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God is Gay
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,570. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2013. Categories: Plays » Religious & Liturgical, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » African
(5.00 from 1 review)
Her quest to make her son love God brings forth a revelation.
Bloodlines - a play in two acts
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 11,090. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2013 by WordCrafts Press. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Plays » Religious & Liturgical
"Ladies and gentlemen of the Gallery. Before you are three condemned men. You are here to witness their execution." Bloodlines is a stage play about Jake and Joey, two brothers who are partners in crime.
Holy Mackerel, Theater of the Absurder
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,990. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2013. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Two 30-minute absurd comedies for radio or stage. In The Last Remake of King Kong, Kong has evolved into something very close to a human, and, holy mackerel!, along with Ann Darrow, he acts out his angst-ridden, heroic quest to get back to Skull Island. In Channel Zer-0, Benny Bupkis kvetches and tinkers with 1950s TVs in hopes of finding a frequency of an alternate reality. Oy vey is mir!
Shakespeare's Premiere of The Merchant of Venice
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 43,000. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2012. Categories: Plays » Shakespeare, Screenplays » Period piece
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?
Feldman - A Play in Three Acts
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,350. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2014 by Cedars Spring Books. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Screenplays » Drama
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.
Give Us Barabbas!
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,070. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2012. Categories: Plays » Religious & Liturgical, Fiction » Christian » Historical
(4.00 from 1 review)
This Easter play is presented from the perspective of Barabbas, a criminal and a rebel against the Roman Empire. He is set to be executed with his two accomplices when an unexpected turn of events brings him before the court of Pontius Pilate--leading to an outcome Barabbas could have never imagined.
Running: The Alex Decoteau Story
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 14,540. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2014 by FICTIVE PRESS. Categories: Plays » Canadian, Fiction » Historical » Canada
Inspired by the life of Alex Decoteau, this moving one-act play tells the tale of a Cree hero and running warrior. Canada's first aboriginal policeman (in Edmonton, Alberta, 1911), a champion runner and popular figure, Decoteau raced for Canada at the 1912 Olympics, fought for Canada in World War I and was killed, in 1917, while running a message at the Battle of Passchendaele. He was only 29.
A Christmas Carol - Drama Script
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 16,630. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2014. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » African
In this adaption of the story by Charles Dickens, the playwright has used his skills as a playwright, as well researching both the time period and the life of Dickens, to bring an understanding of who Scrooge was, why he was the way he was, and what Dickens was trying to share in this story.
Tattoo Book vol.1
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 310. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Computer gaming, Plays » Asian / Japanese
The first series of the eBook “Tattoo Book” which is a spin-off work featuring the popular half leaving type RPG “Quest Now” is now on sale! Pretty voxel characters and cool Kanji are set together. A lot of new styled Tattoo Design is contained. Have fun with nice and cool “Tattoo Book”!
A Look Back At The History Of Baseball America Favourite Pastime
Price: Free! Words: 460. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2012. Categories: Plays » American / African American
In this article we will take a quick look over the history of baseball, one of the most popular sports in the US. Basically, the sport involves two teams each made up of 9 players.
A Merry Hospital Radio Christmas
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,470. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2012 by My Ebook Publishing House. Categories: Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh, Essay » Sociology
A short monologue. Scene: the present day. It’s nearly ten to midnight on Christmas Eve. A hospital radio studio at a medium-sized community hospital near Wigan. 68 year-old volunteer amateur broadcaster ROLAND GOOLE is finishing his programme before the station frequency switches to BBC Radio 2 at midnight...
Who Killed Admiral Darlan?
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,020. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2014. Categories: Plays » American / African American
It is December 1942. British and American forces have conquered French territories in Northern Africa from Morocco through Algeria. The American side has chosen Admiral Darlan as the leader of liberated territories even though a top Vichy collaborator. Many opposing forces want Darlan removed. Eventually done in mysterious circumstances.
Just So, It Happened
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,190. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2014. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Performing Arts / Theater
Based on Rudyard Kipling's “How the Elephant Got His Trunk” and “How the Camel Got His Hump”, this play has a delightful cast of animals. The curious young elephants are disturbing everyone in the forest with their non-stop questions. The camel is being lazy and all the other animals must work harder because of it.
The Marsh King's Daughter
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,750. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2013. Categories: Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh, Plays » Medieval
Vikings, Ancient Egyptians, Goblins, Magical Transformations, terror, murder and mayhem, along with comedy and music, all come together in this exotic play adapted from Hans Christian Andersen’s story about a bewitched maiden, rescued and redeemed by a most unlikely character, a kindly old bird, none other than Father Stork—yes, the same stork famous for bringing babies! He is our storyteller.
Petit Cri Cherche petit Corps version 2.0
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 2,440. Language: French. Published: October 31, 2014. Categories: Plays » European / French, Plays » Women Authors
Petit Cri Cherche Petit Corps est une pièce pour deux comédiens-danseurs et une voix. La voix dit le corps, et les corps incarne la voix. Ce « dialogue à 3 » conte la naissance, la vie, l’amour, la mort.
His ... Or Her ... Suicide.
Price: Free! Words: 1,400. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2013. Categories: Plays » Australian & Oceanian
(3.00 from 2 reviews)
A short play about suicide, written in the absurdist tradition. First published in "Antithesis" by the University of Melbourne English Department, 14, 2004, pp. 151-155. There are no fees for production of this play, as long as the author is correctly attributed, no major changes are made without permission from the author and the author is informed of the play's public performance/s.
The Pastor's Child
Price: $12.50 USD. Words: 23,530. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2014. Categories: Plays » Religious & Liturgical, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » African
A pastor’s child wakes up and begins to ask all the forbidden questions. The pastor is distraught. Is this going to be his dreaded apocalypse? Sure enough things grow from bad to worse as the penchant for asking questions becomes infectious. Meanwhile, his wife and a trusted family friend are in their own ways more than casually interested in the pastor's venture: The Tintinnabulation Ministry.
The Ostraka Plays - Volume FIVE - CONSTANTINOPLE, ITS DREAMS
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 27,370. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2012. Categories: Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh, Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
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.
GEEK THEATER: 15 Plays by Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers
Price: $14.95 USD. Words: 148,620. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2014. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Fiction » Science fiction » General
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.
Ramblings of a Middle Aged Drag Queen
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 1,910. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2012. Categories: Plays » Gay & Lesbian, Plays » Canadian
Ramblings of a Middle Aged Drag Queen is a short play about an over-the-hill drag queen who is interviewed by a young reporter in a Toronto gay bar in the 1990s. Running time is approximately 12 minutes.