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  1. 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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  2. Death Valley: A Love Story DH8000

    Death Valley: A Love Story

    By Sandra Fenichel Asher. Inspired by the journals, collages and photographs of Carol Emerson, LCSW, and Dr. David Nutter.

    Product Code: DH8000

    • Drama
    • Community | Professional
    • 3w.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 75 min.
    In the winter of 2003, during their first glorious year of being in love, Carol and David spend a vacation week in Death Valley. On their return home, he is diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Months of chemotherapy follow, culminating in a bone marrow transplant that goes awry, ending David’s life. Throughout their ordeal, Carol chronicles her passage through love, loss, grief and recovery. This play grew from the real journals, photographs and collages that make this universal story poignantly specific. Learn More
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  3. 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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  4. The Wacky Horror Cyber Show WK7000

    The Wacky Horror Cyber Show

    By Finn Kobler.

    Product Code: WK7000

    • Comedy
    • Middle School | High School | College | Community
    • 2 to 8m., 2 to 16w., 4 to 13 either gender.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 60 min.
    A collection of surreal, occasionally morbid and definitively wacky (go figure) vignettes all showcasing the absurdity, spookiness and love that comes from the Halloween season. From Edgar Allan Poe having to face rewrites to existentially depressed pumpkins, this play has something for everybody—from silly to sweet to thought provoking. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $90/perf

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  5. No Room for a Picture on the Blank Wall

    No Room for a Picture on the Blank Wall

    By David R. Remschel.

    Product Code: N89000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • High School | College | Community | Professional
    • 6m., 2w.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 85 min.
    Photographer Peter Bunther abruptly realizes that one of his oldest pictures has become invisible to him, as has any recollection of even taking it. Efforts to get to the bottom of Peter’s strange behavior are thwarted by “Memory Removal Company” members who, representing Peter’s growing dementia, proceed to figuratively and literally take apart his home and life, and Peter realizes that he will have to fight hardest for the person who means the most to him. Learn More
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  6. D.O.A.

    D.O.A.

    By Elizabeth Lovelady. Based on the screenplay by Russel Rouse and Clarence Greene.

    Product Code: DG2000

    • Drama | Melodrama
    • High School | College | Community
    • 5 to 12m., 4 to 9w.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 60 min.
    In this adaptation of the 1950s classic noir film, Frank Bigelow walks into a police station to report a murder: his own. After a wild night of drinking at jazz clubs with sexy women, he wakes feeling ill and learns he has been poisoned. With only hours left to live, Bigelow frantically searches for his killer and the reason he was targeted. Will the killer be brought to justice? Learn More
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  7. The Man She Was

    The Man She Was

    By Ric Averill.

    Product Code: MQ4000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College | Community
    • 6 to 24m., 4 to 18w., 1 to 20 either gender.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 80 min.
    This gender-bending historical drama is based on Emma Edmond's memoir when she enlists as Frank Thompson and serves as a male nurse, spy and soldier during the Civil War. A "don't ask, don't tell" moment speaks clearly to the complexities of today's gender-fluid culture and the final life and death actions of the play give the story a Shakespearean feel, as she faces and accepts her own gender identity. Learn More
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  8. The Inn at Rose Harbor

    The Inn at Rose Harbor

    Adapted by Joseph Robinette. From the book by Debbie Macomber.

    Product Code: IF3000

    • Drama
    • High School | Community
    • 6 to 7m., 8 to 11w.

      No Livestream Rights Available

    • 120 min.
    Jo Marie Rose is celebrating the 20th anniversary of her purchase of the Inn at Rose Harbor, a local bed-and-breakfast. She has invited many of her former guests to join her as she reminisces about her early days as owner of the inn. The unique theatrical device of then-and-now guides the audience through a myriad of engrossing episodes, both humorous and serious. Learn More
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  9. What Remains

    What Remains

    By Max Bush.

    Product Code: WJ5000

    • Drama
    • High School | College | Community
    • 2m., 9w.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 95 min.

    Maggie, a talented young artist just a couple of months away from graduating high school, finds herself agonizing over serious life decisions. Cliona, a 69-year-old woman hires Maggie to sort through the objects of her life. An unlikely friendship blossoms as they each help the other discover something about themselves they never would have found on their own.

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  10. The Twelve Dancing Princesses

    The Twelve Dancing Princesses

    Book and lyrics by Jennifer Kirkeby. Music by Shirley Mier. Based on the book by the Brothers Grimm.

    Product Code: TV2000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Middle School | High School | Community | TYA
    • 4m., 19w., 3 either gender, extras as needed. Doubling possible.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 65 min.
    Each night, the twelve princesses who love to dance, sing the song that allows them secret passage into the enchanted forest. The king (tired of finding twelve pairs of worn shoes outside his daughters' room each morning) issues a proclamation. The first person to discover the secret of where the princesses go each night shall receive his or her heart's desire and eight bags of gold! Learn More
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