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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. Joan the Girl of Arc

    Joan the Girl of Arc

    By Darrah Cloud.

    Product Code: J74000

    • Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Praise Groups
    • 3 to 6m., 2w.
    • 60 min.

    When Joan D'Arc, a shepherd in Domremy, France, 1420s, hears a voice while tending sheep one day, she can't believe what—and whom—she's hearing. But the voice is joined by others who claim they're saints and ask her to go to war for France. In a suit of armor made especially for her, she leads the French army to win the Hundred Years' War, using the wits and methods of the real teenage girl that she was. But when she refuses to deny the voices she heard, she is sentenced to death.

     

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  3. A Laura Ingalls Wilder Christmas

    A Laura Ingalls Wilder Christmas

    By Laurie Brooks.

    Product Code: LD5000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults
    • 2m., 5w.
    • 70 min.
    In their poorest winter ever, when the crops have been devastated by locusts and the family must deal with the death of baby Freddie, Charles Ingalls backtracks his family to Iowa, to take over the running of a hotel. A wealthy Mrs. Starr offers to adopt Laura Ingalls to ease their burden. Laura must decide whether to leave Ma, Pa, Mary and Carrie in this play about enduring family bonds. Learn More
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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. Letters to an Alien

    Letters to an Alien

    By Robert Caisley.

    Product Code: L58000

    • Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | Family (all ages)
    • 2 to 6m, 1 to 2w.
    • 45 min.
    Aliens arrive on earth and uncover that Hannah's grandfather survived life in the camps and cannot confront his own painful memories. To help Hannah understand her heritage, the aliens take her back in time to Poland in 1943 and she is finally able to fully understand the magnitude of the Holocaust. The aliens gather much information about human beings and the foreign concept of "hate." Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $35/perf

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  7. Beloved Friend

    Beloved Friend

    By Nancy Pahl Gilsenan.

    Product Code: B52000

    • Drama | Tragedy
    • High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults | Praise Groups
    • 13m., 9w. (integrated).
    • 90 min.
    Kristin, a high school student in Minneapolis, is encouraged to correspond with an African girl of her own age and quickly realizes the sharp contrast of their lives. Learn More
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  8. The Play Called Noah's Flood

    The Play Called Noah's Flood

    By Suzan Zeder.

    Product Code: PF3000

    • Comedy | Drama | Farce
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults | Praise Groups
    • 10m., 8w., with doubling, or increase the cast number by distributing the 49 roles.
    • 90 min.
    At the end of the 15th century, the tiny town of Frogsham musters its dubious resources to mount the Corpus Christi play of Noah and the Flood. This medieval play-within-a-play presents a teeming town full of characters who mirror their biblical pageant counterparts. It provides a humorous glimpse of 15th-century stagecraft and the timeless panic of performers who must go on before the show is ready. Learn More
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  9. Number the Stars

    Number the Stars

    Based on the book by Lois Lowry. Adapted by Dr. Douglas W. Larche, with educational and editorial assistance from Susan Elliott Larche.

    Product Code: N45000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults | Praise Groups
    • 7m., 7w., extras if desired.
    • 80 min.
    During the German occupation of Denmark in WWII, the Nazis began to round up the Jews for relocation to concentration camps. Danish freedom fighters of all ages risked everything in daring attempts to rescue the Jewish population. In this stirring play, two young women face soldiers, interrogations, fierce dogs, the loss of loved ones and their own fears as they try to help their friend escape to safety. Learn More
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