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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, seven 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: $50/perf

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  2. Cucarachas

    Cucarachas

    By Rosemary Frisino Toohey.

    Product Code: CN5000

    • Comedy | Farce | Satire
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | Family (all ages)
    • 2m., 3 either gender.
    • 20 min.
    A trio of cockroaches in a research lab live a life of ease and are joined by a cockroach bred aboard a spaceship, who encourages them to be independent and ignore the rules. He's independent, he moves differently, he even thinks! If the other roaches change their pattern, will it be the dawn of a new day? Or will it mean curtains for cucarachas? Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $45/perf

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  3. The Audition

    The Audition

    By Matt Thompson.

    Product Code: AC6000

    • Comedy | Farce | Satire
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Praise Groups
    • 1m., 2w., 4 either gender.
    • 40 min.
    With stopwatch in hand, the exceptionally organized and time-conscious stage manager meticulously micromanages every minute of the Medea audition process for the local theater. After dealing with some very colorful actors, the stage manager loses all patience, and we soon find out that one of the actors is not who he/she appears to be. This play is theatrical mayhem with a twist that will have you rolling in the aisles! Learn More
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  4. In the Tank

    In the Tank

    By Rosemary Frisino Toohey.

    Product Code: I90000

    • Comedy | Farce | Satire
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults
    • 2m. or 2w., or 1m., 1w.
    • 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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  5. All Out

    All Out

    By John Zodrow.

    Product Code: AA8000

    • Comedy | Drama | Farce | Satire | Tragedy
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 6m., 4w., 6 to 7 extras.
    • 30 min.
    To what extremes will the game show contestants go to win a prize of $100,000? This play is about lack of ethics and what people will do for money. Learn More
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  6. Alien Equation

    Alien Equation

    By Annie Maccoby and Jeff Church.

    Product Code: A45000

    • Comedy
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | Family (all ages)
    • 6 boys., 6 girls, 1 adult.
    • 45 min.
    Max (a modern day Einstein, bored with school, and with his mind on the cosmos) discovers there may be more adventure in math than meets the eye! Learn More
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  7. Kamikaze Kate (and the sword of Captain Kuroda)

    Kamikaze Kate (and the sword of Captain Kuroda)

    By John Summons.

    Product Code: K23000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | Family (all ages)
    • 2m., 4w.
    • 45 min.
    Schoolgirl Kate thinks war is exciting, until her grandfather gives her a Japanese samurai sword from WWII, and along with the sword comes the ghost of Captain Kuroda, who teaches her that wartime experiences are not games. Learn More
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  8. The Tolstoy Story Play

    The Tolstoy Story Play

    By V. Glasgow Koste.

    Product Code: T84000

    • Comedy | Drama | Farce
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School
    • Flexible.
    • 40 min.
    Inspired by Tolstoy's tellings of Russian folktales a century ago, this play is an ideal ensemble piece with a fresh blend of vaudeville, commedia, realism, farce and poetry. Learn More
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  9. The Zero Sum Mind

    The Zero Sum Mind

    By Stephen Gregg.

    Product Code: Z11000

    • Comedy | Tragedy
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 7 either gender.
    • 15 min.
    A man speaks to no one in particular. Another man chases his enemy with a copy of Alice in Wonderland. A woman washes her son with a brush and polishing wax. What's going on here? Finding out what's happening is the point of this 10-minute play about a world like ours, but with one very important difference. Learn More
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