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  1. Ruby: The Story of Ruby Bridges

    Ruby: The Story of Ruby Bridges

    By Christina M. Ham. Music by Gary Rue.

    Product Code: RD8000

    • Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | Family (all ages)
    • 11 to 16m., 11 to 20w., 5 to 9 either gender.
    • 55 min.
    In 1960, 6-year-old Ruby became the first black child to attend an all-white elementary school in New Orleans. When the white families learned of Ruby’s enrollment, they pulled their children from her class, leaving Ruby and her teacher the only ones in the classroom for the school year. Her family watched helplessly as federal marshals escorted Ruby to school each day past protesters jeering and threatening her life. This musical explores a little girl’s unbeatable courage in the face of adversity. Learn More
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  2. The Seat of Justice

    The Seat of Justice

    By Julian Wiles.

    Product Code: S2R000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 12m., 7w., 4 boys, 3 girls.
    • 120 min.
    In 1947, a small group of parents started a movement that would eventually lead to the landmark Brown v. Board of Education Supreme Court decision. The Seat of Justice chronicles the historic Briggs v. Elliott desegregation case from rural Clarendon Country, S.C., to the halls of the United States Supreme Court and celebrates the brave citizens, both black and white, who fought for justice and equality, taking their turns in the seat of justice and making decisions that will change the course of history. Learn More
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  3. Higgins in Harlem

    Higgins in Harlem

    By Lawrence Thelen.

    Product Code: HG8000

    • Comedy
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 4m., 5w.
    • 120 min.
    Pygmalion by George Bernard Shaw is reset in Harlem in 1938 during the Harlem Renaissance. Henry Higgins, a professor of phonetics, discovers Eliza Doolittle, a homeless, Harlem girl and transforms her into a high-class woman. Eliza forgoes a relationship with Freddie Hill, who is in love with her, and must choose between a platonic existence with Higgins or a life on her own. Learn More
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  4. Oh Freedom! The Story of the Underground Railroad

    Oh Freedom! The Story of the Underground Railroad

    By Peter Manos.

    Product Code: OA4000

    • Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 2 to 10m., 2 to 10w., up to 10 either gender.
    • 45 min.
    This play combines stories of men and women of the Underground Railroad who were active in the fight against slavery. Famous participants like Harriet Tubman and Harriet Beecher Stowe and other lesser-known heroes are included in this tale that celebrates a time when Americans were at their courageous best, supporting one another, regardless of background, ethnicity or gender. 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. The Blue House

    The Blue House

    By José Cruz González.

    Product Code: BL3000

    • Drama | Tragedy
    • Middle School | High School | Family (all ages)
    • 2m., 4w.
    • 70 min.
    This is the story of 13-year-old Maricela, who lives in a vibrant Chicago neighborhood with a rich and sad history. Haunting dreams of strangers from another time lead Maricela to an abandoned lot where the mysterious Blue House once stood and where Maricela encounters the spirit of a mysterious African-American woman. Told in English and Spanish, this thrilling story, set during the 1919 Race Riot and present day, celebrates the power of courage, love and forgiveness. Learn More
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  7. High School Confidential

    High School Confidential

    By Dan Ahearn and Janet Reed. Music and lyrics by Russ Kaplan and Sara Wordsworth.

    Product Code: HF6000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults
    • 6 to 14m., 6 to 20w., 1 to 8 either gender, extras, singers and dancers as desired.
    • 60 min.
    A group of high-school students waits at the bus stop on a Monday morning after a crazy weekend. Hilarity and anxiety explode due to parental and friendship tensions, fashion mistakes, athletic ambitions and academic terrors. Monologues convey their reactions when they learn a fellow student committed suicide. By the end of the day, many truths are confronted as the students learn to face their lives with hope. Learn More
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  8. Don't Tell Me I Can't Fly

    Don't Tell Me I Can't Fly

    By Y York. Inspired by the life and art of Della Wells.

    Product Code: DE9000

    • Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | Family (all ages)
    • 2m., 3w.
    • 65 min.
    Nine-year-old Tonia is growing up in a working-class, African-American home in Milwaukee in 1964. Her artistic soul is at odds with her parents' fears and pragmatism. Her efforts to please and appease them are in conflict with her own needs and desires. Tonia finds her way, the only way possible, by allowing her parents to see her true self with all its flaws, beauty and possibilities. Learn More
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  9. Smoldering Fires

    Smoldering Fires

    By Kermit Frazier.

    Product Code: SP5000

    • Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | Family (all ages)
    • 12m., 6w., doubling possible.
    • 70 min.
    Two 12-year-old black boys who seem unlikely friends share a dream of cleaning up their violent, drug-infested urban neighborhood. Learn More
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  10. A Midnight Cry: The Underground Railroad to Freedom

    A Midnight Cry: The Underground Railroad to Freedom

    By James DeVita. Musical selections and arrangements by Josh Schmidt. Additional selections and arrangements by Sheri Williams Panell.

    Product Code: ME2000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 8m., 6w. (plus 3 either gender. Extras as desired. May be doubled to 5m, 3w.)
    • 90 min.
    This moving historical drama is inspired by the true story of a young girl's journey to freedom through the Underground Railroad. Leaving behind the only life she knows, she embarks on a dangerous journey out of slavery. Learn More
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