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  1. 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
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | Family (all ages)
    • 3m., 4w.
    • 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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  2. The Smartest Girl in the World

    The Smartest Girl in the World

    By Miriam Gonzales.

    Product Code: S2Y000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 2m., 2w.
    • 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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  3. The Twelve Dancing Princesses

    The Twelve Dancing Princesses

    Book and lyrics by Jennifer Kirkeby. Music by Shirley Mier. Based on the book by the Brothers Grimm.

    Product Code: TV2000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | Family (all ages)
    • 4m., 19w., 3 either gender, extras as needed. Doubling possible.
    • 65 min.
    Each night, the twelve princesses who love to dance, sing the song that allows them secret passage into the enchanted forest. The king (tired of finding twelve pairs of worn shoes outside his daughters' room each morning) issues a proclamation. The first person to discover the secret of where the princesses go each night shall receive his or her heart's desire and eight bags of gold! Learn More
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  4. El Viaje de Beatriz (Beatriz's Journey)

    El Viaje de Beatriz (Beatriz's Journey)

    By Andrea Moon. Conceived by Andrea Moon and Samantha Provenzano.

    Product Code: V42000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | Family (all ages)
    • 1m., 1w., 3 to 10 either gender.
    • 55 min.
    A young girl's doll magically comes to life and sends Beatriz searching for her abuela in Dreamland with nothing but a blank map to guide her. Learn More
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  5. Luna

    Luna

    By Ramon Esquivel.

    Product Code: LH1000

    • Comedy
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | Family (all ages)
    • 2m., 4w., 4 extras possible.
    • 75 min.
    Soledad's family is constantly moving, making it hard for her to make friends. She finds comfort in the company of the friendly moon, Luna. The play will resonate with anyone who has wondered, "How do I make and hold on to a good friend?" Learn More
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  6. Quixote

    Quixote

    Inspired by Miguel de Cervantes' Don Quixote de la Mancha. Book by Flip Kobler and Cindy Marcus. Music by Dennis Poore. Lyrics by Flip Kobler.

    Product Code: QD5000

    • Comedy | Drama | Satire
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 4m., 10w., 11 either gender. May be doubled to a cast of 13 or expanded to up to 50.
    • 80 min.
    Feeling pressured to fit in, Alonzo Quijana, dreams of a better time, when one man could change the course of tomorrow. With the fragile line of popularity, the very thin grasp of sanity, could making the world a better place come from one lone voice in the crowd? Learn More
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  7. Nathan the Wise

    Nathan the Wise

    By Paul D'Andrea after G.E. Lessing. Translation by Gisela D'Andrea and Paul D'Andrea.

    Product Code: N54000

    • Comedy | Drama | Melodrama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults | Praise Groups
    • 6m., 3w. (Doubling and expansion possible.)
    • 100 min.
    This Western classic on religious tolerance is set in Jerusalem during the Third Crusade. Two young people, Jew and Christian, are drawn to each other in love and come up with an imaginative resolution to the issue of which is the one true faith. Learn More
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  8. Macbeth: A Kid's Cautionary Tale Concerning Greed, Power, Mayhem and Other Current Events

    Macbeth: A Kid's Cautionary Tale Concerning Greed, Power, Mayhem and Other Current Events

    Adapted by Nancy Linehan Charles. From Shakespeare.

    Product Code: MB8000

    • Comedy | Drama | Melodrama | Satire
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | Family (all ages)
    • large and flexible. A minimum of 15 actors, expandable to include all. Storytellers, witches, messengers and soldiers are perfect for gender-blind casting.
    • 45 min.
    Macbeth and his lady covet the riches and crown, while witches, ghosts, kings and soldiers battle for good vs. evil. Macbeth, with his dry, forward attitude speaks poorly to the witches, which does not help him in the least. Learn More
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  9. Things Can Always Be Worse!

    Things Can Always Be Worse!

    By Lois Kipnis.

    Product Code: TB5000

    • Comedy
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults
    • 30 roles for a minimum of 8 actors. may be further expanded.
    • 45 min.
    Rich with Jewish tradition, this is the story of an argumentative family living in a tiny hut who, following a Rabbi's advice, bring their animals into the hut. Learn More
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  10. Henny Penny

    Henny Penny

    By Joy Chaitin and Sarah Stevens.

    Product Code: H07000

    • Comedy
    • Young Audiences | Family (all ages)
    • 5 to the entire class. Very flexible.
    • 30 min.
    This madcap version is designed to fit you and your performers (you can adjust its length, cast size and complexity) and includes five hilarious songs (or chants if you can't find a pianist). Your performers and audiences will be delighted because you make this show your very own. Do whatever you need to adjust it to your group size and ability level. Make it work for you. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $35/perf

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