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  1. TEA FOR THREE: Lady Bird, Pat & Betty

    TEA FOR THREE: Lady Bird, Pat & Betty

    By Eric H. Weinberger and Elaine Bromka.

    Product Code: TU7000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • College | Community | Professional
    • 1 to 3w.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 75 min.
    What is it like for a woman when her husband becomes the president of the United States—and she is suddenly thrust into the spotlight? This witty, sly and deeply moving script explores the hopes, fears and loves of Lady Bird Johnson, Pat Nixon and Betty Ford. Secrets are spilled about their early years, their husbands' rise to power, their romances with the men, their unique paths as wives in the White House, and their feelings about imminent retirement. Learn More
    $10.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $90/perf

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  2. Radium Girls

    Radium Girls

    By D.W. Gregory.

    Product Code: R72000

    • Drama
    • High School | College | Community | Professional
    • 4 to 5m., 5w., with doubling. May be expanded to 30 or more.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 130 min.
    In 1926, radium was a miracle cure and luminous watches the latest rage—until the girls who painted them began to mysteriously fall ill. Inspired by a true story, this play traces the efforts of Grace Fryer, a dial painter, as she fights for her day in court. This story offers a wry, unflinching look at the peculiarly American obsessions with health, wealth and the commercialization of science. Learn More
    $11.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $110/perf

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  3. Miss Fancy: Elephant Queen of the Zoo MT4000

    Miss Fancy: Elephant Queen of the Zoo

    By G. Riley Mills.

    Product Code: MT4000

    • Comedy | Melodrama
    • Elementary School | Middle School | High School | College | Community | TYA
    • 3 to 6m., 3 to 5w.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 70 min.
    Travel back in time to the 1930s, when the once-popular Avondale Zoo has fallen into disrepair. With the Birmingham Parks Board threatening to close the zoo and sell off its remaining animals to the highest bidder, the legendary Miss Fancy must devise a plan to save the zoo before it's too late! Filled with music, magic, comedy and dancing to entertain people of all ages, Miss Fancy: Elephant Queen of the Zoo will have audiences' toes tapping and their imaginations shining! Learn More
    $10.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $90/perf

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  4. Maddie and Eleanor MT2000

    Maddie and Eleanor

    By Martha King De Silva.

    Product Code: MT2000

    • Drama
    • Elementary School | Middle School | Community | TYA
    • 2 to 5m., 5 to 10w., up to 7 any gender.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 65 min.
    When Maddie Leonard returns home after her first day of school in fourth grade, she is fed up with schoolyard bullies and flaky ex-best friends. As she turns to her beloved iPhone for solace, she gets an unexpected visit from Eleanor Roosevelt. As Maddie and Eleanor navigate their budding relationship through old and modern technologies and against a backdrop of world events, they inspire each other, laugh together and discover a universal truth—friendship transcends everything. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $90/perf

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  5. Heartland HJ1000

    Heartland

    By Gabriel Jason Dean.

    Product Code: HJ1000

    • Drama
    • College | Community | Professional
    • 2m., 1w.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 100 min.
    Dr. Harold Banks is a retired professor of comparative literature and Afghan Studies, waiting for Geetee, his adopted daughter, to return from teaching in Afghanistan, her native country. When Nazrullah, an Afghan refugee, suddenly arrives on his Nebraska doorstep, the two men become unlikely roommates. Heartland is the story of a father, his determined daughter, and a journey toward mercy. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $90/perf

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  6. The Amazing Lemonade Girl AN9000

    The Amazing Lemonade Girl

    By James DeVita. Inspired by the life of Alexandra Flynn Scott.

    Product Code: AN9000

    • Drama
    • Elementary School | Middle School | High School | College | Community | Professional | TYA
    • 2m., 3w., 1 to 11 any gender.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 60 min.
    Meet Alexandra Flynn Scott. Alex has a story to tell—about her life and her legacy, her humor and her heart. She is an 8-year-old girl who is fiercely determined to make a difference and help others despite the challenges she faces amidst her own cancer journey. This true story reminds us all that a single person can change the world—one act, or even one cup, at a time. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $90/perf

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  7. A Trip to the Moon TX4000

    A Trip to the Moon

    By Tracy Wells.

    Product Code: TX4000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College | Community
    • 3 to 15m., 3 to 19w., 6 to 21 any gender, flexible.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 120 min.
    Set in the transformative summer of 1969, A Trip to the Moon tells the story of people reaching for their dreams … dreams of love, dreams of equality, dreams of the stars. Told around the time of the moon landing, this vignette-style play is comprised of 16 scenes, each named after an iconic song from 1969. These scenes and more use humor and heart to teach us about who we once were and reflect on who we could be and remind us that to achieve the impossible, we must reach for the stars. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $90/perf

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  8. A Trip to the Moon TX6000

    A Trip to the Moon

    By Tracy Wells.

    Product Code: TX6000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College | Community
    • 3 to 8m., 2 to 11w., 2 to 5 any gender, flexible.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 45 min.
    Set in the transformative summer of 1969, A Trip to the Moon tells the story of people reaching for their dreams … dreams of love, dreams of equality, dreams of the stars. Told around the time of the moon landing, this vignette-style play is comprised of 8 scenes, each named after an iconic song from 1969. These scenes and more use humor and heart to teach us about who we once were and reflect on who we could be and remind us that to achieve the impossible, we must reach for the stars. Learn More
    $10.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $55/perf

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  9. March!

    March!

    Product Code: MS3000

    • Drama
    • High School | College | Community | Professional
    • 2w.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 10 min.
    Black journalist and activist Ida B. Wells challenges suffragist Alice Paul on her plans for the Women’s March of 1913. Learn More
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  10. Proprioception PN2000

    Proprioception

    By Marilyn Millstone.

    Product Code: PN2000

    • Drama
    • College | Community | Professional
    • 2m., 2w.
    • 120 min.
    Kylie is a young prima ballerina with a torn ACL and a chip on her shoulder. Esther is an elderly widowed Holocaust survivor estranged from her only child. Both are patients of renowned Black physical therapist Mike Sheffield. When Sheffield decides that the two women should share appointments, attachments form, conflicts erupt, secrets surface and lives unravel. A play about how we heal … and how we don’t. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $90/perf

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