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  1. 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
    $10.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $55/perf

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  2. Lift Every Voice

    Lift Every Voice

    By G. Riley Mills and Prince Roc.

    Product Code: LN2000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College | Community | Professional | TYA
    • 6 any 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
    $10.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $55/perf

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  3. 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
    $10.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $55/perf

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  4. The Slave Dancer's Choice

    The Slave Dancer's Choice

    By Frank Higgins

    Product Code: SH6000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College | Professional | TYA
    • 3m., 2w. (plus others of either gender as desired.)

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 45 min.
    Drawn from historical sources about the Atlantic slave trade, this play follows the journey of Danny who faces a difficult choice when he is tricked into serving on a slave ship in exchange for his family's freedom. Learn More
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $40/perf

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  5. Deep Blue Funk

    Deep Blue Funk

    By Arnold Aprill and Daniel B. Frank. Based on the book by Daniel B. Frank.

    Product Code: D62000

    • Drama
    • High School | College | TYA
    • 1m., 4w. (expandable to 2 or more m., 9w.)
    • 45 min.
    This play presents the real life histories of urban teenage parents and portrays how these young people feel about becoming parents when they themselves are still growing up. Learn More
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $40/perf

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  6. Martin Said So ML8000

    Martin Said So

    By Wanda Schell and Kenny Bento.

    Product Code: ML8000

    • Drama | Tragedy
    • High School | College
    • 5m., 3w.
    • 45 min.
    A college girl is uninterested in helping to organize a celebration of Martin Luther King Jr.'s life. A history of the civil rights movement and her family's direct involvement told by her grandmother may change her mind. Learn More
    $7.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $40/perf

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  7. The Freeway

    The Freeway

    By O.B. Rozell.

    Product Code: FD9000

    • Drama
    • High School | College
    • 3m., 6w. (1m. [black], 3w. [black], 1m. [white], 2w. [white]; 1m., 1w. of either race)

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 35 min.
    Two elderly women must confront the prospect of losing their homes when a freeway is built through their properties. Learn More
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $40/perf

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