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  1. D.O.A.

    D.O.A.

    By Elizabeth Lovelady. Based on the screenplay by Russel Rouse and Clarence Greene.

    Product Code: DG2000

    • Drama | Melodrama
    • High School | College and Adult
    • 5 to 12m., 4 to 9w.
    • 60 min.
    In this adaptation of the 1950s classic noir film, Frank Bigelow walks into a police station to report a murder: his own. After a wild night of drinking at jazz clubs with sexy women, he wakes feeling ill and learns he has been poisoned. With only hours left to live, Bigelow frantically searches for his killer and the reason he was targeted. Will the killer be brought to justice? Learn More
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  2. The Awakening

    The Awakening

    By Max Bush. From the novel by Kate Chopin.

    Product Code: AM1000

    • Drama
    • High School | College and Adult | Senior Adults
    • 4m., 5w.
    • 100 min.
    First published in 1899 and ahead of its time, this is the story of one woman's struggle against convention and society. Edna questions her marriage to her older husband and frequently seeks the company of the young Robert Lebrun. As their relationship progresses, Robert forces himself to move to Mexico. However, this does not stop Edna from continuing her personal journey to awaken to her greater self. Learn More
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  3. When January Feels Like Summer

    When January Feels Like Summer

    By Cori Thomas.

    Product Code: WJ7000

    • Comedy | Drama | Satire
    • High School | College and Adult
    • 3m., 1w., 1 pre-op transgender (m. to w.) who can be played by either gender (prefer transgender).
    • 120 min.
    Three African-American men, a transgender woman and her sister stumble toward the possibilities of being seen, being heard and being loved. One unusually warm January day, their stories of outreach and awareness intertwine at a convenience store in Harlem. By the end of the play, these five characters are living proof that everyone deserves love. Learn More
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  4. The Man She Was

    The Man She Was

    By Ric Averill.

    Product Code: MQ4000

    • Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults
    • 6 to 24m., 4 to 18w., 1 to 20 either gender.
    • 80 min.
    This gender-bending historical drama is based on Emma Edmond's memoir when she enlists as Frank Thompson and serves as a male nurse, spy and soldier during the Civil War. A "don't ask, don't tell" moment speaks clearly to the complexities of today's gender-fluid culture and the final life and death actions of the play give the story a Shakespearean feel, as she faces and accepts her own gender identity. Learn More
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  5. Straight

    Straight

    By Scott Elmegreen and Drew Fornarola.

    Product Code: S2J000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • College and Adult | Senior Adults
    • 2m., 1w.
    • 90 min.
    Meet Ben. Ben is a 26-year-old investment banker. Ben likes beer, sports and Emily … and Chris. Straight is a provocative new play that deals with fidelity, sexuality and identity in “post-equality” America. Funny, sad, sexy and surprising, this three-character drama takes a hard look at the moral complex of a generation that prides itself on the pretense of acceptance. Learn More
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  6. Crush

    Crush

    By Stephen Gregg.

    Product Code: CR1000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Middle School | High School | Family (all ages)
    • 4 to 5m., 10 to 12w., 2 to 10 either gender.
    • 105 min.
    Bark is convinced that he's going to get a lead in his school production, but his audition goes awry when the new student enters. Only Bark can see that she's actually the lead body of a six-bodied alien creature. In a breathtaking climax, Bark saves the world, revitalizes the town, earns the love he deserves and gets a reward that no one could have anticipated. This hilarious and heartbreaking play is about what it means to love someone and what it means to be human. Learn More
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  7. What Remains

    What Remains

    By Max Bush.

    Product Code: WJ5000

    • Drama
    • High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 2m., 9w.
    • 95 min.

    Maggie, a talented young artist just a couple of months away from graduating high school, finds herself agonizing over serious life decisions. Cliona, a 69-year-old woman hires Maggie to sort through the objects of her life. An unlikely friendship blossoms as they each help the other discover something about themselves they never would have found on their own.

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  8. Captain Blood

    Captain Blood

    By Vidas Barzdukas. Based on the novel by Rafael Sabatini.

    Product Code: CQ8000

    • Drama
    • High School | College and Adult
    • 7m., 3w., extras as needed for ensemble.
    • 100 min.
    In this modern adaptation, Dr. Peter Blood is convicted of treason and sentenced to a life of slavery. He falls in love with the brutal plantation owner's niece, but when a band of pirates attacks, he is faced with an impossible choice: escape to freedom or stay with Arabella but remain a slave. He chooses to escape and becomes one of the most feared pirates in the Caribbean, not knowing that fate will take him back to the plantation and the woman he left behind. Learn More
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  9. A Second Chance

    A Second Chance

    Book, music and lyrics by Ted Shen.

    Product Code: S2C000

    • Drama | Melodrama
    • High School | College and Adult | Senior Adults
    • 1m., 1w.
    • 80 min.
    Recent widower, Dan, and divorcee, Jenna, meet mid-life and mid-crisis. Their painful pasts cause them both to feel undeserving of happiness. But as their relationship turns to romance, they overcome fears of the past and present to accept a second chance at life and happiness. Learn More
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  10. The Twelve Dancing Princesses

    The Twelve Dancing Princesses

    Book and lyrics by Jennifer Kirkeby. Music by Shirley Mier. Based on the book by the Brothers Grimm.

    Product Code: TV2000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | Family (all ages)
    • 4m., 19w., 3 either gender, extras as needed. Doubling possible.
    • 65 min.
    Each night, the twelve princesses who love to dance, sing the song that allows them secret passage into the enchanted forest. The king (tired of finding twelve pairs of worn shoes outside his daughters' room each morning) issues a proclamation. The first person to discover the secret of where the princesses go each night shall receive his or her heart's desire and eight bags of gold! Learn More
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