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American Association of Community Theatre AACT NewPlayFest Winning Plays: Volume 4 (2020)  AN6000

American Association of Community Theatre AACT NewPlayFest Winning Plays: Volume 4 (2020)

Plays by Pam Harbaugh, Pat Montley, Mark Cornell, Dan Borengasser, Marilyn Millstone and Laura King.

Product Code: AN6000

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Please note: Some titles in this collection may be licensed directly from the collection book, while others require the purchase of separate scripts. See the “Included Titles” tab below for more details.

* Please note the royalty rate listed is the minimum royalty rate per performance. The actual royalty rate will be determined upon completion of a royalty application.

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The AACT NewPlayFest was created to develop new original work and spark communication and excitement among community theatres. Over a two-year period, playwrights submit their play to AACT for consideration, and winning scripts receive a world premiere. At the end of the festival, all of the winning plays from the 2019-2020 cycle were published in this anthology.

See the Included Titles tab above for more information about the winning plays.


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    In stock

  • Type of Show Collection
  • Product Code AN6000
  • Cost $30.95


  • ISBN(13) 9781619592681
* Please note the royalty rate listed is the minimum royalty rate per performance. The actual royalty rate will be determined upon completion of a royalty application.

Included Titles

On Pine Knoll Street By Mark Cornell.

Thelma is a colorful and quick-witted 87-year-old woman battling her memory. Her devoted daughter Marilyn, with whom she now lives, is trying to make the best of the situation. Curtis, her neighbor, is a writer and stay-at-home father of a special-needs child. When Marilyn asks Curtis to care for her mother while she is at the beach, it sets in motion a friendship that tethers two families. On Pine Knoll Street is an intimate look at the joy and fragility of life, the meaning of home, and the things we do for love.

  • Product Code: OB3000
  • Genre: Comedy|Drama
  • Cast Size: 2m., 3w.
  • Approx. Run Time: 115 minutes

License Available:
Through Collection

Casserole By Pam Harbaugh.

A normal day goes into high gear when Clair Wilson learns that a publisher saw her recipe for “Mayonnaise Casserole” and wants to feature her in a new cookbook. Her grumpy husband isn’t happy with the situation, and their daughter suddenly shows up with stunning news and a mysterious friend. Arriving for dinner are the editor and photographer, who have a hidden agenda for the cookbook. A wild menu is set before them. A food-slinging argument erupts, revealing secrets and setting the stage for Clair’s loving wisdom.

  • Product Code: CS3000
  • Genre: Comedy
  • Cast Size: 3m., 3w.
  • Approx. Run Time: 100 minutes

License Available:
Through acting edition

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Shattering By Pat Montley.

Jonah has just been released from juvenile commitment into the foster care of Jacqueline Dawson, whose estranged son he helped to murder. Jonah is ordered to torture and kill Dawson—or be killed himself. The instructions come from the gang leader through Jonah’s girlfriend LaBelle, who is pregnant. Jonah and LaBelle plot the murder, even as his relationship with the strict but caring Dawson develops and his imagined visits with her dead son jar his conscience.

  • Product Code: S4J000
  • Genre: Drama
  • Cast Size: 2m., 2w.
  • Approx. Run Time: 105 minutes

License Available:
Through Collection

Goat Song Revel By Dan Borengasser.

A one-person Greek chorus named Doris shows up at Job’s house and lets him know that her arrival most likely means that they’re in a Greek drama, but whether it’s a tragedy or comedy isn’t clear. To complicate matters, God and Satan meet at Job’s house, where Satan says he wants to play a game he made up called “Job.” Dionysus also stops by, realizes that they’re heading for a tragedy and begins his plan to turn this tragedy into a comedy.

  • Product Code: GE3000
  • Genre: Comedy
  • Cast Size: 5m., 1w.
  • Approx. Run Time: 80 minutes

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The Cayuga Canal Girls By Laura King.

Five female childhood friends reunite in their historic hometown of Seneca Falls, N.Y., to lay one of their own to rest. As they struggle to come to grips with the surprising death, they reopen old wounds, face harsh realities and confront the compromises they have made in their lives. But as the day wears on, the women learn that even though into each life some rain must fall, the rain offers a cleansing promise of new possibilities.

  • Product Code: CS2000
  • Genre: Comedy|Drama
  • Cast Size: 5w.
  • Approx. Run Time: 95 minutes

License Available:
Through Collection

Proprioception By Marilyn Millstone.

Kylie is a young prima ballerina with a torn ACL and a chip on her shoulder. Esther is an elderly widowed Holocaust survivor estranged from her only child. Both are patients of renowned Black physical therapist Mike Sheffield. When Sheffield decides that the two women should share appointments, attachments form, conflicts erupt, secrets surface and lives unravel. A play about how we heal … and how we don’t.

  • Product Code: PN2000
  • Genre: Drama
  • Cast Size: 2m., 2w.
  • Approx. Run Time: 120 minutes

License Available:
Through acting edition

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Location City State Opens Closes
Wiesbaden Performing Arts Center Wiesbaden Baden-Württemberg 5/23/2024 6/9/2024


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