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  1. Rachel Carson Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea

    Rachel Carson Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea

    Product Code: RE8000

    • Drama
    • High School | College | Community | Professional
    • 2m., 1w.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 10 min.
    Environmentalist Rachel Carson, tempted by a mysterious visitor from the sea, must choose between her own health/happiness and her work to save the earth. Learn More
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  2. The Cutting

    The Cutting

    Product Code: CT4000

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

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 10 min.
    An interminably ill man tries to persuade his daughter-caretaker to help him die—a request complicated by the ambivalent nature of their past and present relationship. Learn More
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  3. A Long Trip Cover LM7000

    A Long Trip

    By Dan McGeehan.

    Product Code: LM7000

    • Drama
    • High School | College
    • 2m., 2w.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 15 min.
    This highly sought-after one act features an elderly couple who have lived a long and happy life together. Now, however, the woman is slowly slipping away as dementia runs its course. In an attempt to reawaken the bond they have held for so many years, the man tells her of the moment they fell in love. It is so vivid that she can see it play out before her eyes: a younger version of the man and woman meeting, falling in love and sharing a first kiss. One final, happy memory for her to take with her on her last long trip. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $55/perf

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  4. Hamlet and Zombies! - HH7000

    Hamlet and Zombies!

    By Will Averill.

    Product Code: HH7000

    • Comedy
    • Middle School | High School
    • 5m., 2w., 13 to 33 either gender.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 45 min.
    Something is rotting in the state of Denmark, and Hamlet may be the only one who is on to it. With the help of Horatio and Laertes, Hamlet solves the mystery of his mother’s marriage to his uncle, observes his father’s transformation from king to zombie king, saves his love, Ophelia, and fends off both the Norwegians and the zombie hordes. This adaptation is perfect for those who are looking for a spooky retelling of one of the Bard’s classics with lots of fun and a little bite. Learn More
    $10.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $55/perf

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  5. Off Road - OA9000

    Off Road

    By Julianna Gross.

    Product Code: OA9000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Middle School | High School
    • 2 to 3m., 2w.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 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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    Min. Royalty Rate: $55/perf

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  6. Polly Wants a Curtain Call

    Polly Wants a Curtain Call

    By Victoria Sayeg.

    Product Code: PM5000

    • Comedy
    • Elementary School | Middle School | High School
    • 2m., 6w., 14 to 23 either gender.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 45 min.
    One day, in the midst of a ship-looting-gone-wrong, Pauline, the Shakespeare-reciting, gluten-intolerant parrot flies away to pursue her acting career in Pollywood. When the pirates discover that she has run away, they experience an awakening and determine that it is not too late to change their scoundrel ways, which leads them directly to Aargaholics Anonymous! Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $55/perf

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  7. Continuum of Care

    Continuum of Care

    Product Code: CT8000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Community
    • 2m., 2w.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 30 min.
    Retirees Louise, a former middle-school principal, and Albert, a former university professor, cope with the growing challenges of aging and the well-meaning efforts of their daughter Eleanor, an attorney, to have them move out of their home and opt for residence in an assisted living community. Learn More
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  8. Steering Into the Skid

    Steering Into the Skid

    Product Code: S4W000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Community
    • 1m., 1w.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 25 min.
    In 12 short scenes from New Year’s Day to New Year’s Eve, Amanda and Tim, both in their 60s, face the changes wrought by advancing age and the gradual realization of Tim’s advancing dementia, forcing each character to adjust to new demands on their imperfect but loving marriage. Learn More
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