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  1. Cry it Out

    Cry it Out

    By Molly Smith Metzler.

    Product Code: CR7000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • College and Adult
    • 1m., 3w.
    • 90 min.
    Cooped up on maternity leave and starved for conversation, Jessie invites her funny and forthright neighbor Lina, also a new mom, for coffee on the patio between their duplexes. Despite their vastly different finances, they become fast friends during naptimes—while someone spies on them from the mansion on the cliff overlooking Jessie’s yard. This comedy with dark edges takes an honest look at the absurdities of being home with a baby, the dilemma of returning to work, and how class impacts parenthood and friendship. Learn More
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  2. 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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    Eternity

    By Michael Cochran.

    Product Code: E94000

    • Comedy
    • High School | College and Adult | Senior Adults | Praise Groups
    • 5 to 6m., 4 to 5w.
    • 90 min.
    Abe, an angel of death, decides to move a client appointment in favor of getting an ice cream sandwich. The only problem is that his “appointments” are to greet the newly deceased and take them to the next stop. Things quickly spiral out of control when Abe’s repeated attempts to “bump off” his delayed appointment fails, and the real threat of a new “unauthorized life” will occur unless Abe gets everything back on track. A surprise visit from the boss helps Abe rediscover the real meaning of life and death. Learn More
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    Sweet

    By Denise Hinson.

    Product Code: S2W000

    • Drama
    • High School | College and Adult
    • 3m., 2w.
    • 90 min.
    Sweet centers around three generations of the Carter family, headed by former boxing champ “Sweet” Clemmet Carter. Now in failing health, Clemmet lives for the memories of his glory days and building puzzles with his grandson. When an enthusiastic sports writer wants to write a book about Clemmet’s life, Clemmet finds the project an excuse to relive all his old fights while his wife becomes increasingly hostile. As Trevor pushes back against Addie’s wrath, he discovers some family secrets are best left buried. Learn More
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    World of Wonder

    Book and lyrics by Tonya Hays. Music and lyrics by Genesis Be.

    Product Code: WK1000

    • Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 3m., 4w., 6 to 12 either gender.
    • 45 min.
    At 2 years old, Noah is diagnosed with autism. He stops talking, won't look people in the eyes and doesn't wish to be touched. Jenny, Noah's older sister, journeys into Noah's world and finds the courage and strength to understand and support his struggles. The family comes to understand that autism is not a death of dreams but another way to live and that Noah is different but not less. World of Wonder invites all to join the adventure and take the first step in understanding autism. Learn More
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  6. Distance

    Distance

    By Jerre Dye.

    Product Code: DG6000

    • Drama
    • College and Adult
    • 2m., 3w.
    • 120 min.
    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
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  7. Lone Star Spirits

    Lone Star Spirits

    By Josh Tobiessen.

    Product Code: LL8000

    • Comedy
    • College and Adult | Senior Adults
    • 3m., 2w.
    • 80 min.
    Marley is hoping for a quick trip home to the town where she grew up, but she and her fiancé are in for more than they bargained for. Upon entering her estranged father’s liquor store, she’s immediately set upon by her ex-boyfriend who’s looking to relight their romance. Then there’s the former classmate looking to drag Marley into a two-woman bachelorette party. By the time Marley finally manages to reveal to her father the real reason for her visit, things are further complicated by the ghost of the bear-wrestling pioneer who used to live in the store. Learn More
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  8. 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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    By Stephen Enersen.

    Product Code: LL9000

    • Comedy
    • College and Adult
    • 2m., 2w.
    • 90 min.
    This romantic comedy wrestles with the miseries of the mid-life, recycled dating scene. George bets his meddling sister that he'll solve his dating problems by "hiring" a mistress. To avoid losing the bet, he pays a theatre student to play the role. As chaos ensues, they come to appreciate each other’s odd yet strangely sensible takes on life and relationships. Learn More
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  10. When She Had Wings

    When She Had Wings

    By Suzan Zeder.

    Product Code: WJ1000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 2m., 2w., 1 either gender.
    • 60 min.
    A story told in sound, movement and words about 9-year-old B, who is about to turn 10 and isn't happy about it! B knows, really knows, that before she could walk, she could fly, and is desperate to remember how. When a mysterious stranger that speaks in strange squawks appears, B wonders if this creature is a bird, a woman escaped from senior care unit or possibly Amelia Earhart ? Together they help each other remember how to fly … literally and metaphorically. Learn More
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