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Southern Fried Funeral
Osborne & Eppler
Dewey Frye is dead and the rest of his family is left to pick up the pieces -- that is if they don't kill each other first...
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Comedy
90 - 110 minutes
6 f, 5 m
Miss Nelson is Missing!
Jeffrey Hatcher
Miss Nelson can't control her crazy classroom because she's just too nice. But when she disappears, her replacement is the hard-as-nails, detention-loving, recess-canceling substitute teacher Viola Swamp...
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Comedy
60 - 75 minutes
4 f, 6 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)
The Most Massive Woman Wins
Madeleine George
Challenging, brutal and hilarious, four women of various shapes and sizes sitting in the waiting room of a liposuction clinic explore their perceptions of body image...
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Comedy/Drama
30 - 40 minutes
4 f
The Homosexuals
Philip Dawkins
Moving backwards from 2010, this play traces ten years in the life of Evan, a gay man who fled small-town Iowa for Chicago at the dawn of the new millennium...
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Comedy/Drama
100 - 105 minutes
1 f, 6 m
Abraham Lincoln's Big, Gay Dance Party
Aaron Loeb
Illinois schoolteacher Harmony Green has told her fourth grade class that Menard County's most beloved homegrown hero, Abraham Lincoln, was gay...
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Comedy
110 - 120 minutes
3 f, 4 m
She Like Girls
Chisa Hutchinson
Kia Clark has dreamt of Marisol Feliciano since the start of the school year, but always assumed that she was staunchly heterosexual (like everyone else in their neighborhood)...
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Drama
90 - 110 minutes
6 f, 3 m (8-11 actors possible: 5-7 f, 3-4 m)
Bass for Picasso
Kate Moira Ryan
Food writer Francesca's dinner party features famous recipes from the Alice B. Toklas Cookbook, along with a guest list that's an almost certain recipe for disaster... A hilarious, irreverent look at gay and lesbian life in the new millennium...
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Comedy
80 - 90 minutes
3 f, 2 m
The Gift of the Magi (full-length version)
Jon Jory
Jim and Della eat potatoes for dinner every night and stuff their boots with newspaper to get by, but everything they want is for each other... Classic Christmas carols punctuate this sweet and joyful retelling of the O. Henry story...
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Christmas comedy
75 - 95 minutes
5 f, 4 m, 2 either (9-15 actors possible: 5-9 f, 3-7 m)
MilkMilkLemonade
Joshua Conkel
Emory is an effeminate 11-year-old boy who lives on a farm with his chain smoking Nanna and his only friend, a depressed chicken about to be processed...
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Comedy
60 - 75 minutes
5 either (5 actors possible: 0-5 f, 0-5 m)
The Other Room
Ariadne Blayde
Austin is a brilliant teenage astronomer who happens to have autism. Lily is his popular classmate who happens to have an interest in astronomy... The Other Room is a compelling and sensitive glimpse into a unique and misunderstood mind...
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Comedy/Drama
25 - 35 minutes
1 f, 5 m
Making God Laugh
Sean Grennan
Making God Laugh follows one typical American family over the course of thirty years' worth of holidays...
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Comedy/Drama
120 - 130 minutes
2 f, 3 m (5-20 actors possible: 2-8 f, 3-12 m)
Moonglow
Kim Carney
Maxine, a feisty, bitter Alzheimer's victim, doesn't want to move into a nursing facility. But when she meets Joe, a widower who shares her love for dance, her outlook begins to change...
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Comedy/Drama
100 - 110 minutes
4 f, 3 m
An Unspeakable Triumph of Supreme Brilliance
Don Zolidis
The Moss River Community Players are pretty okay settling for theatrical mediocrity, until one day they receive a stunning offer: an insanely wealthy woman is offering a ten million dollar prize for the best community theatre show in North Central Minnesota...
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Comedy
100 - 105 minutes
4 f, 4 m, 1 either (9 actors possible: 4-7 f, 4-5 m)
The Top Job!
Robin Moyer Chung and 1 other
It's career day at school and everyone's parents have really cool jobs...except for Jenna's. Already shy, Jenna can't bear to tell the other kids that her dad changes light bulbs for a living...
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Musical for young audiences
45 - 60 minutes
3 f, 4 m, 4 either (7-17 actors possible: 1-8 f, 2-9 m)
Shiloh Rules
Doris Baizley
A dedicated Union nurse and a mysterious Confederate refugee meet on the Shiloh battlefield to compete for the title of Best Female Reenactor of the Year...
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Comedy/Drama
80 - 100 minutes
6 f
Lysistrata
Ellen McLaughlin
This fresh, fast-paced comedy, inspired by the Aristophanes play, follows Lysistrata, an Athenian housewife, who calls for the women of Greece to help end the Peloponnesian War...
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Comedy
60 - 80 minutes
13 f, 7 m (13-26 actors possible: 8-16 f, 5-10 m)
Peter Pan and Wendy: A Musical
Alyn Cardarelli and 1 other
This panto-style re-imagining of J.M. Barrie's classic book focuses on Wendy's transition from a child to a responsible young lady -- with plenty of adventure in between...
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Comedy
70 - 80 minutes
2 f, 5 m (7-13 actors possible: 2-5 f, 5-9 m)
Everyone Gets Abducted by Aliens
Marshall Pailet
The universe is full of questions: Is there life on other planets? Should you be petrified for your Earthly existence? Does everyone get abducted by aliens? This play is full of answers: yes, yes, and that's the title of the show...
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Comedy
30 - 35 minutes
5 f, 4 m (6-60 actors possible: 3-30 f, 3-30 m)
Rejection! or, Will Date For Food
Ian McWethy
After their parents threaten to stop feeding them if they don't go to prom, two teens are forced to ask out as many people as possible until they each find a date...
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Comedy
25 - 35 minutes
13 f, 12 m (16-25 actors possible: 10-13 f, 6-12 m)