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A Quick Guide to "The Playboy of the Western World"
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Series: A Quick Guide, Book 28 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 162. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,870. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2013 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
“The Playboy of the Western World” by Irish playwright John Millington Synge is a three-act play. The play was first performed on 26th of January, in 1907, at the Abbey Theatre, Dublin. The play is set in Michael James Flaherty’s public house in County Mayo, on the west coast of Ireland, during the early 1900s.
Shakespeare's Premiere of Hamlet
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 40,330. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2012. Category: Plays » Shakespeare
William Shakespeare's most famous play solved for the first time! This adaptation answers many unsolved questions: Who was Hamlet? When was Hamlet written? Why did Shakespeare write Hamlet? What did Shakespeare's audience think of the play? Why is it Shakespeare's greatest play?
Lucretia: A Play In Verse | 'An Historie of the Roman Borgias and their Daughter Lucretia'
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,370. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2013 by Aquila Media. Category: Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
A play in five acts, written as an Elizabethan-style, historical drama, Lucretia is the story of the infamous Borgias, focusing on the life of Lucretia Borgia, the daughter of Pope Alexander VI. It is the precursor to the Novel 'Lucretia' also by David Krae. *With a special foreword by the author.
Atascadero!
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,710. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2013. Category: Plays » Caribbean & Latin American
Atascadero! is a One-Act Farce adapted by H.D. Greaves from Hans Christian Andersen’s folktale The Swineherd. A prince falls in love with a beautiful princess. Unfortunately, her beauty is only skin-deep. Rudely refusing his gifts, the prince, to teach her manners, becomes a swineherd, taking with him magical toys to entice her. O, the mischiefs that take place in the pigpen!
Eva le petit rat
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,100. Language: French. Published: January 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Eva est une petite fille unique de 6 ans dont la vie bien réglée est bouleversée par l'annonce de l'agrandissement de sa famille. Comment va-t-elle réagir? Quelles questions se pose-t-elle? Quelle part va-t-elle prendre dans la préparation de l'arrivée du bébé?
The Good, the Bad and the Stupid
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 3,200. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2013. Category: Plays » American / African American
A short, one-act comedy by Anthony J. Piccione about a suicidal man who is trying to kill himself, but is distracted by a fight between an angel and a devil, each of which is being paid to convince him either to off himself or not to do so respectively. Originally produced at Playhouse on Park Theatre in West Hartford, CT in August 2013.
The Russian Mood Volume 3
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 32,380. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2013. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
The Russian Mood, Volume III consists of the English translations of three Russian operas. They are Dargomyzhsky's "Rusalka", Napravnik's "Dubrovsky", and Rimsky-Korsakov's "Snegurochka" ("The Snow Maiden"). Following each libretto are hyperlinks to you tube sites where excerpts from these operas can be heard.
GM001 The Visitor From The Gloria Scott
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Series: Sherlock Holmes and Martha Hudson Gaslamp Mystery, Episode 1. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 16,450. Language: American English. Published: August 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Sherlock Holmes sets out on the path that will forever define his life while holidaying with a friend from university. When his companion’s dog is killed under mysterious circumstances, Holmes begins an investigation that, with the help of Martha Hudson, pits him against the forces of darkness in the form of spectral possession, evil enchantment, and a hidden sorcerer of immense power.
The Shuttered Room Screenplay
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 16,850. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2014. Category: Screenplays » Thriller
A screenplay adaptation of the bestselling thriller, the Shuttered Room. Little do they know their captive holds a deadly secret. Jess is taken hostage and locked in an upstairs room by 3 thugs. In a bid to escape, she cuts a hole in the floor with a cutlery knife from where she spies upon them. Specially formatted for ereaders, includes character list and guide to reading the screenplay.
Light and Song
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,380. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2012 by Bard and Book. Category: Fiction » Inspirational
A family faces hardship. Can they overcome the pain of the past?
Triptych - Three Short Plays by Jack Ketchum
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,300. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Category: Plays » American / African American
This short collection compiles three plays penned by award-winning and best-selling author Jack Ketchum. The first, KILL: A Confession for the Stage - is the final stage play Ketchum ever wrote...inspired by the Boston Strangler Case - it is powerful, and eerie. Also included in this are DRIVE-IN MOVIE - which Ketchum also penned for theathre, and a short piece titled OLIVIA: A Monologue.
Flesh and Bone
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Price: Free! Words: 12,990. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2014. Category: Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
An alien visits a planet of water monsters and tries to teach them peace. In the end, it allows a window for them to kill each other.
Rebekah
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,330. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2013. Category: Plays » Ancient & Classical
Rebekah, wife to Isaac, Daughter in Law to the Great Abraham, Mother of Jacob, Matriarch to the Jewish people, but who is the woman beneath the veil? Who is this Rebekah? How did she live and love? And most importantly why does the Bible refer to her as both a young man and a young woman?
Cyrano
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Series: Read A Play, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,320. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2013. Category: Plays » European / French
Gallant but poor French swordsman and gifted poet, Cyrano de Bergerac, is in love with the beautiful Roxane. She, however, is taken by the handsome young cadet, Christian, instead of Cyrano and his huge nose. Christian cannot express his love and so Cyrano becomes the voice and the poet to the love he can never claim.
Ready Reference Treatise: A Streetcar Named Desire
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Series: Ready Reference Treatise, Book 59 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 80. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,440. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
Blanche comes from a very refined background. The Old South is gradually dying. They have lost their ancestral house and land. The life in New Orleans seems to be of low standard to Blanche. She can’t accept the world of the New South.
The African Tragedian
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 5,830. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2012. Category: Plays » American / African American
Ira Aldridge, America's earliest important Black actor, became one of the most celebrated Shakespearean actors of nineteenth century Europe. This dramatic montage traces the joyous moment that performance can bring and the hurtful reality of being Black during racial slavery.
Jan of Cleveland: Radio Play
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,890. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Jan of Cleveland is a radio play designed to run approximately 28 minutes. There are only 5 speaking parts and minimal, easy to find sound effects. It is a Time Travel perfect for high school plays, college radio stations and podcasters. Detailed character bios are included.
The Glass Family
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,450. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2012. Category: Plays » American / African American
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A play in one act, in which the transparent characters – Glenn, Glenda, Gladwin, and Glennis Glass – offer their opinions on such weighty philosophical matters as being half full or half empty, accepting oneself as one comes from the Great Factory, the restricted lives of their costlier neighbors in the locked china cabinet, the fate of an unfortunate cousin with a glass jaw, and much more.
The Girl Who Stole A Star
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Price: Free! Words: 4,200. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2014. Category: Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
A star comes down from the sky and wants to play with a little 8yr old girl.
A Quick Guide to "The Birthday Party"
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Series: A Quick Guide, Book 33 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 183. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,460. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
"The Birthday Party" is set in a boardinghouse. The play is focused mainly on Stanley, the only boarder at the boarding house. Petey, the owner of the boardinghouse, and Meg, his wife, seem to be very complacent with their life and their boarder.