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  1. 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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    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

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  2. Stage Black

    Stage Black

    By Lydia R. Diamond.

    Product Code: SN1000

    • Comedy
    • High School | College and Adult
    • 3m., 7 to 10w.
    • 120 min.
    A respected but obscure African-American playwright attempts to write the perfect, producible black play. Her inclination toward truth and honesty in art conflicts with her desire for commercial viability. Her characters rebel, and she is killed. Monica (the pretty little sister) will begin a play of truth and honesty. Or can she? Learn More
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  3. Mary

    Mary

    By Thomas Bradshaw.

    Product Code: MN8000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • College and Adult
    • 4m., 2w.
    • 90 min.

    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.

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  4. US A Teen History

    US A Teen History

    Book by Flip Kobler and Cindy Marcus. Lyrics by Flip Kobler. Music by Dennis Poore.

    Product Code: U41000

    • Comedy | Drama | Farce | Satire
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | Family (all ages)
    • 8 to 25m., 8 to 25w., expandable, extras as desired.
    • 75 min.
    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
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  5. Spoon Lake Blues

    Spoon Lake Blues

    By Josh Tobiessen.

    Product Code: S2M000

    • Comedy
    • College and Adult
    • 2m., 2w.
    • 85 min.
    In the mountain town of Spoon Lake, brothers Denis and Brady are struggling to save their house from the bank. When doing jobs for the summer residents isn’t enough, they start robbing their wealthy neighbors. Things are going better than you might think, until Brady falls in love with Caitlin, the daughter of an African-American family they’ve just robbed, and brings her back to their home. When things start getting complicated, Caitlin begins to sympathize with the brothers’ and helps hatch a new plot. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

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