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  1. 14

    14

    By José Casas.

    Product Code: FF8000

    • Drama | Tragedy
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Senior Adults
    • 2m., 2w.
    • 120 min.

    14 was inspired by the true-life event in May 2001 in which a smuggler abandoned 30 Mexicans crossing the desert, resulting in 14 deaths from dehydration. It is a starting point for exploration to investigate the complexities of people living on the border, not giving answers but raising difficult questions. The mosaic of flawed and struggling people included emphasize the importance of investigating this topic in a way that calls not only for action and conversation but, ultimately, for a collective solution.

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    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

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  2. Antigone

    Antigone

    Adapted by Bonnie Roberts. Based on the play by Sophocles.

    Product Code: AK7000

    • Drama | Tragedy
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Senior Adults
    • 8m., 8w.
    • 45 min.

    A civil war has ended. Will there be peace or new rebellion? Each chorus member argues the side of one of the characters, hoping to bring peace to the war-torn land. Each individual faces the choice: should I do what I feel is right or stay silent and safe? This adaptation can be set anywhere there is civil strife—ancient Greece, modern America, a medieval castle, the inner city, the future, any time and place that speaks to you.

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  3. Oedipus: A Story of Gold and Shadow

    Oedipus: A Story of Gold and Shadow

    Adapted by Ann H. Brockette.

    Product Code: O88000

    • Tragedy
    • High School | College and Adult | Senior Adults
    • 5m., 2w. with an ensemble of up to 40 either gender.
    • 90 min.
    This adaptation is a story of a great man who pays the ultimate price for trying to outsmart the gods. As Greek mythology shows, however, no human can rise to the power of the gods who rule over us. Learn More
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  4. Much Ado About Will

    Much Ado About Will

    A celebration of the words of Shakespeare. By Robert Johanson.

    Product Code: MF4000

    • Comedy | Drama | Tragedy
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults
    • 6 to 30+ actors.
    • 60 min.
    Some of Shakespeare's most famous characters (Romeo, Juliet, Hamlet, Puck, Cleopatra, Malvolio, etc..) take us on a journey of mistaken identity, murder, love and war. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

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  5. China Doll (The Imagined Life of an American Actress)

    China Doll (The Imagined Life of an American Actress)

    By Elizabeth Wong

    Product Code: CD3000

    • Comedy | Drama | Tragedy
    • High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults
    • 4m., 2w.-all Asian; or 5m., 3w.-multicultural. Roles are doubled.
    • 90 min.
    This is the story of a Chinatown girl who dreamed of making it in Hollywood. This sensual fantasia takes inspiration from the remarkable life of Anna May Wong, the first and brightest Chinese American movie star. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

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  6. Othello or Tracking the Green-eyed Monster

    Othello or Tracking the Green-eyed Monster

    Adapted by Nancy Linehan Charles. From Shakespeare.

    Product Code: O63000

    • Drama | Melodrama | Tragedy
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults
    • 8 to 11 principles plus as many soldiers and senators as desired.
    • 45 min.
    A mesmerizing tale of the good guy who takes a very wrong turn, and changes his life forever. The moral of the story, choose your friends wisely, and let go of false pride before it destroys you. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $45/perf

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  7. The Mill on the Floss

    The Mill on the Floss

    By Helen Edmundson. Based on the novel by George Eliot.

    Product Code: M88000

    • Drama | Tragedy
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults
    • 4m., 4w. (Doubling, expandable.)
    • 165 min.
    Based on the feminist novel by George Eliot, this play's central concept is having three Maggies to show how Maggie is shaped by her environment and circumstances, from impetuous passion to moral restraint. Learn More
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  8. A Separate Peace

    A Separate Peace

    By Nancy Pahl Gilsenan. Based on the book by John Knowles.

    Product Code: S79000

    • Drama | Tragedy
    • Young Audiences | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults | Praise Groups
    • 8m.
    • 90 min.
    John Knowles' classic tale of two high-school boys standing on the threshold of war and adulthood comes to the stage. Gene, full of fear of the future, and Phineas, a consummate charmer, are best friends. It seems the perfect match until the fear in Gene and the world around him can no longer tolerate the life in Finny. This is the story of both learning to face the world and face oneself. Learn More
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  9. 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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  10. The Make-Up Artist

    The Make-Up Artist

    By David Henry Wilson.

    Product Code: M13000

    • Comedy | Tragedy
    • College and Adult | Senior Adults
    • 1m., 1w. (1 extra.)
    • 30 min.
    A young, brassy and self-confident actor is delighted to have an attractive make-up artist. At first he makes passes at her and brags, but then begins to talk about his bad luck as she transforms him into an unsure old man. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $35/perf

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