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GEEK THEATER: 15 Plays by Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers
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Price: $14.95 USD. Words: 148,620. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2014. Category: Plays » American / African American
Geek Theater showcases 15 science fiction and fantasy stage plays by some of today’s top authors and award-winning playwrights and is the first anthology that truly delves into the world of speculative fiction theater.
A Christmas Carol: A Play in One Act
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,320. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2012. Category: Plays » Ancient & Classical
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Ebenezer Scrooge is the biggest miser in London and no one knows that better than his clerk Bob Cratchit, but the ghost of his business partner Jacob Marley doesn't want Scrooge to make the same mistakes he did. This one-act play is suitable for youth productions. A school production of this play will shed new light on a classic novel.
Sherlock & Watson: Behind Closed Doors
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 3,500. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2013. Category: Plays » Gay & Lesbian
Sherlock and Watson: Behind Closed Doors is a short play by Darren Stewart-Jones featuring characters created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. The play imagines Holmes and Watson as more than just friends.
Germanicus
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Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 43,330. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2013. Category: Plays » Ancient & Classical
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This is the first translation into English of the verse drama Germanicus by the Afrikaans poet N.P. Van Wyk Louw. The work was based on the first three chapters of the Annales of the Roman historiographer Tacitus. The drama has been considered a highlight in Afrikaans literature since its publication in 1956.
Just Wedded
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 13,350. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2014. Category: Plays » Medieval
JUST WEDDED exposes the thrill of a conventional marriage. It is a well-written play that will thrill you, inspire you, and satisfy your literary hunger. Aside being full of several lessons, it is a book that is full of truth. About to get married? You must see the book!
Music History
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 16,510. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2014. Category: Plays » American / African American
Set on the campus of the University of Illinois in 1963, Music History is a drama about both college life and the struggle for civil rights. The play tells one of many stories about a Black community that is multi-layered, complicated and constantly changing. Music History is also a story of individuals, of particular, complex, and unique women and men.
Feldman - A Play in Three Acts
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,350. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2014 by Cedars Spring Books. Category: Plays » American / African American
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.
The Abortion Monologues
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,330. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2012. Category: Plays » Canadian
In these dramatic monologues, twenty-three women reveal the details of their lives, relationships and families as they tell the stories of their abortions. Sometimes funny, sometimes heartbreaking, but always thought provoking, The Abortion Monologues exist in stark contrast to the real world in which women seldom publicly discuss this choice.
Henry IV: Part One In Plain and Simple English (A Modern Translation and the Original Version)
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Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 59. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 97,120. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2012. Category: Plays » Shakespeare
Shakespeare knew like few others how to dramatize the gossipy lives of kings. More importantly, he knew that just because it was history, that didn't mean it was boring. Today, however, Shakespeare's histories can be a bit of a drudge to plow through. Let BookCaps help with this modern translation of the classic history play.
Running: The Alex Decoteau Story
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 14,540. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2014 by FICTIVE PRESS. Category: Plays » Canadian
Inspired by the life of Alex Decoteau, this moving one-act play tells the tale of a Cree hero and running warrior. Canada's first aboriginal policeman (in Edmonton, Alberta, 1911), a champion runner and popular figure, Decoteau raced for Canada at the 1912 Olympics, fought for Canada in World War I and was killed, in 1917, while running a message at the Battle of Passchendaele. He was only 29.