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Mark Twain's 'Is Shakespeare Dead?' by Keir Cutler
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,330. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2014. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Essay » Author profile
Mark Twain's hilarious (1909) debunking of the myth that William Shakespeare wrote the works of Shakespeare, adapted as a monologue for the stage by Keir Cutler, PhD. Performed across North America since 2002. "Cutler humorously distills Twain's thesis that Shakespeare didn't actually write the great works attributed to him. It's a compelling argument . . . great comic effect." Orlando Sentinel
Treasure Island, A Stage Play for Children by Marian Scadden
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,600. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2014. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Pirates
This play for children to perform is humorously based on the book by Robert Louis Stevenson. As Poly-Narrator says, “This here presentation of Treasure Island is based on the book by Robert Louis Stevenson. Do you know what it means when a performance is said to be based on the book? Not much, that’s what.” Well-known characters are still part of the play: Jim Hawkins, Long John Silver, & pirates!
L'Initiation Marine by Thyerik
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.
Méryem ou La Tragédie des Nuits by Thyerik
Price: Free! Words: 52,050. Language: French. Published: June 29, 2014. Categories: Plays » European / French, Fiction » Inspirational
"Méryem ou la Tragédie des Nuits" est une pièce de théâtre onirique. Le roi Farnace règne inflexible sur son pays éternellement en guerre contre une secrète barbarie. Mais une nuit, son destin lui fait croiser le chemin de l'errante Méryem, hantée par un passé mystérieux. Grâce à elle, Farnace se surprend malgré lui à retrouver l'espérance.
A Lesson in Preparedness by Bryan Simpson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,150. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2014. Categories: Plays » Religious & Liturgical
What happens when you go before a group of people unprepared? This skit will show you every ugly angle. Two people have agreed to sing a song during a church service, but haven't practiced. The narrator will present every possible outcome of this performance. This is a fun skit that will keep everyone's attention. Combined with a good hymn, it will give a powerful message to any church member.
Feldman - A Play in Three Acts by David Rade
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,350. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2014 by Cedars Spring Books. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Screenplays » Drama
Arrested for panhandling with $20k in his bag, Danny Feldman is confronted by a system determined to institutionalize him "in his own best interests." His freedom depends on the defense of a compassionate lawyer who volunteers to represent him against all odds. Danny’s struggle touches our hearts. FELDMAN raises questions about justice, mental health, individual rights, what it is to be free.
Literature Companion: The White Devil by History World
Series: A Quick Guide, Book 69 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 247. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,410. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
“The White Devil” by English playwright John Webster first premiered in 1612. The play’s premier proved to be a complete failure, very talked about notorious failure. It is a revenge tragedy, which according to Webster was not appreciated by an unreceptive audience in the dead of winter when it first premiered.
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?
Windows on Shakespeare by Geoffrey Gibson
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 116,440. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2014. Categories: Plays » Shakespeare, Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
A handbook of the life and times of Shakspeare and each of the thirty-eight plays focussed on film and sound reproduction.
Romeold and Juliancient: Middle Age in the Middle Ages by Alec Heilizer
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 14,290. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2014. Categories: Plays » Shakespeare, Fiction » Romance » Historical(5.00 from 1 review)
What if the greatest love story ever told, didn't have to end? Romeold and Juliancient is a play in which Romeo and Juliet both survive and are now in middle age and unhappy with both their marriage and their lives in general. All of the characters from the original play return in this new look at an old love story. The Capulets and Montagues clash in sit-com like moments during this comedic play.
Shakespeare In Italy, the Bard's forbidden romance by Paul Streitz
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 21,990. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2014. Categories: Screenplays » Romance, Plays » Shakespeare
A romantic screenplay/play of the Bard's romance with the Italian courtesan and poet, Veronica Franco, on his 1574 tour of Italy.
HenryIV Part 2 by William Shakespeare: A Study Guide by Ray Moore
Series: Study Guides, Book 11. Price: $4.25 USD. Words: 4,710. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2014. Categories: Plays » Shakespeare, Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
Would you like to develop a deeper understanding of this history play? This guide provides in-depth questions on every scene of the play Henry IV Part 2 by William Shakespeare covering: plot, themes, and style and stagecraft. The questions are carefully worded to draw your attention to key ideas so that your understanding of this sometimes difficult text will develop.