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  1. Ghosts in the Machine GD8000

    Ghosts in the Machine

    By Eric Coble.

    Product Code: GD8000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult
    • 8 either gender.
    • 70 min.
    It begins after lunch on Melissa’s phone. Someone she doesn’t know is texting her looking for a drug hook-up. Soon, eight very different high-school kids are getting bizarre texts from numbers they don’t recognize—budding romances, bitter rivalries, even violent threats. What’s going on? And what if it’s not people connecting with other people via their phones … but phones trying to connect with other phones via their people? A digital mystery for the mind and heart of the savvy texter. Learn More
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  2. The May Queen

    The May Queen

    By Molly Smith Metzler.

    Product Code: MR1000

    • Comedy
    • High School | College and Adult
    • 2m., 3w.
    • 90 min.
    For Jen Nash, being crowned the May Queen of Kingston High School was traumatizing, and she left her hometown shortly thereafter. When she returns under mysterious circumstances 15 years later, Jen takes a temp job at a discount insurance company, and gossip spreads. In this fun, dark and surprising office comedy, Jen fights to be released from the prison of her small town’s expectations, abdicate the throne and disclose once and for all who she really is. Learn More
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  3. When January Feels Like Summer

    When January Feels Like Summer

    By Cori Thomas.

    Product Code: WJ7000

    • Comedy | Drama | Satire
    • High School | College and Adult
    • 3m., 1w., 1 pre-op transgender (m. to w.) who can be played by either gender (prefer transgender).
    • 120 min.
    Three African-American men, a transgender woman and her sister stumble toward the possibilities of being seen, being heard and being loved. One unusually warm January day, their stories of outreach and awareness intertwine at a convenience store in Harlem. By the end of the play, these five characters are living proof that everyone deserves love. Learn More
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  4. Bird in the Hand

    Bird in the Hand

    By Jorge Ignacio Cortiñas.

    Product Code: BK9000

    • Comedy | Drama | Tragedy
    • High School | College and Adult
    • 2m., 2w., 2 to 3 either gender (more possible).
    • 90 min.
    A man who runs a theme park in Miami dedicated to tropical birds takes us on a tour of his final year in high school. He explains how he came to inherit the park from his father and lose his best friend in the process. The narrator feels caged and out of place, much like the imported birds he cares for. He considers choices he might have made and daydreams about how his life might have turned out differently. Learn More
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  5. Atypical Boy

    Atypical Boy

    By Laurie Brooks.

    Product Code: AK1000

    • Comedy | Drama | Satire
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult
    • 2 to 3m., 1 to 3w., 1 to 4 or more either gender.
    • 60 min.
    In a fantastical world (not entirely unlike our own) where "conformity is compulsory," one boy cannot conform. Learn More
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  6. What's Bugging Greg?

    What's Bugging Greg?

    By Darrah Cloud.

    Product Code: WG1000

    • Comedy
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | Family (all ages)
    • 2m., 2w., 1 to 4 either gender.
    • 60 min.
    Thirteen-year-old Greg Samsa wakes up one morning to discover that he has turned into a giant cockroach. His mother, in a panic, dials 911, thus beginning his adventures as they search for a cure for his "disease." Prodded by doctors, studied by a scientist, laughed at, screamed at and run from by his classmates, Greg copes with the changes—and the possibilities—in his new body. He comes to understand not only what true friendship is but also who he is. Learn More
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  7. Jesse and Grace: A Best Friends Story

    Jesse and Grace: A Best Friends Story

    By Sandra Fenichel Asher. Developed from the poetry of Sandy Asher and David L. Harrison.

    Product Code: J46000

    • Comedy
    • Young Audiences | Family (all ages)
    • 1m., 1w., 2 either gender, plus puppets; may be expanded to a total of 21 m. and w. without puppets.
    • 45 min.
    Jesse and Grace have been best friends since birth, almost 10 years. It never mattered that Jesse is a boy and Grace is a girl. But now they're in fourth grade and their classmates begin a routine of nonstop teasing. Denial only makes things worse. Before long, the two have stopped speaking to each other. Each goes in search of a new best friend and soon finds that no one else fills the bill quite as perfectly. Jesse and Grace finally discover that, "A best friend is the best kind of friend of all." Learn More
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  8. 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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  9. Brave No World: Community. Identity. Stand-up Comedy.

    Brave No World: Community. Identity. Stand-up Comedy.

    By Laurie Brooks.

    Product Code: BC5000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult
    • 1m., 1w.
    • 70 min.
    Step-siblings holding false assumptions about each other remind us to "never judge a book by its cover" using contemporary music and stand-up comedy rants. Learn More
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