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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
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  2. Miss Holmes Returns MS7000

    Miss Holmes Returns

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

    Product Code: MS7000

    • Drama
    • High School | College | Community | Professional
    • 3 to 5m., 6 to 7w.

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    • 120 min.
    A nurse and activist finds herself on the run, wanted for murder. Pursued by authorities who choose to ignore a clear case of self-defense due to her Indian heritage and influence from sinister figures from the shadowy criminal underworld, she turns to Miss Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Dorothy Watson for help. Miss Holmes Returns explores the added challenges and risks faced by these iconic Sir Arthur Conan Doyle characters if they were women, while also examining the intersections of sexism, classism and racism. Learn More
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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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  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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  6. Yoo-Hoo and Hank Williams

    Yoo-Hoo and Hank Williams

    By Gregory S. Moss.

    Product Code: Y35000

    • Drama
    • College | Community | Professional
    • 2m., 3w.
    • 90 min.
    In a reimagined version of the American South in the ’50s, the Yoo-Hoo girl is an eccentric romantic. Her neighbors, including the shy paperboy, are dreamy and eccentric too. This strange, simple life becomes more complicated when the Yoo-Hoo girl meets a seductive salesman she thinks is the man of her dreams. But he changes, revealing a darker side. When the paperboy confesses his love to the Yoo-Hoo girl, the two prepare to escape, only to be confronted by the salesman, with dark and bitter consequences. Learn More
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  7. Buckshot

    Buckshot

    By Courtney Meaker.

    Product Code: BM4000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • College | Community
    • 4m. (1 non-cisgender), 3w.
    • 90 min.
    Alana and Mel are officially moving in together. While packing, Alana receives a phone call from her brother. Unearthing a pact made by two scared children and facing memories of brutally attacking an old friend, Alana tries to figure out if she’s capable of following through on the pact while her friends try to bring her back from the brink. Buckshot explores the lengths to which we go in order to protect our siblings and ourselves, the realities of abuse and the common ups and downs of being in relationships. Learn More
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  8. Miss Holmes MQ5000

    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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  9. The Many Disguises of Robin Hood

    The Many Disguises of Robin Hood

    By Brian Guehring.

    Product Code: MQ3000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Elementary School | Middle School | High School | College | Community
    • 2 to 6m., 6 to 9w., 5 or more either gender.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 60 min.
    In merry ol' England, the townspeople are overtaxed and overwhelmed. Luckily, the mysterious outlaw Robin Hood is giving them hope by stealing from the rich and giving to the poor. With many clever disguises, Robin continually tricks the greedy sheriff of Nottingham, his nasty daughter and the evil prince. When a young girl joins Robin's band of outlaws, she discovers Robin Hood is actually a woman. Learn More
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