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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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  2. Ghosts in the Machine GD8000

    Ghosts in the Machine

    By Eric Coble.

    Product Code: GD8000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult
    • 8 either gender.
    • 70 min.
    It begins after lunch on Melissa’s phone. Someone she doesn’t know is texting her looking for a drug hook-up. Soon, eight very different high-school kids are getting bizarre texts from numbers they don’t recognize—budding romances, bitter rivalries, even violent threats. What’s going on? And what if it’s not people connecting with other people via their phones … but phones trying to connect with other phones via their people? A digital mystery for the mind and heart of the savvy texter. Learn More
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  3. The Island of Dr. Libris

    The Island of Dr. Libris

    By Chris Grabenstein and Ronny Venable. Based on the book by Chris Grabenstein.

    Product Code: IF7000

    • Comedy
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 10 to 21 or more either gender.
    • 120 min.
    Billy’s spending the summer in a cabin that belongs to the mysterious Dr. Libris. But something strange is going on. Besides the security cameras everywhere, there’s Dr. Libris’ private bookcase. Whenever Billy opens the classic books inside, he can hear sounds coming from the island in the middle of the lake. It’s almost as if the stories he’s reading are coming to life! But that’s impossible … isn’t it? It’s up to Billy and his magical imagination to come up with a happy ending for everybody, including himself! Learn More
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  4. When She Had Wings

    When She Had Wings

    By Suzan Zeder.

    Product Code: WJ1000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 2m., 2w., 1 either gender.
    • 60 min.
    A story told in sound, movement and words about 9-year-old B, who is about to turn 10 and isn't happy about it! B knows, really knows, that before she could walk, she could fly, and is desperate to remember how. When a mysterious stranger that speaks in strange squawks appears, B wonders if this creature is a bird, a woman escaped from senior care unit or possibly Amelia Earhart ? Together they help each other remember how to fly … literally and metaphorically. Learn More
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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. Lincoln Vacation

    Lincoln Vacation

    By Laura Annawyn Shamas.

    Product Code: LE6000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | Family (all ages)
    • 7m., 5w.
    • 45 min.
    Six teenagers from different backgrounds are impacted by a summer school intensity touring program centered around key points and places in Abraham Lincoln's life, with action ranging from travelogue to ghost story. Learn More
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  8. Bud, Not Buddy

    Bud, Not Buddy

    Adapted by Reginald André Jackson. From the novel by Christopher Paul Curtis.

    Product Code: BC7000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 8m., 3w. with doubling.
    • 100 min.
    Set in Michigan during the 1930s, this title tells the story of 10-year-old Bud Caldwell, an orphan on the run from abusive foster homes, and his quest to find his father. Learn More
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  9. Bud, Not Buddy

    Bud, Not Buddy

    Adapted by Reginald André Jackson. From the novel by Christopher Paul Curtis.

    Product Code: BC9000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 8m., 3w. with doubling.
    • 90 min.
    Set in Michigan during the 1930s, this play tells the story of 10-year-old Bud Caldwell, an orphan on the run from abusive foster homes, and his quest to find his father. Learn More
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  10. Quixote

    Quixote

    Inspired by Miguel de Cervantes' Don Quixote de la Mancha. Book by Flip Kobler and Cindy Marcus. Music by Dennis Poore. Lyrics by Flip Kobler.

    Product Code: QD5000

    • Comedy | Drama | Satire
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 4m., 10w., 11 either gender. May be doubled to a cast of 13 or expanded to up to 50.
    • 80 min.
    Feeling pressured to fit in, Alonzo Quijana, dreams of a better time, when one man could change the course of tomorrow. With the fragile line of popularity, the very thin grasp of sanity, could making the world a better place come from one lone voice in the crowd? Learn More
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