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A Quick Guide to "The Birthday Party"
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. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
"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.
Third Term President
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,600. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2014. Categories: Plays » American / African American
Third Term President, written by Joseph Godwin Ochie, a University of Nigeria-trained Political Scientist, is a predictive of the demise to which a perpetuation of self in power by a Nigerian president, who shall forever remain nameless, is to be fated. President Bande, an ex-military Head of State wants to remain in power for life. Find out who is this man.
Dog Assassin: The Musical
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 16,790. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2013. Categories: Plays » American / African American
A young grocery bagger makes extra cash on the side—but when he meets a young woman, his world turns upside down. A tale of spiritual redemption and love.
Four Fables of Aesop: The North Wind and the Sun, The Tortoise and the Hare, Belling the Cat, The Ants and the Grasshopper
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,430. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2014. Categories: Plays » Ancient & Classical, Fiction » Children’s books » Performing Arts / Theater
This play starts with Anthula, a young Greek girl, who has just returned from the marketplace where she listened to a man named Aesop tell some interesting stories, mainly about animals. She’s not sure she understands the morals, so she tells the stories to the audience who sees them unfold before them. Characters are clothed in ancient Greek costume but have modern attitudes.
Literature Help: Blood Wedding
Series: Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 178 · A Quick Guide, Book 37. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,710. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2013 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
It is often said that the play "Blood Wedding" is inspired by a real life incident. The author, Lorca, is said to have read about a sensational crime in the Madrid daily ABC in 1928. Almost similar incident is presented in the play, with the help of several fictionalized other events.
Counter Talk
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,810. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2012. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Fiction » Mashups
One-Act Play Have you ever been is a crowded restaurant, with groups of people at every table, and wondered what they are all talking about? This one-act play allows you to drop in on the drama, comedy and tragedy of everyday life. With a touch of suspense.
A Civil War Compendium
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 95,950. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2013. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Essay » Political
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.
The Russian Mood Volume 3
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 32,380. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Plays » Russian & Former Soviet Union
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.
Ready Reference Treatise: Look Back In Anger
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,480. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Jimmy Porter is an educated and intelligent young man of working class; he is highly dissatisfied. Alison is his wife; she is from upper middle class, but she is quite impassive.
Literature Help: The Zoo Story
Series: A Quick Guide, Book 40 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 182. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 3,530. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Plays » American / African American
“The Zoo Story” is focused on a conversation between Peter and Jerry. Peter is a middle class publishing executive, and Jerry is an eccentric transient. Peter and Jerry talk cordially in Central Park. However, as the conversation progresses, it slowly descends into violence.
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,810. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2012. Categories: Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh, Fiction » Adventure » General
A play - a twentieth century short story in dialogue. Set in post civil war Spain and based on a true story. Carlos and Dr. Ferrero reflect on their lives and one strange event in Carlos' life.
Quick Guide: The Maids
Series: Quick Guides to Novels and Plays · Study Gudes: English Literature · A Quick Guide. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,160. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Plays » Ancient & Classical
The play is loosely based on the real life infamous sisters Christine and Lea Papin. In 1933, these sisters were inhumanely killed by their employer and her daughter in Le Mans, France.
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,710. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2013. Categories: Plays » Caribbean & Latin American, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » 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!
Hey Joe, What Do You Know
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,090. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2011. Categories: Plays » Religious & Liturgical, Fiction » Christian » Contemporary
A short original Christmas monologue about Joseph, the earthly father of Jesus. This 2-3 minute monologue is perfect for religious Christmas programs. Please do not perform without giving proper credit to the author. Please inform the author if used and think about blessing the author for his work and for royalties.
Il bacio della poesia
You set the price! Words: 14,550. Language: Italian. Published: April 3, 2014. Categories: Plays » European / Italian
Poesia, maestra di vita. Lettura nobile e sincera, in cui ogni singolo individuo deve sapersi rispecchiare e tirare le somme, in negativo, ovvero, positivo, sul percorso che si è volutamente scelto.
'Darren and George'
Price: Free! Words: 2,620. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2015 by SeaQuake Books. Categories: Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
'Darren and George' is a one act Play exploring the relevance of some of George Harrison’s ideas in dealing with a violent delinquent. The play contains adult themes and strong language. 'Darren and George' was performed at The Unity Theatre, Liverpool, in July 2013. The play was a finalist in the 'Ticket to Write' Drama Festival 2013.
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,280. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2015. Categories: Plays » Australian & Oceanian, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Gasp, eek, shock and horror! Warning – dramatic rats at large! See, as Daddy Rat, Mummy Rat and Sonny Rat have their very agreeable lives upset by Rebel Rat, Mauler the Cat and the sinister new Science Teacher. Set in a rat’s cage in a school science laboratory “Rats!” is a satirical look at male chauvinism as revealed through the situation of a family of rats.
Three Points of Contact
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,960. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2013 by Lucy & Ruth. Categories: Plays » Australian & Oceanian
A ferocious black comedy by Australian playwright, Shaun Charles. Samantha and Michael have everything: great incomes, great apartment, great views of the Brisbane River and great sex. If only they could get rid of Lucy, the house guest from hell ... oh and then there's the issue of a rogue lion roaming the streets of Brisbane.
Shakespeare Shorties: Macbeth
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,350. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2012. Categories: 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
Le Passager de 10H09
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,980. Language: French. Published: July 30, 2013. Categories: Plays » European / French
Christian, coureur quinquagénaire, refuse d'admettre qu'il est mort depuis une semaine. Il avait encore tant de choses à faire et tant de femmes à séduire. Quand La Mort se présente à lui pour l’emporter dans sa dernière demeure, c’est avec acharnement qu’il va négocier la prolongation de son séjour parmi les vivants. La Mort est jolie et séduisante mais elle est redoutable en affaires.