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  1. The Bluest Eye

    The Bluest Eye

    Adapted by Lydia R. Diamond from the novel by Toni Morrison.

    Product Code: BC4000

    • Drama
    • College and Adult
    • 2 to 3m., 6 to 10w.
    • 90 min.
    In this story about the tragic life of a young black girl in 1940s Ohio, 11-year-old Pecola Breedlove wants nothing more than to be loved by her family and schoolmates. Instead, she faces constant ridicule and abuse. She blames her dark skin and prays for blue eyes, sure that love will follow. This powerful adaptation explores the crippling toll that a legacy of racism has taken on a community, a family and an innocent girl. Learn More
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  2. Black Nativity

    Black Nativity

    The Christmas story in dialogue, narrative, pantomime, gospel song and folk spirituals—the unique creation of the poet and playwright Langston Hughes. Music arranged by Aaron Robinson.

    Product Code: B72000

    • Drama
    • High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults | Praise Groups
    • variable.
    • 50 min.
    The traditional Christmas story told through dialogue, narrative and pantomime allows the freedom to add the music of your choice (from gospel songs, spirituals and traditional carols to your own original compositions) and dance. This thrilling holiday piece will have your audiences on their feet! Learn More
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  3. Yasmina's Necklace Cover Y36000

    Yasmina's Necklace

    By Rohina Malik.

    Product Code: Y36000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 5m., 2w.
    • 110 min.
    Meet Abdul Samee: his father is Iraqi, and his mother is Puerto Rican—but if you ask him, he’ll say he’s Italian. Longing to shed his cultural identity, he changes his name to Sam, marries an American and does everything in his power to turn his back on his heritage. But when Sam meets Yasmina, a beautiful woman from his father’s homeland, he begins to learn that a tree without roots cannot stand for long. Learn More
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  4. 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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  5. River City

    River City

    By Diana Grisanti.

    Product Code: RD7000

    • Drama
    • College and Adult
    • 4m., 2w.
    • 100 min.
    After his death, Mary discovers a photograph of her father from a past he never talked about. She goes on a quest to uncover a half-century of family secrets buried in Kentucky. Her investigation transports us to 1968, to an orphanage, across town from a once-burgeoning black business district. As Mary dives into a torrent of bloodlines and color lines, she confronts not only the memories of her family, but the ghosts that haunt one American city. Learn More
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  6. 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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  7. The Opponent

    The Opponent

    By Brett Neveu.

    Product Code: OA6000

    • Drama | Tragedy
    • College and Adult
    • 2m.
    • 90 min.
    This title takes a look at the hardscrabble world of boxing from the perspective of a small-time boxing gym owner, Tre Billiford, and a young up-and-comer, Donell Fuseles. Time shifts forward, as Tre's mental ability has begun to crumble from his own time in the ring, and Donell starts to question Tre's advice given to him five years previously. Tensions quickly rise between the two broken men as both accuse the other of causing the failures that define their lives. Learn More
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  8. Oh Freedom! The Story of the Underground Railroad

    Oh Freedom! The Story of the Underground Railroad

    By Peter Manos.

    Product Code: OA4000

    • Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 2 to 10m., 2 to 10w., up to 10 either gender.
    • 45 min.
    This play combines stories of men and women of the Underground Railroad who were active in the fight against slavery. Famous participants like Harriet Tubman and Harriet Beecher Stowe and other lesser-known heroes are included in this tale that celebrates a time when Americans were at their courageous best, supporting one another, regardless of background, ethnicity or gender. Learn More
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  9. The Blue House

    The Blue House

    By José Cruz González.

    Product Code: BL3000

    • Drama | Tragedy
    • Middle School | High School | Family (all ages)
    • 2m., 4w.
    • 70 min.
    This is the story of 13-year-old Maricela, who lives in a vibrant Chicago neighborhood with a rich and sad history. Haunting dreams of strangers from another time lead Maricela to an abandoned lot where the mysterious Blue House once stood and where Maricela encounters the spirit of a mysterious African-American woman. Told in English and Spanish, this thrilling story, set during the 1919 Race Riot and present day, celebrates the power of courage, love and forgiveness. Learn More
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  10. Samuel J. and K.

    Samuel J. and K.

    By Mat Smart.

    Product Code: S1K000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult
    • 2m.
    • 90 min.

    Samuel J. surprises his adopted brother, Samuel K., with a trip back to his birth country of Cameroon for college graduation, but Samuel K. has no desire to face a place and a past that abandoned him. Samuel J. and K. challenges the traditional definitions of family and asks if a place we've only imagined can become home overnight.

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