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  1. World of Wonder Cover WK1000

    World of Wonder

    Book and lyrics by Tonya Hays. Music and lyrics by Genesis Be.

    Product Code: WK1000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College | Community | Professional | TYA
    • 3m., 4w., 6 to 12 either gender.
    • 45 min.
    At 2 years old, Noah is diagnosed with autism. He stops talking, won't look people in the eyes and doesn't wish to be touched. Jenny, Noah's older sister, journeys into Noah's world and finds the courage and strength to understand and support his struggles. The family comes to understand that autism is not a death of dreams but another way to live and that Noah is different but not less. World of Wonder invites all to join the adventure and take the first step in understanding autism. Learn More
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  2. Ghosts in the Machine GD8000

    Ghosts in the Machine

    By Eric Coble.

    Product Code: GD8000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • High School | College | Community | Professional | TYA
    • 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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  3. Salvation Road

    Salvation Road

    By D.W. Gregory.

    Product Code: S2Q000

    • Drama
    • High School | College | Community | Professional
    • 4 to 6m., 11w., 1 either gender.
    • 90 min.
    Denise was always an independent thinker with a passionate social conscience, while her younger brother, Cliff, is just the opposite. But when Denise leaves for college, she becomes obsessed with a charismatic church and its founder. Concerns intensify when Denise declares her family is a “toxic” influence—and disappears. One day, Cliff’s best friend, Duffy, spots Denise and is convinced that she’s in trouble and needs help, propelling them onto a road trip into the heart of a deepening mystery. Learn More
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  4. When January Feels Like Summer

    When January Feels Like Summer

    By Cori Thomas.

    Product Code: WJ7000

    • Comedy | Drama | Satire
    • College | Community | Professional
    • 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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  5. Nocturnal

    Nocturnal

    By Ramon Esquivel.

    Product Code: N87000

    • Drama
    • High School | College | Community | Professional | TYA
    • 3m., 1w.
    • 50 min.
    Even good kids can do bad things. Three high-school sophomores—Cisco, Ryker and Rolly—sneak out in the middle of the night to sabotage the senior prank and frame the freshman class for it. But Amelia, Cisco's best friend from childhood, has other plans for the trio. The foiled prank exposes the group's underlying tension and tests their loyalty to one another. This fast-paced, highly physical drama is about status, relational aggression and gender identity among teenage boys. Learn More
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  6. Stargirl

    Stargirl

    By Y York. From the novel by Jerry Spinelli.

    Product Code: S2F000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | Professional | TYA
    • 4m., 2w.
    • 100 min.

    All is copacetic in the fall of the new school year as junior Leo Borlock settles in to produce his moderately popular school TV show, The Hot Seat, and keep himself safely behind the camera and out of anybody's line of fire. His safe existence implodes with the arrival of the weirdly fabulous Stargirl, whose impetuous enthusiasm for all-things-Leo forces him to choose between his own secure conformity and the glories offered by the girl from the stars.

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  7. Crash

    Crash

    By Y York. From the novel by Jerry Spinelli.

    Product Code: CQ6000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | Professional | TYA
    • 5m., 3w.
    • 90 min.

    Crash plays football for his middle school. He runs and scores and is unstoppable. In life, he is self-centered and running so fast he can't see the chances for love and connection that are all around him. His new friend, Mike, cherishes his bold and bullying characteristics, while his old acquaintance, Penn Webb, sees a deeper, hidden Crash that circumstances threaten to bury forever. Life presents Crash with a chance to win really big, but in order to win, he's going to have to come in second.

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  8. The Cycle

    The Cycle

    By Tiffany Kontoyiannis.

    Product Code: CQ5000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Elementary School | Middle School | High School
    • 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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  9. The Bully

    The Bully

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

    Product Code: BK8000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Elementary School | Middle School | High School | College | Community | Professional | TYA
    • 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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  10. Bird in the Hand

    Bird in the Hand

    By Jorge Ignacio Cortiñas.

    Product Code: BK9000

    • Comedy | Drama | Tragedy
    • High School | College | Community | Professional
    • 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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