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  1. James and the Giant Peach

    James and the Giant Peach

    From the book by Roald Dahl. Dramatized by Richard R. George.

    Product Code: J18000

    • Comedy | Farce | Satire
    • Middle School | High School | College | Community
    • 21 (most either gender).
    • 60 min.
    A magical peach! An imprisoned boy! Insect friends! An incredible journey! This amazing adventure will fulfill the fantasy of anyone who has ever dreamed of escape. You will see James (as he cleverly gets the Peach out of danger), the wise Old-Green-Grasshopper and the pessimistic Earthworm. You will also see James' mean Aunt Spiker and cruel Aunt Sponge come to a suitably sticky end. Learn More
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  2. Gretel! The Musical GE1000

    Gretel! The Musical

    Book by Jason Tremblay and Suzan Zeder. Music by Jenn Hartmann Luck. Lyrics by Jenn Hartmann Luck, Suzan Zeder and Jason Tremblay. Cello Arrangements by Nora Karakousoglou.

    Product Code: GE1000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Elementary School | Middle School | High School | College | Community | Professional | TYA
    • 1 to 4m., 2 to 6w.

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    • 75 min.
    Before there was Hansel, there was Gretel! Based on the Russian origin story, this musical focuses on the girls and women at the center of Gretel’s quest to fetch the skull of undying light from Baba Yaga, one of the most fascinating witches of all time. On her journey, Gretel discovers the positive power of her anger, the comfort of her compassion, the gift of her grief, and the truth of her own birthright, as she teaches herself how to survive. Learn More
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  3. Reunited Shorts RE3000

    Reunited Shorts

    Product Code: RE3000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • High School | College | Community
    • 1 to 5m., 2 to 7w.

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    • 60 min.
    Reunited Shorts is an evening of theatre comprised of six unique short plays about reunions. They are about the awkward, humorous and emotional experience of humans coming together … again. The vignettes include Benched; The Gift Exchange; Table for Two Rendezvous; You, Me. Me, You.; delilah.; and Last Dance. Learn More
    $39.95 /script

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  4. Pound Cover PN1000

    Pound

    By Sean O'Leary.

    Product Code: PN1000

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

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    • 90 min.
    After spending 12 years in St. Elizabeths Hospital for incompetency, literary lion and ferocious anti-Semite Ezra Pound faces the terrifying prospect of being released. At first, Pound’s treatment by a young psychiatrist, Ann Polley, seems promising, but then the techniques become disturbing and Ann’s true purpose is revealed. Pound explores whether words can be as powerful as actions, whether revenge can be just, and whether sanity is possible when we’re made to see the world as it is and not as we would have it. Learn More
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  5. Hamlet and Zombies! - HH7000

    Hamlet and Zombies!

    By Will Averill.

    Product Code: HH7000

    • Comedy
    • Middle School | High School
    • 5m., 2w., 13 to 33 either gender.

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    • 45 min.
    Something is rotting in the state of Denmark, and Hamlet may be the only one who is on to it. With the help of Horatio and Laertes, Hamlet solves the mystery of his mother’s marriage to his uncle, observes his father’s transformation from king to zombie king, saves his love, Ophelia, and fends off both the Norwegians and the zombie hordes. This adaptation is perfect for those who are looking for a spooky retelling of one of the Bard’s classics with lots of fun and a little bite. Learn More
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    Treehouse

    By Joe Musso.

    Product Code: TV6000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • High School | College | Community | Professional
    • 3m., 3w.

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    • 85 min.
    Johnny could be a typical 17-year-old boy, hanging out in his treehouse and dreaming of talking to the beautiful Alana, were it not for his insistence that he has the mind of a 53-year-old. As Johnny persists in his claim that he’s an old man in a teenager’s body and conversations in the treehouse become increasingly peppered by the words of the Bard, Johnny grapples simultaneously with adolescence, love and the mind’s ability to heal from great loss. Learn More
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    Making Sweet Tea and Other Secrets

    By Paul Elliott.

    Product Code: MR4000

    • Drama
    • College | Community | Professional
    • 2m., 3w., 1 either gender.

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    • 90 min.
    Dottie and Ruth have always kept their lives in order, living each day in rural isolation and contentment. All of that changes when the sheriff drops off a battered teenage girl and asks them to keep her safe. Neither is prepared for the role of savior, and they are even less inclined when they find out the girl is really a boy and the person who almost killed her is her father. This play refers to all the hidden bigotry, prejudice and even brutality a town will turn a blind eye to, until forced to bring those secrets to light and fight back. Learn More
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    Sweet

    By Denise Hinson.

    Product Code: S2W000

    • Drama
    • College | Community | Professional
    • 3m., 2w.

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    • 90 min.
    Sweet centers around three generations of the Carter family, headed by former boxing champ “Sweet” Clemmet Carter. Now in failing health, Clemmet lives for the memories of his glory days and building puzzles with his grandson. When an enthusiastic sports writer wants to write a book about Clemmet’s life, Clemmet finds the project an excuse to relive all his old fights while his wife becomes increasingly hostile. As Trevor pushes back against Addie’s wrath, he discovers some family secrets are best left buried. Learn More
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  9. Aubrey Cover AM6000

    Aubrey

    By Joe Musso.

    Product Code: AM6000

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

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    • 90 min.
    Haunted by her role in her lover’s drug overdose death, Aubrey Gagnier, a heroin addict, seeks out Ivan Stillman, a gravedigger and coffin maker. Aubrey believes Ivan can speak with the dead, which he denies. Regardless of his denial, Aubrey implores Ivan to speak with her deceased lover. After Aubrey’s addiction creates chaos in Ivan’s orderly world, Ivan reveals his tragic past. They soon become each other’s best hope not just to survive, but to live. Learn More
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  10. Until He Wasn't Cover U42000

    Until He Wasn't

    By Patrick McLaughlin.

    Product Code: U42000

    • Drama
    • College | Community | Professional
    • 2m., 4w.

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    • 105 min.
    Colin Bayley is the common bond between four complete strangers who meet to share their personal histories with the same man. In recounting their experiences with him, they hint that there was more to the charming Mr. Bayley than they want to admit. There was something dark. In trying to discern just exactly who their common friend is and why they were so drawn to him, they can truly agree on only one thing. Colin Bayley was the perfect man … until he wasn’t. Learn More
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