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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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    Min. Royalty Rate: $80/perf

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  2. 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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  3. The Hundred Dresses

    The Hundred Dresses

    By Ralph Covert and G. Riley Mills. Based on the book by Eleanor Estes.

    Product Code: HH1000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | Family (all ages)
    • 3 to 5m., 5w.
    • 45 min.
    Wanda, a second-grader, wears a faded blue dress every day, but she tells her classmates that she has a hundred dresses at home. Soon Wanda's classmates make a game of teasing her about her hundred dresses until she doesn't come to school one day, leaving just an empty seat. As feelings of guilt overtake the children, they decide they must find out what happened to Wanda and make amends for the way they treated her. Bullying, friendship and forgiveness are touched upon in this adaptation. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $50/perf

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  4. Principal Principle

    Principal Principle

    By Joe Zarrow.

    Product Code: PM1000

    • Comedy | Drama | Satire
    • College and Adult
    • 5w.
    • 105 min.
    Armed only with her dreams of making the world a better place and six weeks of training, Kay quits her corporate job to teach English on Chicago's South Side. The principal announces a new program whereby teachers' jobs are linked to high-stakes standardized testing in terrifying new ways. Kay wakes up to harsh realities: the copy machine is broken, the system is broken and the spirits of her fellow teachers are broken. Or are they? Learn More
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  5. The Cycle

    The Cycle

    By Tiffany Kontoyiannis.

    Product Code: CQ5000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | Family (all ages)
    • 4 to 5m., 5 to 8w., 2 to 3 either gender.
    • 45 min.
    By bringing the bully, the bystander and the victim to the stage, The Cycle dramatizes the negative effects and harms of bullying. We meet several relatable characters including a victim who has chosen to overcome her painful experience with bullying by focusing on her schoolwork; however, we also see how she could have negatively chosen to deal with it. This award-winning play sparks discussion by creating characters in whom anyone can see themselves. Learn More
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    Min. Royalty Rate: $45/perf

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  6. The Bully

    The Bully

    Book by David L. Williams. Music and lyrics by John Gregor.

    Product Code: BK8000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School
    • 2m., 1w., 3 either gender, extras as desired, or the entire cast can be gender flexible.
    • 50 min.
    Lenny is the smartest kid at Wilson Middle School and is constantly picked on by Steve, the school bully. One day a bus mix-up leaves the two boys stranded at the wrong school, where they both get picked on for being the "new kids". The boys learn what life is really like for the other and decide to work together and make a plan to get back to their own school. Learn More
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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. The Hundred Dresses

    The Hundred Dresses

    By Ralph Covert and G. Riley Mills. Based on the book by Eleanor Estes.

    Product Code: HE9000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 3 to 5m., 5w.
    • 70 min.
    Wanda, a second-grader, wears a faded blue dress every day and is teased by classmates when she tells them she has a hundred dresses at home of all fabrics and colors. A timeless tale exploring the bond of friendship, willingness to be yourself, and courage to stand up to others. Bullying, friendship and forgiveness are touched upon in this adaptation. Learn More
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