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Die Nixx Familie: The Sunday Cleanup by Alexander Jürgen Klemm
Price: Free! Words: 1,500. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2013. Categories: 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
Dreamers - the play by B E Turner
Price: Free! Words: 14,410. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: May 29, 2013. Categories: Plays » Australian & Oceanian(5.00 from 1 review)
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.
Jane Eyre: A Play in One Act by Paul Olson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,120. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2012. Categories: Plays » Ancient & Classical, Fiction » Historical » Victorian(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.
Toneelstuk: Zotte Charlotte by Patrick Bernauw
Series: Mysterieus België Series, Book 11. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 13,680. Language: Dutch. Published: March 28, 2013 by De Scriptomanen. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
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?
Actor: the Unsung Greek Hero by Justin Blasdel
Price: Free! Words: 13,030. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2014. Categories: Plays » Ancient & Classical
Actor, a young man of Ancient Greece looking to make a name for himself, ends up on a trail of side-kicking for some of the greatest heroes ever. However, each one seems to be a little off from their legend. All turn out to be jerks. Will Actor survive to be a hero himself?
Two for the Chancel by Lowell Uda
Price: Free! Words: 2,610. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2013 by Rice Universe Publishing. Categories: 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.
George....the Hero by Martin Alcock
Price: Free! Words: 22,320. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2013. Categories: Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh, 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..
When Gods Were Men by Adrian Poniatowski
Price: Free! Words: 16,230. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2014. Categories: 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.
So Long As There's Verona by Peter Stephenson
Price: Free! Words: 8,950. Language: British English. Published: July 4, 2012. Categories: 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.
1001 Nights: The Short Story by Alton Thompson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,520. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Classics, Plays » Ancient & Classical(5.00 from 1 review)
Shahrazad, the mesmerizing heroine of 'The Arabian Nights,' must spin tales night after night to save lives—including her own. This short story brings her legend to modern readers and illuminates the dazzling orchestral showpiece it inspired. Ideal for oral storytelling.
Die Nixx Familie: The Price of Burial by Alexander Jürgen Klemm
Price: Free! Words: 660. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2013. Categories: Plays » European / German
This is a one act play, the first 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 Price of Burial", the family must deal with the death of an in-law and handle the burial. If you liked it, please leave a friendly review.
Bad Girl: A Play by Karen Truesdell Riehl
Price: Free! Words: 15,680. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2014. Categories: Plays » Women Authors
From the playwright... I wrote this play as a reminder of the harsh, unforgiving times that were the 1950’s, when uncomfortable words and actions were swept under the rug. If the dialogue sounds last century, or events seem improbable, we can be grateful they do. It's a fictionalized account of what happened to "girls in trouble." But the story is true. I lived it.
Ol' Zak, After the Angel: A Monologue by Lowell Uda
Price: Free! Words: 2,340. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2013 by Rice Universe Publishing. Categories: Plays » Religious & Liturgical, 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?
Mrs Danby's Destiny by Liz Wainwright
Series: Drama Scripts, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 5,610. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2012. Categories: Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh(3.00 from 1 review)
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