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  1. All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten Cover A78000

    All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten

    Based on the books by Robert Fulghum. Conceived and adapted by Ernest Zulia. Music and Lyrics by David Caldwell.

    Product Code: A78000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College | Community | Professional | TYA
    • 3m., 2w. (1 pianist, expandable.)

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    • 135 min.
    Based on the best-selling books, this musical takes a funny, insightful and heartwarming look at what is profound in everyday life. It’s an evening of theatrical storytelling in revue format with monologues, dialogues and multiple voice narrations enhanced through the use of live piano underscoring, which provides fluidity, charm and emotional texture, and seven optional original songs. Learn More
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  2. Gretel! The Musical GE1000

    Gretel! The Musical

    Book by Jason Tremblay and Suzan Zeder. Music by Jenn Hartmann Luck. Lyrics by Jenn Hartmann Luck, Suzan Zeder and Jason Tremblay. Cello Arrangements by Nora Karakousoglou.

    Product Code: GE1000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Elementary School | Middle School | High School | College | Community | Professional | TYA
    • 1 to 4m., 2 to 6w.

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    • 75 min.
    Before there was Hansel, there was Gretel! Based on the Russian origin story, this musical focuses on the girls and women at the center of Gretel’s quest to fetch the skull of undying light from Baba Yaga, one of the most fascinating witches of all time. On her journey, Gretel discovers the positive power of her anger, the comfort of her compassion, the gift of her grief, and the truth of her own birthright, as she teaches herself how to survive. Learn More
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  3. Sleeping Beauty, Briar Rose Cover S4G000

    Sleeping Beauty, Briar Rose

    By Max Bush.

    Product Code: S4G000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College | Community | Professional | TYA
    • 3 to 5m., 8 to 10w., 2 either gender.

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    • 65 min.
    While hunting in the forest, a prince comes upon a young woman sitting among the ruins of an old kingdom. The young woman tells the prince the story of the abandoned castle where a cursed princess named Rose pricked her hand on a spindle and fell into a deep sleep. As she sleeps, she dreams, and her dreams begin to answer her life-long questions. When Rose awakes, she and the world around her have changed, and the prince joins her as she emerges into her new life. Learn More
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  4. Mockingbird Cover MR5000

    Mockingbird

    Adapted by Julie Jensen. From the National Book Award-winning novel by Kathryn Erskine.

    Product Code: MR5000

    • Drama
    • High School | College | Professional | TYA
    • 3m., 3w., 3 or more either gender.

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    • 85 min.
    Caitlin is an 11-year-old girl on the autism spectrum. After a mass shooting takes her brother away, she is alone with her grieving father and a cacophony of children at school. She struggles to understand empathy, what facial expressions mean and why a drawing might have more than one color. We see the world from Caitlin’s point of view. We struggle as she does but also take comfort in the times when she finds a friend, draws a multicolored mockingbird and can finally cry for her brother. Learn More
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  5. World of Wonder Cover WK1000

    World of Wonder

    Book and lyrics by Tonya Hays. Music and lyrics by Genesis Be.

    Product Code: WK1000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College | Community | Professional | TYA
    • 3m., 4w., 6 to 12 either gender.

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    • 45 min.
    At 2 years old, Noah is diagnosed with autism. He stops talking, won't look people in the eyes and doesn't wish to be touched. Jenny, Noah's older sister, journeys into Noah's world and finds the courage and strength to understand and support his struggles. The family comes to understand that autism is not a death of dreams but another way to live and that Noah is different but not less. World of Wonder invites all to join the adventure and take the first step in understanding autism. Learn More
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  6. 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
    • Middle School | High School | Community | Professional | TYA
    • 3m., 4w.

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    • 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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  7. The Smartest Girl in the World

    The Smartest Girl in the World

    By Miriam Gonzales.

    Product Code: S2Y000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Elementary School | Middle School | TYA
    • 2m., 2w.

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    • 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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  8. The Last Oz Story

    The Last Oz Story

    Book and lyrics by David Meyers. Music by Scott Michal. Inspired by L. Frank Baum's novel The Wonderful Wizard of Oz.

    Product Code: LK8000

    • Comedy | Drama | Farce | Satire
    • High School | College | Community | Professional | TYA
    • 1m., 5w., 8 to 29+ either gender.

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    • 120 min.
    There's a new witch in town—Peloros, the witchiest witch of them all—and since she arrived, things have gone completely haywire in Oz. Meanwhile, on the wrong side of the rainbow, a young woman is trying to convince anyone who will listen that she is Dorothy Gale, just like in the fairy tale. With time running out, Dorothy must find a way to help her friends in Oz before it's too late. But how? Learn More
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  9. Dear Albert Einstein

    Dear Albert Einstein

    Music by Russ Kaplan. Lyrics by Sara Wordsworth. Book by Russ Kaplan and Sara Wordsworth.

    Product Code: DF7000

    • Comedy
    • Middle School | High School | TYA
    • 2m., 3w., expandable.
    • 75 min.
    It's 1954, and 12-year-old Susan is a star student who reinvents herself as a "cool kid" at her school. It won't be easy ... especially when an imaginary Albert Einstein starts following her around! She awkwardly plays the part of popular girl and finds herself dealing with friends she's not sure she wants, boring activities she'd rather not be doing and an annoying twin brother who's stealing her spotlight on the Math League. Learn More
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  10. Little Scrooge

    Little Scrooge

    By Patricia Barry Rumble. Based on Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol.

    Product Code: LL4000

    • Comedy
    • Elementary School | Middle School | TYA
    • 2 to 4m., 3 to 7w.

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    • 45 min.
    In this extremely creative, kid-friendly adaptation of the Charles Dickens' classic, The Ghost of Christmas Past (a surfer dude), the Ghost of Christmas Present (a beautiful spirit with an attitude) and the Ghost of Christmas Future (an eerie figure in white) help young Eben Scrooge to discover the true meaning of Christmas. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $45/perf

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