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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. Legend of the Poinsettia

    Legend of the Poinsettia

    By Roxanne Schroeder-Arce.

    Product Code: LF6000

    • Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School
    • 2m., 3w., plus chorus with doubling, or up to 12+ (4m., 6w., 2 either gender) plus chorus.
    • 50 min.
    Thirteen-year-old Estrella is torn between her family's cultural traditions and the exciting life she imagines exists in the homes of mainstream Americans. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $60/perf

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  4. Nathan the Wise

    Nathan the Wise

    By Paul D'Andrea after G.E. Lessing. Translation by Gisela D'Andrea and Paul D'Andrea.

    Product Code: N54000

    • Comedy | Drama | Melodrama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults | Praise Groups
    • 6m., 3w. (Doubling and expansion possible.)
    • 100 min.
    This Western classic on religious tolerance is set in Jerusalem during the Third Crusade. Two young people, Jew and Christian, are drawn to each other in love and come up with an imaginative resolution to the issue of which is the one true faith. Learn More
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  5. Letters to an Alien

    Letters to an Alien

    By Robert Caisley.

    Product Code: L58000

    • Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | Family (all ages)
    • 2 to 6m, 1 to 2w.
    • 45 min.
    Aliens arrive on earth and uncover that Hannah's grandfather survived life in the camps and cannot confront his own painful memories. To help Hannah understand her heritage, the aliens take her back in time to Poland in 1943 and she is finally able to fully understand the magnitude of the Holocaust. The aliens gather much information about human beings and the foreign concept of "hate." Learn More
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  6. East of the Sun, West of the Moon

    East of the Sun, West of the Moon

    Adapted by Brian Kral. From the Norwegian folktale.

    Product Code: E63000

    • Comedy | Melodrama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 4m., 5w., with doubling, or up to 15 (7m., 8w.)
    • 90 min.
    This adaptation from a Norwegian folktale features a young girl battling supernatural forces to free a young man from a terrible spell. Learn More
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  7. Everyman in the Circus of Life

    Everyman in the Circus of Life

    Adapted by Travis Tyre.

    Product Code: E56000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Praise Groups
    • 13 actors, may be played by 4 with doubling.
    • 45 min.
    Death, Worldly Possessions, and Strength all play a role in this new contemporary retelling of Everyman, with the fun of a circus performance and the exploration of one of the great dramas of the medieval world. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $45/perf

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  8. The Sheep Thief

    The Sheep Thief

    Adapted by Ford Ainsworth from The Second Shepherd's Play.

    Product Code: SY4000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 4m., 3w.
    • 35 min.
    Three shepherds must thwart the efforts of a thieving scoundrel named Mak who is trying to steal their sheep. In spite of their vigilance, Mak manages to steal a lamb. The scene in which Mak and his wife, Gil, try to pass the lamb off as their newborn baby is some of the best comedy ever written. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $35/perf

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