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  1. In the Tank

    In the Tank

    By Rosemary Frisino Toohey. Translation by Gustavo Ott.

    Product Code: IF8000

    • Comedy | Farce | Satire
    • Elementary School | Middle School | High School
    • 2m. or 2w., or 1m., 1w.

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    • 25 min.
    Two lobsters find themselves in the tank of a seafood restaurant: one plays dead to avoid being chosen, and the other is philosophical, wondering what the point of living is if you are always acting dead. Learn More
    $39.95 /script

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    Tomás and the Library Lady

    Adapted by José Cruz González. From the book by Pat Mora.

    Product Code: TV9000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Elementary School | Middle School | High School | College | Community | Professional | TYA
    • 1 to 4m., 1 to 4w., expandable.

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    • 50 min.
    Adapted from the well-loved book, Tomás and the Library Lady tells the inspiring true story of Tomás Rivera, who grew up in a migrant worker family, befriended a librarian in Iowa, and learned to love books and the places they took him. Tomás went on to a successful career in academia and became the chancellor of the University of California, Riverside. This play can be readily understood by both English and Spanish speakers. Learn More
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  3. Ruby: The Story of Ruby Bridges

    Ruby: The Story of Ruby Bridges

    By Christina M. Ham. Music by Gary Rue.

    Product Code: RD8000

    • Drama
    • Elementary School | Middle School | High School | Community
    • 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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  4. Cully's Gold: A Young Girl's Struggle with Temptation and Ambition, 1873

    Cully's Gold: A Young Girl's Struggle with Temptation and Ambition, 1873

    By Carol Korty and Susa Wuorinen.

    Product Code: CG6000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College | Community
    • 5m., 4w. or 4m., 4w. Extras as desired.
    • 60 min.
    In this coming-of-age play set in rural coastal Maine, Sadie resolves her dilemmas in confrontations with her best friend, her father and the school, as she courageously begins to chart her own course. Learn More
    $8.95 /script

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  5. 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 | Community | Professional | TYA
    • 4m., 10w., 11 either gender. May be doubled to a cast of 13 or expanded to up to 50.

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    • 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
    $9.95 /script

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  6. 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
    • Elementary School | Middle School | High School | Community
    • 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
    $9.95 /script

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  7. In the Tank

    In the Tank

    By Rosemary Frisino Toohey.

    Product Code: I90000

    • Comedy | Farce | Satire
    • Elementary School | Middle School | High School
    • 2m. or 2w., or 1m., 1w.

      Livestream Rights Available

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    • 25 min.
    Two lobsters find themselves in the tank of a seafood restaurant: one plays dead to avoid being chosen, and the other is philosophical, wondering what the point of living is if you are always acting dead. Learn More
    $8.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $45/perf

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  8. Lockers

    Lockers

    By Jeremy Kruse.

    Product Code: L99000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Elementary School | Middle School | Community
    • variable.
    • 75 min.
    Displaying the universal ups and downs most preteens and teens face on a daily basis, this play can be performed as a whole, or in short vignettes, perfect for theatre, classroom, and young actor-training programs. Learn More
    $10.95 /book

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    Stand and Deliver

    Based on the screenplay by Ramón Menéndez and Tom Musca. Adapted for the stage by Robert Bella.

    Product Code: SB3000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • High School | College | Community | Professional
    • 10m., 7w. (fewer with doubling), multiracial/gender flexible (half of the male roles can be played by females). Extras as desired.

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    • 130 min.
    This drama is the compelling true story of a dedicated East Los Angeles teacher who surmounts overwhelming odds in his quest to turn inner-city students into whiz kids. When Jaime Escalante leaves a career in engineering to teach high school math, he is assigned to a barrio school with a bad reputation and is in imminent danger of losing its accreditation. Still, his quirky sense of humor, antics and offbeat teaching methods mesmerize and motivate his students. The dramatic conclusion to this urban fairy tale is emotion-packed and inspirational. Learn More
    $9.95 /script

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  10. Fame

    Fame

    Based on the screenplay by Christopher Gore. Conceived by David De Silva. Adapted by Christopher Sergel.

    Product Code: F33000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College | Community | Professional
    • 9m., 15w. (extras as desired.)
    • 105 min.
    At the School of Performing Arts in New York City, the first problem for the hundreds of young people in pursuit of fame is to get accepted. As the play begins, the school is in the midst of auditioning applicants. They're every size, shape and attitude. They're scared and brave, rich and poor. They've got nothing in common but a dream—and each pursues it in a special way just as each must deal with the special problems of their various lives. Learn More
    $10.95 /script

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