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  1. Ghosts in the Machine GD8000

    Ghosts in the Machine

    By Eric Coble.

    Product Code: GD8000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult
    • 8 either gender.
    • 70 min.
    It begins after lunch on Melissa’s phone. Someone she doesn’t know is texting her looking for a drug hook-up. Soon, eight very different high-school kids are getting bizarre texts from numbers they don’t recognize—budding romances, bitter rivalries, even violent threats. What’s going on? And what if it’s not people connecting with other people via their phones … but phones trying to connect with other phones via their people? A digital mystery for the mind and heart of the savvy texter. Learn More
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  2. Ghosts in the Machine (One-Act) GD9000

    Ghosts in the Machine (One-Act Version)

    By Eric Coble.

    Product Code: GD9000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult
    • 7 either gender.
    • 40 min.
    It begins after lunch on Melissa’s phone. Someone she doesn’t know is texting her looking for a drug hook-up. Soon, seven very different high-school kids are getting bizarre texts from numbers they don’t recognize—budding romances, bitter rivalries, even violent threats. What’s going on? And what if it’s not people connecting with other people via their phones … but phones trying to connect with other phones via their people? A one-act digital mystery for the mind and heart of the savvy texter. Learn More
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  3. Salvation Road

    Salvation Road

    By D.W. Gregory.

    Product Code: S2Q000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult
    • 4 to 6m., 11w., 1 either gender.
    • 90 min.
    Denise was always an independent thinker with a passionate social conscience, while her younger brother, Cliff, is just the opposite. But when Denise leaves for college, she becomes obsessed with a charismatic church and its founder. Concerns intensify when Denise declares her family is a “toxic” influence—and disappears. One day, Cliff’s best friend, Duffy, spots Denise and is convinced that she’s in trouble and needs help, propelling them onto a road trip into the heart of a deepening mystery. Learn More
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  4. Sherlock Holmes and the First Baker Street Irregular

    Sherlock Holmes and the First Baker Street Irregular

    By Brian Guehring. Based on the characters and mysteries of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.

    Product Code: S2P000

    • Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | Family (all ages)
    • 7 to 13m., 5 to 12w., up to 13 extras
    • 70 min.
    On a dare, 14-year-old Wiggins tries to pickpocket an old man. Not only is she unsuccessful, but the old man, Sherlock Holmes, takes the ring that was in her pocket and leaves a note with his address. When she goes to retrieve the ring, she proposes to work as his assistant, and he agrees to begin training her. They must learn to trust each other as Wiggins and her group of street urchins help him solve two dangerous mysteries. Learn More
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  5. The Return of Edwin Drood

    The Return of Edwin Drood

    By Michael Druce.

    Product Code: RD9000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 9m., 7w.
    • 100 min.
    When Charles Dickens died halfway through The Mystery of Edwin Drood readers were left with one of the greatest literary mysteries of all time. Now Drood reappears in America where he has overcome amnesia brought on by a savage attack 10 years earlier. Drood sets into motion an elaborate plan to discover the assailant's identity, but questions arise about forgiveness, redemption, justice and revenge. Learn More
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  6. Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Christmas Goose

    Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Christmas Goose

    Adapted by Michael Menendian and John Weagly. From The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.

    Product Code: S2N000

    • Comedy
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | Family (all ages)
    • 5 to 7m., 3 to 9w., up to 12 either gender.
    • 60 min.

    In this family-friendly mystery, Sherlock Holmes must discover the identity of a man who lost his hat and goose in a late-night scuffle, and then the countess of Morcar’s rare and valuable blue carbuncle is found stuffed down the goose’s throat. The pursuit of the thief leads Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson to Covent Garden Market and all over the streets of wintery London.

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  7. Sherlock Holmes: The Baker Street Irregulars

    Sherlock Holmes: The Baker Street Irregulars

    Adapted by Eric Coble. From the graphic novels by Tony Lee and Dan Boultwood.

    Product Code: S2E000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | Family (all ages)
    • 5 to 10m., 5 to 10w., up to 10 either gender.
    • 80 min.
    Sherlock Holmes is missing, and the streets of London are awash with crime. Who will save the day? The Baker Street Irregulars—a gang of street kids hired by Sherlock himself to help solve cases. Can a group of orphans, pickpockets, inventors and artists rescue the people of London? The game is afoot! Learn More
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  8. 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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  9. Rose and the Rime

    Rose and the Rime

    By Nathan Allen, Chris Mathews and Jake Minton.

    Product Code: RD5000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | Family (all ages)
    • 5m., 5w., up to 6 either gender.
    • 85 min.
    Young Rose lives in a town that has been trapped within perpetual winter by the evil Rime Witch. To save Radio Falls from its frigid misery, Rose bobsleds through ice caves, braves haunted forests and plunges through fierce blizzards before finally confronting the witch. Radio Falls returns once again to its summer splendor, but how long can the good times last? Learn More
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  10. The Charitable Sisterhood of the Second Trinity Victory Church

    The Charitable Sisterhood of the Second Trinity Victory Church

    By Bo Wilson.

    Product Code: CQ1000

    • Comedy
    • High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Praise Groups
    • 5w.
    • 95 min.

    The roads are flooded, the bridges are washed out, and less generous souls are staying safely indoors, but it takes more than a little rain to keep the ladies of the Charitable Sisterhood from fulfilling their sworn mission. When these ladies meet to organize a relief effort for homeless Guatamalans, they are greeted with a small mountain of community donations—but one woman's junk is another woman's treasure, and that pile of stuff in this little church basement is hiding a thing or two. 

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