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  1. Aunt Leaf

    Aunt Leaf

    By Barbara Wiechmann.

    Product Code: AF7000

    • Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults
    • 3 actors, gender flexible. Expansion possible.
    • 40 min.
    It is 1910. An 11-year-old girl is sent into the woods by her widowed great-aunt to look for the ghost of her dead husband. The girl brings back made up stories to cheer up the old woman and soon comes to believe her own stories are true. The shared adventure, both dangerous and hopeful, serves as a dual passage for the child into adolescence and the old woman into a more peaceful death. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $45/perf

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  2. Just Desserts

    Just Desserts

    By Norma Cole and Naneki Elliott.

    Product Code: J35000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Senior Adults
    • 2w. (3, may be expaned to 5 w.)
    • 45 min.
    Set in a rural Kentucky home near the end of the 19th century, this poignant drama recalls the era after the Civil War when women in Kentucky took action against the injustice of English common law regarding property rights, wages, and possessions. Learn More
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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. American Beauty

    American Beauty

    By Jules Tasca.

    Product Code: A57000

    • Comedy
    • High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults
    • 4m., 3w.
    • 20 min.
    Mark is so jealous of his beautiful wife, Mona, that he wants to destroy all who give her a second look. Mona can Learn More
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  7. Blindspot

    Blindspot

    By Nancy Pahl Gilsenan.

    Product Code: B48000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults
    • 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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  8. A Christmas For Carol

    A Christmas For Carol

    By Julie Landry.

    Product Code: CL4000

    • Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults | Praise Groups
    • 4 to 6m., 9 to 11w., extras.
    • 25 min.
    A girl is critical of Christmas until something happens that helps her understand the joy of giving. Learn More
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  9. 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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  10. A Trying Ordeal

    A Trying Ordeal

    By Albert Green.

    Product Code: TR9000

    • Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults
    • 3m., 5w.
    • 25 min.
    A girl waits for her sister on a park bench and has some experiences that highlight her differences from other people. This creates some difficulties, but also opportunities that might not arise otherwise. Learn More
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