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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.
Hector and Achilles
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 24,540. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2013 by Dragonfly Publishing, Inc.. Category: Plays » Ancient & Classical
HECTOR AND ACHILLES is an action-packed retelling in dramatic verse of the events surrounding the epic duel between Hector and Achilles. Based on Homer's ILLIAD, it is filled with action, passion, soaring verse, and even rollicking humor. [A Verse Drama (play in 9 scenes) by Edward Eaton (©2013) released by Dragonfly Publishing, Inc.]
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.
Ismene
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,260. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2013. Category: Plays » Ancient & Classical
The war of the Seven Against Thebes is ended, and after the fierce civil strife, the city needs a strong ruler. Or so thinks Creon, the regent, who decrees that no one should bury the body of the renegade, his nephew, as a warning to traitors. But can a man make laws not in accord with justice? In this retelling of Antigone, the question is posed from a new angle: the slow sister, Ismene.
The Telescope
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Price: $3.10 USD. Words: 4,020. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Inspirational
The world seen from the sky or another vision of God. A God who is not a 'Cecil B. DeMil miracle maker', who is not everywhere and in everything, who doesn’t decide everything that happens to the world and who didn’t create the earth or the stars.
La Longuevue
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Price: $3.10 USD. Words: 3,950. Language: French. Published: June 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Inspirational
Le monde vu du ciel ou une autre vision de Dieu qui n'est pas un faiseur de miracles à la Cecil B. DeMil, qui n'est pas partout et en tout, qui ne décide pas de tout ce qui arrive dans le monde et qui n'a créé ni la terre ni les étoiles.
Bloodlines - a play in two acts
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 11,090. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2013 by WordCrafts Press. Category: Plays » American / African American
"Ladies and gentlemen of the Gallery. Before you are three condemned men. You are here to witness their execution." Bloodlines is a stage play about Jake and Joey, two brothers who are partners in crime.
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.
Playground for Talking Heads
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 33,230. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2013 by Book Case Engine. Category: Plays » American / African American
The Playground is the Thing: "Why did you bring me here? To a place like this?" asks the bewildered Kate while trapped in the conceptual hopscotch of Frederic Colier’s relentless imagination. As moral outrage resurfaces in our overtly self-conscious Look-Forward-In-Angst generation, it becomes apparent that our intellectual community is in dire need of a playground.