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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. 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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  4. 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
    $8.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

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  5. 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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    Min. Royalty Rate: $45/perf

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  6. 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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    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

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  7. Smoldering Fires

    Smoldering Fires

    By Kermit Frazier.

    Product Code: SP5000

    • Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | Family (all ages)
    • 12m., 6w., doubling possible.
    • 70 min.
    Two 12-year-old black boys who seem unlikely friends share a dream of cleaning up their violent, drug-infested urban neighborhood. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

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  8. Deadly Weapons

    Deadly Weapons

    By Laurie Brooks.

    Product Code: D75000

    • Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult
    • 2m., 2w.
    • 60 min.
    When three teenage friends decide to take the law into their own hands, they are forced to confront themselves, their relationships and the consequences of their actions. Learn More
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  9. Oliver Twist

    Oliver Twist

    By Robert Thomas Noll. Adapted from the book by Charles Dickens.

    Product Code: O61000

    • Drama | Melodrama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults | Praise Groups
    • 21 roles to be played by a minimum of 12 actors (plus extras if desired.)
    • 85 min.
    This faithful adaptation of Charles Dickens' second novel is an exciting, fast-moving melodrama about the adventures of an orphan redeemed from a life of cruel poverty and crime by an act of unselfish courage. Filled with an atmosphere of mystery, its major characters—Fagin, Bill Sikes, Mr. Bumble, Nancy, and the Artful Dodger—are some of the most theatrically realized characters in all of literature. Learn More
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

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  10. Yes Virginia, There Is a Santa Claus

    Yes Virginia, There Is a Santa Claus

    By Andrew J. Fenady. Based upon the teleplay by Val DeCrow and Andrew J. Fenady.

    Product Code: Y22000

    • Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults | Praise Groups
    • 17m., 8w. (extras, doubling possible).
    • 90 min.
    This play is inspired by a simple, poignant letter written more than 100 years ago by a little girl to a newspaper. Virginia wondered and wrote: "Dear Editor, I am 8 years old. Some of my little friends say there is no Santa Claus. Papa says if you see it in the Sun, it's so. Please tell me the truth. Is there a Santa Claus?" Frank Church, who was once the top reporter, is responsible for answering her question. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $100/perf

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