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  1. Ghosts in the Machine (One-Act) GD9000

    Ghosts in the Machine (One-Act Version)

    By Eric Coble.

    Product Code: GD9000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult
    • 7 either gender.
    • 40 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 one-act digital mystery for the mind and heart of the savvy texter. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $45/perf

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  2. Ruby: The Story of Ruby Bridges

    Ruby: The Story of Ruby Bridges

    By Christina M. Ham. Music by Gary Rue.

    Product Code: RD8000

    • Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | Family (all ages)
    • 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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    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

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  3. One Magic Kiss: Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

    One Magic Kiss: Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

    Book by Donna M. Swajeski. Music and lyrics by Gregg Opelka.

    Product Code: O99000

    • Comedy
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 1m., 3 to 6w., 10 to 12 either gender. Doubling and extras possible.
    • 90 min.
    In this magical retelling of the classic story issues like bullying and self-image are prevalent, giving the story a contemporary twist. Infused with wonderful humor that kids and adults can enjoy, this show's queen is more diva than evil. The upbeat songs and new characters deliver an inspiring message—beauty is who you are and how you treat people, not how you look. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

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  4. 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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    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

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  5. Atypical Boy

    Atypical Boy

    By Laurie Brooks.

    Product Code: AK1000

    • Comedy | Drama | Satire
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult
    • 2 to 3m., 1 to 3w., 1 to 4 or more either gender.
    • 60 min.
    In a fantastical world (not entirely unlike our own) where "conformity is compulsory," one boy cannot conform. Learn More
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  6. Cosmic Fruit Bowl

    Cosmic Fruit Bowl

    By Rosemary Frisino Toohey.

    Product Code: CN6000

    • Comedy | Farce | Satire
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | Family (all ages)
    • 4 actors.
    • 15 min.
    Think living in a fishbowl is tough? Try a fruit bowl. All the regulars are there: the self-centered star, the guy hiding a secret and the budding philosopher. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $45/perf

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  7. Cucarachas

    Cucarachas

    By Rosemary Frisino Toohey.

    Product Code: CN5000

    • Comedy | Farce | Satire
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | Family (all ages)
    • 2m., 3 either gender.
    • 20 min.
    A trio of cockroaches in a research lab live a life of ease and are joined by a cockroach bred aboard a spaceship, who encourages them to be independent and ignore the rules. He's independent, he moves differently, he even thinks! If the other roaches change their pattern, will it be the dawn of a new day? Or will it mean curtains for cucarachas? Learn More
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  8. My Two-Tailed Halloween Cat

    My Two-Tailed Halloween Cat

    By Ric Averill.

    Product Code: MK9000

    • Comedy | Farce | Satire
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | Family (all ages)
    • 6m., 17w., 1 either gender. May be expanded to up to 20m., 30w., 10 either gender.
    • 50 min.
    To win a contest, Sydney uses magic to convince everyone she has a two-tailed cat. However, she begins to doubt the wisdom of her lie when she's asked to give up her cat to science. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

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  9. Bird Brain

    Bird Brain

    By Richard Vetere.

    Product Code: BH1000

    • Comedy
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | Family (all ages)
    • 2m., 3w., up to 15 either gender, extras as desired.
    • 60 min.
    When the Queen of Starlings decides to bully all the other birds, Sparrow keeps his cool and uses his brain to show that love and caring can dispel destructive bullying. In the end, it is the queen who asks for Sparrow's friendship allowing all the different birds to live together in harmony. To celebrate, an oriole from Baltimore arrives in time to give Sparrow a Bird of the Year award for his good work! Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

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  10. Cully's Gold: A Young Girl's Struggle with Temptation and Ambition, 1873

    Cully's Gold: A Young Girl's Struggle with Temptation and Ambition, 1873

    By Carol Korty and Susa Wuorinen.

    Product Code: CG6000

    • Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | Family (all ages)
    • 5m., 4w. or 4m., 4w. Extras as desired.
    • 60 min.
    In this coming-of-age play set in rural coastal Maine, Sadie resolves her dilemmas in confrontations with her best friend, her father and the school, as she courageously begins to chart her own course. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

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