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  1. Ruby: The Story of Ruby Bridges

    Ruby: The Story of Ruby Bridges

    By Christina M. Ham. Music by Gary Rue.

    Product Code: RD8000

    • Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | Family (all ages)
    • 11 to 16m., 11 to 20w., 5 to 9 either gender.
    • 55 min.
    In 1960, 6-year-old Ruby became the first black child to attend an all-white elementary school in New Orleans. When the white families learned of Ruby’s enrollment, they pulled their children from her class, leaving Ruby and her teacher the only ones in the classroom for the school year. Her family watched helplessly as federal marshals escorted Ruby to school each day past protesters jeering and threatening her life. This musical explores a little girl’s unbeatable courage in the face of adversity. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

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  2. ALL of US

    ALL of US

    By Laurie Brooks.

    Product Code: AF2000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 5m., 5w., 1 either gender. May be expanded.
    • 60 min.
    Designed to be performed by and for high-school students, All of Us raises awareness of the discrimination, hatred and violence GLBT students face in their schools and communities. From cities, small towns, suburbs and rural areas, an ensemble of gay teens reveal their stories and the heartbreaking consequences of being marked as different. These stories navigate the treacherous world of being gay in high school—growing up and coming out—coping with love, hate, violence and hope—as they reveal the inner lives of LGBT teenagers and ask "all of us" to stand up for their rights. Learn More
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  3. Legend of the Poinsettia

    Legend of the Poinsettia

    By Roxanne Schroeder-Arce.

    Product Code: LF6000

    • Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School
    • 2m., 3w., plus chorus with doubling, or up to 12+ (4m., 6w., 2 either gender) plus chorus.
    • 50 min.
    Thirteen-year-old Estrella is torn between her family's cultural traditions and the exciting life she imagines exists in the homes of mainstream Americans. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $60/perf

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  4. 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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    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

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  5. Letters to an Alien

    Letters to an Alien

    By Robert Caisley.

    Product Code: L58000

    • Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | Family (all ages)
    • 2 to 6m, 1 to 2w.
    • 45 min.
    Aliens arrive on earth and uncover that Hannah's grandfather survived life in the camps and cannot confront his own painful memories. To help Hannah understand her heritage, the aliens take her back in time to Poland in 1943 and she is finally able to fully understand the magnitude of the Holocaust. The aliens gather much information about human beings and the foreign concept of "hate." Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $35/perf

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  6. East of the Sun, West of the Moon

    East of the Sun, West of the Moon

    Adapted by Brian Kral. From the Norwegian folktale.

    Product Code: E63000

    • Comedy | Melodrama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 4m., 5w., with doubling, or up to 15 (7m., 8w.)
    • 90 min.
    This adaptation from a Norwegian folktale features a young girl battling supernatural forces to free a young man from a terrible spell. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

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  7. Everyman in the Circus of Life

    Everyman in the Circus of Life

    Adapted by Travis Tyre.

    Product Code: E56000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Praise Groups
    • 13 actors, may be played by 4 with doubling.
    • 45 min.
    Death, Worldly Possessions, and Strength all play a role in this new contemporary retelling of Everyman, with the fun of a circus performance and the exploration of one of the great dramas of the medieval world. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $45/perf

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  8. Number the Stars

    Number the Stars

    Based on the book by Lois Lowry. Adapted by Dr. Douglas W. Larche, with educational and editorial assistance from Susan Elliott Larche.

    Product Code: N45000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults | Praise Groups
    • 7m., 7w., extras if desired.
    • 80 min.
    During the German occupation of Denmark in WWII, the Nazis began to round up the Jews for relocation to concentration camps. Danish freedom fighters of all ages risked everything in daring attempts to rescue the Jewish population. In this stirring play, two young women face soldiers, interrogations, fierce dogs, the loss of loved ones and their own fears as they try to help their friend escape to safety. Learn More
    $10.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $100/perf

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  9. The Sheep Thief

    The Sheep Thief

    Adapted by Ford Ainsworth from The Second Shepherd's Play.

    Product Code: SY4000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 4m., 3w.
    • 35 min.
    Three shepherds must thwart the efforts of a thieving scoundrel named Mak who is trying to steal their sheep. In spite of their vigilance, Mak manages to steal a lamb. The scene in which Mak and his wife, Gil, try to pass the lamb off as their newborn baby is some of the best comedy ever written. Learn More
    $6.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $35/perf

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