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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. Pound Cover PN1000

    Pound

    By Sean O'Leary.

    Product Code: PN1000

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

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 90 min.
    After spending 12 years in St. Elizabeths Hospital for incompetency, literary lion and ferocious anti-Semite Ezra Pound faces the terrifying prospect of being released. At first, Pound’s treatment by a young psychiatrist, Ann Polley, seems promising, but then the techniques become disturbing and Ann’s true purpose is revealed. Pound explores whether words can be as powerful as actions, whether revenge can be just, and whether sanity is possible when we’re made to see the world as it is and not as we would have it. Learn More
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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. Defamation

    Defamation

    By Todd Logan.

    Product Code: DH1000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College | Community
    • 2m., 3w., 1 either gender.

      Limited Streaming Rights Available

    • 90 min.

    Defamation is a riveting courtroom drama that illuminates our common perceptions about race, religion and class. In this case, the plaintiff is Ms. Wade, a professional black woman from the South Side of Chicago. The defendant is Mr. Golden, a successful North Shore businessman who is Jewish. Following testimony from each side, the judge reveals that the audience will be the jury. Defamation challenges our preconceived notions about race, class, religion and even the law.

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    Min. Royalty Rate: $90/perf

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  8. Reunion

    Reunion

    By Gregory S. Moss.

    Product Code: RD6000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Community | Professional
    • 3m.
    • 110 min.
    Twenty-five years ago, Mitch, Peter and Max were best friends. After a harrowing graduation night, they grew up and grew apart. But tonight is their 25th high-school reunion, and the gang is back together to celebrate and recreate the wildness of their teenage years with a night of exhilarating intoxication and risky behavior. A darkly comic drama, Reunion explores the risks and pleasures of revisiting the past, examines the precariousness of male identity and reveals the fraught and dangerous aspects of male bonding. Learn More
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  9. Spoon Lake Blues

    Spoon Lake Blues

    By Josh Tobiessen.

    Product Code: S2M000

    • Comedy
    • College | Community | Professional
    • 2m., 2w.
    • 85 min.
    In the mountain town of Spoon Lake, brothers Denis and Brady are struggling to save their house from the bank. When doing jobs for the summer residents isn’t enough, they start robbing their wealthy neighbors. Things are going better than you might think, until Brady falls in love with Caitlin, the daughter of an African-American family they’ve just robbed, and brings her back to their home. When things start getting complicated, Caitlin begins to sympathize with the brothers’ and helps hatch a new plot. Learn More
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  10. Miss Holmes

    Miss Holmes

    By Christopher M. Walsh. Based on characters by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.

    Product Code: MQ5000

    • Drama
    • High School | College | Community | Professional
    • 5 to 10m., 4 to 8w.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 135 min.
    When an anonymous note sends a newlywed wife looking for help, Miss Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Dorothy Watson work to uncover the secrets of a corrupt police inspector whose wives have a habit of turning up dead. In a time when gender roles are rigidly defined, these unconventional women challenge societal norms. This play explores the added obstacles faced by these two iconic characters if they were women. Learn More
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