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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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    Min. Royalty Rate: $45/perf

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  2. Polly Wants a Curtain Call

    Polly Wants a Curtain Call

    By Victoria Sayeg.

    Product Code: PM5000

    • Comedy
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | Family (all ages)
    • 2m., 6w., 14 to 23 either gender.
    • 45 min.
    One day, in the midst of a ship-looting-gone-wrong, Pauline, the Shakespeare-reciting, gluten-intolerant parrot flies away to pursue her acting career in Pollywood. When the pirates discover that she has run away, they experience an awakening and determine that it is not too late to change their scoundrel ways, which leads them directly to Aargaholics Anonymous! 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. 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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  5. Boys' Play

    Boys' Play

    By Jack Heifner.

    Product Code: B88000

    • Drama
    • High School | College and Adult
    • 2m.
    • 45 min.
    Through talk of sex, school, sports, families and the telling of ghost stories, Tom tests Joe's allegiance to him and eventually asks Joe to help him leave his current life behind. This play examines teenage friendship, sexuality and teen suicide. Learn More
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  6. Seth's Anxiety

    Seth's Anxiety

    By Jay Thornton.

    Product Code: SB9000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | Family (all ages)
    • 5m., 14w., 5 m. or w., extras (doubling possible).
    • 40 min.
    Seth finds a cure for his anxiety at a school bus stop where he meets a girl who has experienced his same fears and pains. The realization that his anxieties are shared by others sends him to his first day of middle school with a confident smile. Learn More
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  7. Tinker Autumn

    Tinker Autumn

    By Wil Denson.

    Product Code: T78000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School
    • 3m., 1w., 1 boy, 1 girl.
    • 60 min.
    In this serious play about outcast children, an unusual alliance forms between two young people as they fight the child welfare system. Learn More
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  8. Uncool

    Uncool

    By Vin Morreale Jr.

    Product Code: U24000

    • Comedy | Drama | Farce | Melodrama | Satire
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 3m., 6w., extras as desired.
    • 45 min.
    In this teen comedy, Jenny is part of the popular crowd that rules the school, while Beth is the new girl trying desperately to fit in. Together they must come to terms with what it means to be cool, what is uncool and why it is so important to simply be yourself. Issues of self-worth, mutual respect and tolerance of those who are different are explored against a backdrop of humorous teen-oriented dialogue that will leave audiences dizzy with laughter. Learn More
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  9. Surviving Lunch

    Surviving Lunch

    By KT Curran.

    Product Code: SJ5000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School
    • 3m., 3w.
    • 35 min.
    Delia, a teenage girl from New York City, moves to a small town after her father (a teacher) is killed in a school shooting. When she notices a boy repeatedly being bullied, she is determined to try to help. Learn More
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  10. Sitting With Bertie

    Sitting With Bertie

    By Ric Averill

    Product Code: SJ6000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School
    • 2m., 2w.
    • 10 min.
    Will isn't enjoying himself at summer camp this year. His parents are particularly confused when they find out he got in a fight with another boy - until he explains that he's being ostracized for defending an unpopular girl. Learn More
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