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  1. 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
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | Family (all ages)
    • 3m., 4w.
    • 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
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  2. Macabre: Tales From Edgar Allan Poe

    Macabre: Tales From Edgar Allan Poe

    By Jules Tasca.

    Product Code: MR2000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • High School | College and Adult
    • 7 to 18m., 2 to 4w.
    • 90 min.
    This title consists of four one-act plays, inspired by Poe’s tales. The titles include a morality play, William Wilson (7m., 1w.); a science-fiction piece, The Valdemar Case (3m., 1w.); a murder mystery, The Imp of the Perverse (2m.); and Poe’s only comedy, The System (6m., 2w.)Learn More
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  3. The Princess Who Lost Her Hair

    The Princess Who Lost Her Hair

    By Jeremy Kisling. Based on the story by Tololwa Mollel.

    Product Code: PL7000

    • Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | Family (all ages)
    • 2m., 2w., 3 either gender.
    • 45 min.
    Princess Kalendi refuses to help a bird, who turns out to be very powerful. He brings a drought upon the earth and takes the princess' hair, a symbol of prosperity to her people, from her head. A beggar helps the princess regain her dignity and kindness as they work together to appease the bird with a selfless act that restores the kingdom and the princess' hair. Learn More
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  4. Straight

    Straight

    By Scott Elmegreen and Drew Fornarola.

    Product Code: S2J000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • College and Adult | Senior Adults
    • 2m., 1w.
    • 90 min.
    Meet Ben. Ben is a 26-year-old investment banker. Ben likes beer, sports and Emily … and Chris. Straight is a provocative new play that deals with fidelity, sexuality and identity in “post-equality” America. Funny, sad, sexy and surprising, this three-character drama takes a hard look at the moral complex of a generation that prides itself on the pretense of acceptance. Learn More
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  5. The Bully

    The Bully

    Book by David L. Williams. Music and lyrics by John Gregor.

    Product Code: BK8000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School
    • 2m., 1w., 3 either gender, extras as desired, or the entire cast can be gender flexible.
    • 50 min.
    Lenny is the smartest kid at Wilson Middle School and is constantly picked on by Steve, the school bully. One day a bus mix-up leaves the two boys stranded at the wrong school, where they both get picked on for being the "new kids". The boys learn what life is really like for the other and decide to work together and make a plan to get back to their own school. Learn More
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  6. Cheaters

    Cheaters

    By Don Zolidis.

    Product Code: CP6000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School
    • 18 either gender. May be cast with mixed genders or all women or all men.
    • 40 min.
    Someone cheated on the test. And if the cheater doesn't confess, the entire class will fail. Now the entire class is forced to play detective and discover the cheater before it's too late. With the pressure on, the class fragments into warring factions with each student trying to figure out the mystery. But with each revelation of cheating, the fissures grow wider, and the simple act of trying to discover the truth might rip the entire class apart. Learn More
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  7. High School Confidential

    High School Confidential

    By Dan Ahearn and Janet Reed. Music and lyrics by Russ Kaplan and Sara Wordsworth.

    Product Code: HF6000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults
    • 6 to 14m., 6 to 20w., 1 to 8 either gender, extras, singers and dancers as desired.
    • 60 min.
    A group of high-school students waits at the bus stop on a Monday morning after a crazy weekend. Hilarity and anxiety explode due to parental and friendship tensions, fashion mistakes, athletic ambitions and academic terrors. Monologues convey their reactions when they learn a fellow student committed suicide. By the end of the day, many truths are confronted as the students learn to face their lives with hope. Learn More
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  8. The Excuser

    The Excuser

    By Werner Trieschmann.

    Product Code: E62000

    • Comedy | Drama | Satire
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 15 to 20 roles, either gender.
    • 40 min.
    This play is about a reality show led by billionaire (millionaire?) Clump, who has good hair, and in which a mixed bag of contestants compete in a storage room--no, boardroom-- and are sent home with the trademark, "That's no excuse!" Learn More
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  9. Can't Believe It

    Can't Believe It

    By R.N. Sandberg.

    Product Code: CF2000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 2 to 4m., 4 to 8w., extras if desired.
    • 65 min.
    In this drama, a shy freshman and a popular high school junior become connected, bringing about questions of honesty, trust and personal responsibility. Learn More
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  10. The Wrestling Season

    The Wrestling Season

    By Laurie Brooks.

    Product Code: W89000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 4m., 4w., 1 either gender.
    • 70 min.

    Using only the setting of a wrestling mat, eight young people struggle with the destructive power of rumors and how others see them. The action is overseen by The Referee, who comments from inside and outside the drama with hand signals and commands. Using images, movement and sound, cast members function as a chorus and as individual characters whose stories are interwoven to create a theatrical event that challenges and reveals their search for identity.

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