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"Wild Duck" Summarized and Analyzed
Series: A Quick Guide · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,730. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2015 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Several critics consider “Wild Duck” as Henrik Ibsen’s masterpiece. The play very skillfully recounts the fatal effects of what Ibsen termed the ‘life lie,’ some kinds of delusions which a person needs to escape from the harsh reality which is intolerable for the person.
Adam Mickiewicz's Forefathers' Eve, Passages
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,300. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Eastern European Poetry, Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
With the publication of Forefathers’ Eve, Passages [Ustęp], Charles S. Kraszewski brings the entirety of his new English translation of Mickiewicz’s greatest work to a conclusion. Composed in rhyming couplets that bring Lord Byron to mind, Passages takes up the story of Mickiewicz’s hero Konrad as he and the other Polish youths are transported into penal banishment in the interior of Russia.
Literature Help: Long Day's Journey Into Night
Series: A Quick Guide · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,480. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2015 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Plays » American / African American
The action of the play covers the time period of one day from morning till midnight in the month of Augusts 1912. The play is set at the seaside Connecticut home of the Tyrones.
'Darren and George'
Price: Free! Words: 2,610. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2015. Categories: Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
'Darren and George' is a one act Play exploring the relevance of some of George Harrison’s ideas in dealing with a violent delinquent. The play contains adult themes and strong language. 'Darren and George' was performed at The Unity Theatre, Liverpool, in July 2013. The play was a finalist in the 'Ticket to Write' Drama Festival 2013.
Ready Reference Treatise: Death and the King's Horseman
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,910. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Plays » American / African American
The incident had taken place in Nigeria during the British colonial rule. There was an important native chief who was going to commit ritual suicide, but he was prevented from doing so by the colonial authorities.
Literature Help: Glengarry Glen Ross
Series: A Quick Guide · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,260. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2015 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Plays » American / African American
The play covers the time period of two days. The story revolves around the parts of two days in the lives of four very desperate real estate salesmen from Chicago.
Dogs of War
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,020. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2015. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Screenplays » Comedy
A post-apocalyptic Adam and Eve under the command of a Narcoleptic Colonel are part of a military experiment gone awry. Dogs of War premiered at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in Edinburgh Scotland in 2001 to critical acclaim. .. an accomplished piece and probably one of the most intriguing examples of American drama at the Fringe" "The Stage" London's Theatrical Newspaper
Fish Dancing
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,450. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2015. Categories: Plays » American / African American
Fish Dancing was produced to Critical acclaim at the 2002 Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Receiving four star reviews from Three Weeks (Edinburgh Scotland) as well as The Scotsman (Edinburgh Scotland) who called it ".
Quick Guide: No Exit
Series: A Quick Guide · Study Gudes: English Literature · Quick Guides to Novels and Plays. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,880. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2015 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
The play revolves around the description of the afterlife. Three deceased characters are punished in their afterlife. Those characters are being locked into a room, in Hell, together till eternity.
"She Stoops to Conquer" Summarized and Analyzed
Series: A Quick Guide · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,260. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2015 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
“She Stoops to Conquer” is known for its enduring appeal. There are only few plays that have remained popular even today, and “She Stoops to Conquer” is one such play. Even today, the play is regularly performed.
Unwritten Rules
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,330. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2015. Categories: Plays » Women Authors, Plays » Canadian
A short, hard-hitting, comedic play. Moral decay is alive and not so well in the suburbs as well as urban area neighbourhoods. The uncomfortable feeling of laughing in the face of what is essentially murder and kidnapping propels this relevant comedy/drama.
The Brujo And The Four Professors: A 2-Act Play
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,930. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2015. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
CANDLE LIGHT AND GUIDED FANTASIES ARE POWERFUL NOT FOR EVERYONE A 2-act play. Four university professors invite a brujo to explain shamanism. He guides them into an alive, creative world which turns out to be both seductive and dangerous. He uses guided fantasies to help them explore the nature of reality and their true identity.
Literature Companion: For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow Is Enuf
Series: A Quick Guide · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,650. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2015 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Plays » American / African American
The play includes a series of poetic monologues. These monologues are accompanied by music and dance movements. This form of performance was coined by Shame as the Choreopoem.
Ready Reference Treatise: Cloud Nine
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,890. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
The first act of the play is set in British colonial Africa in the Victorian era, and the second act is set in a London park in 2979. The time period between these two acts is twenty-five years which pass for the characters of the play.
The Jungle Book - a Stage Adaptation
Price: Free! Words: 10,950. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2015. Categories: Plays » Ancient & Classical, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » Asian
Rudyard Kipling's classic story The Jungle Book is adapted for the stage for performance by all ages. This play is faithful to the original book and contains all of the characters people know and love, including Mowgli, Baloo, Bagheera, Kaa, and Shere Khan.
Dreamweaver
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,470. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2015. Categories: Plays » Shakespeare, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
This laugh-a-minute music and dance adaptation of Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream has been especially crafted for elementary school-aged cast members. The tried and true script offers additional speaking and non-speaking roles for that large classroom project, complete with staging notes and budget-friendly production hints. Kids love it, and audiences will too!
Literature Companion: Spring Awakening
Series: A Quick Guide · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,720. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2015 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Plays » European / German
The play primarily criticizes the sexually-oppressive culture that prevailed in the 19th century in Germany. Erotic fantasies have been very skillfully dramatized in this play.
Adam Mickiewicz's Forefathers' Eve, Part I
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,610. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2015. Categories: Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh, Fiction » Poetry » Eastern European Poetry
With the publication of Part I of Adam Mickiewicz’s Forefathers’ Eve, Charles S. Kraszewski brings his translation of the complete dramatic cycle to a completion.Begun in the 1820s, Part I is a well crafted first, introductory movement to the entirety of Forefathers’ Eve. Persons and themes and even verbal refrains are introduced here, to be developed and expanded upon in the other three parts.
Jackson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,530. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2015. Categories: Plays » Women Authors
This is a short novel written as a play. We are introduced to a young man, Jackson, who is trying to sell creatively his wares in an ice cream truck.
The Great American Western (The Lost Episode), A Musical Comedy
Price: Free! Words: 10,260. Language: American English. Published: January 25, 2015. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
(5.00 from 1 review)
This is a full length play written specifically for community theater. I am offering it to any non-profit theater company without cost to produce. (No royalties) .The Great American Western has won several regional awards and has been staged over 100 times. It is an edgy, politically incorrect musical that pokes fun at politicians, women’s lib, government, and pop culture. Have fun with it.