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Germanicus
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Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 43,330. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2013. Category: Plays » Ancient & Classical
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This is the first translation into English of the verse drama Germanicus by the Afrikaans poet N.P. Van Wyk Louw. The work was based on the first three chapters of the Annales of the Roman historiographer Tacitus. The drama has been considered a highlight in Afrikaans literature since its publication in 1956.
Sherlock & Watson: Behind Closed Doors
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 3,500. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2013. Category: Plays » Gay & Lesbian
Sherlock and Watson: Behind Closed Doors is a short play by Darren Stewart-Jones featuring characters created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. The play imagines Holmes and Watson as more than just friends.
Henry IV: Part One In Plain and Simple English (A Modern Translation and the Original Version)
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Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 59. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 97,120. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2012. Category: Plays » Shakespeare
Shakespeare knew like few others how to dramatize the gossipy lives of kings. More importantly, he knew that just because it was history, that didn't mean it was boring. Today, however, Shakespeare's histories can be a bit of a drudge to plow through. Let BookCaps help with this modern translation of the classic history play.
The Abortion Monologues
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,330. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2012. Category: Plays » Canadian
In these dramatic monologues, twenty-three women reveal the details of their lives, relationships and families as they tell the stories of their abortions. Sometimes funny, sometimes heartbreaking, but always thought provoking, The Abortion Monologues exist in stark contrast to the real world in which women seldom publicly discuss this choice.
Just Wedded
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 13,350. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2014. Category: Plays » Medieval
JUST WEDDED exposes the thrill of a conventional marriage. It is a well-written play that will thrill you, inspire you, and satisfy your literary hunger. Aside being full of several lessons, it is a book that is full of truth. About to get married? You must see the book!
Adam Mickiewicz's Forefathers' Eve, Parts II and III. A New English Translation
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,810. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2013. Category: Plays » Russian & Former Soviet Union
Gustaw, a love-suicide, is called forth from the grave during the semi-pagan celebration of Forefathers' Eve to confront his faithless lover. Later, his selfish romantic love is turned outward, toward his suffering nation, as he takes on a new persona: the Messianic Konrad. Adam Mickiewicz's Dziady, the greatest expression of Polish literature, is presented here in a new English translation.
A Christmas Carol: A Play in One Act
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,320. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2012. Category: Plays » Ancient & Classical
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Ebenezer Scrooge is the biggest miser in London and no one knows that better than his clerk Bob Cratchit, but the ghost of his business partner Jacob Marley doesn't want Scrooge to make the same mistakes he did. This one-act play is suitable for youth productions. A school production of this play will shed new light on a classic novel.
Feldman - A Play in Three Acts
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,350. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2014 by Cedars Spring Books. Category: Plays » American / African American
Arrested for panhandling with $20k in his bag, Danny Feldman is confronted by a system determined to institutionalize him "in his own best interests." His freedom depends on the defense of a compassionate lawyer who volunteers to represent him against all odds. Danny’s struggle touches our hearts. FELDMAN raises questions about justice, mental health, individual rights, what it is to be free.
GEEK THEATER: 15 Plays by Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers
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Price: $14.95 USD. Words: 148,620. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2014. Category: Plays » American / African American
Geek Theater showcases 15 science fiction and fantasy stage plays by some of today’s top authors and award-winning playwrights and is the first anthology that truly delves into the world of speculative fiction theater.