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Exit Strategy
Ike Holter
When the school is slated for closure at the end of the year, and the weight of the inevitable bears down on the community, students and teachers alike discover their breaking points...
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90 - 100 minutes
3 f, 4 m
The Walk Across America for Mother Earth
Taylor Mac and 1 other
Political activism meets bedazzled drag show in this story about two young friends who flee their suburban upbringing in "Real America" to join a ragtag group of activists on a protest march from D.C. to Nevada...
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Comedic Play with Music
110 - 120 minutes
4 f, 6 m, 2 either (10-12 actors possible: 4-6 f, 6-8 m)
Jonathan Dorf
A group of students gets up in the morning, jumping into the expected cycle of every school day--but today, the school they go to is part of a larger, terrifying cycle of mass shootings...
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35 - 50 minutes
6 f, 6 m, 10 either (10-55 actors possible: 5-53 f, 2-50 m)
7 Ways to Say I Love You
Adam Szymkowicz
From the awkwardness of asking out a pizza store clerk, to a campy infidelity revenge comedy, to the couple destined to be together no matter the obstacles, this collection explores heart, grief, pain, and humor as the plays dance around the eternal human theme of love...
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Comedy / Drama
60 - 65 minutes
8 f, 5 m, 2 either (3-15 actors possible: 2-10 f, 1-7 m)
Game of Tiaras (full-length)
Don Zolidis
When the aging king of a Magical Kingdom (England) decides to split his empire between his three daughters, Cinderella, Belle, and the Snow Queen (who in no way resembles a copyrighted character), terrible tragedy ensues...
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90 - 115 minutes
9 f, 10 m, 15 either (22-37 actors possible: 7-25 f, 5-26 m)
So You Wanna Be a Cheerleader
M. G. Davidson
When cheerleading captain Britney and her three squad members Britnee, Brittani, and, uh, Kevin...realize they have to find a fifth squad member to be eligible to compete at Nationals, they decide to hold tryouts to see who in their school is up to the challenge...
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30 - 40 minutes
6 f, 2 m, 10 either (6-18 actors possible: 3-17 f, 1-14 m)
Ian McWethy
For superheroes, saving the world is tough, but the time spent away from work is tougher. The Hulk has to do taxes, a crime-fighting sidekick joins a support group, and Batman goes stir-crazy without enough criminals to take down...
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25 - 35 minutes
12 f, 11 m, 10 either (5-33 actors possible: 1-23 f, 4-31 m)
Love at First Bite
Jodi Picoult and 2 others
A new school and a new girlfriend: things are looking good for teen vampire Drake. Except, of course, that his sweetheart's mom is not only the school principal -- she's also a vampire hunter...
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Musical Comedy
90 - 95 minutes
17 f, 11 m, 7 either (35-48 actors possible: 17-27 f, 11-21 m)
Joshua Mikel
A friendly game of pirates becomes all too real when overzealous Theodore accidentally falls into a giant sinkhole and wakes up to find himself amongst real high sea swashbucklers...
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45 - 60 minutes
8 f, 7 m, 8 either (8-23 actors possible: 3-15 f, 3-15 m)
Sarah Quick
When a chipper but overwhelmed tourism officer arrives to lend a hand to Elliston Falls which just shut down their driving economic paper mill, she discovers an unlikely business partnership in the three brassy friends that make up the local chapter of Weight Watchers...
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95 - 105 minutes
4 f (4-16 actors possible: 4-16 f, 0-10 m)
Closed for the Holidays
Flip Kobler and 1 other
After a blizzard shuts down the roads on Christmas Eve eve, a motley crew of travelers find themselves stranded at the local community center...
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Holiday Comedy
75 - 95 minutes
11 f, 5 m, 4 either (19-20 actors possible: 11-15 f, 5-9 m)
Two Point Oh
Jeffrey Jackson
A pioneering software mogul, Leeds makes headlines one last time when his private jet plunges into the Pacific. Months later, his grief-paralyzed widow Melanie discovers Elliot's greatest creation: a virtual-reality simulation of himself that he masterminded before his demise...
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100 - 120 minutes
2 f, 3 m
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
Timothy Mason
One of the most beloved characters of American fiction, Tom Sawyer is a force of nature - whether he's sneaking out of his Aunt Polly's house at night to visit the graveyard, or stealing a kiss from the ravishing Becky Thatcher, or taking a stand against the murderous Injun Joe...
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75 - 105 minutes
6 f, 8 m, 6 either (14-40 actors possible: 6-20 f, 8-20 m)
Fat Kids on Fire
Bekah Brunstetter
Back at home, Bess is just another angst-ridden teenager trying to fit in. But this summer, things are going to be different. Campers and counselors alike are automatically drawn to the new skinny fat girl who's a definite shoo-in for the illustrious title of Camp Princess...
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120 minutes
6 f, 3 m
Murder in the Knife Room (full-length version)
Jonathan Rand
One murder, twenty suspects. Who killed Mysterious Host? The mystery unfolds as Inexplicably Omniscient Inspector takes on the most thrilling and baffling murder case in the history of thrilling and baffling murder cases...
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Murder mystery parody
80 - 90 minutes
58 either (22-58 actors possible: 0-58 f, 0-58 m)
A Prayer for Mary Catherine
Elizabeth Downing
When Dr. Elaine Parsons becomes the new headmistress of a Catholic, all-girls school, not everyone is happy. While the amiable Father Mason welcomes friendly debate with a woman of science, Sister Helen suspects the outsider is judging her faith...
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30 - 35 minutes
5 f, 1 m (6-7 actors possible: 5-6 f, exactly 1 male)
The Taming
Lauren Gunderson
Tweetering, pandashrews, and undying giddiness for James Madison -- what else could you expect to find at a Miss America pageant? In this hilarious, raucous, all-female "power-play" inspired by Shakespeare's Shrew, contestant Katherine has political aspirations to match her beauty pageant ambitions...
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85 - 90 minutes
3 f
Julien Schwab
Penny has a plan to reconcile her two estranged brothers, Roger and Tom, at the performance of Tom's new play. But her sudden discovery that her husband is leaving her threatens the sibling reunion...
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65 - 75 minutes
1 f, 2 m
Space Girl
Mora V. Harris
Stuck in a world where the only things that make sense are roller derby and salad, a sixteen-year-old alien from the planet Zlagdor and her father must find out what it means to be human before time runs out for Planet Earth...
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80 - 90 minutes
5 f, 1 m, 1 either (7-11 actors possible: 5-10 f, 1-3 m)
Lia Romeo
In a world where we're all constantly connected via the internet, why do so many people still feel alone? In this series of interrelated vignettes, these shorts are a funny, heartbreakingly real look at love and friendship in the age of social media.
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80 - 95 minutes
4 f, 4 m (6-23 actors possible: 3-12 f, 3-11 m)