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  1. Wonderland: Alice's Rock & Roll Adventure

    Wonderland: Alice's Rock & Roll Adventure

    Book by Rachel Rockwell. Music by Michael Mahler. Lyrics by Michael Mahler and Rachel Rockwell. Adapted from Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There.

    Product Code: WH8000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • High School | College | Community | Professional | TYA
    • 6m., 4w., expandable.
    • 80 min.
    Lewis Carroll's beloved, poetic tale of self-actualization is brought to life by a cast of actors/musicians who create an eclectic, live rock soundtrack as 7 1/2-year-old Alice searches for her own inner musical voice. Throughout her journey, the actors surround Alice in a live musical tapestry ranging from classic rock to punk to ska and even a little bit of Bollywood. Learn More
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  2. It's a Wonderful Life Cover I51000

    It's a Wonderful Life

    Adapted for the stage by James W. Rodgers. Based on the film by Frank Capra and the story by Peter Van Doren Stern.

    Product Code: I51000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College | Community
    • 12m., 10w., 2 boys, 2 girls (doubling possible).
    • 120 min.
    This is a faithful adaptation of the saga of George Bailey, whose dreams have been quashed by family obligation and civic duty, and whose guardian angel must descend on Christmas Eve to save him from despair and to remind him—by showing him what the world would have been like had he never been born—that his has been, after all, a wonderful life. Learn More
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  3. 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
    • Elementary School | Middle School | High School | College | Community | Professional | TYA
    • 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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  4. The Secret of Courage Cover S4F000

    The Secret of Courage

    Adapted by Laurie Brooks. Based on the short story Imaginary Friends by Terry Brooks.

    Product Code: S4F000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College | Community | Professional | TYA
    • 5m., 3w., 1 either gender.
    • 60 min.
    An inspiring hero’s journey filled with magic and wonder begins when teenager Jack McCall faces a health crisis. Reality blends with fantasy as Jack is guided into Sinnissippi Park, and he begins to question whether his whole adventure is real or imagined. But when a demon arrives, Jack finds his courage and discovers that facing this adversary might be the key to fighting his illness. This play presents an excursion into fantasy for live theatre that celebrates friendship, courage and the power of imagination. Learn More
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  5. Sleeping Beauty, Briar Rose Cover S4G000

    Sleeping Beauty, Briar Rose

    By Max Bush.

    Product Code: S4G000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College | Community | Professional | TYA
    • 3 to 5m., 8 to 10w., 2 either gender.
    • 65 min.
    While hunting in the forest, a prince comes upon a young woman sitting among the ruins of an old kingdom. The young woman tells the prince the story of the abandoned castle where a cursed princess named Rose pricked her hand on a spindle and fell into a deep sleep. As she sleeps, she dreams, and her dreams begin to answer her life-long questions. When Rose awakes, she and the world around her have changed, and the prince joins her as she emerges into her new life. Learn More
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  6. The Royal Society of Antarctica Cover RE1000

    The Royal Society of Antarctica

    By Mat Smart.

    Product Code: RE1000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • College | Community | Professional
    • 5m., 3w.
    • 140 min.
    A young woman seeking to understand her mother’s disappearance joins the ranks of a ragtag group of misfits and scientists who serve at McMurdo Station in Antarctica. Amidst janitorial duties, never-ending daylight and subzero temperatures, this lonely and rugged bunch finds an escape from the world and a home for one another. A striking and luminous story about why we run away and what happens when we finally come face to face with what we’ve been running away from. Learn More
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  7. Digging Up Dessa Cover DH2000

    Digging Up Dessa

    By Laura Schellhardt

    Product Code: DH2000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Middle School | High School | Professional | TYA
    • 1m., 3w.
    • 75 min.
    Dessa is a 21st-century girl with no shortage of struggles, secrets and mysteries to solve. After a museum field trip reveals that the pioneering 19th-century paleontologist Mary Anning’s legacy has been buried by history because of her gender and lack of formal education, Dessa decides that she’s going to fight to earn her friend the credit she deserves. With help from her once-rival, Dessa sets to work unearthing the secrets hidden beneath the surface of the past and present for Mary’s history and her own future. Learn More
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  8. Mynx & Savage Cover MR3000

    Mynx & Savage

    By Rebecca Gorman O'Neill.

    Product Code: MR3000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • High School | College | Community | Professional
    • 2m., 2w.
    • 100 min.
    Adam is a comic book writer coasting on his past successes. Ket is young and ambitious. As the duo sets to work on the 100th issue of Mynx and Savage, the fantasy bleeds into reality as the superheroes and their mild-mannered alter egos invade the artists’ space. Adam finally starts to trust Ket and shares the story he’s been hiding. In the end, as the worlds of the children, the superheroes and the artists collide, Ket helps Adam realize that he has no future until he makes amends with his past. Learn More
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  9. World of Wonder Cover WK1000

    World of Wonder

    Book and lyrics by Tonya Hays. Music and lyrics by Genesis Be.

    Product Code: WK1000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College | Community | Professional | TYA
    • 3m., 4w., 6 to 12 either gender.
    • 45 min.
    At 2 years old, Noah is diagnosed with autism. He stops talking, won't look people in the eyes and doesn't wish to be touched. Jenny, Noah's older sister, journeys into Noah's world and finds the courage and strength to understand and support his struggles. The family comes to understand that autism is not a death of dreams but another way to live and that Noah is different but not less. World of Wonder invites all to join the adventure and take the first step in understanding autism. Learn More
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  10. Ever in the Glades Cover E95000

    Ever in the Glades

    By Laura Schellhardt

    Product Code: E95000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • High School | College | Community | Professional | TYA
    • 5 to 8m., 2 to 5w.
    • 75 min.
    On an isolated island deep in the heart of the Everglades, five teenagers struggle to survive in a land where the adults are as dangerous as the gators. When one of the kids returns from juvenile detention to help the rest escape to the mainland, it seems their prayers have been answered. There’s only one problem: they need a boat, and they need it before the adults catch wind of their plan and end it—or end them. Learn More
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