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  1. Camelot and Camelittle CR9000

    Camelot and Camelittle

    Product Code: CR9000

    • Comedy
    • Elementary School | Middle School | High School | College | Community | TYA
    • 8 to 10m., 4 to 7w., 3 to 16 either gender. Extras as desired.

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    • 90 min.
    Ruth dreams of being a Knight of the Round Table. But King Arthur and the other heroes laugh at her when she “battles” a lizard pretending to be a dragon. Humiliated, Ruth sets off to form her own queendom, bringing with her the lizard and a mule that she claims is a unicorn. Soon they are joined by a frog, a skunk and two kids; or are they an ogre, a wizard and knights? On their quest, they meet two evil sorcerers who have their own plan to outdo King Arthur. Learn More
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  2. Gretel! The Musical GE1000

    Gretel! The Musical

    Book by Jason Tremblay and Suzan Zeder. Music by Jenn Hartmann Luck. Lyrics by Jenn Hartmann Luck, Suzan Zeder and Jason Tremblay. Cello Arrangements by Nora Karakousoglou.

    Product Code: GE1000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Elementary School | Middle School | High School | College | Community | Professional | TYA
    • 1 to 4m., 2 to 6w.

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    • 75 min.
    Before there was Hansel, there was Gretel! Based on the Russian origin story, this musical focuses on the girls and women at the center of Gretel’s quest to fetch the skull of undying light from Baba Yaga, one of the most fascinating witches of all time. On her journey, Gretel discovers the positive power of her anger, the comfort of her compassion, the gift of her grief, and the truth of her own birthright, as she teaches herself how to survive. Learn More
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  3. Babette's Feast Cover BK5000

    Babette's Feast

    Conceived and developed by Abigail Killeen. Written by Rose Courtney. Adapted from the short story by Isak Dinesen.

    Product Code: BK5000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • High School | College | Community | Professional
    • 3w., 6 either gender, extras as desired.

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    • 90 min.
    This adaptation reimagines Dinesen’s classic tale as a rich theatrical event: deep, funny, sensual, dangerous and beautiful. The cloistered 19th-century community of two loving, devout Lutheran sisters reluctantly, then completely, embraces Babette, a mysterious French refugee. But when Babette sacrifices all she has to throw a lavish dinner party, the entire community is magically and inexplicably transformed. Learn More
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  4. Digging Up Dessa Cover DH2000

    Digging Up Dessa

    By Laura Schellhardt

    Product Code: DH2000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Middle School | High School | Professional | TYA
    • 1m., 3w.

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    • 75 min.
    Dessa is a 21st-century girl with no shortage of struggles, secrets and mysteries to solve. After a museum field trip reveals that the pioneering 19th-century paleontologist Mary Anning’s legacy has been buried by history because of her gender and lack of formal education, Dessa decides that she’s going to fight to earn her friend the credit she deserves. With help from her once-rival, Dessa sets to work unearthing the secrets hidden beneath the surface of the past and present for Mary’s history and her own future. Learn More
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  5. As She Likes It Cover AM2000

    As She Likes It

    Edited and compiled by Karen Ruch. Written by Lori M. Myers, Sean Adams, Marjorie Bicknell, David Nice, Sue Lange, Barbara Trainin Blank and Sandra Fenichel Asher.

    Product Code: AM2000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • High School | College | Community | Professional
    • 4 to 18w., 1 to 2 either gender.

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    • 90 min.
    As She Likes It features women from Shakespeare’s canon who step outside of the male-dominated context of their original works. These familiar women from classic stories may have had muted voices in Shakespeare’s plays, but here they take center stage. These plays offer great roles for women, opportunities for thoughtful scene study, educational exploration and a larger conversation about how these women’s stories resonate in our current era. Learn More
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  6. Dead and Buried

    Dead and Buried

    By James McLindon.

    Product Code: DG9000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • High School | College | Community | Professional
    • 1m., 2w.

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    • 90 min.
    Perdue gets a job at the local graveyard, claiming to live with her aunt while searching for her missing mother. But her story begins to fall apart. She is actually living in the homeless shelter; her mother died shortly before she arrived and is buried in the cemetery. Perdue confides that she doesn’t remember her mother’s face and hopes that a photo will prove that she is the woman in Perdue’s oldest memory. But there are no photos, and Perdue must decide how far she’ll go to learn the truth about her mother. Learn More
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  7. The May Queen

    The May Queen

    By Molly Smith Metzler.

    Product Code: MR1000

    • Comedy
    • High School | College | Community | Professional
    • 2m., 3w.

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    • 90 min.
    For Jen Nash, being crowned the May Queen of Kingston High School was traumatizing, and she left her hometown shortly thereafter. When she returns under mysterious circumstances 15 years later, Jen takes a temp job at a discount insurance company, and gossip spreads. In this fun, dark and surprising office comedy, Jen fights to be released from the prison of her small town’s expectations, abdicate the throne and disclose once and for all who she really is. Learn More
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  8. The 146 Point Flame

    The 146 Point Flame

    By Matt Thompson.

    Product Code: OA7000

    • Drama | Tragedy
    • High School | College
    • 1 to 7m., 4 to 12w.

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    • 40 min.
    Based on the historic 1911 Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire in New York City, this piece illuminates the definition of human courage. Four young women share their dreams, thoughts, fears and feelings about their ultimate destinies. Vincenza shares her last night on Earth with romance, smiles and dancing. Tessa celebrates her life with a story about her brother and mother. Sisters Lena and Yetta meditate on the strength and endurance of moving from Russia to America and the parallels of moving from life to the afterlife. Learn More
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  9. Salvation Road

    Salvation Road

    By D.W. Gregory.

    Product Code: S2Q000

    • Drama
    • High School | College | Community | Professional
    • 4 to 6m., 11w., 1 either gender.

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    • 90 min.
    Denise was always an independent thinker with a passionate social conscience, while her younger brother, Cliff, is just the opposite. But when Denise leaves for college, she becomes obsessed with a charismatic church and its founder. Concerns intensify when Denise declares her family is a “toxic” influence—and disappears. One day, Cliff’s best friend, Duffy, spots Denise and is convinced that she’s in trouble and needs help, propelling them onto a road trip into the heart of a deepening mystery. Learn More
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  10. Miss Holmes

    Miss Holmes

    By Christopher M. Walsh. Based on characters by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.

    Product Code: MQ5000

    • Drama
    • High School | College | Community | Professional
    • 5 to 10m., 4 to 8w.

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    • 135 min.
    When an anonymous note sends a newlywed wife looking for help, Miss Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Dorothy Watson work to uncover the secrets of a corrupt police inspector whose wives have a habit of turning up dead. In a time when gender roles are rigidly defined, these unconventional women challenge societal norms. This play explores the added obstacles faced by these two iconic characters if they were women. Learn More
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