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  1. Twelve Angry Men

    Twelve Angry Men

    Adapted by Sherman L. Sergel. Based on the Emmy award-winning television movie by Reginald Rose.

    Product Code: T42000

    • Drama
    • High School | College and Adult
    • 12m., 1 either gender and 2 offstage voices (or combined for a mixed cast.)
    • 80 min.
    Tempers get short, arguments grow heated, and the jurors become 12 angry men as they decide the fate of a 19-year-old man who has just stood trial for the fatal stabbing of his father. The jurors' final verdict and how they reach it—in tense scenes that will electrify your audience and keep them on the edge of their seats—add up to a fine, mature piece of dramatic literature, an experience you'll be proud to present. Learn More
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  2. Until He Wasn't Cover U42000

    Until He Wasn't

    By Patrick McLaughlin.

    Product Code: U42000

    • Drama
    • College and Adult
    • 2m., 4w.
    • 105 min.
    Colin Bayley is the common bond between four complete strangers who meet to share their personal histories with the same man. In recounting their experiences with him, they hint that there was more to the charming Mr. Bayley than they want to admit. There was something dark. In trying to discern just exactly who their common friend is and why they were so drawn to him, they can truly agree on only one thing. Colin Bayley was the perfect man … until he wasn’t. Learn More
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  3. That Day in Tucson

    That Day in Tucson

    By Guillermo Reyes.

    Product Code: TV8000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult
    • 3m., 3w.
    • 90 min.
    A shooting rampage in Tucson, Ariz., creates international headlines as Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords becomes one of the victims. Intern Daniel Hernandez Jr. rushes to Giffords’ rescue and is credited with helping save her life. This is the story of an unexpected hero who is thrown unintentionally into the limelight and what led to that crucial day in Tucson in which everything changed for Daniel and for the national political landscape surrounding the gun debate and gun violence. Learn More
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  4. Yoo-Hoo and Hank Williams

    Yoo-Hoo and Hank Williams

    By Gregory S. Moss.

    Product Code: Y35000

    • Drama
    • College and Adult
    • 2m., 3w.
    • 90 min.
    In a reimagined version of the American South in the ’50s, the Yoo-Hoo girl is an eccentric romantic. Her neighbors, including the shy paperboy, are dreamy and eccentric too. This strange, simple life becomes more complicated when the Yoo-Hoo girl meets a seductive salesman she thinks is the man of her dreams. But he changes, revealing a darker side. When the paperboy confesses his love to the Yoo-Hoo girl, the two prepare to escape, only to be confronted by the salesman, with dark and bitter consequences. Learn More
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  5. 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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  6. Buckshot


    By Courtney Meaker.

    Product Code: BM4000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • College and Adult
    • 4m. (1 non-cisgender), 3w.
    • 90 min.
    Alana and Mel are officially moving in together. While packing, Alana receives a phone call from her brother. Unearthing a pact made by two scared children and facing memories of brutally attacking an old friend, Alana tries to figure out if she’s capable of following through on the pact while her friends try to bring her back from the brink. Buckshot explores the lengths to which we go in order to protect our siblings and ourselves, the realities of abuse and the common ups and downs of being in relationships. Learn More
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  7. Miss Holmes

    Miss Holmes

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

    Product Code: MQ5000

    • Drama
    • High School | College and Adult | Senior Adults
    • 5 to 10m., 4 to 8w.
    • 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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  8. 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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  9. D.O.A.


    By Elizabeth Lovelady. Based on the screenplay by Russel Rouse and Clarence Greene.

    Product Code: DG2000

    • Drama | Melodrama
    • High School | College and Adult
    • 5 to 12m., 4 to 9w.
    • 60 min.
    In this adaptation of the 1950s classic noir film, Frank Bigelow walks into a police station to report a murder: his own. After a wild night of drinking at jazz clubs with sexy women, he wakes feeling ill and learns he has been poisoned. With only hours left to live, Bigelow frantically searches for his killer and the reason he was targeted. Will the killer be brought to justice? Learn More
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  10. Shades of Valor

    Shades of Valor

    By Karen Lewis.

    Product Code: S2H000

    • Drama
    • College and Adult
    • 3m., 2w.
    • 90 min.
    Blending elements of mystery, comedy and tragedy, this play tells the story of two young soldiers in Vietnam 1971 and their mothers 10 years later, as the women attempt to come to terms with the incident that blew their lives apart. Inspired by real events, the story provides an intimate, personal exploration of military, race and class warfare. Learn More
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