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  1. 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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    Eternity

    By Michael Cochran.

    Product Code: E94000

    • Comedy
    • High School | College and Adult | Senior Adults | Praise Groups
    • 5 to 6m., 4 to 5w.
    • 90 min.
    Abe, an angel of death, decides to move a client appointment in favor of getting an ice cream sandwich. The only problem is that his “appointments” are to greet the newly deceased and take them to the next stop. Things quickly spiral out of control when Abe’s repeated attempts to “bump off” his delayed appointment fails, and the real threat of a new “unauthorized life” will occur unless Abe gets everything back on track. A surprise visit from the boss helps Abe rediscover the real meaning of life and death. Learn More
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  3. Lone Star Spirits

    Lone Star Spirits

    By Josh Tobiessen.

    Product Code: LL8000

    • Comedy
    • College and Adult | Senior Adults
    • 3m., 2w.
    • 80 min.
    Marley is hoping for a quick trip home to the town where she grew up, but she and her fiancé are in for more than they bargained for. Upon entering her estranged father’s liquor store, she’s immediately set upon by her ex-boyfriend who’s looking to relight their romance. Then there’s the former classmate looking to drag Marley into a two-woman bachelorette party. By the time Marley finally manages to reveal to her father the real reason for her visit, things are further complicated by the ghost of the bear-wrestling pioneer who used to live in the store. Learn More
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  4. Laguna Beach, Ohio

    Laguna Beach, Ohio

    Product Code: LL7000

    • Comedy
    • College and Adult | Senior Adults
    • 3m., 3w.
    • 100 min.
    Dove, a middle-aged surfer/stoner, invites his teenage-era friends to his bungalow after his wife and daughter move out. Champagne and margaritas flow, igniting a funny, sentimental reunion that is fraught with long-simmering resentments and hidden agendas. Old jealousies and passions come to the surface. The next morning, they nurse their hangovers and try to come to terms with their past, present and future. Learn More
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  5. The Emperor of North America

    The Emperor of North America

    By Thomas Hischak.

    Product Code: E90000

    • Comedy
    • High School | College and Adult | Senior Adults
    • 2 to 3m., 3 to 8w.
    • 120 min.
    Leo, a hypochondriac hack writer, becomes interested in the story of Joshua Norton, an eccentric 19th-century businessman who went bankrupt and then went crazy. Leo is inspired to write a serious biography of the man, but begins to question his sanity when Norton and characters from War and Peace begin to show up at his house. It seems his only alternative to insanity is to assassinate Norton. Learn More
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  6. A Second Chance

    A Second Chance

    Book, music and lyrics by Ted Shen.

    Product Code: S2C000

    • Drama | Melodrama
    • High School | College and Adult | Senior Adults
    • 1m., 1w.
    • 80 min.
    Recent widower, Dan, and divorcee, Jenna, meet mid-life and mid-crisis. Their painful pasts cause them both to feel undeserving of happiness. But as their relationship turns to romance, they overcome fears of the past and present to accept a second chance at life and happiness. Learn More
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  7. Ordinary Time

    Ordinary Time

    By Thomas W. Rieser.

    Product Code: OA3000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • College and Adult | Senior Adults
    • 5w.
    • 100 min.
    When her husband dies, May and her three sisters agree to gather once a month for Sunday dinner. Everyone brings something to the table, from green bean casserole to potato salad, from self-righteousness to deep grief. Reproach, loneliness and bitterness surface, culminating in one of those memorable family arguments that changes the course of personalities and relationships. Learn More
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  8. Jellofish

    Jellofish

    By Jim Henry.

    Product Code: J70000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • College and Adult | Senior Adults
    • 3m., 1w.
    • 105 min.
    Four World War II veterans have been playing a monthly game of poker since 1945 and their "side pot" has grown to a sizable fortune. As they debate what to do with their shared nest egg, their conflicting views on love, friendship, politics, death and taxes are revealed. Will rivalry and resentment destroy their friendships and the game itself? Learn More
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  9. Geezers

    Geezers

    By Tommy Lee Johnston.

    Product Code: GC8000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • High School | College and Adult | Senior Adults
    • 5m., 5w.
    • 120 min.
    Jack, a pathologically shy 27-year-old man, begins a job at a retirement home helping the seniors with their daily needs. But it's the "geezers" who wind up helping Jack with his needs. He learns from the old folks that he must break out of his comfort zone to achieve anything in life. A funny, heartwarming drama about growth and wisdom, learning and loving, life and death. Learn More
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  10. Walking Across Egypt

    Walking Across Egypt

    Adapted by Catherine Bush from the novel by Clyde Edgerton.

    Product Code: WH1000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • High School | College and Adult | Senior Adults | Praise Groups
    • 5m., 2w.
    • 120 min.
    Little does Mattie know that the dogcatcher will open her eyes to a whole world she never knew existed, a world that includes car theft, prison breaks and a juvenile delinquent named Wesley who is as desperate for a family as she is. Armed with only her corn bread and a deep faith in the Almighty, Mattie is determined to woo Wesley to the side of God and good Southern manners … if she can just manage to stay out of jail herself. Learn More
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