A normal day goes into high gear when Clair Wilson learns that a publisher saw her recipe for “Mayonnaise Casserole” and wants to feature her in a new cookbook. Her grumpy husband isn’t happy with the situation, and their daughter suddenly shows up with stunning news and a mysterious friend. Arriving for dinner are the editor and photographer, who have a hidden agenda for the cookbook. A wild menu is set before them. A food-slinging argument erupts, revealing secrets and setting the stage for Clair’s loving wisdom. Learn More
Devised by college students, inspired by real situations and written with humor, honesty and daring authenticity, Roleplay provides a window into the pressures facing college students today. The play follows a year in the life of a diverse group of college students and explores student perspectives on love, sex, power and consent. Roleplay offers a powerful new tool for addressing toxicity and sexual violence on college campuses. Learn More
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
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
Elementary School | Middle School | High School | Community
8 to 25m., 8 to 25w., expandable, extras as desired.
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This story theatre-style show is a compilation of pieces about the teens who helped shape America. Did you know that the drummer boys in the Revolutionary War were as young as 11? Or that Caroline Pickersgill helped sew the flag that inspired “The Star-Spangled Banner” at 14? This show is incredibly flexible and adaptable to your space and audience, as we encourage you to write your own pieces about the forgotten teens of America. Learn More
Created by Michael Bigelow Dixon and Brooke Jennett. Conceived by Jon Jory. Written by Janet Allard, Joseph Michael Bahena, Erica Beimesche, Brayden Bergman, Katie Brewer-Calvert, Mattie Bruton, Sophia Burke, Kamilah Bush, Justin Yu-Young Chien錢裕揚, Adam Denoyer, Briana Garcia, Kathryn R. Gillespie, Kaitlin Haggard, Maya Hamer, Michael A. Huelsman, Hannah Jacky, Brooke Jennett, Trevor Kassis, Mollie LaFavers, Olivia Luken, Philana Omorotionmwan, Isabel Peña, Stephanie Robinson, Theodora Zora Salazar, Natasha Renee Smith, Charlotte Stephens, Emy Stevens, Jessica Wilson, Elizabeth Wong and Justin Wright.
Product Code: MQ6000
Comedy | Drama | Satire
3 to 5m., 3 to 5w., 2 to 10 either gender.
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What’s in the minds and hearts of college students today? In 40 monologues and a few dialogues, this multicultural ensemble questions everything they encounter: social justice and gender identity, self-awareness and relationship boundaries, future prospects and roommate etiquette. What emerges is a humorous and heartbreaking portrait of a new generation struggling with higher education’s promise of “personal transformation.” Learn More
Alzheimer’s is taking Irene further away from the people who inhabit her ever-devolving world. Navigating life with Alzheimer’s is a bizarre and endlessly changing process where the past becomes the present, the present becomes the past, and the future remains a terrifying mystery. Meanwhile, life must move on for Irene’s daughter, her in-home health worker and her hairdresser. The further she drifts into memory, the closer these relative strangers become inextricably connected to one another. Learn More
Alana and Mel are officially moving in together. While packing, Alana receives a phone call from her brother. Unearthing a pact made by two scared children and facing memories of brutally attacking an old friend, Alana tries to figure out if she’s capable of following through on the pact while her friends try to bring her back from the brink. Buckshot explores the lengths to which we go in order to protect our siblings and ourselves, the realities of abuse and the common ups and downs of being in relationships. Learn More
At the height of what TIME magazine dubbed "AIDS hysteria" in 1983, college student David invites his boyfriend home to his parents' house in Maryland where nothing has changed since the 1800s—including the slave quarters. This play confronts hypocrisy and oppression with exhilarating wit.