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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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+ 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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50 African American Audition Monologues

50 African American Audition Monologues

Gus Edwards Published by Heinemann
9780325004570

Finding authentic African American material has never been easy for actors But Gus Edwards continues to remedy that situation with this third collection of powerful, original monologues for African American…

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8 Hotels

8 Hotels

2 Male, 2 Female

Nicholas Wright Published by Nick Hern Books
9781848428553

Celebrated actor, singer and political campaigner Paul Robeson is touring the United States of America as Othello His Desdemona is the brilliant young actress Uta Hagen Her husband, the Broadway star Josť…

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A Coffin in Egypt

A Coffin in Egypt

0 Male, 3 Female

Horton Foote Published by Dramatists Play Service
9780822232407

Myrtle Bledsoe - a ninety-year-old Texas widow - looks back on the dramatic events that caused a small Southern town, and her own relationships, incredible strife This "almost-monologue" is a haunting…

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A Cool Dip in the Barren Saharan Crick

A Cool Dip in the Barren Saharan Crick

3 Male, 2 Female

Kia Corthron Published by Samuel French Inc

A Cool Dip offers glimpses into the lives of Abebe, a young Ethopian man with a passion for the unlikely combination of Christianity and ecology, and the family that houses him during his college studies…

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A Heart Divided

A Heart Divided

5 Male, 1 Female

Cherie Bennett & Jeff Gottesfeld Published by Dramatic Publishing
H89

The Confederate flag - historical icon or racist symbol? This thought-provoking and gripping play sheds new light on a controversy that continues to divide the American heart When Kate's liberal-minded…

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A Life

A Life

1 Male, 3 Female

Anne L. Peters Published by Dramatic Publishing
L73

A Life is the story of Eunice, a feisty Jamaican woman, who refuses to go gently into her twilight years Eunice is 74 years old and recuperating from a heart attack - two factors that cause her daughter…

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A Little Lower than the Angels

A Little Lower than the Angels

4 Male, 3 Female

David Christner Published by Cyberpress

The major role that Rhode Island played in the American slave trade between 1725 and 1807 is a historical fact During this period, the infamous trade triangle of distilled rum for African slaves for West…

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A Midnight Cry - The Underground Railroad to Freedom

A Midnight Cry - The Underground Railroad to Freedom

8 Male, 6 Female

James DeVita Published by Dramatic Publishing
ME2

This moving musical drama is inspired by the true story of a young slave's journey to freedom through the Underground Railroad Whisperings of a railroad helping slaves across to the free states seem too…

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