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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.
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.
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.
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
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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.
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
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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.
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.
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
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)
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.
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.
Toneelstuk: Zotte Charlotte
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Series: Mysterieus België Series, Book 11. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 13,680. Language: Dutch. Published: March 28, 2013 by De Scriptomanen. Category: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
Charlotte, de dochter van Leopold I, huwt op jonge leeftijd met Maximiliaan van Oostenrijk. In 1860 krijgt hij de keizerskroon van Mexico aangeboden. Kort daarna ontvlamt een burgeroorlog, wordt hij gefusilleerd... en Charlotte krankzinnig. Of toch niet? Want waarom sluit het Belgische koningshuis haar eigenlijk op, voor de rest van haar leven, in het kasteel van Boechout, bij Meise?
Flowing In The Wing
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Price: Free! Words: 330. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2014. Category: Plays » American / African American
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Imagination is everything while our minds are forming and developing at a young age. As a young girl and boy release their imagination there is beauty that was never seen before.
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.
Who Will Bail Us Out?
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Price: Free! Words: 38,230. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2014. Category: Plays » American / African American
Who will bail out a Nigerian man who gets caught up in the drama of repaying the loan a customer of his bank took in his name when the customer suddenly disappeared into thin air with the whole money?
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.
When Gods Were Men
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Price: Free! Words: 16,230. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2014. Category: Plays » Shakespeare
The financial collapse of 2008 has claimed both lives and fortunes as the collateral damage of unscrupulous manipulation. This play explores how the evil of those unpunished crimes becomes the downfall of all involved: the criminals, the ambivalent, and the innocent. A tragedy written in the Shakespearean tradition.
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).
George....the Hero
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Price: Free! Words: 22,320. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2013. Category: Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
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..
Dreamers - the play
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Price: Free! Words: 14,410. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: May 29, 2013. Category: Plays » Australian & Oceanian
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Thomas, the proprietor of a second hand bookshop is middle aged and has seen better days. Kate, who is half his age, comes into his shop to by an old volume to prop up a table in a school play. There is an instant attraction however they can only come together in the mystical world of dreams. This play has been converted into a short novel which is available at Smashwords.
Mrs Danby's Destiny
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Series: Drama Scripts, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 5,610. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2012. Category: Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
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MRS DANBY’S DESTINY by Liz Wainwright is an astrology themed comedy drama. Original BBC Radio Production was directed by: Marion Nancarrow for BBC Radio 4 Drama ‘Thirty Minute Theatre’ Broadcast November 1993. Running Time: 30m Cast: SUSAN: Pauline Yates, GREG: James Taylor, JULIA: Lynda Baron