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The Last Resort
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Price: Free! Words: 2,060. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2013. Category: Plays » American / African American
"Welcome to the Last Resort! As you know, this is the vacation destination for people who have tried every way possible to have a satisfying, loving relationship--and failed." Marla and Ken fit the description, but can they really be helped? An epic 10-minute comedy...
Legítima Defesa - texto teatral para duas atrizes
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Price: Free! Words: 2,080. Language: Portuguese. Published: January 14, 2014. Category: Plays » Women Authors
Duas mulheres em uma cela de solitária: a agente e a detenta. Uma já cometeu seus crimes e a outra acha que a nenhum castigo será suficiente para saldar a dívida com a sociedade. Mas algo está para mudar. Em meio à tortura uma chance de compensação ou vingança parece se descortinar em um lapso de tempo.
This Is My Story, This Is My Song
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Price: Free! Words: 9,780. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2014. Category: Plays » Religious & Liturgical
A program of readings and music about the life and hymns of Fanny Crosby
The Abortion Monologues
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,330. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2012. Category: Plays » Canadian
In these dramatic monologues, twenty-three women reveal the details of their lives, relationships and families as they tell the stories of their abortions. Sometimes funny, sometimes heartbreaking, but always thought provoking, The Abortion Monologues exist in stark contrast to the real world in which women seldom publicly discuss this choice.
So Long As There's Verona
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Price: Free! Words: 8,950. Language: British English. Published: July 4, 2012. Category: Plays » Shakespeare
This is a children's comedy version of “Romeo and Juliet,” originally written in 2011 as a Year 6 leavers' play. It can just as easily be used at any time of the year, as presented here in its Smashwords edition. It would suit Year 6 (approx age. 11), of course, but could be performed by Year 5 or Year 7. The play retains the essential Shakespeare storyline.
Reflections of a Unique Writer
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 2,480. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2012. Category: Plays » American / African American
As a college freshman, one student is given his first assignment for his mandatory English class. In this assignment, he must assess his various strengths and weaknesses when it comes to his writing ability. To do this, he must look back at his past experiences, and determine what his future holds in store for him...
What Are You Waiting For?
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Price: Free! Words: 4,980. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2012. Category: Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Short play for stage (small/fringe theatre).
Giordano Bruno
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Price: Free! Words: 12,840. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2012. Category: Plays » Medieval
Giordano Bruno is one of the famous personalities of the Italian Renaissance. The unjust and barbarian death he had in 1600 when he was burnt at the stake in Rome, transformed him into a martyr of the science. This four acts play deals with that Renaissance titan’s human and intellectual journey.
Two for the Chancel
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Price: Free! Words: 2,610. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2013 by Rice Universe Publishing. Category: Plays » Religious & Liturgical
Two for the Chancel includes two Reader's Theater light dramas to be performed in the church chancel. The theme of The Easy Button is How freedom to choose came into the world and what it means for us, and of Four Drumsticks, Respecting God’s Creation while Honoring Mind and Community.
Thyme Crisis
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Price: Free! Words: 1,430. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2013. Category: Plays » American / African American
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David has trouble with his bakery when he runs out of thyme to pay the rent.
Did You Say You Were Dead?
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Price: Free! Words: 6,010. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2012. Category: Plays » American / African American
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Arthur Timber has been informed by Social Security that he has died. Unable to change their misinformation or explain to his wife or friends that he has not died, Arthur must resign himself to remaining legally dead, until he meets a strange bartender who confesses that he, too, is dead. This one act, four scene, comedy is an enjoyable romp into the absurd.
Be A Force For Good
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Price: Free! Words: 770. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Entertainment
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A humorous, one act play set in a space park with characters that I hope you will find enjoyable to either play or to watch. The play is about making friends and correcting mistakes but is mainly just a fun and silly play. This one act is royalty free. I hope you enjoy!
Germanicus
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Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 43,330. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2013. Category: Plays » Ancient & Classical
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This is the first translation into English of the verse drama Germanicus by the Afrikaans poet N.P. Van Wyk Louw. The work was based on the first three chapters of the Annales of the Roman historiographer Tacitus. The drama has been considered a highlight in Afrikaans literature since its publication in 1956.
The Tobacco Tasters
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Price: Free! Words: 1,890. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2013 by Merchants Press. Category: Fiction » Drama » Russian
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A marriage goes up in smoke at a tobacco tasting factory. A comedic play set in the real-life Yelets tobacco factory which still employs cigarette tasters, when the head taster dies, a married couple must compete for the coveted position.
Visada yra ką pasakyti
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Price: Free! Words: 5,690. Language: Lithuanian. Published: February 11, 2013. Category: Plays » Russian & Former Soviet Union
Vyras ir žmona vyksta į laidotuves ir linksmai kalbasi. A husband and wife drive to the funeral and talking about life, marriage and death. Ši radijo pjesė buvo pastatyta ir transliuota per Lietuvos radiją. This play was broadcasted on Lithuanian Radio (National Broadcaster)
God is Gay
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,570. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2013. Category: Plays » Religious & Liturgical
(5.00 from 1 review)
Her quest to make her son love God brings forth a revelation.
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..
Motel-Cell (a one-act play)
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Price: Free! Words: 11,320. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2012. Category: Plays » American / African American
A spiritual and psycological battle over the souls mind of persepition in the issolated cell of the cell's mind chained away from self and the reast of the world. john a philosopher of the road and a student of life, try's to figure out who his true love in his life is, while trying to figure out how his perseption of his mind are braking down in front of his eyes into total detachment from self
Chrissy
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Price: Free! Words: 4,420. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: May 27, 2013. Category: Plays » Australian & Oceanian
Chrissy is a one act play concerning the attitude of society to the disadvantaged. Chrissy is an attractive young woman with mental problems. We see how a do-good couple, a hoon of a boyfriend and the medical establishment react to her. The play had a successful production at BATS theater in Wellington, New Zealand.
Scharpenelle, klein verhaal van een Grote Oorlog
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 7,960. Language: Dutch. Published: March 30, 2013 by De Scriptomanen. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Aan de basis van deze tekst voor vertel- en muziektheater, die zich ook "gewoon" laat lezen, ligt een waar gebeurd verhaal uit de eerste dagen van de WOI. Vijf Vlaamse soldaten vinden een meisje van ongeveer drie jaar oud in een door shrapnell doorboord huis. Ze adopteren haar, houden haar als een soort mascotte bij zich en noemen haar "Elisabeth Shrapnell".