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  1. Chasing George Washington: A White House Adventure

    Chasing George Washington: A White House Adventure

    By Karen Zacarías with the young playwrights of Young Playwright's Theater. Music by Deborah Wicks La Puma.

    Product Code: CP4000

    • Comedy
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | Family (all ages)
    • 7m., 8w. (3m., 3w. with doubling). Extras as desired.
    • 60 min.

    On a field trip to 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, Dee, José and Annie accidentally knock George Washington out of his portrait and into real life, turning their White House tour into an unexpected adventure. As they try to get the nation's first president back into his painting, they encounter Jacqueline Kennedy; Abraham Lincoln and his wife, Mary Todd; Dolley Madison; and other famous White House residents. Together, they learn that the White House isn't just a historic building—it's also a home.

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  2. Don't Tell Me I Can't Fly

    Don't Tell Me I Can't Fly

    By Y York. Inspired by the life and art of Della Wells.

    Product Code: DE9000

    • Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | Family (all ages)
    • 2m., 3w.
    • 65 min.
    Nine-year-old Tonia is growing up in a working-class, African-American home in Milwaukee in 1964. Her artistic soul is at odds with her parents' fears and pragmatism. Her efforts to please and appease them are in conflict with her own needs and desires. Tonia finds her way, the only way possible, by allowing her parents to see her true self with all its flaws, beauty and possibilities. Learn More
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  3. Aunt Leaf

    Aunt Leaf

    By Barbara Wiechmann.

    Product Code: AF7000

    • Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults
    • 3 actors, gender flexible. Expansion possible.
    • 40 min.
    It is 1910. An 11-year-old girl is sent into the woods by her widowed great-aunt to look for the ghost of her dead husband. The girl brings back made up stories to cheer up the old woman and soon comes to believe her own stories are true. The shared adventure, both dangerous and hopeful, serves as a dual passage for the child into adolescence and the old woman into a more peaceful death. Learn More
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  4. A Fairy Tale Life: The Story of Young Hans Christian Andersen

    A Fairy Tale Life: The Story of Young Hans Christian Andersen

    By Ernie Nolan.

    Product Code: FC2000

    • Comedy
    • Young Audiences | Middle School
    • 7m., 4w., or 6m., 4w., extras. Thirty or more roles possible.
    • 60 min.
    This fantastical tale weaves together biographical elements of Hans Christian Andersen's childhood with his famous stories. Seventeen-year-old Hans attends school for the first time as a teenager and is teased for the stories he shares. When a bullying classmate destroys his entry for the talent contest, Hans summons all his confidence and creativity to create a powerful and moving entry. Learn More
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  5. Keeping Mr. Lincoln

    Keeping Mr. Lincoln

    By Sandra Fenichel Asher.

    Product Code: K36000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 1m., 1w., 2 m. or w. Expandable to 9m., 4w., 14 m. or w. A total of 27 speaking roles plus nonspeaking extras as desired.
    • 60 min.
    This play celebrates Lincoln's life through his own words and those of people who knew him in scenes from his Kentucky childhood, Indiana youth, and Illinois and D.C. adulthood. Learn More
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  6. Frankenstein

    Frankenstein

    By Ric Averill. Adapted from the book by Mary Shelley

    Product Code: F99000

    • Drama | Tragedy
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 4m., 2w.
    • 60 min.
    In this retelling, a mysterious laboratory, a dark cemetery and a university classroom provide the setting for Victor Frankenstein and his university friends, students who dabble in the mystical science of regeneration. Learn More
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  7. Nathan the Wise

    Nathan the Wise

    By Paul D'Andrea after G.E. Lessing. Translation by Gisela D'Andrea and Paul D'Andrea.

    Product Code: N54000

    • Comedy | Drama | Melodrama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults | Praise Groups
    • 6m., 3w. (Doubling and expansion possible.)
    • 100 min.
    This Western classic on religious tolerance is set in Jerusalem during the Third Crusade. Two young people, Jew and Christian, are drawn to each other in love and come up with an imaginative resolution to the issue of which is the one true faith. Learn More
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  8. Romeo and Juliet or The Old "You-Know-I-Really-Love-You-But-My-Father-Really-Hates-You" Blues

    Romeo and Juliet or The Old "You-Know-I-Really-Love-You-But-My-Father-Really-Hates-You" Blues

    By Nancy Linehan Charles. From William Shakespeare

    Product Code: R74000

    • Drama | Melodrama | Tragedy
    • Middle School | High School | Family (all ages)
    • 4m., 4w. (plus 21 either gender.)
    • 45 min.
    No one can remember why Romeo and Juliet's families hate one another, but the feud continues on. Tracking the star-crossed lovers, and the downward spiral of a courtship to its horrible conclusion, the story tellers fire off comments of premature marriage. Learn More
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  9. Degas' Little Dancer

    Degas' Little Dancer

    By Wesley Middleton.

    Product Code: D78000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | Family (all ages)
    • 2m., 4w. (minimum. Female roles, ballerinas, may be expanded.)
    • 60 min.
    Eleven year old 'Rie falls in love with Edgar Degas' first sculpture, The Little Dancer, and wills herself back in time to become the artist's model. The two work together to overcome the difficulties and challenges of making art. Learn More
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  10. Othello or Tracking the Green-eyed Monster

    Othello or Tracking the Green-eyed Monster

    Adapted by Nancy Linehan Charles. From Shakespeare.

    Product Code: O63000

    • Drama | Melodrama | Tragedy
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults
    • 8 to 11 principles plus as many soldiers and senators as desired.
    • 45 min.
    A mesmerizing tale of the good guy who takes a very wrong turn, and changes his life forever. The moral of the story, choose your friends wisely, and let go of false pride before it destroys you. Learn More
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