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  1. Black Nativity

    Black Nativity

    The Christmas story in dialogue, narrative, pantomime, gospel song and folk spirituals—the unique creation of the poet and playwright Langston Hughes. Music arranged by Aaron Robinson.

    Product Code: B72000

    • Drama
    • High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults | Praise Groups
    • variable.
    • 50 min.
    The traditional Christmas story told through dialogue, narrative and pantomime allows the freedom to add the music of your choice (from gospel songs, spirituals and traditional carols to your own original compositions) and dance. This thrilling holiday piece will have your audiences on their feet! Learn More
    $10.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $100/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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  3. Loving

    Loving

    By Peter Manos.

    Product Code: LM1000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult
    • 2m., 1 to 2w., 1 either gender.
    • 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: $80/perf

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  4. Oh Freedom! The Story of the Underground Railroad

    Oh Freedom! The Story of the Underground Railroad

    By Peter Manos.

    Product Code: OA4000

    • Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 2 to 10m., 2 to 10w., up to 10 either gender.
    • 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
    $8.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $45/perf

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  5. Most Likely To: The Senior Superlative Monologues

    Most Likely To: The Senior Superlative Monologues

    By Michael Tester.

    Product Code: MP4000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 24+, extras and doubling as desired. May be performed by as few as 6 actors.
    • 90 min.
    Inspired by students at a New York high school for the arts, this title pits the "Geeks" against the "Goths," "Drama Queens" and "Jocks" in a senior superlative showdown for Best All Around! These pieces can be used as stand-alone audition material, while an appendix of ensemble and two-person scenes transforms this monologue cycle into a full-length play. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

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  6. The Blue House

    The Blue House

    By José Cruz González.

    Product Code: BL3000

    • Drama | Tragedy
    • Middle School | High School | Family (all ages)
    • 2m., 4w.
    • 70 min.
    This is the story of 13-year-old Maricela, who lives in a vibrant Chicago neighborhood with a rich and sad history. Haunting dreams of strangers from another time lead Maricela to an abandoned lot where the mysterious Blue House once stood and where Maricela encounters the spirit of a mysterious African-American woman. Told in English and Spanish, this thrilling story, set during the 1919 Race Riot and present day, celebrates the power of courage, love and forgiveness. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

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  7. Samuel J. and K.

    Samuel J. and K.

    By Mat Smart.

    Product Code: S1K000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult
    • 2m.
    • 90 min.

    Samuel J. surprises his adopted brother, Samuel K., with a trip back to his birth country of Cameroon for college graduation, but Samuel K. has no desire to face a place and a past that abandoned him. Samuel J. and K. challenges the traditional definitions of family and asks if a place we've only imagined can become home overnight.

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  8. Collateral Bodies

    Collateral Bodies

    By Erin Rachel Kaplan.

    Product Code: CN7000

    • Drama | Tragedy
    • High School | College and Adult
    • 7w.
    • 75 min.
    An exploration of human rights as women relate experiences of sexual trafficking, rape, female circumcision and domestic violence through fictional stories based in truth. Learn More
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  9. Don't Tell Me I Can't Fly

    Don't Tell Me I Can't Fly

    By Y York. Inspired by the life and art of Della Wells.

    Product Code: DE9000

    • Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | Family (all ages)
    • 2m., 3w.
    • 65 min.
    Nine-year-old Tonia is growing up in a working-class, African-American home in Milwaukee in 1964. Her artistic soul is at odds with her parents' fears and pragmatism. Her efforts to please and appease them are in conflict with her own needs and desires. Tonia finds her way, the only way possible, by allowing her parents to see her true self with all its flaws, beauty and possibilities. Learn More
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  10. 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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