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  1. Merritt Anne and the Mighty Oak MT1000

    Merritt Anne and the Mighty Oak

    By Laura King.

    Product Code: MT1000

    • Drama
    • Elementary School | Middle School | Community | TYA
    • 1m., 1w.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 45 min.
    As a family gathers under the mighty oak tree that drapes their hometown to lay one of their own to rest, young cousins Merritt Anne and Wyatt plot their escape for happier pastures. They sneak away from the obligatory post-funeral meal in search of adventure. They climb trees, fish for tadpoles, sing their favorite songs and plan a future full of fun and fearlessness. But threaded through every moment is the remembrance of the funeral and all that it means. Learn More
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  2. 10 Seconds

    10 Seconds

    By Miriam Gonzales.

    Product Code: TX8000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College | Community | Professional | TYA
    • 3m., 1w.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 45 min.
    In a world where deeply rooted biases and misperceptions easily take hold, life can often feel unnerving—a journey that can change for better or worse in a blink of an eye depending on how we see each other. In 10 Seconds, we see through the eyes of Ray and Jimi, who navigate their young adult worlds and what it means to be young Black men in the city. Ray tells the story of a day that he and Jimi will never forget, sharing not only their perspectives, but also the views of the police they encounter. Learn More
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  3. Checking In CT6000

    Checking In

    By Tracy Wells.

    Product Code: CT6000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College | Community
    • 2 to 5m., 3 to 5w., 5 to 20 any gender, flexible.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 45 min.
    Checking In tells a lifetime of stories including an expectant mom going into labor, a teenager learning to see the world beyond a screen, a couple finding love, the craziness of traveling with kids and, finally, waiting too long to take that dream vacation. These stories, and more, reflect the theme that “life is a journey—travel it well” and remind us that as we travel through life, it's the people we journey with who make it special. Learn More
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  4. Mariposa/Butterfly MS5000

    Mariposa/Butterfly

    By Sandra Fenichel Asher and José Casas.

    Product Code: MS5000

    • Comedy
    • College | Community | Professional | TYA
    • 3 any gender.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 30 min.
    Two neighbors live side-by-side in Texas. A low fence separates their gardens, but much more divides them. One grows flowers; the other raises vegetables. One was born in the U.S., the other in Mexico. One speaks English, the other Spanish. Their differences have kept them so far apart that even the arrival of a caterpillar causes disagreement—until the resulting mariposa/butterfly, and its eventual departure, unites them in wonder, sadness and a new understanding of the beautiful world they share. Learn More
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  5. The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane MR9000

    The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane

    Adapted by Dwayne Hartford. From the book by Kate DiCamillo.

    Product Code: MR9000

    • Drama
    • High School | College | Community | Professional | TYA
    • 2m., 2w.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 45 min.
    Edward Tulane is an expensive toy rabbit made of china. He is vain, self-centered and has no interest in anyone other than himself. On an ocean voyage, Edward is accidentally thrown overboard and sinks to the bottom of the sea. So begins his journey—a journey over which he has no control, for he can neither move nor speak. As years pass, Edward meets many different people in many different situations, learning what it is to love, what it is to lose that love, and how to find the courage to love again. Learn More
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  6. Lift Every Voice

    Lift Every Voice

    By G. Riley Mills and Prince Roc.

    Product Code: LN3000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College | Community | Professional | TYA
    • 6 either gender.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 30 min.
    Lift Every Voice, which is based on a true story, explores the impact of racism in an urban high school. When the class president of an elite inner-city high school posts a racially inflammatory message on social media, tensions explode, loyalties are tested and long-simmering resentments boil over as the six members of the student council grapple with the fallout and how to move forward. Learn More
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  7. The Cycle

    The Cycle

    By Tiffany Kontoyiannis.

    Product Code: CQ5000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Elementary School | Middle School | High School
    • 4 to 5m., 5 to 8w., 2 to 3 either gender.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 45 min.
    By bringing the bully, the bystander and the victim to the stage, The Cycle dramatizes the negative effects and harms of bullying. We meet several relatable characters, including a victim who has chosen to overcome her painful experience with bullying by focusing on her schoolwork; however, we also see how she could have negatively chosen to deal with it. This award-winning play sparks discussion by creating characters in whom anyone can see themselves. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $50/perf

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  8. The Secret Life of Girls

    The Secret Life of Girls

    By Linda Daugherty.

    Product Code: SN8000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College | Community | Professional | TYA
    • 9 to 10w.

      Limited Streaming Rights Available

    • 40 min.
    In this honest and unflinching dramatization of teen-girl angst, a window is opened into the tumultuous and destructive world of girls' bullying. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $55/perf

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  9. Things Can Always Be Worse!

    Things Can Always Be Worse!

    By Lois Kipnis.

    Product Code: TB5000

    • Comedy
    • Elementary School | Middle School | High School | College | Professional | TYA
    • 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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  10. Do Not Go Gentle

    Do Not Go Gentle

    By Suzan Zeder.

    Product Code: D72000

    • Drama
    • High School | College | Professional | TYA
    • 1m., 3w., 1 boy, 1 girl.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 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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