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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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    Min. Royalty Rate: $45/perf

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  2. OLIVÉRio: A Brazilian Twist

    OLIVÉRio: A Brazilian Twist

    Book and lyrics by Karen Zacarías. Music by Deborah Wicks La Puma.

    Product Code: OA8000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | Family (all ages)
    • 3m., 4w.
    • 65 min.
    This joyful musical is a retelling of Oliver Twist set in modern-day Rio de Janeiro that tackles issues of poverty, inequity and injustice. Oli, an orphan girl, asks the goddess of the sea for a “little bit more” in her life. Con man Falcão and thief Zé Esquiva hope to use Oli’s sweet nature to steal from a rich widow. In the favela, Oli meets Nancí, who begins to teach Oli how to read. But when police officer Sykes gets involved, everyone has to choose between doing what is easy and what is right. Learn More
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  3. Polly Wants a Curtain Call

    Polly Wants a Curtain Call

    By Victoria Sayeg.

    Product Code: PM5000

    • Comedy
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | Family (all ages)
    • 2m., 6w., 14 to 23 either gender.
    • 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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  4. What's Bugging Greg?

    What's Bugging Greg?

    By Darrah Cloud.

    Product Code: WG1000

    • Comedy
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | Family (all ages)
    • 2m., 2w., 1 to 4 either gender.
    • 60 min.
    Thirteen-year-old Greg Samsa wakes up one morning to discover that he has turned into a giant cockroach. His mother, in a panic, dials 911, thus beginning his adventures as they search for a cure for his "disease." Prodded by doctors, studied by a scientist, laughed at, screamed at and run from by his classmates, Greg copes with the changes—and the possibilities—in his new body. He comes to understand not only what true friendship is but also who he is. Learn More
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  5. Jungle Book Cover J24000

    The Jungle Book

    By Joseph Robinette. Based on the book by Rudyard Kipling.

    Product Code: J24000

    • Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults | Praise Groups
    • 10 to 25 either gender, flexible, doubling possible.
    • 75 min.
    Intertwined with the original tale of Mowgli and his jungle pals, comes the tale of Rudyard Kipling, a Bombay native sent to a boarding school facing a new kind of jungle. Filled with excitement and humor, the play highlights the struggle of good versus evil, the worth of friendship, and the importance of loyalty and other values required for surviving the "law of the jungle." Learn More
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  6. On Time

    On Time

    By Joy Chaitin and Sarah Stevens.

    Product Code: O05000

    • Comedy
    • Middle School | High School | Family (all ages)
    • 20 to 60, very flexible.
    • 30 min.
    Ten "time oriented" scenes, each with its own mini cast, will provide every performer with a chance to be in the spotlight. Learn More
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  7. Becca

    Becca

    Book, music and lyrics by Wendy Kesselman. Musical arrangements by Michael Starobin.

    Product Code: BE9000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 1m., 1w., 9 either gender.
    • 60 min.
    Jonathan's "pets" languish in cages, remembering a time when he played with them. Little sister Becca, portrayed as a beautiful but sad doll, is Jonathan's "pet" now. Becca leaves Jonathan, returning only after he has expressed heartfelt remorse for his actions. Together, they begin anew, as equals and friends. Reality and fantasy mix in this powerful exploration of the inner journey of children. The world of dreams versus fears, love versus abuse of power, and freedom versus responsibility is imaginatively presented through song, dance and dialogue. Learn More
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