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  1. A Long Trip Cover LM7000

    A Long Trip

    By Dan McGeehan.

    Product Code: LM7000

    • Drama
    • High School | College
    • 2m., 2w.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 15 min.
    This highly sought-after one act features an elderly couple who have lived a long and happy life together. Now, however, the woman is slowly slipping away as dementia runs its course. In an attempt to reawaken the bond they have held for so many years, the man tells her of the moment they fell in love. It is so vivid that she can see it play out before her eyes: a younger version of the man and woman meeting, falling in love and sharing a first kiss. One final, happy memory for her to take with her on her last long trip. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $55/perf

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  2. Off Road - OA9000

    Off Road

    By Julianna Gross.

    Product Code: OA9000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Middle School | High School
    • 2 to 3m., 2w.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 45 min.
    When their car breaks down, high schoolers Mel and Oliver are stuck on the side of the road, forced to make small talk over cupcakes, road trips and Charlotte—Mel’s best friend, and Oliver’s girlfriend. Amid flashbacks of awkward dates and unfinished moments, and surrounded by pressures from school and the inevitable question of Charlotte, Mel and Oliver find themselves outside it all. After all, how can you know what’s right when you don’t know what could have been? Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $55/perf

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  3. Steering Into the Skid

    Steering Into the Skid

    Product Code: S4W000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Community
    • 1m., 1w.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 25 min.
    In 12 short scenes from New Year’s Day to New Year’s Eve, Amanda and Tim, both in their 60s, face the changes wrought by advancing age and the gradual realization of Tim’s advancing dementia, forcing each character to adjust to new demands on their imperfect but loving marriage. Learn More
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