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  1. Swagger S2Z000

    Swagger

    By Eric Coble.

    Product Code: S2Z000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult
    • 3 either gender.
    • 30 min.
    A momentary act of violence caught on camera destroys the lives of three people. Now they need to tell us their version of how it really went down. Jordan is a quiet, nerdy, almost eighth-grade graduate. Leela, bubbling and following her passion, has just opened her own clothing boutique near Jordan’s school. And Daniel is an awkwardly sweet police officer on foot patrol in the neighborhood. The three of them lead us through their lives, dreams and the snap decisions that led them to that fateful moment. Learn More
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  2. Defamation

    Defamation

    By Todd Logan.

    Product Code: DH1000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult
    • 2m., 3w., 1 either gender.
    • 90 min.

    Defamation is a riveting courtroom drama that illuminates our common perceptions about race, religion and class. In this case, the plaintiff is Ms. Wade, a professional black woman from the South Side of Chicago. The defendant is Mr. Golden, a successful North Shore businessman who is Jewish. Following testimony from each side, the judge reveals that the audience will be the jury. Defamation challenges our preconceived notions about race, class, religion and even the law.

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  3. 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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  4. Spoon Lake Blues

    Spoon Lake Blues

    By Josh Tobiessen.

    Product Code: S2M000

    • Comedy
    • College and Adult
    • 2m., 2w.
    • 85 min.
    In the mountain town of Spoon Lake, brothers Denis and Brady are struggling to save their house from the bank. When doing jobs for the summer residents isn’t enough, they start robbing their wealthy neighbors. Things are going better than you might think, until Brady falls in love with Caitlin, the daughter of an African-American family they’ve just robbed, and brings her back to their home. When things start getting complicated, Caitlin begins to sympathize with the brothers’ and helps hatch a new plot. Learn More
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  5. 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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  6. Walking Across Egypt

    Walking Across Egypt

    Adapted by Catherine Bush from the novel by Clyde Edgerton.

    Product Code: WH1000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • High School | College and Adult | Senior Adults | Praise Groups
    • 5m., 2w.
    • 120 min.
    Little does Mattie know that the dogcatcher will open her eyes to a whole world she never knew existed, a world that includes car theft, prison breaks and a juvenile delinquent named Wesley who is as desperate for a family as she is. Armed with only her corn bread and a deep faith in the Almighty, Mattie is determined to woo Wesley to the side of God and good Southern manners … if she can just manage to stay out of jail herself. Learn More
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  7. Artifice

    Artifice

    By Anne Flanagan.

    Product Code: AF3000

    • Comedy | Farce
    • High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults
    • 4m., 4w.
    • 100 min.
    A story about a struggling artist who dies only to reappear at a sale of his work. A farcical take on celebrity and success and an affectionate tribute to loyalty and love. Learn More
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  8. Augusta

    Augusta

    By Richard Dresser.

    Product Code: AC5000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • High School | College and Adult
    • 1m., 2w.
    • 90 min.
    Molly, middle-aged, and Claire, young, pretty and hopeful, become friends as they clean houses for summer people on the coast of Maine. But a new boss makes them both question the other's integrity. After betrayals, power grabs and moral dilemmas, they discover that their only hope for a better life lies in their friendship. Learn More
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  9. Spirit Shall Fly

    Spirit Shall Fly

    By Mary Hall Surface.

    Product Code: SV8000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult
    • 4m., 1w., or up to 10 (4m., 1w., 5 either gender).
    • 60 min.
    This play places a recently arrested inner-city boy in an alternative to jail with an Appalachian horse whisperer for a chance to learn trust, patience and self-worth by helping to tame a wild mustang. Learn More
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  10. Looking Through You

    Looking Through You

    By Max Bush. Occasional music and lyrics by Dale Dieleman.

    Product Code: LC6000

    • Drama
    • High School | College and Adult
    • 5m., 8w. (1 to 3 singers and 1 to 2 musicians [acoutstic guitar] are gender flexible. All characters but one are 16-17 years old.)
    • 85 min.
    Lucas and a group of friends are listening to a compilation tape of songs from the 60s made by Christy, a popular girl from school. When the recorded music suddenly stops, a distraught Christy is heard speaking angrily to someone, and Lucas decides to confront her. As Lucas pursues the truth, we learn more and more about the inner lives of each of the characters and what's beneath the images they present to the world. Learn More
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