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  1. Qualities of Starlight

    Qualities of Starlight

    By Gabriel Jason Dean.

    Product Code: QHD000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • College and Adult | Senior Adults
    • 2m., 2w.
    • 130 min.
    Theo Turner’s universe explodes when he and his wife travel to the Appalachian South to visit his parents with news of an impending adoption, only to discover that his aging parents are now meth addicts. This award-winning twisted comedy is about the expansion of the universe and the contraction of a troubled family. Learn More
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  2. Luna Gale

    Luna Gale

    By Rebecca Gilman.

    Product Code: LK9000

    • Drama
    • High School | College and Adult
    • 3m., 4w.
    • 110 min.

    In this heartbreaking and unforgettable tale of love and betrayal, a veteran social worker thinks she has a typical case on her hands when she meets two teenage drug addicts accused of neglecting their baby. But when she places their infant daughter in the care of Karlie's mother, Caroline sparks a family conflict that exposes a shadowy, secretive past—and forces her to make a risky decision with potentially disastrous consequences.

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  3. Vincent

    Vincent

    By Leonard Nimoy. Based on the play Van Gogh by Phillip Stephens.

    Product Code: V17000

    • Drama | Tragedy
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults
    • 1m.
    • 70 min.

    Van Gogh's life is narrated through his letters to his brother and through his brother's memories. The excitement and color of Van Gogh's life and art enhance this production through the projection of images that are easily handled and carefully cued to add impact to the words. The total effect is dazzling, yet this remains an especially easy show to present, provided you have a capable actor for the single role.

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  4. Off Road - OA9000

    Off Road

    By Julianna Gross.

    Product Code: OA9000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult
    • 2 to 3m., 2w.
    • 45 min.
    When their car breaks down, high schoolers Mel and Oliver are stuck on the side of the road, forced to make small talk over cupcakes, road trips and Charlotte—Mel’s best friend, and Oliver’s girlfriend. Amid flashbacks of awkward dates and unfinished moments, and surrounded by pressures from school and the inevitable question of Charlotte, Mel and Oliver find themselves outside it all. After all, how can you know what’s right when you don’t know what could have been? Learn More
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    Treehouse

    By Joe Musso.

    Product Code: TV6000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • High School | College and Adult | Senior Adults
    • 3m., 3w.
    • 85 min.
    Johnny could be a typical 17-year-old boy, hanging out in his treehouse and dreaming of talking to the beautiful Alana, were it not for his insistence that he has the mind of a 53-year-old. As Johnny persists in his claim that he’s an old man in a teenager’s body and conversations in the treehouse become increasingly peppered by the words of the Bard, Johnny grapples simultaneously with adolescence, love and the mind’s ability to heal from great loss. Learn More
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    Aubrey

    By Joe Musso.

    Product Code: AM6000

    • Drama
    • College and Adult
    • 1m., 1w.
    • 90 min.
    Haunted by her role in her lover’s drug overdose death, Aubrey Gagnier, a heroin addict, seeks out Ivan Stillman, a gravedigger and coffin maker. Aubrey believes Ivan can speak with the dead, which he denies. Regardless of his denial, Aubrey implores Ivan to speak with her deceased lover. After Aubrey’s addiction creates chaos in Ivan’s orderly world, Ivan reveals his tragic past. They soon become each other’s best hope not just to survive, but to live. Learn More
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  7. Dead and Buried

    Dead and Buried

    By James McLindon.

    Product Code: DG9000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • High School | College and Adult
    • 1m., 2w.
    • 90 min.
    Perdue gets a job at the local graveyard, claiming to live with her aunt while searching for her missing mother. But her story begins to fall apart. She is actually living in the homeless shelter; her mother died shortly before she arrived and is buried in the cemetery. Perdue confides that she doesn’t remember her mother’s face and hopes that a photo will prove that she is the woman in Perdue’s oldest memory. But there are no photos, and Perdue must decide how far she’ll go to learn the truth about her mother. Learn More
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  8. Reunion

    Reunion

    By Gregory S. Moss.

    Product Code: RD6000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • College and Adult
    • 3m.
    • 110 min.
    Twenty-five years ago, Mitch, Peter and Max were best friends. After a harrowing graduation night, they grew up and grew apart. But tonight is their 25th high-school reunion, and the gang is back together to celebrate and recreate the wildness of their teenage years with a night of exhilarating intoxication and risky behavior. A darkly comic drama, Reunion explores the risks and pleasures of revisiting the past, examines the precariousness of male identity and reveals the fraught and dangerous aspects of male bonding. Learn More
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  9. 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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  10. Teen Brain: The Musical

    Teen Brain: The Musical

    Book by Linda Daugherty. Music and lyrics by Nick Martin.

    Product Code: TT9000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School
    • 3m., 5w., optional chorus.
    • 55 min.
    After a stressful week, eight teens are ready for an unchaperoned party. Their impulsive decisions result in a consequence that might have been prevented were it understood that teens are working with a brain revealed by the latest neuroscience to be, at best, a "work in progress." This musical entertains while dramatizing how the teen brain often results in vexing and inconsistent behavior, occasional misfires and, all too often, tragic consequences. Learn More
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