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  1. Digging Up Dessa Cover DH2000

    Digging Up Dessa

    By Laura Schellhardt

    Product Code: DH2000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | Family (all ages)
    • 1m., 4w.
    • 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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    As She Likes It

    Edited and compiled by Karen Ruch. Written by Lori M. Myers, Sean Adams, Marjorie Bicknell, David Nice, Sue Lange, Barbara Trainin Blank and Sandra Fenichel Asher.

    Product Code: AM2000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • High School | College and Adult | Senior Adults
    • 4 to 18w., 1 to 2 either gender.
    • 90 min.
    As She Likes It features women from Shakespeare’s canon who step outside of the male-dominated context of their original works. These familiar women from classic stories may have had muted voices in Shakespeare’s plays, but here they take center stage. These plays offer great roles for women, opportunities for thoughtful scene study, educational exploration and a larger conversation about how these women’s stories resonate in our current era. Learn More
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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. Yoo-Hoo and Hank Williams

    Yoo-Hoo and Hank Williams

    By Gregory S. Moss.

    Product Code: Y35000

    • Drama
    • College and Adult
    • 2m., 3w.
    • 90 min.
    In a reimagined version of the American South in the ’50s, the Yoo-Hoo girl is an eccentric romantic. Her neighbors, including the shy paperboy, are dreamy and eccentric too. This strange, simple life becomes more complicated when the Yoo-Hoo girl meets a seductive salesman she thinks is the man of her dreams. But he changes, revealing a darker side. When the paperboy confesses his love to the Yoo-Hoo girl, the two prepare to escape, only to be confronted by the salesman, with dark and bitter consequences. Learn More
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  6. Lasso of Truth

    Lasso of Truth

    By Carson Kreitzer.

    Product Code: LM4000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • College and Adult
    • 2m., 3w.
    • 120 min.

    Who is Wonder Woman and where did she come from? Lasso of Truth explores the knotty origin story of our preeminent female superhero, created by William Marston, inventor of the first lie-detector machine. This smart, seductive, wild ride features the two women Marston lived with in a polyamorous relationship—both of whom inspired the famous character—plus a girl in search of answers about her childhood heroine and a guy trying to hold on to his prized first issue.

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  7. Molly's Hammer

    Molly's Hammer

    By Tammy Ryan. Based on the book Hammer of Justice by Liane Ellison Norman.

    Product Code: MQ7000

    • Drama
    • High School | College and Adult | Senior Adults
    • 2m., 1w.
    • 90 min.

    In 1980, Molly Rush, a Pittsburgh housewife and mother of six, walked into a G.E. plant and took a hammer to the nose cone of a nuclear warhead in protest of the buildup of our nuclear arsenal. She and her fellow activists went to trial to sound the alarm, and the world was pulled back from the brink of nuclear annihilation for the time being. Told with humor and love, Molly’s Hammer shines a light on how the choice of ordinary people to take action is what is needed to save our world.

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  8. Detective Partner Hero Villain

    Detective Partner Hero Villain

    By Brett Neveu.

    Product Code: DF9000

    • Comedy | Drama | Tragedy
    • College and Adult
    • 4 either gender.
    • 75 min.
    A detective and his partner search for Supernova (the villain), who hates The Fantastic Phenomenon (the hero) so much that he is killing superhero super-fans. The detective's world quickly begins to unravel as he questions his own belief in law and justice and starts to peel back the good-versus-evil veneer, exposing the realities of life and death and the ultimate consequences of trusting those who tell us to "keep the faith." The black-and-white morality of superheroes is turned on its head in this play. Learn More
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  9. Pound

    Pound

    Product Code: PN1000

    • Drama | Tragedy
    • High School | College and Adult
    • 2m., 2w.
    • 90 min.
    After spending 12 years in St. Elizabeths Hospital for incompetency, literary lion and ferocious anti-Semite Ezra Pound faces the terrifying prospect of being released. At first, Pound’s treatment by a young psychiatrist, Ann Polley, seems promising, but then the techniques become disturbing and Ann’s true purpose is revealed. Pound explores whether words can be as powerful as actions, whether revenge can be just, and whether sanity is possible when we’re made to see the world as it is and not as we would have it. Learn More
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  10. 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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