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  1. World of Wonder Cover WK1000

    World of Wonder

    Book and lyrics by Tonya Hays. Music and lyrics by Genesis Be.

    Product Code: WK1000

    • Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 3m., 4w., 6 to 12 either gender.
    • 45 min.
    At 2 years old, Noah is diagnosed with autism. He stops talking, won't look people in the eyes and doesn't wish to be touched. Jenny, Noah's older sister, journeys into Noah's world and finds the courage and strength to understand and support his struggles. The family comes to understand that autism is not a death of dreams but another way to live and that Noah is different but not less. World of Wonder invites all to join the adventure and take the first step in understanding autism. 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. 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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  4. Nocturnal

    Nocturnal

    By Ramon Esquivel.

    Product Code: N87000

    • Drama
    • High School | College and Adult
    • 3m., 1w.
    • 50 min.
    Even good kids can do bad things. Three high-school sophomores—Cisco, Ryker and Rolly—sneak out in the middle of the night to sabotage the senior prank and frame the freshman class for it. But Amelia, Cisco's best friend from childhood, has other plans for the trio. The foiled prank exposes the group's underlying tension and tests their loyalty to one another. This fast-paced, highly physical drama is about status, relational aggression and gender identity among teenage boys. Learn More
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  5. Most Likely To: The Senior Superlative Monologues

    Most Likely To: The Senior Superlative Monologues

    By Michael Tester.

    Product Code: MP4000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 24+, extras and doubling as desired. May be performed by as few as 6 actors.
    • 90 min.
    Inspired by students at a New York high school for the arts, this title pits the "Geeks" against the "Goths," "Drama Queens" and "Jocks" in a senior superlative showdown for Best All Around! These pieces can be used as stand-alone audition material, while an appendix of ensemble and two-person scenes transforms this monologue cycle into a full-length play. Learn More
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  6. 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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  7. Atypical Boy

    Atypical Boy

    By Laurie Brooks.

    Product Code: AK1000

    • Comedy | Drama | Satire
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult
    • 2 to 3m., 1 to 3w., 1 to 4 or more either gender.
    • 60 min.
    In a fantastical world (not entirely unlike our own) where "conformity is compulsory," one boy cannot conform. Learn More
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  8. The Hundred Dresses

    The Hundred Dresses

    By Ralph Covert and G. Riley Mills. Based on the book by Eleanor Estes.

    Product Code: HE9000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 3 to 5m., 5w.
    • 70 min.
    Wanda, a second-grader, wears a faded blue dress every day and is teased by classmates when she tells them she has a hundred dresses at home of all fabrics and colors. A timeless tale exploring the bond of friendship, willingness to be yourself, and courage to stand up to others. Bullying, friendship and forgiveness are touched upon in this adaptation. Learn More
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  9. Most Likely To: The Senior Superlative Musical

    Most Likely To: The Senior Superlative Musical

    Book, music and lyrics by Michael Tester.

    Product Code: MH5000

    • Comedy | Drama | Satire
    • High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 7m., 10w., 1 either gender. With over 36 featured roles, the show can be done with as few as 12 actors or as many as 40 or more to cover a show choir, an a cappella glee club, dancing cheerleaders and more!
    • 100 min.
    It's the Glees versus the Goths, the Drama Queens versus the Jocks in a Senior Superlative showdown! Set at a high-school awards ceremony, this title explores the trials and aspirations of teenagers through a thematic arc of song, sketch and monologue, allowing ample room for creative staging and flexible casting. Learn More
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  10. hard 2 spel dad

    hard 2 spel dad

    By Linda Daugherty and Mary Rohde Scudday.

    Product Code: HA8000

    • Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Praise Groups
    • 3m., 5w.
    • 60 min.
    Hope triumphs in this story about the loss of self-esteem, isolation and risky behaviors that too often accompany learning differences. Learn More
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