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  1. Digging Up Dessa Cover DH2000

    Digging Up Dessa

    By Laura Schellhardt

    Product Code: DH2000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | Family (all ages)
    • 1m., 4w.
    • 75 min.
    Dessa is a 21st-century girl with no shortage of struggles, secrets and mysteries to solve. After a museum field trip reveals that the pioneering 19th-century paleontologist Mary Anning’s legacy has been buried by history because of her gender and lack of formal education, Dessa decides that she’s going to fight to earn her friend the credit she deserves. With help from her once-rival, Dessa sets to work unearthing the secrets hidden beneath the surface of the past and present for Mary’s history and her own future. Learn More
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    Silent Night

    By Peter Manos.

    Product Code: S4B000

    • Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 3m., 4w.
    • 60 min.
    It is December of 1818 in the small Austrian village of Oberndorf bei Salzburg. Now in the midst of a blizzardy cold winter, an assistant priest and a poor schoolmaster strive to lift the spirits of the congregation. But the already ailing church organ is destroyed through a misunderstanding by the schoolmaster’s autistic son, who then runs away from home. In the midst of this turmoil, the schoolmaster and priest come together to produce the world’s most beloved Christmas song, “Silent Night.” Learn More
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  3. US A Teen History

    US A Teen History

    Book by Flip Kobler and Cindy Marcus. Lyrics by Flip Kobler. Music by Dennis Poore.

    Product Code: U41000

    • Comedy | Drama | Farce | Satire
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | Family (all ages)
    • 8 to 25m., 8 to 25w., expandable, extras as desired.
    • 75 min.
    This story theatre-style show is a compilation of pieces about the teens who helped shape America. Did you know that the drummer boys in the Revolutionary War were as young as 11? Or that Caroline Pickersgill helped sew the flag that inspired “The Star-Spangled Banner” at 14? This show is incredibly flexible and adaptable to your space and audience, as we encourage you to write your own pieces about the forgotten teens of America. Learn More
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  4. Ruby: The Story of Ruby Bridges

    Ruby: The Story of Ruby Bridges

    By Christina M. Ham. Music by Gary Rue.

    Product Code: RD8000

    • Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | Family (all ages)
    • 11 to 16m., 11 to 20w., 5 to 9 either gender.
    • 55 min.
    In 1960, 6-year-old Ruby became the first black child to attend an all-white elementary school in New Orleans. When the white families learned of Ruby’s enrollment, they pulled their children from her class, leaving Ruby and her teacher the only ones in the classroom for the school year. Her family watched helplessly as federal marshals escorted Ruby to school each day past protesters jeering and threatening her life. This musical explores a little girl’s unbeatable courage in the face of adversity. Learn More
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  5. Sherlock Holmes and the First Baker Street Irregular

    Sherlock Holmes and the First Baker Street Irregular

    By Brian Guehring. Based on the characters and mysteries of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.

    Product Code: S2P000

    • Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | Family (all ages)
    • 7 to 13m., 5 to 12w., up to 13 extras
    • 70 min.
    On a dare, 14-year-old Wiggins tries to pickpocket an old man. Not only is she unsuccessful, but the old man, Sherlock Holmes, takes the ring that was in her pocket and leaves a note with his address. When she goes to retrieve the ring, she proposes to work as his assistant, and he agrees to begin training her. They must learn to trust each other as Wiggins and her group of street urchins help him solve two dangerous mysteries. Learn More
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  6. The Many Disguises of Robin Hood

    The Many Disguises of Robin Hood

    By Brian Guehring.

    Product Code: MQ3000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | Family (all ages)
    • 2 to 6m., 6 to 9w., 5 or more either gender.
    • 60 min.
    In merry ol' England, the townspeople are overtaxed and overwhelmed. Luckily, the mysterious outlaw Robin Hood is giving them hope by stealing from the rich and giving to the poor. With many clever disguises, Robin continually tricks the greedy sheriff of Nottingham, his nasty daughter and the evil prince. When a young girl joins Robin's band of outlaws, she discovers Robin Hood is actually a woman. Learn More
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  7. Joan the Girl of Arc

    Joan the Girl of Arc

    By Darrah Cloud.

    Product Code: J74000

    • Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Praise Groups
    • 3 to 6m., 2w.
    • 60 min.

    When Joan D'Arc, a shepherd in Domremy, France, 1420s, hears a voice while tending sheep one day, she can't believe what—and whom—she's hearing. But the voice is joined by others who claim they're saints and ask her to go to war for France. In a suit of armor made especially for her, she leads the French army to win the Hundred Years' War, using the wits and methods of the real teenage girl that she was. But when she refuses to deny the voices she heard, she is sentenced to death.

     

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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. When She Had Wings

    When She Had Wings

    By Suzan Zeder.

    Product Code: WJ1000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 2m., 2w., 1 either gender.
    • 60 min.
    A story told in sound, movement and words about 9-year-old B, who is about to turn 10 and isn't happy about it! B knows, really knows, that before she could walk, she could fly, and is desperate to remember how. When a mysterious stranger that speaks in strange squawks appears, B wonders if this creature is a bird, a woman escaped from senior care unit or possibly Amelia Earhart ? Together they help each other remember how to fly … literally and metaphorically. Learn More
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  10. Perdida

    Perdida

    Book and lyrics by Kathleen Cahill. Music by Deborah Wicks La Puma.

    Product Code: PM2000

    • Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 4m., 3w., 3 either gender.
    • 90 min.
    Set in pre-revolutionary Mexico, the Spirit of Time narrates a tale that takes place over a span of 18 years and also on a single night, when the groundless jealousy of a powerful don destroys a happy family. Only through the vision and courage of an abandoned child, Perdida, is all that was lost finally found again. Learn More
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