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  1. The Bluest Eye

    The Bluest Eye

    Adapted by Lydia R. Diamond from the novel by Toni Morrison.

    Product Code: BC4000

    • Drama
    • College and Adult
    • 2 to 3m., 6 to 10w.
    • 90 min.
    In this story about the tragic life of a young black girl in 1940s Ohio, 11-year-old Pecola Breedlove wants nothing more than to be loved by her family and schoolmates. Instead, she faces constant ridicule and abuse. She blames her dark skin and prays for blue eyes, sure that love will follow. This powerful adaptation explores the crippling toll that a legacy of racism has taken on a community, a family and an innocent girl. Learn More
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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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    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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  6. Zagłada Cover Z15000

    Zaglada

    By Richard Vetere.

    Product Code: Z15000

    • Drama
    • High School | College and Adult
    • 2m., 2w.
    • 90 min.
    After being arrested for firing a gun at a journalist who came to interview him, elderly Jerzy Koslowski gets the attention of Homeland Security. It seems he is wanted for international war crimes, for which there is no statutory limit. Agent Sonia Sokolow has proof that he was a kapo at the Buchenwald work camp in Germany and collaborated with the SS. However, Koslowski is dying of stage 4 cancer. Will justice prevail, or will Sokolow recuse herself despite her obsession in seeing justice prevail? Learn More
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  7. 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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    Yasmina's Necklace

    By Rohina Malik.

    Product Code: Y36000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 5m., 2w.
    • 110 min.
    Meet Abdul Samee: his father is Iraqi, and his mother is Puerto Rican—but if you ask him, he’ll say he’s Italian. Longing to shed his cultural identity, he changes his name to Sam, marries an American and does everything in his power to turn his back on his heritage. But when Sam meets Yasmina, a beautiful woman from his father’s homeland, he begins to learn that a tree without roots cannot stand for long. Learn More
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    As She Likes It

    Edited and compiled by Karen Ruch. Written by Lori M. Myers, Sean Adams, Marjorie Bicknell, David Nice, Sue Lange, Barbara Trainin Blank and Sandra Fenichel Asher.

    Product Code: AM2000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • High School | College and Adult | Senior Adults
    • 4 to 18w., 1 to 2 either gender.
    • 90 min.
    As She Likes It features women from Shakespeare’s canon who step outside of the male-dominated context of their original works. These familiar women from classic stories may have had muted voices in Shakespeare’s plays, but here they take center stage. These plays offer great roles for women, opportunities for thoughtful scene study, educational exploration and a larger conversation about how these women’s stories resonate in our current era. Learn More
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  10. 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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