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  1. Cotton Patch Gospel

    Cotton Patch Gospel

    Book by Tom Key and Russell Treyz. Music and lyrics by Harry Chapin.

    Product Code: C05000

    • Drama
    • High School | College | Community | Professional
    • large and variable with male and female roles to suit your group, or by doubling with as few as 5.
    • 105 min.
    The Gospel is presented in a setting of rural Georgia with country music songs. As this Gospel begins, they sing that "Somethin's a-brewin' in Gainesville." Herod is the mayor of Atlanta and, inevitably, Christ is lynched by local thugs only to rise again. Learn More
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  2. Babette's Feast Cover BK5000

    Babette's Feast

    Conceived and developed by Abigail Killeen. Written by Rose Courtney. Adapted from the short story by Isak Dinesen.

    Product Code: BK5000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • High School | College | Community | Professional
    • 3w., 6 either gender, extras as desired.
    • 90 min.
    This adaptation reimagines Dinesen’s classic tale as a rich theatrical event: deep, funny, sensual, dangerous and beautiful. The cloistered 19th-century community of two loving, devout Lutheran sisters reluctantly, then completely, embraces Babette, a mysterious French refugee. But when Babette sacrifices all she has to throw a lavish dinner party, the entire community is magically and inexplicably transformed. Learn More
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  3. Molly's Hammer

    Molly's Hammer

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

    Product Code: MQ7000

    • Drama
    • College | Community | Professional
    • 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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  4. Ruby: The Story of Ruby Bridges

    Ruby: The Story of Ruby Bridges

    By Christina M. Ham. Music by Gary Rue.

    Product Code: RD8000

    • Drama
    • Elementary School | Middle School | High School | Community
    • 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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  5. Joan the Girl of Arc

    Joan the Girl of Arc

    By Darrah Cloud.

    Product Code: J74000

    • Drama
    • High School | Community | TYA
    • 3 to 6m., 2w.
    • 60 min.

    When Joan D'Arc, a shepherd in Domremy, France, 1420s, hears a voice while tending sheep one day, she can't believe what—and whom—she's hearing. But the voice is joined by others who claim they're saints and ask her to go to war for France. In a suit of armor made especially for her, she leads the French army to win the Hundred Years' War, using the wits and methods of the real teenage girl that she was. But when she refuses to deny the voices she heard, she is sentenced to death.

     

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  6. Does My Head Look Big in This?

    Does My Head Look Big in This?

    By Jeff Gottesfeld and Elizabeth Wong. Based on the award-winning young adult novel by Randa Abdel-Fattah.

    Product Code: DF1000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • High School | Community
    • 3 to 10m., 7 to 10w., 3 either gender.
    • 75 min.
    At a time of rising Islamophobia and cultural misunderstanding, this play about a typical American high-school teen who happens to be Muslim is a great tool for tolerance. When Amal decides to wear her hijab to school, it's a learning experience for all ... including herself. By the end of this play, audiences will understand three things better: Islam, America and themselves. Learn More
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  7. The Third Wave Musical

    The Third Wave Musical

    Book and lyrics by Ron Jones. Music and lyrics by David W. Denny, Kathy Peck Denny and Emily Klion.

    Product Code: T09000

    • Drama
    • High School | College | Community
    • 6m., 8w., 12 either gender.
    • 90 min.
    This is the true story of a classroom experiment in fascism which takes place in l967 at Cubberley High School in Palo Alto, California. When Mr. Jones decided to give his class a real experience of being in a totalitarian society, he did not predict the explosive events that follow. Student curiosity is replaced with conformity and violence, fueling the excitement known as The Third Wave. Learn More
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  8. Starry Messenger

    Starry Messenger

    By Ira Hauptman.

    Product Code: SP6000

    • Drama
    • College | Community | Professional
    • 5m., 2w.
    • 90 min.
    In this play, we witness the effects of Galileo's ordeals on his family and his family's role in his decision to renounce his discoveries. Learn More
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  9. The Defiant Muse (La musa y su desafio - Traducción al español)

    The Defiant Muse (La musa y su desafio - Traducción al español)

    De Nicholas A. Patricca. Traducción al español de Moisés Zamora.

    Product Code: DA9000

    • Drama
    • High School | College | Community | Professional
    • Elenco: 9 hombres, 4 mujeres.
    • 135 min.
    This Spanish manuscript tells the story of Sor Juana In Learn More
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  10. Eric LaRue

    Eric LaRue

    By Brett Neveu.

    Product Code: E55000

    • Drama | Tragedy
    • High School | College | Community | Professional
    • 3m., 3w.
    • 80 min.
    A mother of a teenage boy who shot and killed three of his classmates decides to meet with the mothers of the murdered boys and the meeting spirals out of control. Learn More
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