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Before I Wake script and story
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,040. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Plays » American / African American
David Conklin has a problem. Somebody's trying to kill him in his sleep. How long could you hold them off? How long could you stay awake? This edition includes the original radio play and the original published story, as well as an introductory essay detailing the curious history of this story since 1988.
A Sextet of Strange Stagings: Six Surprising Scripts
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 11,790. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2015. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Plays » Gay & Lesbian
A collection of short plays with a touch of romance, science fiction, mystery, surprise, and a whole lot of strangeness. All can be staged royalty-free with sets as simple or as elaborate as you want them to be. Adult language and situations make these scripts best for college-age folks or older.
Книга Первая: Пробуждение
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 42,220. Language: Russian. Published: March 14, 2015. Categories: Plays » Russian & Former Soviet Union, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » Russian
Пошаговый процесс расширения познания и применения знаний для объединения разума, тела и Души в Единое творение
Literature Help: Eugene Onegin
Series: A Quick Guide · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,310. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2015 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Plays » Russian & Former Soviet Union
Being considered a classic of Russian literature, “Eugene Onegin” inspired several contemporary and future writers in the country.
Shakespeare for Slackers: Macbeth
Series: Shakespeare for Slackers. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 75,280. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2015 by Five Rivers Publishing info@5rivers.org. Categories: Plays » Shakespeare
You know, back in the day, Shakespeare wasn't considered elite. Oh sure, his plays were performed for royalty, but they were actually written for tradesmen, shopkeepers, average Joes, anybody who could pay a penny for a ticket. Mostly he wrote plays for the common man, using the language of the times. Times have changed.
Ready Reference Treatise: Death and the Maiden
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,250. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Plays » American / African American
“Death and the Maiden” is considered to be the playwright’s most renowned and influential play. The play deals with several significant themes such as politics, war, democracy, political and social stability, etc.
Play: A Play by Jed McKenna
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,850. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Plays » Religious & Liturgical
Play is written in seven vignettes which provide a mostly light and always rewarding overview of the journey of spiritual awakening as presented in Jed McKenna's Enlightenment Trilogy and Theory of Everything, published by Wisefool Press.
Moïra ou les Enfants du Désert
Price: $5.49 USD. Words: 17,340. Language: French. Published: March 8, 2015. Categories: Plays » Women Authors, Plays » European / French
Moïra ou les Enfants du Désert de CORINNE TISSERAND-SIMON est une pièce de théâtre d'anticipation écrite en 1996.L'action de Moira et les enfants du désert se déroulent dans une uchronie au futur antérieur ou se pose la question de la transmission du savoir et du sens..
Live On Stage! General Grant vs. General Lee: The Checkers Game at Appomattox Court House
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,650. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2015. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Plays » American / African American
U. S. Civil War generals Ulysses S. Grant of the Union, and Robert E. Lee of the Confederacy, meet in a mysterious checkers match to reenact and simulate their famous battles in the final year of the conflict. (A one act play)
Эстрадные миниатюры
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,490. Language: Russian. Published: March 5, 2015 by T/O "Neformat". Categories: Plays » Russian & Former Soviet Union
Небольшие рассказы-миниатюры, иногда забавные, иногда похожие на побасенки-новеллы, отражают нашу сегодняшнюю жизнь со всеми ее смешными и грустными сторонами - всё, о чем стоит задуматься, улыбнуться, с чем можно примириться или все же попытаться изменить. Женская логика, понятная и недвусмысленная. Внутренний голос умудренных змеи и голубя одновременно. Декларация нелюбви, которая заканчивается
Radical!
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,410. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2015. Categories: Plays » Religious & Liturgical, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
Radical! begins with a play, If the poor are on the moon.., about Mother Teresa (currrently freely available on the web). Monologs follow on artistic and scientific radicals (Berlioz, Sibelius, Sigmund Freud, JS Mill, Conan Doyle, Bernard Shaw, HG Wells, George Orwell, JB Priestley), as well as shorter features. Environmental verse and an essay on a statistical relativity conclude.
DinerFrica
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,520. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2015. Categories: Plays » American / African American
A group of friends meet at a dormroom apartment to watch the African Cup of Nations Final, but the snack they eat becomes the topic of conversation. N.B: A production of this play was done for an event on the Penn State Harrisburg campus.
Literature Help: Six Characters In Search of an Author
Series: A Quick Guide · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,350. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2015 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
It is an absurdist meta-theatrical play which explores the relationship between authors, their characters, and theatre practitioners.
Ready Reference Treatise: Woyzeck
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,740. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
“Woyzeck” by Georg Buchner was first published in 1879. The author had left it incomplete when he died, but several writers, editors, and translators finished the play after the death of the playwright.
"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.