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  1. The Hero Twins: Blood Race HH9000

    The Hero Twins: Blood Race

    By Ramon Esquivel.

    Product Code: HH9000

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

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 70 min.
    The winner of the Blood Race—an ancient competition that takes place in the underworld—rules the capital city and all the people who labor for it, while the loser remains trapped in the underworld. Cricket and Moth have trained their entire lives to win, but when Moth learns the truth of the Blood Race, she is faced with a choice that could turn the world upside down. Inspired by classic Mayan narratives, The Hero Twins: Blood Race is an action-filled adventure that is also an allegory about inequality, justice and liberation. Learn More
    $10.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $90/perf

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  2. OLIVÉRio: A Brazilian Twist

    OLIVÉRio: A Brazilian Twist

    Book and lyrics by Karen Zacarías. Music by Deborah Wicks La Puma.

    Product Code: OA8000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Middle School | High School | Community | TYA
    • 3m., 4w.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 65 min.
    This joyful musical is a retelling of Oliver Twist set in modern-day Rio de Janeiro that tackles issues of poverty, inequity and injustice. Oli, an orphan girl, asks the goddess of the sea for a “little bit more” in her life. Con man Falcão and thief Zé Esquiva hope to use Oli’s sweet nature to steal from a rich widow. In the favela, Oli meets Nancí, who begins to teach Oli how to read. But when police officer Sykes gets involved, everyone has to choose between doing what is easy and what is right. Learn More
    $10.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $90/perf

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  3. Nathan the Wise

    Nathan the Wise

    By Paul D'Andrea after G.E. Lessing. Translation by Gisela D'Andrea and Paul D'Andrea.

    Product Code: N54000

    • Comedy | Drama | Melodrama
    • Middle School | High School | College | Community | Professional | TYA
    • 6m., 3w. (Doubling and expansion possible.)
    • 100 min.
    This Western classic on religious tolerance is set in Jerusalem during the Third Crusade. Two young people, Jew and Christian, are drawn to each other in love and come up with an imaginative resolution to the issue of which is the one true faith. Learn More
    $10.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $90/perf

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  4. Ezigbo, the Spirit Child

    Ezigbo, the Spirit Child

    An Igbo story as told by Adaora Nzelibe Schmiedl. Dramatized for the stage by Max Bush.

    Product Code: E69000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College | Community | Professional | TYA
    • 1 to 3m., 7 to 8w., plus extras.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 60 min.
    Long ago, the wife of a powerful chief longed for a child, but her womb was possessed by the spirit of an Ogbanje, an invisible spirit-child. Learn More
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $85/perf

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  5. The Nightingale

    The Nightingale

    Book by William Electric Black and Amie Brockway-Henson. Music by Elliot Sokolov. From the story by Hans Christian Andersen.

    Product Code: N04000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Middle School | College | Community | Professional | TYA
    • An ensemble of 12 m. and w. (not gender specific.)
    • 60 min.
    When Grandpa begins to tell his grandchildren about the emperor's nightingale, his back yard is transformed into the emperor of China's palace, garden and forest, and the three of them become characters in this humorous and moving story. Learn More
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $85/perf

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  6. Bocón!

    Bocón!

    By Lisa Loomer.

    Product Code: B36000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College | Community | Professional | TYA
    • 6 actors, with doubling. Flexible.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 55 min.
    ¡Bocón! tells the story of 12-year-old Miguel who flees a repressive military regime in Central America for Los Angeles. A natural storyteller and irrepressible "big mouth" or bocón, Miguel loses his voice when his parents are taken and begins a metaphorical journey north to the City of Angels. Along the way, he finds his voice and the courage to cross the border to a new life. Miguel's story is relevant to immigrant children from all parts of the world, and to any child who is learning the many meanings of finding one's own "voice." Learn More
    $11.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $110/perf

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  7. The Mummy Musical

    The Mummy Musical

    By Michael Tester.

    Product Code: M93000

    • Comedy | Farce
    • Elementary School | Middle School | High School | College | Community | Professional | TYA
    • 4m., 3w. (extras as desired.)

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 80 min.
    Not to be outdone by her fellow classmates, Shirley decides to whip up an Egyptian summer adventure that never happened. As we flashback to her holiday, we see a battle with Dogman, the Tunnel of Terror, among many other fictitious situations. Learn More
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $85/perf

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  8. Tales From the Arabian Nights

    Tales From the Arabian Nights

    Book and lyrics by Michael Bigelow Dixon. Music by Jan Cole.

    Product Code: TQ4000

    • Comedy
    • Elementary School | Middle School | High School | College | Community | TYA
    • 4 to 5m., 3 to 4w., extras.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 50 min.
    A bewitched sultan decrees that he will marry a new bride every evening and chop off her head the next morning until a clever woman breaks the spell by telling him never-ending tales. Learn More
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $85/perf

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  9. The Frogs FE3000

    The Frogs

    Adapted by I.E. Clark from Aristophanes.

    Product Code: FE3000

    • Comedy | Satire
    • Middle School | High School | College | TYA
    • 5m., 5w., extras (may include 20 or more).

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 40 min.
    An adaption of a classic Greek comedy by Aristophanes, in which Dionysus ventures to Hades in order to bring a playwright back to life. Learn More
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $40/perf

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