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  1. Off Road - OA9000

    Off Road

    By Julianna Gross.

    Product Code: OA9000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult
    • 2 to 3m., 2w.
    • 45 min.
    When their car breaks down, high schoolers Mel and Oliver are stuck on the side of the road, forced to make small talk over cupcakes, road trips and Charlotte—Mel’s best friend, and Oliver’s girlfriend. Amid flashbacks of awkward dates and unfinished moments, and surrounded by pressures from school and the inevitable question of Charlotte, Mel and Oliver find themselves outside it all. After all, how can you know what’s right when you don’t know what could have been? Learn More
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  2. Why We Like Love Stories

    Why We Like Love Stories

    By Stephen Gregg.

    Product Code: WJ6000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult
    • 2m., 2w., or 4 either gender.
    • 25 min.
    In the hills above Pin Cushion, California, students go to talk of the world, flirt and yearn. It’s a place where heartbreak awaits. Chloe breaks up with Crooper. Months later, Crooper ineptly attempts to use a mathematical equation to break up with Jessica. Months later, Jessica rebuffs Bark, who pines for her. But then things come full circle. Bark and Chloe—outsiders both—take an awkward, fumbling-for-words walk in the hills and discover a surprising connection that, for the moment at least, promises a future. Learn More
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  3. The Man She Was

    The Man She Was

    By Ric Averill.

    Product Code: MQ4000

    • Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults
    • 6 to 24m., 4 to 18w., 1 to 20 either gender.
    • 80 min.
    This gender-bending historical drama is based on Emma Edmond's memoir when she enlists as Frank Thompson and serves as a male nurse, spy and soldier during the Civil War. A "don't ask, don't tell" moment speaks clearly to the complexities of today's gender-fluid culture and the final life and death actions of the play give the story a Shakespearean feel, as she faces and accepts her own gender identity. Learn More
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  4. Crush

    Crush

    By Stephen Gregg.

    Product Code: CR1000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Middle School | High School | Family (all ages)
    • 4 to 5m., 10 to 12w., 2 to 10 either gender.
    • 105 min.
    Bark is convinced that he's going to get a lead in his school production, but his audition goes awry when the new student enters. Only Bark can see that she's actually the lead body of a six-bodied alien creature. In a breathtaking climax, Bark saves the world, revitalizes the town, earns the love he deserves and gets a reward that no one could have anticipated. This hilarious and heartbreaking play is about what it means to love someone and what it means to be human. Learn More
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  5. The Twelve Dancing Princesses

    The Twelve Dancing Princesses

    Book and lyrics by Jennifer Kirkeby. Music by Shirley Mier. Based on the book by the Brothers Grimm.

    Product Code: TV2000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | Family (all ages)
    • 4m., 19w., 3 either gender, extras as needed. Doubling possible.
    • 65 min.
    Each night, the twelve princesses who love to dance, sing the song that allows them secret passage into the enchanted forest. The king (tired of finding twelve pairs of worn shoes outside his daughters' room each morning) issues a proclamation. The first person to discover the secret of where the princesses go each night shall receive his or her heart's desire and eight bags of gold! Learn More
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  6. 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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  7. Snow White: The Queen's Fair Daughter

    Snow White: The Queen's Fair Daughter

    Adapted by Max Bush. Based on the Olenberg manuscript and early versions of the Brothers Grimm tale.

    Product Code: SP7000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | Family (all ages)
    • 4m., 4w., 8 either gender.
    • 75 min.
    This version is based on the oral story as it was told to the Brothers Grimm in 1808. It contains many of the familiar elements—the seven dwarves, mirror, glass coffin, bodice and apple. It also differs from the Grimms' later versions in that the stepmother is a mother, there is no hunter, and the king, Snow White's father, plays a significant role. Learn More
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  8. Selkie: Between Land and Sea

    Selkie: Between Land and Sea

    By Laurie Brooks.

    Product Code: ST1000

    • Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 3m., 4w.
    • 75 min.
    In Scotland, selkies transform into lasses on Midsummer's Eve and dance on the beach. This play chronicles the story of a 16-year-old who discovers a pelt that unlocks the mystery foretold. Learn More
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  9. Quixote

    Quixote

    Inspired by Miguel de Cervantes' Don Quixote de la Mancha. Book by Flip Kobler and Cindy Marcus. Music by Dennis Poore. Lyrics by Flip Kobler.

    Product Code: QD5000

    • Comedy | Drama | Satire
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 4m., 10w., 11 either gender. May be doubled to a cast of 13 or expanded to up to 50.
    • 80 min.
    Feeling pressured to fit in, Alonzo Quijana, dreams of a better time, when one man could change the course of tomorrow. With the fragile line of popularity, the very thin grasp of sanity, could making the world a better place come from one lone voice in the crowd? Learn More
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  10. The Country of the Blind

    The Country of the Blind

    By Frank Higgins. Adapted from the story by H.G. Wells.

    Product Code: CF1000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | Family (all ages)
    • 3m., 3w. with doubling. May be expanded to 6m., 5w., extras.
    • 60 min.
    An adaptation of H.G. Wells story about a poor farmer in a South American village that must choose between sight and love. Learn More
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