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Shakespeare's Hamlet in Plain English
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Price: Free! Words: 37,590. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2012. Category: Plays » Shakespeare
In the language of Shakespeare, meaning can seem obscure, its style elaborate and theatrical. This work presents the language of Shakespeare’s classic tragedy, Hamlet, in more natural and readily comprehensible English. This may prove of some value for studying, understanding and gaining superior appreciation of, and insight into, the play.
Kabuki-West
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Price: Free! Words: 24,970. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2012. Category: Plays » Women Authors
Kabuki plays “dazzling” “haiku-like” Chicago Sun-Times “best of two worlds, fascinating” Oakland Tribune “resounds with Kabuki’s passion, fascination...in Sunde's adaptation, Zen philosophy is engrained into story, not imposed” L.A.Daily News “Essence of passion. Sunde's play compresses Homeric epic, is lucid and direct, makes you see and hear with awakened eyes and ears." Philadelphia Inquirer
Swashbuckler
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Price: Free! Words: 28,210. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2012. Category: Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
An epic tale of love and adventure set in the Paris and Prague of 1770, Swashbuckler recounts how a group of soldiers and spies does its best to thwart the evil plans of a cabal intent on bringing Europe to war yet again, all the while finding love. A heroic comedy in five acts, in verses.
Mastering Story Structure - A guide for writing unforgettable plays
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,120. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2012. Category: Plays » American / African American
Bill Johnson uses reviews of Romeo and Juliet, The Heidi Chronicles, Death of a Salesman, Hamlet, and The Iceman Cometh to teach the art and craft of writing powerful plays. Using this guide, you'll be able to learn about writing plays from masters of the craft.
Radio Plays
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Price: Free! Words: 25,700. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2012. Category: Plays » American / African American
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3 Radio Plays 3 Voodoo to Paradise: tropical night, mysterious wooden boat-load casting off for better future. The Sound of Sand: Blind boy’s mighty dangerous venture from sand-castle beach onto the sea. How His Bride Came To Abraham: Enemies trapped in no-man’s land make it paradise. An NPR, WNYC broadcast; a Bob Hope Award winner; a radio-adaptation of oft-produced, twice-published peace play.
Crossroads At the Way and Churchianity
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Series: Crossroads, Act II. Price: Free! Words: 38,430. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2012. Category: Plays » Religious & Liturgical
A young pastor explores the best path for his future ministry. His worldview is shattered by conversations with the Apostles John and Paul, as well as Christian leaders, from businessmen to pastors, from America to China. Restoring the “strategery” of the corporate Church to God’s original plan in Scripture is never easy, but it’s encouraging to hear from the voice of the past.
Lol :/ and Other Modern Devised Plays
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Price: Free! Words: 33,970. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2013. Category: Plays » American / African American
lol :/ is a comical investigation into how we miscommunicate with technology as revealed by the story of two women reconnecting through Facebook. Also included in this edition: "Truth in Advertising", an emotional commentary on our twisted relationship with advertisements and "Wild World", the journey of two New Yorkers through a harsh city where you are the most alone when surrounded by others.
Crossroads At the Day of Bapticost
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Series: Crossroads, Act I. Price: Free! Words: 32,440. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2012. Category: Plays » Religious & Liturgical
In the style of classic British banter, Evangelical Seminary Student meets Captain Charismatic… Jesus mediates. Trek through nearly every topic of debate in the American Protestant Church today. Easy-to-read, scripted format, and with limited playwright permissions included with purchase, you might just read what you’ve always wanted to say and learn how to make a friend you have always wanted.
Leaping Off the Page: Any Time of the Year Edition
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Price: Free! Words: 32,990. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2014. Category: Plays » Religious & Liturgical
Here is a collection of one-act plays, shorter sketches, and monodramas (one-person plays) that can be used in Christian ministry.
Who Will Bail Us Out?
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Price: Free! Words: 38,180. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2014. Category: Plays » American / African American
Who will bail out a Nigerian man who gets caught up in the drama of repaying the loan a customer of his bank took in his name when the customer suddenly disappeared into thin air with the whole money?
George....the Hero
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Price: Free! Words: 22,320. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2013. Category: Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Meet George.She’s feisty, good natured and has the knack of walking into trouble. And at the moment, there’s plenty of trouble to go round. Bigg City is alive with rumors, there’s a smell of burning coming from the woods. Well...you know what it’s like with Dragons. They’re so cute and then they grow up....and grow...and grow..
The Ostraka Plays - Volume Three - THE ANDALUSIAN STUDY
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 28,170. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2012. Category: Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
A young research assistant from Scotland arrives at the dusty manorial estate of a local Spanish grandee who whimsically calls himself 'Averroes' - and falls deep into the games and seductions played out between this eccentric and his daughter.
República Dominicana: El secreto mejor guardado del mundo
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,130. Language: Spanish. Published: June 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Investments & securities / real estate
El presente libro esta dirigido a los dominicanos que viven fuera del país y para los inversionistas en general. El autor quiere que conozcas el secreto que mejor ha sido guardado por los caza fortuna, que a través del tiempo han llegado a República Dominicana convirtiéndose en multimillonarios en cuestión de pocos años. Este libro está basado, en su mayor parte, en las experiencias del autor.
L'Initiation Marine
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Price: Free! Words: 26,550. Language: French. Published: June 30, 2014. Category: Plays » European / French
Au cours d'une traversée en mer, le neveu du capitaine fait la rencontre d'un inconnu rescapé d'un naufrage qui va l'initier peu à peu aux pouvoirs inattendus des songes. Retourné à terre, entraîné dans tout un monde souterrain, il va se mesurer à ceux qui règnent en maîtres sur les rêves.
Méryem ou La Tragédie des Nuits
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Price: Free! Words: 52,050. Language: French. Published: June 29, 2014. Category: Plays » European / French
"Méryem ou la Tragédie des Nuits" est une pièce de théâtre onirique. Le roi Farnace règne inflexible sur son pays éternellement en guerre contre une secrète barbarie. Mais une nuit, son destin lui fait croiser le chemin de l'errante Méryem, hantée par un passé mystérieux. Grâce à elle, Farnace se surprend malgré lui à retrouver l'espérance.
Desire of Ovid's Mother
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Price: Free! Words: 28,210. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2013. Category: Plays » Women Authors
An innocent friendship between two women becomes complicated as a grieving mother befriends her son's ex-girlfriend to try and find out why he committed suicide.
The Ostraka Plays - Volume FIVE - CONSTANTINOPLE, ITS DREAMS
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 27,370. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2012. Category: Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Constantinople, once the greatest city ever known, has degenerated into a grotesque; a carnival of buffons and butchers who stumble with abandon and glee through this city's mazes and its endless riddles. In this play, the City is both a meditation and an escape – a dream in which the past imagines the present.
The Ostraka Plays - Volume Four - A LITTLE WINTER LOVE
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,870. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2012. Category: Plays » Ancient & Classical
The Fall of Basing House during the last months of the English Civil War sees a night of violence, terror and phantasm released into its ruins. The survivors of that siege scramble amid the fires and the cracking stones seeking revenge, love and the awful performance of one last Masque covered in blood and tatters.
The Fading Flower and Swallow the Sun
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,550. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2012 by Zarahemla Books. Category: Plays » American / African American
In "The Fading Flower," when the son of Emma and Joseph Smith starts investigating the mysteries behind his father's involvement in polygamy, Emma must confront a chapter in her life that she would have rather left closed. "Swallow the Sun" follows C. S. Lewis on his journey from staunch atheist to one of the world's greatest defenders of Christianity.
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.