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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.
Being dead isn't always so bad
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Price: Free! Words: 2,620. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2012. Category: Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Why is there a dead man in Felicity's and Maude's living room and how can a cat help to solve the case?
Comedic Audition Monologues for Teens
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Price: Free! Words: 3,010. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Drama » Anthologies
This short free monologue book contains a variety of monologues perfect for auditions. The book has both male and female monologues that will leave directors laughing and asking for more.
Reality Book Group & 3 Other Short Plays
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Price: Free! Words: 6,220. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2012. Category: Plays » American / African American
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
What’s more important, the book or the members? In "Reality Book Group," three college professors invite a book-loving ex-convict to join them. Selected from more than 400 plays written by New England playwrights, "Reality Book Group" was top-billed in The Boston Globe and performed at the 2012 Boston Theater Marathon. Plus 3 other 10-minute plays
Damon & Pythias - Drama Script for People or Puppets
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Price: Free! Words: 720. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2012. Category: Plays » Religious & Liturgical
This is a dramatisation of a short story from ancient Greece. Damon and Pythias are friends and when Pythias is accussed of being a traitor and sentenced to die, Damon takes his place so that his friend can say goodbye to his parents. This short play demonstrates the love of a friend who is willing to die in the place of another. This can be used to illustrate Jesus' love for us!
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.
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
The Gift: A Salvation Skit for Christmas
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Price: Free! Words: 1,950. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2013. Category: Plays » Religious & Liturgical
This free skit illustrates that salvation is a gift from God. It can be performed by churches, youth groups, Bible clubs and schools.
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.
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
(5.00 from 1 review)
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 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.
Saul, First King of Israel
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 26,450. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2009. Category: Plays » Religious & Liturgical
Saul, First King of Israel is an attempt to present dramatically the story of Saul found in the biblical book of 1 Samuel from the perspective of Saul and the prophet Samuel. It covers Saul's call to become Israel's first king, his sins and their consequences, and his fall into murderous jealousy as his eventual successor, the boy David, comes to prominence.
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.
Past Not Presented
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Price: Free! Words: 680. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
(3.80 from 5 reviews)
A countrys life changes, as a single life ends, will the men left behind see the future from new eyes.
The Caterpillar Adventure
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Price: Free! Words: 1,870. Language: British English. Published: October 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Imagination & Play
The Caterpillar Adventure is a story for children and can be used in an educational context. It is written with teachers in mind as it also includes a script version of the story. The book can be used as source material for primary teaching.
I Can See God's Word (Skit)
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Price: Free! Words: 2,140. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2012. Category: Plays » Religious & Liturgical
This easy-to-perform skit is about a boy named Jake who cheats on his math test. When he gets caught, he finds an old Bible his grandpa left him and learns the truth: Jesus is the Word of God and that is how God saves us.
Chitrangoda
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Price: Free! Words: 5,250. Language: Bengali. Published: November 9, 2012. Category: Plays » Asian / Japanese
Written by Rabindranath Tagore, Chitrangada is a lyrical expression of love, illusion, and conquest, and ironically, one of strongest gender statements ever made in Indian literature of its time.
The Ostraka Plays - Volume Two - ITHAKA
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Price: Free! Words: 2,100. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2012. Category: Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Ithaka - a forgotten island where myth and reality collide and an old warrior returns to a place he long thought lost. What happens when memory fades and all one is left with is a past that you can no longer trust?
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.