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When Gods Were Men
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
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
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,520. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Classics, Plays » Ancient & Classical
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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
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.
At the End of the Bar
Price: Free! Words: 5,350. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2014. Categories: Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
"At the End of the Bar" is a short play in four acts which tells the story of Joel and his second home "The Sleeping Bear".
Bad Girl: A Play
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.
You Know The Story
Price: Free! Words: 10,570. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2014. Categories: Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
A comedy musical about a cleaning lady having to save the kingdom's prince from a vengeful witch.
Ol' Zak, After the Angel: A Monologue
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
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
No Touching
Price: Free! Words: 16,990. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2014. Categories: Plays » American / African American
A painter is attracted to his male model as well as a rough prostitute he pays to only listen to his problems.
Thyme Crisis
Price: Free! Words: 1,430. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2013. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
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David has trouble with his bakery when he runs out of thyme to pay the rent.
Dias de Juventude
Price: Free! Words: 46,010. Language: Portuguese. Published: February 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Plays » European / Spanish & Portuguese
Um dia na vida de Andrew Wood, um escritor de dezanove anos que se vê confrontado com a realidade de uma cidade ressacada pela morte de Kurt Cobain.
A Wake
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,870. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2014. Categories: Plays » American / African American
A wake is being held at the home of the deceased. The younger people are playing a charade featuring a famous saying about death. The older folks take their behavior as a show of disrespect. But as furniture made by the now dead Gianni collapses beneath his mourners, and they gag on his homemade wine, the youth can't help but wonder at the legacy being left to them by their elders
Even Odds
Price: Free! Words: 6,710. Language: British English. Published: December 3, 2013. Categories: Plays » Medieval, Fiction » Poetry » African Poetry
A tragedy with two characters, unfolds in fast rhythmic exchanges. A play and poem that treats the tale of belittled feminism and hyped masculinity, reassures of justice's persistence. It touches on the seemingly unsafe nature of life, as people manage the simplest things and still tend not to really mend the silly holes of doubts they breed, seeking to even the odds life throws at them.
L'Initiation Marine
Price: Free! Words: 26,550. Language: French. Published: June 30, 2014. Categories: Plays » European / French, Fiction » Inspirational
Au cours d'une traversée en mer, le neveu du capitaine fait la rencontre d'un inconnu rescapé d'un naufrage qui va l'initier peu à peu aux pouvoirs inattendus des songes. Retourné à terre, entraîné dans tout un monde souterrain, il va se mesurer à ceux qui règnent en maîtres sur les rêves.
Visada yra ką pasakyti
Price: Free! Words: 5,690. Language: Lithuanian. Published: February 11, 2013. Categories: Plays » Russian & Former Soviet Union, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
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)
The Cranial Equity Loan
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,820. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2013. Categories: Plays » Australian & Oceanian, Screenplays » Comedy
Finalist, Stage Plays, 2015 New York Screenplay Contest A three-act satire of modern life, the banking industry and consumer credit played against the backdrop of the Melbourne Cup, the most prestigious horse race in Australia and possibly the biggest fashion event of the year. Horseplay in three acts.
Dazzling Lights
Price: Free! Words: 790. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Female authors, Plays » Religious & Liturgical
This book comprises of some fables behind the festival of lights and a simple ritual we follow for the day has been put in poetic form. Our culture is filled with festivals. This is my sincere attempt to cover maximum festival that we celebrate at my place. My poems are very close to my life and also live of many in this world.
The Fiendish Plot of Doctor Cyclone
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,040. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2012. Categories: Screenplays » Comedy, Plays » Canadian
Can a handful of kids defeat a cyborg army -- and their parents? The Fiendish Plot of Doctor Cyclone is a lunar comedy orbiting your funny bone. When the parents on a Moon base start acting strangely, it is up to their kids to battle a mad scientist with a heart of titanium. This comic screenplay is perfect for video or stage. Suitable for family viewing, it was first produced in 2011.
Bitch and Moan
Price: Free! Words: 4,240. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2014. Categories: Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
(4.00 from 1 review)
Christina's left and right brain argue about her boring life and how to change it.