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  1. 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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    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

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  2. The Princess and the Pea

    The Princess and the Pea

    Adapted by Travis Tyre from the tale by Hans Christian Andersen.

    Product Code: PL5000

    • Comedy
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | Family (all ages)
    • 5 to 6m., 4 to 5w., 2 either gender, extras as desired.
    • 90 min.
    Blending fiction with historical fact, this moving adaptation takes place in 1860s Imperial Russia where czars were required by law to marry women of royal Russian blood. The consequence for not following the law was losing the throne. After his father's death, Alexi is next in line for the throne, but experiences the jarring contrast between making laws and living by them. Learn More
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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

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  6. 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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    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

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  7. Goodbye Marianne

    Goodbye Marianne

    By Irene Kirstein Watts.

    Product Code: G98000

    • Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 2m., 2w., 1 boy, 2 girls, or 3 minimum (1m. 2w.) with doubling.
    • 45 min.
    A true story of the author's childhood experience of hope in a time of terror. Set in Nazi Germany in the days following the Night of Broken Glass. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $35/perf

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  8. Paper Lanterns, Paper Cranes

    Paper Lanterns, Paper Cranes

    By Brian Kral.

    Product Code: PD8000

    • Drama
    • Young Audiences | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 13 to 16 (4 to 6m., 6 to 9w., with roles for children and adults). Some doubling is possible.
    • 90 min.

    This powerful drama illustrates the impact of war—and the nightmare of nuclear fallout—as experienced by some of World War II's most innocent victims: the children of Japan. Kyushu, a Japanese "street orphan," is admitted into a Hiroshima hospital in the mid-1950s

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  9. Caught Between Two Worlds CF7000

    Caught Between Two Worlds

    By Carlos Perez.

    Product Code: CF7000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults
    • 5m., 7w.
    • 55 min.
    Exploring the dilemma of not knowing where to fit in, children of mixed races struggle finding where they belong. This story is told through a mixed race, vulnerable 15 year old girl, who wonders which world she belongs to. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

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