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  1. Tomás and the Library Lady Cover TV9000

    Tomás and the Library Lady

    Adapted by José Cruz González. From the book by Pat Mora.

    Product Code: TV9000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | Family (all ages)
    • 1 to 4m., 1 to 4w., expandable.
    • 50 min.
    Adapted from the well-loved book, Tomás and the Library Lady tells the inspiring true story of Tomás Rivera, who grew up in a migrant worker family, befriended a librarian in Iowa, and learned to love books and the places they took him. Tomás went on to a successful career in academia and became the chancellor of the University of California, Riverside. This play can be readily understood by both English and Spanish speakers. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

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  2. That Day in Tucson

    That Day in Tucson

    By Guillermo Reyes.

    Product Code: TV8000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult
    • 3m., 3w.
    • 90 min.
    A shooting rampage in Tucson, Ariz., creates international headlines as Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords becomes one of the victims. Intern Daniel Hernandez Jr. rushes to Giffords’ rescue and is credited with helping save her life. This is the story of an unexpected hero who is thrown unintentionally into the limelight and what led to that crucial day in Tucson in which everything changed for Daniel and for the national political landscape surrounding the gun debate and gun violence. Learn More
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  3. 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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  4. Ruby: The Story of Ruby Bridges

    Ruby: The Story of Ruby Bridges

    By Christina M. Ham. Music by Gary Rue.

    Product Code: RD8000

    • Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | Family (all ages)
    • 11 to 16m., 11 to 20w., 5 to 9 either gender.
    • 55 min.
    In 1960, 6-year-old Ruby became the first black child to attend an all-white elementary school in New Orleans. When the white families learned of Ruby’s enrollment, they pulled their children from her class, leaving Ruby and her teacher the only ones in the classroom for the school year. Her family watched helplessly as federal marshals escorted Ruby to school each day past protesters jeering and threatening her life. This musical explores a little girl’s unbeatable courage in the face of adversity. Learn More
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  5. The Many Disguises of Robin Hood

    The Many Disguises of Robin Hood

    By Brian Guehring.

    Product Code: MQ3000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | Family (all ages)
    • 2 to 6m., 6 to 9w., 5 or more either gender.
    • 60 min.
    In merry ol' England, the townspeople are overtaxed and overwhelmed. Luckily, the mysterious outlaw Robin Hood is giving them hope by stealing from the rich and giving to the poor. With many clever disguises, Robin continually tricks the greedy sheriff of Nottingham, his nasty daughter and the evil prince. When a young girl joins Robin's band of outlaws, she discovers Robin Hood is actually a woman. Learn More
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