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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. The Island of Dr. Libris

    The Island of Dr. Libris

    By Chris Grabenstein and Ronny Venable. Based on the book by Chris Grabenstein.

    Product Code: IF7000

    • Comedy
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 10 to 21 or more either gender.
    • 120 min.
    Billy’s spending the summer in a cabin that belongs to the mysterious Dr. Libris. But something strange is going on. Besides the security cameras everywhere, there’s Dr. Libris’ private bookcase. Whenever Billy opens the classic books inside, he can hear sounds coming from the island in the middle of the lake. It’s almost as if the stories he’s reading are coming to life! But that’s impossible … isn’t it? It’s up to Billy and his magical imagination to come up with a happy ending for everybody, including himself! Learn More
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  4. Stepsisters

    Stepsisters

    Book by Flip Kobler and Cindy Marcus. Lyrics by Flip Kobler. Music by Dennis Poore.

    Product Code: S2S000

    • Comedy | Farce | Satire
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
    • 3 to 23m., 8 to 30w., up to 22 either gender.
    • 95 min.
    When Drew and Beth (who are not wicked, evil and ugly) are thrown into the dungeon for conspiring against the throne, they tell their fellow prisoners what really happened with Cinderella. Drew, Beth and Ella are really the best of friends and—spoiler alert—Drew is actually Ella’s fairy godmother. So bibbity-bobbity-boom! How can two sisters play matchmaker for their tomboy stepsister while trying to out-connive a conniving mother, outwit a sadistic chancellor and make everyone’s dreams come true before the jailer takes their heads? Learn More
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  5. Macabre: Tales From Edgar Allan Poe

    Macabre: Tales From Edgar Allan Poe

    By Jules Tasca.

    Product Code: MR2000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • High School | College and Adult
    • 7 to 18m., 2 to 4w.
    • 90 min.
    This title consists of four one-act plays, inspired by Poe’s tales. The titles include a morality play, William Wilson (7m., 1w.); a science-fiction piece, The Valdemar Case (3m., 1w.); a murder mystery, The Imp of the Perverse (2m.); and Poe’s only comedy, The System (6m., 2w.)Learn More
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  6. Dear Albert Einstein

    Dear Albert Einstein

    Music by Russ Kaplan. Lyrics by Sara Wordsworth. Book by Russ Kaplan and Sara Wordsworth.

    Product Code: DF7000

    • Comedy
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | Family (all ages)
    • 2m., 3w., expandable to suit your needs.
    • 75 min.
    It's 1954, and 12-year-old Susan is a star student who reinvents herself as a "cool kid" at her school. It won't be easy ... especially when an imaginary Albert Einstein starts following her around! She awkwardly plays the part of popular girl and finds herself dealing with friends she's not sure she wants, boring activities she'd rather not be doing and an annoying twin brother who's stealing her spotlight on the Math League. Learn More
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  7. The Drama Department

    The Drama Department

    By James Hindman.

    Product Code: DG1000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult
    • 4m., 3w.
    • 95 min.
    Rob, head of the drama department, is determined to win best musical. When Mr. Barnes, president of the school board, finds out newcomer David has been cast as the lead instead of his son, he bullies Stuart, the new principal, into recasting. Stuart is forced to use dubious means, and rumors spread online about David and Rob. Based on a true story, this play serves as a reminder of how gossip and social media can irrevocably change our lives. Learn More
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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. Shakespeare in Mind

    Shakespeare in Mind

    Conceived by Michael Bigelow Dixon. Written by Janet Allard, Niko Tsakalakos, Constance Congdon, Richard Dresser, Ginna Hoben, Brooke Jennett, Mollie LaFavers, Jon Jory, Jeremy Paden, Valerie Smith, Dean Staley, Justin Wright and Elizabeth Wong.

    Product Code: S2D000

    • Comedy | Drama | Tragedy
    • High School | College and Adult
    • 10 to 50 either gender.
    • 75 min.
    Haunting and hilarious, this play takes a strange and wondrous trip through a dozen "post-modern Elizabethan" plays, poems and songs. And just like Will's own plays, this dynamic production interweaves comedy, romance, song and tragedy as it presents contemporary characters interacting with Macbeth and Duncan, Juliet and Titus Andronicus, Othello and Desdemona, and 20 other classic characters. Learn More
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