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  1. Off Road - OA9000

    Off Road

    By Julianna Gross.

    Product Code: OA9000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult
    • 2 to 3m., 2w.
    • 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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  2. At the Frog Fountain

    At the Frog Fountain

    By Werner Trieschmann.

    Product Code: AF4000

    • Comedy | Drama | Satire
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 3m., 4w., 8 to 20 either gender.
    • 40 min.
    A bustling college campus has impressive classrooms and other attractive features, but the Frog Fountain, which hasn't seen a live frog in ages, isn't one of them. There is a rumor the college is going to tear it down, but it is the scene of love, breakups, arguments, fraternity antics, anguish, mystery and where an band tries to enter the rough world of rock bands that don't happen to be talented. Learn More
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  3. Grown Up Tree

    Grown Up Tree

    By Caleen Sinnette Jennings

    Product Code: G79000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Middle School | High School
    • 1m., 2w.
    • 10 min.
    Bitty is climbing her favorite tree when she catches her mother kissing a man who is not her father. Learn More
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  4. 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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  5. Othello or Tracking the Green-eyed Monster

    Othello or Tracking the Green-eyed Monster

    Adapted by Nancy Linehan Charles. From Shakespeare.

    Product Code: O63000

    • Drama | Melodrama | Tragedy
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults
    • 8 to 11 principles plus as many soldiers and senators as desired.
    • 45 min.
    A mesmerizing tale of the good guy who takes a very wrong turn, and changes his life forever. The moral of the story, choose your friends wisely, and let go of false pride before it destroys you. Learn More
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  6. A Ghost for Rosanda

    A Ghost for Rosanda

    By Herman O. Ammann.

    Product Code: GB5000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults
    • 2m., 6w.
    • 45 min.
    Four teenage girls spend the night in a rundown old house to help conjure up ghost stories, but they get more than they had bargained for. Learn More
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  7. Lost In Tumblerock or, They Took the Wrong Road

    Lost In Tumblerock or, They Took the Wrong Road

    By Katie Reed.

    Product Code: LJ9000

    • Comedy | Melodrama
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 7m., 8w., extras.
    • 45 min.
    This comic melodrama is complete with rowdy ranch hands and beautiful French cancan dancers and will have the audience cheering the heroes and booing the villains. Learn More
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