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  1. The Layover LN5000

    The Layover

    By Tracy Wells.

    Product Code: LN5000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College | Community
    • 1m., 1w., 7 to 14 any gender.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 45 min.
    A couple of oddly intrusive passengers. A perplexing older couple. New parents. A loud family with a bratty kid. This is the company Dana keeps while she waits in a crowded airport for her next flight to … well … to wherever she’s going. But not all is as it seems as Dana, a self-proclaimed “bad girl,” tries to pass the time during this never-ending layover. As she interacts with the other waiting passengers, Dana begins to learn that if she wants to get where she’s going, she’ll have to figure out who she really is. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $55/perf

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  2. Proprioception PN2000

    Proprioception

    By Marilyn Millstone.

    Product Code: PN2000

    • Drama
    • College | Community | Professional
    • 2m., 2w.
    • 120 min.
    Kylie is a young prima ballerina with a torn ACL and a chip on her shoulder. Esther is an elderly widowed Holocaust survivor estranged from her only child. Both are patients of renowned Black physical therapist Mike Sheffield. When Sheffield decides that the two women should share appointments, attachments form, conflicts erupt, secrets surface and lives unravel. A play about how we heal … and how we don’t. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $90/perf

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  3. Left to Our Own Devices LN4000

    Left to Our Own Devices

    By Dale Dunn and Lynn Goodwin.

    Product Code: LN4000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • High School | College | Community | Professional
    • 3m., 7 to 8w., 3 to 4 any gender.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 65 min.
    A multicultural ensemble takes on characters who dive headlong into their experiences of trying to stay personally connected in the digital age. Actors take on many characters to create a cacophony of viewpoints: an internet influencer, a gender fluid go-getter, a mother and son who desperately want to be seen, the popular students with a tendency to bully, and the misfits who strive to be understood. These unique voices create a dynamic theatrical whirlwind that is full of humor and insight. Learn More
    $10.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $55/perf

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  4. American Association of Community Theatre AACT NewPlayFest Winning Plays: Volume 4 (2020)  AN6000

    On Pine Knoll Street

    By Mark Cornell.

    Product Code: OB3000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • College | Community | Professional
    • 2m., 3w.
    • 115 min.
    Thelma is a colorful and quick-witted 87-year-old woman battling her memory. Her devoted daughter Marilyn, with whom she now lives, is trying to make the best of the situation. Curtis, her neighbor, is a writer and stay-at-home father of a special-needs child. When Marilyn asks Curtis to care for her mother while she is at the beach, it sets in motion a friendship that tethers two families. On Pine Knoll Street is an intimate look at the joy and fragility of life, the meaning of home, and the things we do for love. Learn More
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  5. American Association of Community Theatre AACT NewPlayFest Winning Plays: Volume 4 (2020)  AN6000

    The Cayuga Canal Girls

    By Laura King.

    Product Code: CS2000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • College | Community | Professional
    • 5w.
    • 95 min.
    Five female childhood friends reunite in their historic hometown of Seneca Falls, N.Y., to lay one of their own to rest. As they struggle to come to grips with the surprising death, they reopen old wounds, face harsh realities and confront the compromises they have made in their lives. But as the day wears on, the women learn that even though into each life some rain must fall, the rain offers a cleansing promise of new possibilities. Learn More
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  6. Yana Wana’s Legend of the Bluebonnet Y37000

    Yana Wana's Legend of the Bluebonnet

    By María F. Rocha and Roxanne Schroeder-Arce. Music and lyrics by Héctor Martínez Morales.

    Product Code: Y37000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College | Community | Professional | TYA
    • 2m., 5w., 2 to 6 either gender.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 60 min.
    Thirteen-year-old Maria is having trouble in school, so her mom sends her to stay with her Coahuiltecan grandmother for discipline and perspective. There, Maria is told the story of Yana Wana, who followed a revered deer to find water and save her people. Yana Wana’s story gives Maria a renewed sense of self and family pride. A beautiful, original play that illustrates the power of ancestral heritage and offers a seldom-seen glimpse into the timeless spirituality of Indigenous people. Learn More
    $10.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $90/perf

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  7. The Wacky Horror Cyber Show WK7000

    The Wacky Horror Cyber Show

    By Finn Kobler.

    Product Code: WK7000

    • Comedy
    • Middle School | High School | College | Community
    • 2 to 8m., 2 to 16w., 4 to 13 either gender.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 60 min.
    A collection of surreal, occasionally morbid and definitively wacky (go figure) vignettes all showcasing the absurdity, spookiness and love that comes from the Halloween season. From Edgar Allan Poe having to face rewrites to existentially depressed pumpkins, this play has something for everybody—from silly to sweet to thought provoking. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $90/perf

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  8. 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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  9. The War of the Worlds

    The War of the Worlds

    Product Code: WK5000

    • Comedy | Drama | Satire
    • Middle School | High School | College | Community
    • 2w., 6 either gender.

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 40 min.
    During the morning video announcements at Grover's Mill High, something not of this Earth crash lands in the football stadium. Inspired by Orson Wells’ radio broadcast, this modern adaptation is designed to be rehearsed and performed live online. Through a series of Zoom calls, our morning-show hosts find themselves covering the biggest story in human history. Martians have landed and are taking over the Earth. Can our group of scrappy high-schoolers survive the invasion? This show can be performed virtually or onstage. Learn More
    $10.95 /script

    Min. Royalty Rate: $55/perf

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  10. The Brothers Paranormal Cover BM3000

    The Brothers Paranormal

    By Prince Gomolvilas.

    Product Code: BM3000

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

      Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

    • 110 min.
    Two Thai-American brothers launch a ghost-hunting business in order to capitalize on the nationwide increase in sightings of “Asian-looking ghosts.” When the siblings investigate the home of an African-American couple who were displaced by Hurricane Katrina and who are antagonized by one very terrifying spirit, everyone’s notions of reality, fantasy and sanity clash against the shocking truth. Learn More
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