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  1. The Cycle

    The Cycle

    By Tiffany Kontoyiannis.

    Product Code: CQ5000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | Family (all ages)
    • 4 to 5m., 5 to 8w., 2 to 3 either gender.
    • 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
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $45/perf

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  2. Brooding and Dangerous

    Brooding and Dangerous

    By Daniel Fenton.

    Product Code: B91000

    • Comedy | Farce
    • High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults
    • 2m., 2w.
    • 45 min.
    Eccentric, outspoken Mrs. Getz wastes no time in pegging her new neighbor, Sid. And she's right. Young, ambitious Sid has been promised a new job at the local bank. Are things finally going to go right for Sid? Unfortunately, not anytime soon. Learn More
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  3. Things Can Always Be Worse!

    Things Can Always Be Worse!

    By Lois Kipnis.

    Product Code: TB5000

    • Comedy
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults
    • 30 roles for a minimum of 8 actors. may be further expanded.
    • 45 min.
    Rich with Jewish tradition, this is the story of an argumentative family living in a tiny hut who, following a Rabbi's advice, bring their animals into the hut. Learn More
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  4. Do Not Go Gentle

    Do Not Go Gentle

    By Suzan Zeder.

    Product Code: D72000

    • Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults
    • 1m., 3w., 1 boy, 1 girl.
    • 40 min.
    After her death, Lillian discovers that she cannot "move on" until the rifts between her son and granddaughter are somehow mended. When Windsor and Kelly come home to settle her affairs, they discover that the walls of her house have been painted with wild murals. As they unravel secrets of the paintings, the two make astonishing discoveries about themselves and a special relationship between Lillian and a neighborhood child. Learn More
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  5. The Barnhouse Effect

    The Barnhouse Effect

    By Pat Cook. From the short story by Kurt Vonnegut.

    Product Code: B84000

    • Comedy
    • Young Audiences | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults
    • 5m., 3w.
    • 30 min.
    "Dynamopsychism is the power of the mind," Professor Arthur Barnhouse intones. Outrageous characters and story twists abound in typical Vonnegut fashion, all set in the not-so-comfortable Fifties with its flying saucers and Atomic Age paranoia. Learn More
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  6. Just a Stage He's Going Through

    Just a Stage He's Going Through

    By Pat Cook.

    Product Code: J25000

    • Comedy
    • Middle School | High School | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults
    • 4m., 4w.
    • 30 min.
    This theatrical fantasy involves Dwight, an average guy, who wakes up in the middle of the night with a horrible feeling that he's on stage somewhere, while the rest of the characters see the world as it is, and who eventually ends up on Freud's couch. Learn More
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  7. Goodbye Marianne

    Goodbye Marianne

    By Irene Kirstein Watts.

    Product Code: G98000

    • Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 2m., 2w., 1 boy, 2 girls, or 3 minimum (1m. 2w.) with doubling.
    • 45 min.
    A true story of the author's childhood experience of hope in a time of terror. Set in Nazi Germany in the days following the Night of Broken Glass. Learn More
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  8. Living Doll

    Living Doll

    By Laura Annawyn Shamas.

    Product Code: L67000

    • Drama
    • College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 2m., 2w.
    • 35 min.
    Rose, a widow, used to run a thriving doll hospital, but now she struggles to remember her children and believes her dead husband is still alive as Alzheimer's disease takes over and her children must assume responsibility for her. Learn More
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  9. The Great Pandemonium

    The Great Pandemonium

    By Pat Cook.

    Product Code: G61000

    • Comedy
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults
    • 4m., 5w.
    • 30 min.
    The play is Shakespeare's Richard III, and the night before it opens, the cast, crew and high-school drama coach run a hilarious, problematic tech rehearsal. Mr. Nusthorp has to contend with a militant assistant director, several missing actors who were grounded for teepeeing the principal's house and a prop lady who quits every chance she gets. Its all a bit more than he can take! Learn More
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