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  1. Black Nativity

    Black Nativity

    The Christmas story in dialogue, narrative, pantomime, gospel song and folk spirituals—the unique creation of the poet and playwright Langston Hughes. Music arranged by Aaron Robinson.

    Product Code: B72000

    • Drama
    • High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults | Praise Groups
    • variable.
    • 50 min.
    The traditional Christmas story told through dialogue, narrative and pantomime allows the freedom to add the music of your choice (from gospel songs, spirituals and traditional carols to your own original compositions) and dance. This thrilling holiday piece will have your audiences on their feet! Learn More
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  2. Tomás and the Library Lady Cover TV9000

    Tomás and the Library Lady

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

    Product Code: TV9000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | Family (all ages)
    • 1 to 4m., 1 to 4w., expandable.
    • 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. Óyeme, the Beautiful Cover OB2000

    Óyeme, the beautiful

    By Miriam Gonzales.

    Product Code: OB2000

    • Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | Family (all ages)
    • 2m., 2w.
    • 50 min.
    Laura and Valentina are just trying to make it through another day in middle school. However, unlike many of their peers, they are refugees from Central America who have fled brutal violence in their home countries to find shelter in the United States. Step inside their shoes, hear their stories, see their struggle and feel their strength as we move through their day. Óyeme, the beautiful brings to light the undaunted courage and beautiful spirit that fuels these young people. Learn More
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  4. The Secret of Courage Cover S4F000

    The Secret of Courage

    Product Code: S4F000

    • Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 5m., 3w., 1 either gender.
    • 60 min.
    An inspiring hero’s journey filled with magic and wonder begins when teenager Jack McCall faces a health crisis. Reality blends with fantasy as Jack is guided into Sinnissippi Park, and he begins to question whether his whole adventure is real or imagined. But when a demon arrives, Jack finds his courage and discovers that facing this adversary might be the key to fighting his illness. This play presents an excursion into fantasy for live theatre that celebrates friendship, courage and the power of imagination. Learn More
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  5. Hamlet and Zombies! - HH7000

    Hamlet and Zombies!

    By Will Averill.

    Product Code: HH7000

    • Comedy
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 5m., 2w., 13 to 33 either gender.
    • 45 min.
    Something is rotting in the state of Denmark, and Hamlet may be the only one who is on to it. With the help of Horatio and Laertes, Hamlet solves the mystery of his mother’s marriage to his uncle, observes his father’s transformation from king to zombie king, saves his love, Ophelia, and fends off both the Norwegians and the zombie hordes. This adaptation is perfect for those who are looking for a spooky retelling of one of the Bard’s classics with lots of fun and a little bite. Learn More
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  6. 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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  7. OLIVÉRio: A Brazilian Twist

    OLIVÉRio: A Brazilian Twist

    Book and lyrics by Karen Zacarías. Music by Deborah Wicks La Puma.

    Product Code: OA8000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | Family (all ages)
    • 3m., 4w.
    • 65 min.
    This joyful musical is a retelling of Oliver Twist set in modern-day Rio de Janeiro that tackles issues of poverty, inequity and injustice. Oli, an orphan girl, asks the goddess of the sea for a “little bit more” in her life. Con man Falcão and thief Zé Esquiva hope to use Oli’s sweet nature to steal from a rich widow. In the favela, Oli meets Nancí, who begins to teach Oli how to read. But when police officer Sykes gets involved, everyone has to choose between doing what is easy and what is right. Learn More
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  8. The Smartest Girl in the World

    The Smartest Girl in the World

    By Miriam Gonzales.

    Product Code: S2Y000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 2m., 2w.
    • 70 min.
    The children of hardworking immigrants, big brother Leo has convinced his little sis, Lizzy, that being smart is the key to helping their family escape a tough, uncertain reality. But when their parents refuse to let Leo join a local quiz team, Lizzy learns there’s something that makes life much more challenging for her family. Lizzy is determined to rescue the plan to see it through. Along the way, she and Leo discover that it takes more than being serious and “smart” to save a family and one another. Learn More
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  9. 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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  10. Defamation

    Defamation

    By Todd Logan.

    Product Code: DH1000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult
    • 2m., 3w., 1 either gender.
    • 90 min.

    Defamation is a riveting courtroom drama that illuminates our common perceptions about race, religion and class. In this case, the plaintiff is Ms. Wade, a professional black woman from the South Side of Chicago. The defendant is Mr. Golden, a successful North Shore businessman who is Jewish. Following testimony from each side, the judge reveals that the audience will be the jury. Defamation challenges our preconceived notions about race, class, religion and even the law.

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