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+ A Lesson Before Dying

+ A Lesson Before Dying

5 Male, 2 Female

Romulus Linney from Ernest J. Gaines Published by Dramatists Play Service
9780822217855

** 25% DISCOUNT ** In the backwoods of Louisiana in 1948, innocent young man Jefferson has been condemned to death At his trial, his lawyer attempted to save his life by calling him no more a human being…

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+ Black Eagles

+ Black Eagles

Large Mixed Cast

Leslie Lee Published by Samuel French Inc
9780573693014

** 25% DISCOUNT ** This is an extraordinary drama about the Tuskegee airmen, America's first black fighter pilots The play opens at a reception honoring the airmen and Gen. Colin Powell As the elderly…

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+ Father Comes Home from the Wars

+ Father Comes Home from the Wars

Large Mixed Cast

Suzan-Lori Parks Published by Theatre Communications Group
9781559365000

++ 25% DISCOUNT ++ "The finest work yet from this gifted writer" ~ The New York Times The stunning first installment of a new American Odyssey, set over the course of the Civil War, and penned by Pulitzer…

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+ Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill

+ Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill

1 Male, 1 Female

Lanie Robertson Published by Samuel French Inc
9780573681844

++ 25% DISCOUNT ++ The time is 1959 The place is a seedy bar in Philadelphia And the audience is about to witness one of Billie Holiday's last performances, given four months before her death More than…

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+ Medal of Honor Rag

+ Medal of Honor Rag

3 Male, 0 Female

Tom Cole Published by Samuel French Inc
9780573640186

** 25% DISCOUNT ** In an army hospital, D.J, a black winner of the Congressional Medal of Honor, and a psychiatrist - both guilty survivors of Vietnam - verbally spar until the doctor draws out the horror…

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+ Rachel

+ Rachel

Large Mixed Cast

Angelina Weld Grimke Published by Oberon
9781783191871

++ 10% DISCOUNT ++ "Today, we colored men and women, everywhere - are up against it ... In the South, they make it as impossible as they can for us to get educated. In the North, they make a pretence of…

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+ Slave Play

+ Slave Play

3 Male, 3 Female

Jeremy O Harris Published by Theatre Communications Group
9781559369787

** 10% DISCOUNT ** 'The single most daring thing I've seen in a theater in a long time' ~ New York Times The Old South lives on at the MacGregor Plantation ... In the breeze In the cotton fields And in…

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+ The Brothers Size

+ The Brothers Size

3 Male, 0 Female

Tarell Alvin McCraney Published by Dramatists Play Service
9780822226734

++ 25% DISCOUNT ++ In the Louisiana bayou, big brother Ogun Size is hardworking and steady Younger brother Oshoosi is just out of prison and aimless Elegba, Oshoosi's old prison-mate, is a mysterious complication…

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+ The Bubbly Black Girl Sheds Her Chameleon Skin

+ The Bubbly Black Girl Sheds Her Chameleon Skin

Large Mixed Cast

Kirsten Childs Published by Dramatists Play Service

++ 25% DISCOUNT ++ What's a black girl from sunny Southern California to do? White people are blowing up black girls in Birmingham churches Black people are shouting "Black is beautiful!" while straightening…

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+ The Methuen Drama Anthology of American Women Playwrights : 1970 - 2020

+ The Methuen Drama Anthology of American Women Playwrights : 1970 - 2020

Wesley Brown & Aimee K Mitchel - Editors Published by Methuen
9781350068728

** 10% DISCOUNT ** This Anthology celebrates the iconoclastic power of six American women playwrights Editors Wesley Brown and Aimée K. Michel bring together six wonderfully teachable plays by some of…

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