just Desserts

    Just Desserts

    By Norma Cole and Naneki Elliott.

    Product Code: J35000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College | Professional
    • 2w. (3, may be expaned to 5 w.)
    • 45 min.
    Set in a rural Kentucky home near the end of the 19th century, this poignant drama recalls the era after the Civil War when women in Kentucky took action against the injustice of English common law regarding property rights, wages, and possessions. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $40/perf

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