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  1. Tinker to Evers to Chance Cover TV7000

    Tinker to Evers to Chance

    By Mat Smart.

    Product Code: TV7000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • College and Adult | Senior Adults
    • 1m., 1w.
    • 90 min.
    Baseball fans know all about commitment and hope. But in life outside the ballpark, that dedication can be harder to hold on to. Lauren is thinking only about the monumentally important playoff game she and her mother are about to attend, but her mother has her own agenda. In this touching play, set against the dual backdrops of the 2003 and 1906 Chicago Cubs teams, three die-hard fans and one die-hard player reveal the redeeming power of baseball. Learn More
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  2. Hamlet and Zombies! - HH7000

    Hamlet and Zombies!

    By Will Averill.

    Product Code: HH7000

    • Comedy
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 5m., 2w., 13 to 33 either gender.
    • 45 min.
    Something is rotting in the state of Denmark, and Hamlet may be the only one who is on to it. With the help of Horatio and Laertes, Hamlet solves the mystery of his mother’s marriage to his uncle, observes his father’s transformation from king to zombie king, saves his love, Ophelia, and fends off both the Norwegians and the zombie hordes. This adaptation is perfect for those who are looking for a spooky retelling of one of the Bard’s classics with lots of fun and a little bite. Learn More
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  3. 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 and Adult | Senior Adults
    • 4 to 18w., 1 to 2 either gender.
    • 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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  4. Complete History of Theatre (abridged) (One-Act Version) Cover CR8000

    The Complete History of Theatre (abridged) (One-Act Version)

    By Matt Thompson.

    Product Code: CR8000

    • Comedy | Farce
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 2m., 1w., up to 10 either gender.
    • 45 min.
    Theatrical greats William Shakespeare, Sarah Bernhardt and Constantine Stanislavsky lead a journey through the history of theatre. Explore Greek theatre, Kabuki, mime, the gladiators of Rome and speculation on the real author of Shakespeare’s plays. Finally, the cast realizes that the playwright hasn’t written an ending, and they have to ask the audience to help! This interactive farce keeps the audience in stitches at every turn! Learn More
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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. Lasso of Truth

    Lasso of Truth

    By Carson Kreitzer.

    Product Code: LM4000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • College and Adult
    • 2m., 3w.
    • 120 min.

    Who is Wonder Woman and where did she come from? Lasso of Truth explores the knotty origin story of our preeminent female superhero, created by William Marston, inventor of the first lie-detector machine. This smart, seductive, wild ride features the two women Marston lived with in a polyamorous relationship—both of whom inspired the famous character—plus a girl in search of answers about her childhood heroine and a guy trying to hold on to his prized first issue.

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  8. The Island of Dr. Libris

    The Island of Dr. Libris

    By Chris Grabenstein and Ronny Venable. Based on the book by Chris Grabenstein.

    Product Code: IF7000

    • Comedy
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 10 to 21 or more either gender.
    • 120 min.
    Billy’s spending the summer in a cabin that belongs to the mysterious Dr. Libris. But something strange is going on. Besides the security cameras everywhere, there’s Dr. Libris’ private bookcase. Whenever Billy opens the classic books inside, he can hear sounds coming from the island in the middle of the lake. It’s almost as if the stories he’s reading are coming to life! But that’s impossible … isn’t it? It’s up to Billy and his magical imagination to come up with a happy ending for everybody, including himself! Learn More
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  9. Macabre: Tales From Edgar Allan Poe

    Macabre: Tales From Edgar Allan Poe

    By Jules Tasca.

    Product Code: MR2000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • High School | College and Adult
    • 7 to 18m., 2 to 4w.
    • 90 min.
    This title consists of four one-act plays, inspired by Poe’s tales. The titles include a morality play, William Wilson (7m., 1w.); a science-fiction piece, The Valdemar Case (3m., 1w.); a murder mystery, The Imp of the Perverse (2m.); and Poe’s only comedy, The System (6m., 2w.)Learn More
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  10. The Complete History of Theatre (abridged)

    The Complete History of Theatre (abridged)

    By Matt Thompson.

    Product Code: CR5000

    • Comedy | Farce
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 2m., 1w., up to 10 either gender.
    • 85 min.
    Theatrical greats William Shakespeare, Sarah Bernhardt and Constantine Stanislavsky lead a journey through the history of theatre. Explore Greek theatre, Kabuki, mime, the gladiators of Rome and speculation on the real author of Shakespeare’s plays. Finally, the cast realizes that the playwright hasn’t written an ending, and they have to ask the audience to help! This interactive farce keeps the audience in stitches at every turn! Learn More
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