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Un fils à ne pas marier
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 21,040. Language: French. Published: February 28, 2012. Category: Plays » European / French
Les mésaventures d'un fils aux prises avec une mère un tantinet possessive ! Cette pièce de théâtre comique (un gag toutes les 30 secondes)va de surprises en surprises comme les vaudevilles modernes et rythmés. Un mélange du Diner de cons et de La cage aux folles ! Les subterfuges et les répliques déconcertantes des comédiens sont inattendues !
Chance
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,870. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2012. Category: Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
'Chance' is a play that takes a simple, everyday business and turns it into a money-making, death machine. Tom reluctantly becomes embroiled and is ultimately forced to make a decision that will not only change his life but potentially yours.....
Laid Off - Victims of the Great Recession
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Price: Free! Words: 8,460. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2013. Category: Plays » American / African American
In 2010, in the wake of the Great Recession, Gibson Enterprises is one of the few companies that continue to do well and hire new workers in the weakened economy, where subordinate manager Lindsay Mallory interviews several the unemployed workers. During the interviews, she learns how they were each forced to seek new employment, and how it has impacted each of them and their families.
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.
The Sorrows and Suffering of Young Werther: A Stage-play
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Price: Free! Words: 14,030. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2013. Category: Plays » European / German
This two act stage-play is an English translation and stage adaptation of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe's 1774 novella "Die Leiden des jungen Werthers". It was first published in the April 2004 issue of "Ygdrasil: A Journal of the Poetic Arts" (online, Ottawa, Canada. K. Gerken [ed]). There are no fees to perform this play so long as all actors have a legally obtained copy.
Ready Reference Treatise: A Midsummer Night's Dream
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Series: Ready Reference Treatise, Book 53 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 74. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,390. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
Who could have thought that the vast and enchanting English literature and the English speaking world would be indebted to a person who had no academic higher education? Yes, William Shakespeare is the person who gave a new direction to the literary world and the academic pursuits all over the world.
Jë dèi ‘d carta - Comedia an unich at
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Price: $3.87 USD. Words: 10,140. Language: Piedmontese. Published: October 24, 2012. Category: Plays » European / Italian
This book is the version of “Paper Gods” in piedmontese language, winner of “Carrara – Hallstahammar” international award. Questo libro è la versione in lingua piemontese de “Gli dei di carta”, vincitore del premio internazionale “Carrara – Hallstahammar”. Version piemontèisa ‘d “Jë dèi ‘d carta”, vincitor dël premi internassional “Carrara – Hallstahammar”.
Hedgehog
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,180. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2014. Category: Plays » American / African American
In an SRO stuffed with people living on the margins of society is Leo, a young man who spent years in a mental institution because his epilepsy was judged a mental illness. The experience left Leo with a morbid attachment to a fictional character that suffered the same misdiagnosis. He lives Myshkin's life, and so do his fellow residents in order to satisfy the likeable Leo.
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.
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?
The Tragedy of Harold II
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,530. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2012. Category: Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Shakespeare never got around to this one. So I wove my two historical novels on the Norman Conquest of England into a stage play, because it is my favorite story.
Shakespeare Shorties: Macbeth
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,350. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2012. Category: Plays » Shakespeare
Shakespeare Shorties scripts are a great way to expose middle grades to William Shakespeare's legendary stories, characters, and language in a quick format, laying the ground work for more in depth studies in years to come. Choose from three different titles or get the whole series. Kids are guaranteed to love them! "The Tempest", "Twelfth Night", & "Macbeth". Ages: 9-14 Cast: 20
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.
Digging for Leprechaun Gold
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,790. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Adaptations
(For 2 adults to perform for children, with audience participation.) The lazy human, Fergal, doesn't want to work and she won't have to if she can catch a leprechaun and get his gold. Fergal has to use a lot of brain power to catch Ba, a tricky Leprechaun. Will Fergal get Ba? And if she does, will Ba escape? This interactive show is based on the Irish tale The Field of Boliauns. Aye, 'tis.
Ready Reference Treatise: Coriolanus
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Series: Ready Reference Treatise, Book 87 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 109. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,510. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
When exactly the play “Coriolanus” was enacted first is not known, however, according to the most of the scholars, the play was launched somewhere between 1605 and 1610. Some others try to emphasize that the play was first staged in probably 1608 or 1609.
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.
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?
betrayal 1 & 2 the end of the line
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 26,700. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: February 6, 2014. Category: Plays » Shakespeare
When you got the chance to make something out of your life and then you came across a boy who ruined you and then denied everything that he did. Who do you turn to after that the opportunity is gone you are left with nothing but misery after all that you life changes for the better and great things happen. until you double cross the one that made you feel special and was there in time of need.
The Easter Story - Drama Scripts for People and Puppets
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,280. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2012. Category: Plays » Religious & Liturgical
The Easter Story is presented as three separate plays which aim to portray the Easter story from a diffierent angle. If the Governor Hears - from the perspective of Pilate at Jesus' trail. Jesus is Alive! - from the perspective of the traders in the temple. Soldiers aren't paid to think - from the perspective of the soldiers guarding the tomb of Jesus.
Penalty Shot
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,030. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2013 by Lucy & Ruth. Category: Plays » Australian & Oceanian
Football is a religion to Rudi and his mates - who are all back in Sydney. Lee hates football, he hates sport full stop. He’d rather be jamming with his punk band in Brisbane. But at a new school – in a new town – what can you do? A play for teenage audiences, Penalty Shot has toured NSW and Victoria and was nominated for an Australian Writers’ Guild award (AWGIE) in 2008.