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  1. 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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    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

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  2. ALL of US

    ALL of US

    By Laurie Brooks.

    Product Code: AF2000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 5m., 5w., 1 either gender. May be expanded.
    • 60 min.
    Designed to be performed by and for high-school students, All of Us raises awareness of the discrimination, hatred and violence GLBT students face in their schools and communities. From cities, small towns, suburbs and rural areas, an ensemble of gay teens reveal their stories and the heartbreaking consequences of being marked as different. These stories navigate the treacherous world of being gay in high school—growing up and coming out—coping with love, hate, violence and hope—as they reveal the inner lives of LGBT teenagers and ask "all of us" to stand up for their rights. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

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  3. To Life! Growing Up Jewish in America

    To Life! Growing Up Jewish in America

    By Sandra Fenichel Asher.

    Product Code: TH3000

    • Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults
    • 1m., 1w., 12 teenagers (m. and w.) playing more than 65 roles. Doubling or expansion possible.
    • 75 min.
    This exploration of modern Judaism is told through poems, monologues, traditional music, song, ritual and dance. Learn More
    $39.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

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  4. In the Tank

    In the Tank

    By Rosemary Frisino Toohey.

    Product Code: I90000

    • Comedy | Farce | Satire
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults
    • 2m. or 2w., or 1m., 1w.
    • 25 min.
    Two lobsters find themselves in the tank of a seafood restaurant: one plays dead to avoid being chosen, and the other is philosophical, wondering what the point of living is if you are always acting dead. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $45/perf

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  5. One Bad Apple

    One Bad Apple

    Book and lyrics by Raphe Beck and Christopher La Puma. Music by Deborah Wicks La Puma.

    Product Code: O66000

    • Comedy | Satire
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults | Praise Groups
    • 3m., 4w. (plus 3 either gender, chorus.)
    • 90 min.
    In the very corporate world of Creation, two competitive angels pit Adam and Eve against each other to see which prototype will be the more successful model for the human race, leading to a musical battle of the sexes. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

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  6. Nathan the Wise

    Nathan the Wise

    By Paul D'Andrea after G.E. Lessing. Translation by Gisela D'Andrea and Paul D'Andrea.

    Product Code: N54000

    • Comedy | Drama | Melodrama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults | Praise Groups
    • 6m., 3w. (Doubling and expansion possible.)
    • 100 min.
    This Western classic on religious tolerance is set in Jerusalem during the Third Crusade. Two young people, Jew and Christian, are drawn to each other in love and come up with an imaginative resolution to the issue of which is the one true faith. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

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  7. Boid & Oskar

    Boid & Oskar

    By Elizabeth Wong.

    Product Code: BA7000

    • Comedy | Drama | Tragedy
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Praise Groups
    • 2m., 2w. (plus many gender-neutral ensemble roles; may be done with 3m., 3 w. with doubling.)
    • 45 min.
    Inspired by Oscar Wilde's The Happy Prince,this play is a hip, humorous and heartwarming parable about sacrifice and the lessons of true friendship. Prince Oskar is the spirit of a shiny, red, classic Corvette convertible—without a care in the world. But, placed as a monument high above the city, he alone sees the suffering below—a young girl conflicted by feelings of inferiority, a young boy without a home living in the streets, a writer who has lost the desire to write. With the help of a wise-cracking sparrow named Boid, the prince makes it his mission to help the townspeople. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $35/perf

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  8. The Happy Prince

    The Happy Prince

    By Elizabeth Wong.

    Product Code: H82000

    • Comedy | Drama | Tragedy
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 3m., 5w. (plus 2 either gender, or 4m., 4w. with doubling, plus extras.)
    • 45 min.
    This spiritually compelling play tells the story of a migrating swallow who befriends a prince made of stone. Together, they learn the lessons of friendship and sacrifice. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $45/perf

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  9. Home on the Mornin' Train

    Home on the Mornin' Train

    By Kim Hines.

    Product Code: H48000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 7m., 8w.
    • 75 min.
    A group of Jewish children in Hitler's 1939 Germany are inspired by tales of African American slaves escaping via the Underground Railroad a century before. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

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  10. Yes Virginia, There Is a Santa Claus

    Yes Virginia, There Is a Santa Claus

    By Andrew J. Fenady. Based upon the teleplay by Val DeCrow and Andrew J. Fenady.

    Product Code: Y22000

    • Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults | Praise Groups
    • 17m., 8w. (extras, doubling possible).
    • 90 min.
    This play is inspired by a simple, poignant letter written more than 100 years ago by a little girl to a newspaper. Virginia wondered and wrote: "Dear Editor, I am 8 years old. Some of my little friends say there is no Santa Claus. Papa says if you see it in the Sun, it's so. Please tell me the truth. Is there a Santa Claus?" Frank Church, who was once the top reporter, is responsible for answering her question. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $100/perf

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