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  1. Tinker to Evers to Chance Cover TV7000

    Tinker to Evers to Chance

    By Mat Smart.

    Product Code: TV7000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • College and Adult | Senior Adults
    • 1m., 1w.
    • 90 min.
    Baseball fans know all about commitment and hope. But in life outside the ballpark, that dedication can be harder to hold on to. Lauren is thinking only about the monumentally important playoff game she and her mother are about to attend, but her mother has her own agenda. In this touching play, set against the dual backdrops of the 2003 and 1906 Chicago Cubs teams, three die-hard fans and one die-hard player reveal the redeeming power of baseball. Learn More
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  2. Mynx & Savage Cover MR3000

    Mynx & Savage

    By Rebecca Gorman O'Neill.

    Product Code: MR3000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • High School | College and Adult | Senior Adults
    • 2m., 2w.
    • 100 min.
    Adam is a comic book writer coasting on his past successes. Ket is young and ambitious. As the duo sets to work on the 100th issue of Mynx and Savage, the fantasy bleeds into reality as the superheroes and their mild-mannered alter egos invade the artists’ space. Adam finally starts to trust Ket and shares the story he’s been hiding. In the end, as the worlds of the children, the superheroes and the artists collide, Ket helps Adam realize that he has no future until he makes amends with his past. Learn More
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  3. Stay With Me Awhile

    Stay With Me Awhile

    By Mary E. Johnson and Barbara Means Fraser.

    Product Code: S3A000

    • Drama
    • College and Adult | Senior Adults | Praise Groups
    • 2m., 4w., 2 either gender.
    • 90 min.
    Every milestone in life has a story. But there is one milestone story we seldom tell—the story of our experience of being present for the death of a loved one. Stay With Me Awhile is a compilation of vigil stories from across cultures, religions, political views and socio-economic circumstances that were collected over a seven-year period. Each story was entirely unique, and many of the scenes described were snapshots of lifelong relationships played out as the end of life approached. Learn More
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  4. Molly's Hammer

    Molly's Hammer

    By Tammy Ryan. Based on the book Hammer of Justice by Liane Ellison Norman.

    Product Code: MQ7000

    • Drama
    • High School | College and Adult | Senior Adults
    • 2m., 1w.
    • 90 min.

    In 1980, Molly Rush, a Pittsburgh housewife and mother of six, walked into a G.E. plant and took a hammer to the nose cone of a nuclear warhead in protest of the buildup of our nuclear arsenal. She and her fellow activists went to trial to sound the alarm, and the world was pulled back from the brink of nuclear annihilation for the time being. Told with humor and love, Molly’s Hammer shines a light on how the choice of ordinary people to take action is what is needed to save our world.

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  5. The Pretenders

    The Pretenders

    By Charles Edward Pogue. Translated and adapted from Henrik Ibsen's The Pretenders.

    Product Code: PM8000

    • Drama
    • High School | College and Adult | Senior Adults
    • 8 to 13m., 4 to 6w.
    • 150 min.
    Two men of honor both claim the right to Norway’s crown, but wily Bishop Nicholas stymies their dreams, pursuing his own mysterious ends. This lean, swift-paced version of Ibsen’s turbulent tale dissects the timeless motives that the political and powerful must ever ask themselves—do I do what I do for the greater good or for personal glory?—and explores the nature of power and personal ambition, the obligation of leadership and the search for national unity. Learn More
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  6. No Room for a Picture on the Blank Wall

    No Room for a Picture on the Blank Wall

    By David R. Remschel.

    Product Code: N89000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • High School | College and Adult | Senior Adults
    • 6m., 2w.
    • 85 min.
    Photographer Peter Bunther abruptly realizes that one of his oldest pictures has become invisible to him, as has any recollection of even taking it. Efforts to get to the bottom of Peter’s strange behavior are thwarted by “Memory Removal Company” members who, representing Peter’s growing dementia, proceed to figuratively and literally take apart his home and life, and Peter realizes that he will have to fight hardest for the person who means the most to him. Learn More
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  7. The Awakening

    The Awakening

    By Max Bush. From the novel by Kate Chopin.

    Product Code: AM1000

    • Drama
    • High School | College and Adult | Senior Adults
    • 4m., 5w.
    • 100 min.
    First published in 1899 and ahead of its time, this is the story of one woman's struggle against convention and society. Edna questions her marriage to her older husband and frequently seeks the company of the young Robert Lebrun. As their relationship progresses, Robert forces himself to move to Mexico. However, this does not stop Edna from continuing her personal journey to awaken to her greater self. Learn More
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  8. 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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  9. Qualities of Starlight

    Qualities of Starlight

    By Gabriel Jason Dean.

    Product Code: QHD000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • College and Adult | Senior Adults
    • 2m., 2w.
    • 130 min.
    Theo Turner’s universe explodes when he and his wife travel to the Appalachian South to visit his parents with news of an impending adoption, only to discover that his aging parents are now meth addicts. This award-winning twisted comedy is about the expansion of the universe and the contraction of a troubled family. Learn More
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  10. Straight

    Straight

    By Scott Elmegreen and Drew Fornarola.

    Product Code: S2J000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • College and Adult | Senior Adults
    • 2m., 1w.
    • 90 min.
    Meet Ben. Ben is a 26-year-old investment banker. Ben likes beer, sports and Emily … and Chris. Straight is a provocative new play that deals with fidelity, sexuality and identity in “post-equality” America. Funny, sad, sexy and surprising, this three-character drama takes a hard look at the moral complex of a generation that prides itself on the pretense of acceptance. Learn More
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