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  1. American Association of Community Theatre AACT NewPlayFest Winning Plays: Volume 4 (2020)  AN6000

    Shattering

    By Pat Montley.

    Product Code: S4J000

    • Drama
    • High School | College | Community | Professional
    • 2m., 2w.
    • 105 min.
    Jonah has just been released from juvenile commitment into the foster care of Jacqueline Dawson, whose estranged son he helped to murder. Jonah is ordered to torture and kill Dawson—or be killed himself. The instructions come from the gang leader through Jonah’s girlfriend LaBelle, who is pregnant. Jonah and LaBelle plot the murder, even as his relationship with the strict but caring Dawson develops and his imagined visits with her dead son jar his conscience. Learn More
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  2. Lift Every Voice

    Lift Every Voice

    By G. Riley Mills and Prince Roc.

    Product Code: LN2000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College | Community | Professional | TYA
    • 6 either gender.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 30 min.
    Lift Every Voice, which is based on a true story, explores the impact of racism in an urban high school. When the class president of an elite inner-city high school posts a racially inflammatory message on social media, tensions explode, loyalties are tested and long-simmering resentments boil over as the six members of the student council grapple with the fallout and how to move forward. Learn More
    $10.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $55/perf

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  3. Lift Every Voice

    Lift Every Voice

    By G. Riley Mills and Prince Roc.

    Product Code: LN3000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College | Community | Professional | TYA
    • 6 either gender.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 30 min.
    Lift Every Voice, which is based on a true story, explores the impact of racism in an urban high school. When the class president of an elite inner-city high school posts a racially inflammatory message on social media, tensions explode, loyalties are tested and long-simmering resentments boil over as the six members of the student council grapple with the fallout and how to move forward. Learn More
    $10.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $55/perf

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  4. Ruby: The Story of Ruby Bridges

    Ruby: The Story of Ruby Bridges

    By Christina M. Ham. Music by Gary Rue.

    Product Code: RD8000

    • Drama
    • Elementary School | Middle School | High School | Community
    • 11 to 16m., 11 to 20w., 5 to 9 either gender.

      Limited Streaming Rights Available

    • 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: $90/perf

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  5. The Seat of Justice

    The Seat of Justice

    By Julian Wiles.

    Product Code: S2R000

    • Drama
    • High School | College | Community
    • 12m., 7w., 4 boys, 3 girls.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 120 min.
    In 1947, a small group of parents started a movement that would eventually lead to the landmark Brown v. Board of Education Supreme Court decision. The Seat of Justice chronicles the historic Briggs v. Elliott desegregation case from rural Clarendon Country, S.C., to the halls of the United States Supreme Court and celebrates the brave citizens, both black and white, who fought for justice and equality, taking their turns in the seat of justice and making decisions that will change the course of history. Learn More
    $10.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $90/perf

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  6. Loving

    Loving

    By Peter Manos.

    Product Code: LM1000

    • Drama
    • High School | College | Community | Professional
    • 2m., 1 to 2w., 1 either gender.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 60 min.

    In the 1950s, Richard Loving, a white man, loved Mildred Jeter, an African American. The story of an oppressed inter-racial marriage and a family torn apart by prejudice and hate, this title celebrates this triumph of love that led to a landmark United States Supreme Court decision, Loving v. Virginia.

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    Min. Royalty Rate: $90/perf

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  7. Higgins in Harlem

    Higgins in Harlem

    By Lawrence Thelen.

    Product Code: HG8000

    • Comedy
    • High School | College | Community
    • 4m., 5w.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 120 min.
    Pygmalion by George Bernard Shaw is reset in Harlem in 1938 during the Harlem Renaissance. Henry Higgins, a professor of phonetics, discovers Eliza Doolittle, a homeless, Harlem girl and transforms her into a high-class woman. Eliza forgoes a relationship with Freddie Hill, who is in love with her, and must choose between a platonic existence with Higgins or a life on her own. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $90/perf

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  8. Oh Freedom! The Story of the Underground Railroad

    Oh Freedom! The Story of the Underground Railroad

    By Peter Manos.

    Product Code: OA4000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College
    • 2 to 10m., 2 to 10w., up to 10 either gender.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 45 min.
    This play combines stories of men and women of the Underground Railroad who were active in the fight against slavery. Famous participants like Harriet Tubman and Harriet Beecher Stowe and other lesser-known heroes are included in this tale that celebrates a time when Americans were at their courageous best, supporting one another, regardless of background, ethnicity or gender. Learn More
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $50/perf

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  9. Mr. Chickee's Funny Money

    Mr. Chickee's Funny Money

    Music and lyrics by Lamont Dozier and Paris Dozier. Book by David Ingber. Based on the novel Mr. Chickee's Funny Money by Christopher Paul Curtis. Orchestrations and arrangements by Brian Usifer.

    Product Code: MP3000

    • Comedy
    • High School | College | Community | Professional | TYA
    • 5 to 6m., 2 to 4w., 1 either gender.

      No Livestream Rights Available

    • 75 min.
    Ten-year-old Steven, a self-proclaimed spy and president of the Flint Future Detectives Club, is asked to unlock the secret behind a mysterious bill. With his pals, Steven discovers family, friends, imagination and determination are the true keys to success. This rhythm and blues musical grooves to original songs by Motown legend Lamont Dozier and his son Paris. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $90/perf

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  10. Black Sash

    Black Sash

    By Sarah Grammar, Emily Overmyer, Sarah Pendleton and Tonya Hays.

    Product Code: BL6000

    • Drama
    • High School | College
    • 4 to 7m., 7 to 21w.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 45 min.
    This play celebrates the work of the Black Sash women's organization, an independent, non-governmental human rights organization that has worked tirelessly for justice and equality in South Africa for more than 55 years. This historical drama will enlighten and empower audiences through the celebration of the organization's victories and, finally, in Nelson Mandela's release. Learn More
    $9.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $50/perf

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