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  1. Ghosts in the Machine (One-Act) GD9000

    Ghosts in the Machine (One-Act Version)

    By Eric Coble.

    Product Code: GD9000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult
    • 7 either gender.
    • 40 min.
    It begins after lunch on Melissa’s phone. Someone she doesn’t know is texting her looking for a drug hook-up. Soon, eight very different high-school kids are getting bizarre texts from numbers they don’t recognize—budding romances, bitter rivalries, even violent threats. What’s going on? And what if it’s not people connecting with other people via their phones … but phones trying to connect with other phones via their people? A one-act digital mystery for the mind and heart of the savvy texter. Learn More
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  2. Teen Court TW1000

    Teen Court

    By William Gleason.

    Product Code: TW1000

    • Comedy
    • Middle School | High School | Family (all ages)
    • 4m., 4w.
    • 40 min.
    Tawny Linkletter, “Miss Everything” in high school, won the school fight song contest, and everything was going great until she was charged with plagiarism. Now she is due in Teen Court for the school trial of the decade. The prosecutor is experienced and looking for the big conviction. Tawny’s school-appointed defense counsel is the high-school “loser” and is not known for his skill in anything, much less legal defense. Can Archer overcome enormous odds to ensure that justice is done? Learn More
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  3. The Hundred Dresses

    The Hundred Dresses

    By Ralph Covert and G. Riley Mills. Based on the book by Eleanor Estes.

    Product Code: HH1000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | Family (all ages)
    • 3 to 5m., 5w.
    • 45 min.
    Wanda, a second-grader, wears a faded blue dress every day, but she tells her classmates that she has a hundred dresses at home. Soon Wanda's classmates make a game of teasing her about her hundred dresses until she doesn't come to school one day, leaving just an empty seat. As feelings of guilt overtake the children, they decide they must find out what happened to Wanda and make amends for the way they treated her. Bullying, friendship and forgiveness are touched upon in this adaptation. Learn More
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  4. Cheaters

    Cheaters

    By Don Zolidis.

    Product Code: CP6000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School
    • 18 either gender. May be cast with mixed genders or all women or all men.
    • 40 min.
    Someone cheated on the test. And if the cheater doesn't confess, the entire class will fail. Now the entire class is forced to play detective and discover the cheater before it's too late. With the pressure on, the class fragments into warring factions with each student trying to figure out the mystery. But with each revelation of cheating, the fissures grow wider, and the simple act of trying to discover the truth might rip the entire class apart. Learn More
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  5. Alien Equation

    Alien Equation

    By Annie Maccoby and Jeff Church.

    Product Code: A45000

    • Comedy
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | Family (all ages)
    • 6 boys., 6 girls, 1 adult.
    • 45 min.
    Max (a modern day Einstein, bored with school, and with his mind on the cosmos) discovers there may be more adventure in math than meets the eye! Learn More
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  6. Atlas' Cigar

    Atlas' Cigar

    By Betsy Breitenbach.

    Product Code: AA1000

    • Drama
    • College and Adult
    • 3m., 2w.
    • 40 min.
    This play looks at the phenomenon of school violence while following a high-school student questioning the American educational system through his relationship with a student teacher. Learn More
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  7. Bathers

    Bathers

    By James I. Schempp.

    Product Code: B74000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult
    • 3w.
    • 25 min.
    One young woman on a swimming team of three is pressuring the others to take an undetectable performance enhancing drug. Learn More
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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. Boys' Play

    Boys' Play

    By Jack Heifner.

    Product Code: B88000

    • Drama
    • High School | College and Adult
    • 2m.
    • 45 min.
    Through talk of sex, school, sports, families and the telling of ghost stories, Tom tests Joe's allegiance to him and eventually asks Joe to help him leave his current life behind. This play examines teenage friendship, sexuality and teen suicide. Learn More
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