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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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
George....the Hero
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Price: Free! Words: 22,320. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Performing Arts / Theater
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..
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?
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.
Kolja, Son of People's Enemy
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 25,140. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2014. Category: Screenplays » Drama
This film novel enfolds a century, starting from the Hungarian Commune and ending with the return of the country to the capitalist system. It deals with important questions of love and responsibility, cruelty of the Soviet communist and the Hungarian socialist systems; with the role of intelligentsia in system-changes and also with the choreography of how dictators are born.
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.
A Civil War Compendium
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 95,950. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2013. Category: Plays » American / African American
Here is a new way to experience one of America's most enduring novels The Red Badge of Courage through words, music, song and essay. The Stephen Crane novel appears here accompanied by Norman Ball's brand new musical SIDES: A Civil War Musical (Inspired by TRBOC) and Richard Stafford's true-to-life play Yours. Various historians add fascinating commentary. Don't miss this fabulous collection.
Shakespeare's Premiere of The Merchant of Venice
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 43,000. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2012. Category: Plays » Shakespeare
William Shakespeare's most problematic "problem play" solved for the first time! This adaptation answers many unsolved questions: What does the play mean? Why did Shakespeare write it as a comedy? What makes it funny? When did Shakespeare write the play? Why did he write the play? Why is the play so misunderstood? Was Shakespeare really anti-Semitic? Why is Shylock the hero?
Erotocritos
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,480. Language: British English. Published: November 1, 2012 by PELEKANOS BOOKS. Category: Plays » Ancient & Classical
Vitzentzos Kornaros is the greatest of all the Cretan poets (1553). The poem "Erotocritos" reflects the Cretan civilization and life of the time of the poet, sets great store by true love, friendship, courage and patriotism.
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.