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  1. Tar Beach TX9000

    Tar Beach

    By Tammy Ryan.

    Product Code: TX9000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • High School | College | Community | Professional
    • 1m., 4w.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 100 min.
    It is July 1977—the Son of Sam is on the loose, and New York City is in the midst of a brutal heat wave. Sixteen-year-old Mary Claire and her best friend start that day sunning themselves on the rooftop. Her younger sister, Reenie, is searching for her lost class project, while their parents are consumed by the battles of their troubled marriage. The boy-crazy teenagers hatch a plan to stay out all night, but an overstressed electrical grid leads to a city-wide blackout and a sudden loss of innocence. Learn More
    $10.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $90/perf

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  2. The Mysterious Disappearance MT3000

    The Mysterious Disappearance

    By Kirt Shineman.

    Product Code: MT3000

    • Drama
    • High School | College | Community | Professional
    • 1m, 3w.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 100 min.
    It is December 1975, after Christmas, and Agatha Christie must finish her autobiography and the final novel before the new year. Yet, Agatha is fixated on an event in her past when Nancy Neele stole her husband. With Mary Westmacott’s help, they contemplate what it would be like to kill Nancy. Even though Agatha considered murdering Nancy, did she really do it, or is her reality disappearing? Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $90/perf

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  3. Swing State S4U000

    Swing State

    By Rebecca Gilman.

    Product Code: S4U000

    • Drama
    • College | Community | Professional
    • 1m., 3w.

      Limited Streaming Rights Available

    • 105 min.
    Recently widowed, Peg tends to the native prairie that rises behind her rural Wisconsin home. Her solitary days are interrupted only by visits from Ryan, a family friend with a checkered past. After a mysterious theft, she places a call to the local authorities—unwittingly setting off a series of events that will forever change their lives. As Peg and Ryan fight to regain each other's trust, they learn how to forge a sense of hope in a time when it feels like everyone’s way of life is in danger of disappearing. Learn More
    $11.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $110/perf

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  4. MLM Is for Murder (or, Your Side Hustle Is Killing Us)

    MLM Is for Murder (or, Your Side Hustle Is Killing Us)

    By John Bavoso.

    Product Code: MS1000

    • Comedy | Satire
    • College | Community | Professional
    • 1m., 4w.
    • 120 min.
    Side hustles—it seems like everybody has at least one these days. For Minerva Ross, it is to write and narrate her own feminist true crime podcast about how and why women commit murder. Across the country, Felicity Evanston has just started selling ridiculously patterned leggings for a multilevel marketing company. The two haven’t crossed paths in years, but when Felicity starts killing off her competition, both women suddenly experience the kind of overnight success they’ve been so desperately craving. Learn More
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  5. The Café Mocha Murders

    The Café Mocha Murders

    By Deanna Strasse.

    Product Code: CT3000

    • Comedy | Farce
    • High School | College | Community | Professional
    • 4m., 5w.
    • 90 min.
    Despite the raging storm outside, it seems like a perfectly normal night for an employee meeting at the local coffee shop, The Bean Shack. That is until the lights go out, and someone winds up dead. In this over-the-top whodunit, it’s all about latte art, caffeine content and the imminent threat of death. Learn More
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  6. The Cutting

    The Cutting

    Product Code: CT4000

    • Drama
    • High School | College | Community | Professional
    • 1m., 1w.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 10 min.
    An interminably ill man tries to persuade his daughter-caretaker to help him die—a request complicated by the ambivalent nature of their past and present relationship. Learn More
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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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    Min. Royalty Rate: $90/perf

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  10. A Virtual Whodunnit

    A Virtual Whodunnit

    By Flip Kobler and Cindy Marcus.

    Product Code: V47000

    • Comedy | Drama | Satire
    • Middle School | High School | College | Community
    • 5m., 4w.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 45 min.
    Preston Sterling is hosting a Zoom meeting with his family and closest staff to celebrate his birthday. The bitter old billionaire is bullying everyone once again when—ZZZZZT! Sterling is electrocuted through his phone. Enter Rockford Sloan, homicide detective. Through a series of Zoom conferences, Sloan questions the usual suspects, all of whom had a motive. With three possible endings, every performance means you’ll never be sure whodunnit. This show can be performed virtually or onstage. Learn More
    $10.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $55/perf

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