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  1. The Murder of Roger Ackroyd MS6000

    The Murder of Roger Ackroyd

    Adapted by Philip Grecian. Based on the novel by Agatha Christie.

    Product Code: MS6000

    • Drama | Melodrama
    • High School | College | Community | Professional
    • 7 to 8m., 5w.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 120 min.
    In the small village of King’s Abbot, Mrs. Ferrars admits to her fiancé, Roger Ackroyd, that she had murdered her husband a year earlier and was being blackmailed to keep the murder a secret. Later, Ackroyd himself is murdered as he sits in his study, and detective Hercule Poirot is called out of retirement to investigate. Every servant and acquaintance in the household at the time of Ackroyd’s murder has something to hide—but who did it? And why? Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $90/perf

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  2. Bulletproof Backpack BM8000

    Bulletproof Backpack

    By Eric Coble.

    Product Code: BM8000

    • Drama
    • High School | College | Community | Professional | TYA
    • 10 any gender.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 75 min.
    Teenager Cloe accidentally sees a list of names another student is compiling. Is it a hit list for a planned school shooting, or is it something more innocent? Now Cloe has one night to make the hardest decision she’s ever faced: Say nothing and risk a mass murder, or report the student and possibly ruin his life over nothing. In a cascading series of phone calls, Cloe, her friends and two adults race against the clock to find the balance between responsibility and panic. Learn More
    $11.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $110/perf

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  3. American Association of Community Theatre AACT NewPlayFest Winning Plays: Volume 4 (2020)  AN6000

    Shattering

    By Pat Montley.

    Product Code: S4J000

    • Drama
    • High School | College | Community | Professional
    • 2m., 2w.
    • 105 min.
    Jonah has just been released from juvenile commitment into the foster care of Jacqueline Dawson, whose estranged son he helped to murder. Jonah is ordered to torture and kill Dawson—or be killed himself. The instructions come from the gang leader through Jonah’s girlfriend LaBelle, who is pregnant. Jonah and LaBelle plot the murder, even as his relationship with the strict but caring Dawson develops and his imagined visits with her dead son jar his conscience. Learn More
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  4. Roleplay RE5000

    Roleplay

    Product Code: RE5000

    • Drama
    • College | Community | Professional
    • 4m., 5w., 2 any gender.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 75 min.
    Devised by college students, inspired by real situations and written with humor, honesty and daring authenticity, Roleplay provides a window into the pressures facing college students today. The play follows a year in the life of a diverse group of college students and explores student perspectives on love, sex, power and consent. Roleplay offers a powerful new tool for addressing toxicity and sexual violence on college campuses. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $90/perf

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  5. 20,000 Leagues Under the Seas TW4000

    20,000 Leagues Under the Seas

    Adapted by David Kersnar and Althos Low. From the books by Jules Verne.

    Product Code: TW4000

    • Drama
    • College | Community | Professional
    • 7m., 2w.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 120 min.
    A group of castaways in the South Pacific discover Captain Nemo—long thought dead—still haunting his now-crippled Nautilus. A debate arises between the men and the aged captain: in his years-long private war for revenge, was Nemo justified? Morally responsible? The play chronicles the interwoven histories of Professor Morgan Aronnax, a woman who has hidden her gender from the public at the behest of the French minister of science, and Nemo, as they voyage beneath the world’s oceans to the unclaimed tundra of the South Pole. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $90/perf

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  6. Reunited Shorts RE3000

    Reunited Shorts

    By Len Cuthbert.

    Product Code: RE3000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • High School | College | Community
    • 1 to 5m., 2 to 7w.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 60 min.
    Reunited Shorts is an evening of theatre comprised of six unique short plays about reunions. They are about the awkward, humorous and emotional experience of humans coming together … again. The vignettes include Benched; The Gift Exchange; Table for Two Rendezvous; You, Me. Me, You.; delilah.; and Last Dance. Learn More
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  7. Zagłada Cover Z15000

    Zaglada

    By Richard Vetere.

    Product Code: Z15000

    • Drama
    • College | Community | Professional
    • 2m., 2w.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 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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  8. Yasmina's Necklace Cover Y36000

    Yasmina's Necklace

    By Rohina Malik.

    Product Code: Y36000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • College | Community | Professional
    • 5m., 2w.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 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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  9. Mynx & Savage Cover MR3000

    Mynx & Savage

    By Rebecca Gorman O'Neill.

    Product Code: MR3000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • High School | College | Community | Professional
    • 2m., 2w.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 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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  10. That Day in Tucson

    That Day in Tucson

    By Guillermo Reyes.

    Product Code: TV8000

    • Drama
    • High School | College | Community | Professional
    • 3m., 3w.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 90 min.
    A shooting rampage in Tucson, Ariz., creates international headlines as Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords becomes one of the victims. Intern Daniel Hernandez Jr. rushes to Giffords’ rescue and is credited with helping save her life. This is the story of an unexpected hero who is thrown unintentionally into the limelight and what led to that crucial day in Tucson in which everything changed for Daniel and for the national political landscape surrounding the gun debate and gun violence. Learn More
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