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Rebekah
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,330. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2013. Category: Plays » Ancient & Classical
Rebekah, wife to Isaac, Daughter in Law to the Great Abraham, Mother of Jacob, Matriarch to the Jewish people, but who is the woman beneath the veil? Who is this Rebekah? How did she live and love? And most importantly why does the Bible refer to her as both a young man and a young woman?
Golem
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,390. Language: Spanish. Published: July 2, 2013 by Libros Malaletra. Category: Plays » Caribbean & Latin American
En Golem hay una propuesta diferente a la que Cantú nos tiene acostumbrados, pero no por eso menos efectiva dramáticamente. En un mundo creado aparentemente en otra dimensión, cuatro personajes conviven en un limbo tan incomprensible como el que desapareció la iglesia católica. Y la única esperanza de estos cuatro científicos, paradójicamente, es un ser que no pueden ver.
Tres obras de Daniel Serrano
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,300. Language: Spanish. Published: July 2, 2013 by Libros Malaletra. Category: Plays » Caribbean & Latin American
Las obras que componen este volumen, El cazador de gringos (2005), Los corolarios de la oruga (2007) y Anela (2004), poseen personajes al margen de la sociedad, llenos de anhelos que esperan en otros parajes, pero a la vez se saben incapaces de aprehenderlos, por lo que optan por mantenerse inmóviles, omitir el paso del tiempo voluntariamente, evitar el cambio.
Go -21st Century Existentialism
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,240. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2013. Category: Plays » Canadian
(5.00 from 1 review)
A full length 4 Act theater script, GO’s template is the landmark play by Samuel Beckett Waiting For Godot. Positing major ontological advances since that play was first produced in 1953, GO’s tramps, BLIND and GOGO, encounter transformative characters - a starman, wizard, warrior, and clown - on their path to meeting the transcendent, genderless Go. Please read sample.
Ready Reference Treatise: The Spanish Tragedy
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Series: Ready Reference Treatise, Book 97 ยท Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 122. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,550. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
“The Spanish Tragedy” is said to be one of the best Elizabethan tragedies written by Thomas Kyd. It is said to have been written between 1582 and 1592. The play was highly popular in its time, and it created a deep impact on the minds of the readers and viewers.
The Spanish Dagger
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Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 20,750. Language: British English. Published: June 22, 2013. Category: Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Another play following the Brown family of Plymouth through the centuries. This one takes us back to the days of Good Queen Bess and the ongoing fight with Spain over the sovereignty of the seas. It revolves around the theme of hatred and revenge and tells its tale through sea battles and mad commanders.
Kelenkari Condo
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,970. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2013. Category: Plays » Asian / Japanese
What is Kelenkari Condo? "A mess, a scandal, a snafu..." It's also an out-of-the-way condominium development with a higher-than-average number of Bengali residents. And the title of the play in which you'll meet some of them. By turns hilarious, thoughtful, and poignant, Kelenkari Condo is a fascinating window onto a fast-growing immigrant population, written from an insider's perspective.
República Dominicana: El secreto mejor guardado del mundo
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,130. Language: Spanish. Published: June 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Investments & securities / real estate
El presente libro esta dirigido a los dominicanos que viven fuera del país y para los inversionistas en general. El autor quiere que conozcas el secreto que mejor ha sido guardado por los caza fortuna, que a través del tiempo han llegado a República Dominicana convirtiéndose en multimillonarios en cuestión de pocos años. Este libro está basado, en su mayor parte, en las experiencias del autor.
Queen Esther
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,440. Language: American English. Published: June 17, 2013. Category: Plays » Religious & Liturgical
A queen saves her race from genocide in Medo Persia.
The Midshipman's Progress
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Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 11,880. Language: British English. Published: June 17, 2013. Category: Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
This play revolves around a young innocent recruit into the Royal Navy during the Napoleonic wars. It concentrates on his attitude to his fellow shipmates and the new adult life that he has been suddenly thrust into. This play seeks to immerse readers into the main character's transition from boy to man, warts and all, the whole story semi fictitiously wrapped up in humorous but earthy narrative.
The Admiral and the General.
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Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 12,320. Language: British English. Published: June 10, 2013. Category: Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
This play is about a little known Commonwealth expedition to wage war against the Spanish in the Caribbean. This hasty and ill planned expedition could in hindsight be called a fiasco with both the naval commander and the army commander ending up inside the tower of London on their return.
Além do Arco Iris
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Price: Free! Words: 130. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: June 10, 2013. Category: Plays » Ancient & Classical
Música.
The First Christmas: an Immaculate Conception
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,100. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2013. Category: Plays » Ancient & Classical
This short, 20 page play reveals the prehistoric logic of the Christian Myth and presents a fictional scenario that could have inspired its author (Paul of Tarsus) to write it. The play also reveals that the Roman Catholic priesthood is a magnet for pederasts for more than the widely understood reason (the vow of celibacy). The Church's emphasis upon the virgin birth doctrine is the other magnet.
Disagreement in Eden
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,460. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2013. Category: Plays » Ancient & Classical
Disagreement in Eden, A Comedy in One-Act, is an irreverent satire about Adam and Eve and their conflict about the Forbidden Fruit. While the Lord and Satan, awaiting the outcome, play chess, Gabriel, a cynical cornet-player, asks, “And what, my Lord, is ‘Sin’? It sounds like an inspired name for a perfume.” The answer he receives is alarming. This little play will alarm you into laughter.
Rumplestilzkin
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,180. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2013. Category: Plays » Ancient & Classical
The ages-old tale of the dwarf who changes straw into gold in exchange for the heroine’s first-born is created anew in this highly entertaining epic melodrama. Successfully and elaborately produced in the U.S. by a small theatre group, this play, which features intelligent dialogue and characters, is also a delight to read aloud. For Theatrical Production, Performance Information is included.
Gnatwing!
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,880. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2013. Category: Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Gnatwing! A Farce for Clowns is Theatre-of-the-Absurd for youngsters. Featuring direct audience involvement in a frantic game of hide-and-seek, and a chase that mirrors animated cartoons, Gnatwing!—in clown face and exaggerated movement—is incredibly zany. This simple play when read is, in performance, transformed into a wonderfully inspired madness. Important Performance Information is included.
The Firebird
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,820. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2013. Category: Plays » Russian & Former Soviet Union
This One-Act Play tells of the Firebird and her quest to destroy Kastchei, a sorcerer who has hidden his death. A centuries-old Russian folk tale of magic and magical creatures and of how friendship and courage triumph over evil, this play condenses the action for contemporary audiences, yet retains all the wit, humour, and suspense. Important Performance Information is included.
Leaping Off the Page: Easter, Mother's and Father's Day Edition
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Price: Free! Words: 16,310. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2013. Category: Plays » Religious & Liturgical
(5.00 from 1 review)
This is a collection of worship services, plays, poems, and litanies to be used in church services for Easter, Mother's Day, and Father's Day. These programs are simple, requiring only small casts and minimal sets and props. While they do not include music, they suggest appropriate songs. The material has a good variety for both children and adults, and includes audience participation.
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
(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.
Stacked: a play in one act
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,510. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2013. Category: Plays » American / African American
Are human beings doomed to muddle through a dreary existence? Can we do better than put a brave face on it, as Camus recommended in "The Myth of Sysiphus"? In this one-act play--a classic response to existential favorites such as "Waiting for Godot"--two actors wrestle with science, religion, an unseen director, and their own choices about how they'll interpret the script they've been given.