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Economy: The Final Solution
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,100. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2014. Category: Plays » American / African American
The economy has collapsed once again and the government has tried every remedy other than anything that would harm the continued profitability of big business. The general population has had enough of suffering for the greed and criminality of others and has expressed its anger in a not so peaceful national uprising. The only recourse? The final solution.
Treasure girl
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,160. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2014. Category: Plays » American / African American
The clash of love and culture
She is for him
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,120. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2014. Category: Plays » American / African American
Opportunity comes only but once
Love previals
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,130. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2014. Category: Plays » American / African American
The triumph of love
A Wake
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,720. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2014. Category: 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
Los Fragmentos de Vidrio
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Price: Free! Words: 4,090. Language: Spanish. Published: March 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Un texto capaz de provocar la risa y compasión. Un texto de aliento, como el último respiro antes del buceo.
Wittgenstein's Hitler
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,040. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2014. Category: Plays » American / African American
Ludwig Wittgenstein is in Berlin to bribe the Nazis so that he may secure the safety of his two sisters living in Austria. Hitler learns that his old schoolmate is in city and asks to see him. Since Hitler personally decides on any change in Jewish status Wittgenstein can hardly refuse.
Words of Wisdom: William Shakespeare
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Series: Great Oratory, Book 14 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 309. Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 4,750. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Who other than Great William Shakespeare could have produced such beautiful lines: “Love looks not with the eyes, but with the mind, And therefore is winged Cupid painted blind.”
Ready Reference Treatise: Mother Courage and Her Children
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Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 108 · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,790. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
The play is not set in modern times. It is set during the Thirty Years’ War of 1618-1648. The play revolves around a wily canteen woman, nicknamed Mother Courage. She works with the Swedish Army. She is quite courageous and she has decided to make her living from the war.
FreeDumb
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,760. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2014. Category: Plays » American / African American
Sue is troubled. Henry and Elsie, an older couple, engage her in conversation out of fear that she may harm herself. Her concerns are tied to those of her soldier boyfriend Joe who has orders to return to combat. When a federal agent arrives at the diner where these events take place, they all must decide between the law and what is right.
Disturbing the Police
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,360. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2014. Category: Plays » American / African American
Jerry is in court fighting a disturbing the peace charge issued during his one-man protest against increasing American authoritarianism. During his trial the courtroom is seized by a much more serious protestor and Jerry, his friend Richie, attorney Veronica, arresting officer Crowder, and Judge Durastein end up sitting on the floor while hostage-taker Forbin negotiates with the police chief. Even
Literature Help: Private Lives
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Series: Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 217 · A Quick Guide, Book 51. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,920. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
The play revolves around a divorced couple. They happen to be on honeymoon with their new spouses. It happens to be coincident that they are staying in adjacent rooms at the same hotel, and they come to know about it.
Life Science
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,730. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2014. Category: Plays » American / African American
An impromptu party to celebrate a friend's first real job leads to an intoxicating discussion on the pathways to truthfulness until a high school student drops in for a painting lesson and instead provides a lesson for the others through his life experiences.
On Top of Mount Zion
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,890. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2014. Category: Plays » American / African American
The time is the near future. Israel's bombing of Iran has turned into a catastrophe for the U.S. Since most Americans believe that our Mideast policy is controlled by American Jews in the interest of what is best for Israel, that produces a wave of antisemitism. A NY Jewish senator, his Israeli nephew and their friends discover a way to fight the bigots. Surprisingly, this is a comedy.
The Hearts of Blue Whales
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Price: Free! Words: 11,100. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2014. Category: Plays » American / African American
(4.00 from 1 review)
This two-act play set in Kansas City explores the tumultuous relationship of Ozark characters Chance and Jessie. Given her meth-dealing father and absent mother, can Jessie overcome her insecurities and find love with the always persistent Chance?
POCS - Party for the Overthrow of the Capitalist System
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,430. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2014. Category: Plays » American / African American
Vera feels the world needs a revolution and is working on creating a group to accomplish the task. Justin, her liberal brother, thinks she is just trying to symbolically overthrow their capitalist father who is a devotee of mass marketing. When he meets with his daughter to dissuade her, he can't help but admire how she has absorbed much of his marketing skills, or refrain from joining her.
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 War Against Us All
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Price: Free! Words: 6,340. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2014. Category: Plays » American / African American
Most Americans feel that our basic rights as expressed in the Constitution have been been circumvented by the combined actions of Congress, the President, and the court system. These three short plays are examples of why we all should be concerned.
Literature Help: The Master Builder
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Series: Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 213 · A Quick Guide, Book 47. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 2,470. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
“The Master Builder” was titled “Bygmester Solness” in Norwegian language. The play was first published in the month of December in 1892. It is said to be one of the most important and revealing works ever produced by Henrik Ibsen.