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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
A Christmas Carol: A Play in One Act
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,320. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2012. Category: Plays » Ancient & Classical
(5.00 from 1 review)
Ebenezer Scrooge is the biggest miser in London and no one knows that better than his clerk Bob Cratchit, but the ghost of his business partner Jacob Marley doesn't want Scrooge to make the same mistakes he did. This one-act play is suitable for youth productions. A school production of this play will shed new light on a classic novel.
Mr and mrs Peters
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Price: Free! Words: 1,590. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2012. Category: Plays » Australian & Oceanian
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Youthful minds over extend themselves
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.
The Last Resort
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Price: Free! Words: 2,070. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2013. Category: Plays » American / African American
"The world has two kinds of people. There are people who, in order to survive the hardships of life, comfort themselves with fantasy and dreams. And there are people who can only see what’s real and quickly become bored and miserable." But what if you're one kind and your spouse another? The only solution: A trip to Dr. Felix Kraklebanger's world famous healing center, The Last Resort!
Scharpenelle, klein verhaal van een Grote Oorlog
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Series: Mysterieus België Series, Book 12. 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".
Be A Force For Good
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Price: Free! Words: 770. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2014. Category: Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
(3.00 from 1 review)
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!
The Tobacco Tasters
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Price: Free! Words: 1,890. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2013 by Merchants Press. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » Russian
(5.00 from 1 review)
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.
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.
Dracula: A Play in One Act
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,860. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2012. Category: Plays » Ancient & Classical
(5.00 from 1 review)
Jonathan Harker and Mina Murray become entangled with the mysterious Count Dracula from the far-off country of Transylvania. Only Dr. Seward and Dr. Van Helsing know the truth - Count Dracula is a deadly vampire who will terrorize the English countryside if he gets the chance. This one-act play may be suitable for some youth drama groups.
Ol' Zak, After the Angel: A Monologue
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Price: Free! Words: 2,340. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2013 by Rice Universe Publishing. Category: Plays » Religious & Liturgical
Zechariah is struck dumb by an angel, in Luke 3: 7 - 18. His loss of voice becomes a metaphor for me, of forgetting that all things are possible with God. As I entered into ministry after graduating from The Iliff School of Theology, I wondered what would happen in my writing life. Would I doubt the birth of something new and lose my voice as Zechariah did?
Germanicus
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Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 43,330. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2013. Category: Plays » Ancient & Classical
(5.00 from 1 review)
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.
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.
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.
Jane Eyre: A Play in One Act
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,120. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2012. Category: Plays » Ancient & Classical
(5.00 from 1 review)
Orphan Jane Eyre grows up at a charity school and takes a job as a governess to the daughter of Mr. Rochester a wealthy, but lonely man at Thornfield Hall. While she is there, she learns that nothing is as it seems. This one-act play is suitable for youth productions. A school production of this play will shed new light on a classic novel.
Die Nixx Familie: The Sunday Cleanup
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Price: Free! Words: 1,500. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2013. Category: Plays » European / German
This is a one act play, the secoun of a new series, called "Die Nixx Familie". The setting is in a post WWII Germany following the lives of the Nixx Family. Written in English. Genre= Dramatic Script, Sardonic, One Act Play, Humorous, Short Read. In "the Sunday Cleanup", the family cleans the house while Radnick is an a "business trip". If you liked it, please leave a friendly review
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
(5.00 from 1 review)
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.
Losing Time
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Price: Free! Words: 12,210. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2014. Category: Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
(4.00 from 1 review)
It's Daylight Saving's Time, and the hour Two is mad as hell that her hour is being taken away.
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)
Leaping Off the Page: Christmas Edition
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Price: Free! Words: 10,760. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2013. Category: Plays » Religious & Liturgical
A collection of plays, short stories, and poems, this is a resource for churches to use for developing their Christmas programs. The material includes simple performance pieces which can be produced by small, modest groups as well as by larger congregations.