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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. OLIVÉRio: A Brazilian Twist

    OLIVÉRio: A Brazilian Twist

    Book and lyrics by Karen Zacarías. Music by Deborah Wicks La Puma.

    Product Code: OA8000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | Family (all ages)
    • 3m., 4w.
    • 65 min.
    This joyful musical is a retelling of Oliver Twist set in modern-day Rio de Janeiro that tackles issues of poverty, inequity and injustice. Oli, an orphan girl, asks the goddess of the sea for a “little bit more” in her life. Con man Falcão and thief Zé Esquiva hope to use Oli’s sweet nature to steal from a rich widow. In the favela, Oli meets Nancí, who begins to teach Oli how to read. But when police officer Sykes gets involved, everyone has to choose between doing what is easy and what is right. Learn More
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  3. The Island of Dr. Libris

    The Island of Dr. Libris

    By Chris Grabenstein and Ronny Venable. Based on the book by Chris Grabenstein.

    Product Code: IF7000

    • Comedy
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 10 to 21 or more either gender.
    • 120 min.
    Billy’s spending the summer in a cabin that belongs to the mysterious Dr. Libris. But something strange is going on. Besides the security cameras everywhere, there’s Dr. Libris’ private bookcase. Whenever Billy opens the classic books inside, he can hear sounds coming from the island in the middle of the lake. It’s almost as if the stories he’s reading are coming to life! But that’s impossible … isn’t it? It’s up to Billy and his magical imagination to come up with a happy ending for everybody, including himself! Learn More
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  4. Clever Rachel

    Clever Rachel

    By Moses Goldberg.

    Product Code: CQ9000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | Family (all ages)
    • 3m., 3w.
    • 45 min.
    Rachel has a reputation as a clever girl who can figure out answers to the most challenging riddles. But the traditional roles of men and women don't allow for women to be intellectuals. When Jacob, the smartest boy in town, challenges her to a contest of wits, somehow they both win and find something that neither had before—a friend. Learn More
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  5. Wiley and the Hairy Man

    Wiley and the Hairy Man

    Book by Suzan Zeder. Music by Harry Pickens. Lyrics by Suzan Zeder and Harry Pickens.

    Product Code: WG6000

    • Comedy | Melodrama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 3m., 1w., 4 either gender, chorus of 4 to 12.
    • 60 min.
    Set deep in the Tombigbee swamp, this classic tale of a very young boy with a very big fear is brought to new and vibrant life in this musical version. The story centers around a fatherless young boy, his conjure-woman mother, his faithful dog and the Hairy Man who haunts Wiley's days and dreams. Wiley sets forth alone to face his fears and to conquer his own lack of self-confidence. Learn More
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  6. Cry Wolf!

    Cry Wolf!

    By Catherine Bush.

    Product Code: CQ2000

    • Comedy
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | Family (all ages)
    • 4m., 5w., 4 to 8 either gender.
    • 60 min.
    After 50 years, the wolves have returned to the forest and are in search of sheep—the wolves' favorite food! Join a cast of characters that includes a boy named Peter, Little Red Riding Hood, the Three Little Pigs and a rebel sheep named Snowflake as they try to outwit that biggest villain of them all, the Big Bad Wolf, in this zany mash-up of bedtime favorites. Learn More
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  7. Junior Claus

    Junior Claus

    Book and lyrics by Christopher Dimond. Music by Michael Kooman.

    Product Code: J68000

    • Comedy
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults | Praise Groups
    • 3m., 3w., doubling possible, extras as desired.
    • 85 min.
    A teenage inventor, the only son of Santa Claus, is reluctant to take over the family business. Junior puts more faith in his technological inventions than in good old-fashioned Christmas magic, much to the chagrin of his father. But, when a sudden drop in Christmas spirit renders Santa incapable of making the great ride, Junior must take the reins and learn the true meaning of Christmas in time to save the day. Learn More
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  8. The Dancing Princesses or The Worn-Out Dancing Shoes

    The Dancing Princesses or The Worn-Out Dancing Shoes

    Adapted by Max Bush from a story by the Brothers Grimm.

    Product Code: DF4000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 6 to 12m., 8 to 16w., 3 to 6 either gender.
    • 65 min.
    Here is a magical tale of dance and romance. A mystery threatens the security of the kingdom: where do the princesses escape to every night, and why are their dancing shoes worn out each morning? The king desperately tries to solve the mystery by proclaiming that any man who can solve it will marry the daughter of his choice and become the future king. Learn More
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  9. The Bremen Town Musicians: Nothing Is Worthless

    The Bremen Town Musicians: Nothing Is Worthless

    By Ric Averill.

    Product Code: BK7000

    • Comedy | Farce | Satire
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults | Praise Groups
    • 2m., 1w., 32 to 46+ either gender (doubling possible for smaller cast).
    • 60 min.
    This play presents the classic fairy tale about animal musicians who are kicked out of their homes as worthless, but find new strength and purpose as they band together, becoming an orchestra of musicians. The play then turns the same story into an urban fairy tale with human characters in a big city. Learn More
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  10. Atypical Boy

    Atypical Boy

    By Laurie Brooks.

    Product Code: AK1000

    • Comedy | Drama | Satire
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult
    • 2 to 3m., 1 to 3w., 1 to 4 or more either gender.
    • 60 min.
    In a fantastical world (not entirely unlike our own) where "conformity is compulsory," one boy cannot conform. Learn More
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