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  1. Ghosts in the Machine GD8000

    Ghosts in the Machine

    By Eric Coble.

    Product Code: GD8000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult
    • 8 either gender.
    • 70 min.
    It begins after lunch on Melissa’s phone. Someone she doesn’t know is texting her looking for a drug hook-up. Soon, eight very different high-school kids are getting bizarre texts from numbers they don’t recognize—budding romances, bitter rivalries, even violent threats. What’s going on? And what if it’s not people connecting with other people via their phones … but phones trying to connect with other phones via their people? A digital mystery for the mind and heart of the savvy texter. Learn More
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  2. Ghosts in the Machine (One-Act) GD9000

    Ghosts in the Machine (One-Act Version)

    By Eric Coble.

    Product Code: GD9000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult
    • 7 either gender.
    • 40 min.
    It begins after lunch on Melissa’s phone. Someone she doesn’t know is texting her looking for a drug hook-up. Soon, seven very different high-school kids are getting bizarre texts from numbers they don’t recognize—budding romances, bitter rivalries, even violent threats. What’s going on? And what if it’s not people connecting with other people via their phones … but phones trying to connect with other phones via their people? A one-act digital mystery for the mind and heart of the savvy texter. Learn More
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  3. That Day in Tucson

    That Day in Tucson

    By Guillermo Reyes.

    Product Code: TV8000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult
    • 3m., 3w.
    • 90 min.
    A shooting rampage in Tucson, Ariz., creates international headlines as Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords becomes one of the victims. Intern Daniel Hernandez Jr. rushes to Giffords’ rescue and is credited with helping save her life. This is the story of an unexpected hero who is thrown unintentionally into the limelight and what led to that crucial day in Tucson in which everything changed for Daniel and for the national political landscape surrounding the gun debate and gun violence. Learn More
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  4. The Drama Department

    The Drama Department

    By James Hindman.

    Product Code: DG1000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult
    • 4m., 3w.
    • 95 min.
    Rob, head of the drama department, is determined to win best musical. When Mr. Barnes, president of the school board, finds out newcomer David has been cast as the lead instead of his son, he bullies Stuart, the new principal, into recasting. Stuart is forced to use dubious means, and rumors spread online about David and Rob. Based on a true story, this play serves as a reminder of how gossip and social media can irrevocably change our lives. Learn More
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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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  6. Bird in the Hand

    Bird in the Hand

    By Jorge Ignacio Cortiñas.

    Product Code: BK9000

    • Comedy | Drama | Tragedy
    • High School | College and Adult
    • 2m., 2w., 2 to 3 either gender (more possible).
    • 90 min.
    A man who runs a theme park in Miami dedicated to tropical birds takes us on a tour of his final year in high school. He explains how he came to inherit the park from his father and lose his best friend in the process. The narrator feels caged and out of place, much like the imported birds he cares for. He considers choices he might have made and daydreams about how his life might have turned out differently. Learn More
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  7. Out!

    Out!

    Book by Nancy Gilsenan Hersage and Molly Hersage. Music and lyrics by Nancy Gilsenan Hersage. Musical arrangement by William Liberatore.

    Product Code: O98000

    • Comedy | Drama | Satire
    • High School | College and Adult
    • 7m., 7w., 10 either gender.
    • 100 min.
    A flamboyant high-school senior boy named Chives is running for prom queen and is determined to bring his quiet town into the new millennium despite how many people he upsets. His antics are so outrageous that even his best friend is having trouble sticking by him. Together they learn that despite all the challenges of adolescence, it really does get better. Learn More
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  8. 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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  9. fml: how Carson McCullers saved my life

    fml: how Carson McCullers saved my life

    By Sarah Gubbins.

    Product Code: FE5000

    • Drama
    • High School | College and Adult
    • 2m., 3w.
    • 90 min.
    Jo is busy fending off suburban boredom, when her teacher assigns Carson McCullers' novel The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter to her English class. She relates to the central character: forever the listener, definitively the outsider and perpetually misunderstood. When she is the victim of a gay bashing, those close to Jo question their own responsibility and find a voice for those persecuted simply for being different. Learn More
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  10. Most Likely To: The Senior Superlative Musical

    Most Likely To: The Senior Superlative Musical

    Book, music and lyrics by Michael Tester.

    Product Code: MH5000

    • Comedy | Drama | Satire
    • High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 7m., 10w., 1 either gender. With over 36 featured roles, the show can be done with as few as 12 actors or as many as 40 or more to cover a show choir, an a cappella glee club, dancing cheerleaders and more!
    • 100 min.
    It's the Glees versus the Goths, the Drama Queens versus the Jocks in a Senior Superlative showdown! Set at a high-school awards ceremony, this title explores the trials and aspirations of teenagers through a thematic arc of song, sketch and monologue, allowing ample room for creative staging and flexible casting. Learn More
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