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  1. A Thousand Cranes

    A Thousand Cranes

    By Kathryn Schultz Miller.

    Product Code: T80000

    • Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults | Praise Groups
    • 1 to 2m., 2 to 3w., up to 2 either gender.
    • 45 min.
    This is the true story of 12-year-old Sadako, who learns that she has "radiation sickness," or leukemia—an effect of the Hiroshima bombing that happened 10 years ago. Her wish is to be healed by the gods by folding 1,000 paper cranes, but she dies before she can finish. Her friends and classmates finish folding the cranes and build a monument to honor her and all the children who were killed by the atom bomb. Learn More
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  2. Why Do We Laugh?

    Why Do We Laugh?

    By Stephen Gregg.

    Product Code: W58000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults | Praise Groups
    • 4m., 4w.
    • 30 min.
    This play follows a couple's evolving relationship, from the age of 6 when she hated him, to 16 when she tolerated him, to 46 when she had a lot to say to him, to 66 when she is still learning about him. Learn More
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  3. Baker's Dozen

    Baker's Dozen

    By Pat Cook.

    Product Code: B62000

    • Comedy
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults | Praise Groups
    • 3m., 3w.
    • 30 min.
    In this hilarious story of the bond between two brothers we look in on "the summer I learned not to take things...or people for granted...". Jeff shows us when his brother, Jim, cuts his leg so badly recovery was in question. With "brotherly" cajoling, Jeff pulls him through. Learn More
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  4. Blindspot

    Blindspot

    By Nancy Pahl Gilsenan.

    Product Code: B48000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults | Praise Groups
    • 3m., 3w.
    • 45 min.
    A girl doing a sociology project appears at the door of her two spinster aunts with a blind and retarded child she has to leave with them for a few days. Unlike others who have seen the boy, the spirited sisters have no blind spot and they make contact with the person not the problems. Learn More
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  5. Boid & Oskar

    Boid & Oskar

    By Elizabeth Wong.

    Product Code: BA7000

    • Comedy | Drama | Tragedy
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Praise Groups
    • 2m., 2w. (plus many gender-neutral ensemble roles; may be done with 3m., 3 w. with doubling.)
    • 45 min.
    Inspired by Oscar Wilde Learn More
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  6. Everyman/Everywoman

    Everyman/Everywoman

    Adaptation and optional songs by Virginia Egermeir. Musical arrangement by Eric Stonerook.

    Product Code: E21000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Praise Groups
    • 4m., 5w., plus 6 or 10 either gender, doubling possible.
    • 35 min.
    The old morality play in which Everyman (or Everywoman) suddenly faces Death has been made into a new play in which the medieval speech gives way to the 20th-century English of a shopping center. Learn More
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  7. The Fourth Wise Man

    The Fourth Wise Man

    Book by Joy Chaitin, Sarah Stevens and Marilyn D. Anderson. Music arranged by Joy Chaitin and Sarah Stevens-Estabrook. Based on The Story of the Other Wise Man by Henry Van Dyke.

    Product Code: F09000

    • Melodrama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | Family (all ages) | Praise Groups
    • 10 to 20m., 10 to 20w.
    • 30 min.
    Musical version of the tale of the fourth wiseman, who chooses to help others rather than give his gifts to the baby Jesus, thereby learning the true meaning of Christ-like love at the first Christmas. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $40/perf

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  8. The Gift of the Magi

    The Gift of the Magi

    Based on the story by O. Henry. Adapted by Anne Coulter Martens.

    Product Code: G21000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults | Praise Groups
    • 2m., 5w.
    • 30 min.
    This is a touching story of a young couple unable to afford presents for each other on their first Christmas together. Each sacrifices a treasure to provide a gift for the other but, in so doing, they work at almost tragically funny cross-purposes. Learn More
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  9. The Happy Prince

    The Happy Prince

    By Elizabeth Wong.

    Product Code: H82000

    • Comedy | Drama | Tragedy
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults | Praise Groups
    • 3m., 5w. (plus 2 either gender, or 4m., 4w. with doubling, plus extras.)
    • 45 min.
    This spiritually compelling play tells the story of a migrating swallow who befriends a prince made of stone. Together, they learn the lessons of friendship and sacrifice. Learn More
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  10. Rest in Peace

    Rest in Peace

    By Pat Cook.

    Product Code: R14000

    • Comedy
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults | Praise Groups
    • 4m., 3w.
    • 30 min.
    A man witnesses the aftermath of his own death with another dead patient, and they experience unexpected reactions of people. Learn More
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