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  1. Second Skin - S4E000

    Second Skin

    By Kristin Idaszak.

    Product Code: S4E000

    • Drama
    • High School | College and Adult
    • 3w.
    • 75 min.
    Upon discovering her estranged mother is dying, Quinn returns to the home she fled long ago. As she cares for Sigrid, Quinn wrestles with unsettling childhood memories. When a selkie comes ashore, seeking them both out, Quinn must decide if she really wants to know the secret Sigrid buried long ago. Told in three interconnected monologues, Second Skin investigates the fraught relationship between mothers and daughters, and how one mistake can reverberate across generations. Learn More
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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. Any Night

    Any Night

    By Daniel Arnold and Medina Hahn.

    Product Code: AL8000

    • Drama
    • High School | College and Adult
    • 1m., 1w.
    • 80 min.
    When Anna, a troubled modern dancer struggling with the death of her mother, moves into a new basement suite for solace and solitude, she finds herself drawn into a tender relationship with Patrick, the helpful young man living above her. But why is she suffering violent behavior in her sleep? Part romance, part thriller, this mind-bending puzzle explores the thin line between trust and fear and the immeasurable power of the subconscious. Learn More
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  5. Augusta and Noble

    Augusta and Noble

    By Carlos Murillo.

    Product Code: AL6000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult
    • 4 to 9m., 3 to 6w.
    • 85 min.
    Gabi, a 12-year-old girl who has lived her whole life amid a vibrant Latino community in the West Town neighborhood of Chicago, begins asking questions about her heritage. Told in English peppered with Spanish, this play for young audiences celebrates the rich history and resilience of the many immigrants who call Chicago home. Learn More
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  6. An Evening With Sherlock Holmes

    An Evening With Sherlock Holmes

    By Jules Tasca.

    Product Code: E89000

    • Drama
    • High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults
    • 5 to 10m., 2 to 6w.
    • 90 min.

    This unique evening of mystery consists of a triad of one-acts that are best performed altogether: The Adventure of the Noble Bachelor (5m., 2w.): A British aristocrat's to-be wife disappears on the day they are to be wed. The Milverton Adventure (3m., 2w.): A nefarious man is blackmailing an engaged woman with letters to a former lover that she wrote. If revealed, they could destroy her impending marriage. Finally, The Disappearance of Adam (2m., 2w.): Holmes must solve the riddle that has puzzled the most brilliant minds in history! How does a person cope with his or her own demise? Does Holmes solve this case? Yes and no. A not-to-be-missed climax!

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  7. The Emperor's New Clothes

    The Emperor's New Clothes

    Adapted by Max Bush. From the tale by Hans Christian Andersen.

    Product Code: E87000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 2 to 3m., 1 to 2w., 1 either gender.
    • 55 min.
    This adaptation incorporates aspects of Hans Christian Andersen's life including his passion for acting and his mother's determination to help her son achieve his aspirations. The weavers in this play are actors, a mother and son; their talents come into play as they pretend to weave the "magic" cloth. As they improvise their plot, the hilarious results and the extent of the emperor's self-absorbed vanity are revealed. Learn More
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  8. Murder at the Prop Table

    Murder at the Prop Table

    By Ed Bassett.

    Product Code: MP9000

    • Farce
    • High School | College and Adult
    • 3m., 2w., 1 either gender.
    • 90 min.
    Stars of the stage and screen, Alex and Lynn are unhappily married; Alex loves Jane, but Jane is Herbert's girlfriend; and Herbert wrote the play that Alex and Lynn are starring in with hopes of making a triumphant comeback to the stage. Add in a confused gardener and a stage manager, and you have a recipe for disaster with a dash of love, a sprinkle of loathing, a splash of suspicion and one dead body. Learn More
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  9. The Charitable Sisterhood of the Second Trinity Victory Church

    The Charitable Sisterhood of the Second Trinity Victory Church

    By Bo Wilson.

    Product Code: CQ1000

    • Comedy
    • High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Praise Groups
    • 5w.
    • 95 min.

    The roads are flooded, the bridges are washed out, and less generous souls are staying safely indoors, but it takes more than a little rain to keep the ladies of the Charitable Sisterhood from fulfilling their sworn mission. When these ladies meet to organize a relief effort for homeless Guatamalans, they are greeted with a small mountain of community donations—but one woman's junk is another woman's treasure, and that pile of stuff in this little church basement is hiding a thing or two. 

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  10. One Magic Kiss: Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

    One Magic Kiss: Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

    Book by Donna M. Swajeski. Music and lyrics by Gregg Opelka.

    Product Code: O99000

    • Comedy
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 1m., 3 to 6w., 10 to 12 either gender. Doubling and extras possible.
    • 90 min.
    In this magical retelling of the classic story issues like bullying and self-image are prevalent, giving the story a contemporary twist. Infused with wonderful humor that kids and adults can enjoy, this show's queen is more diva than evil. The upbeat songs and new characters deliver an inspiring message—beauty is who you are and how you treat people, not how you look. Learn More
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