Plays » American / African American

Kabuki-West
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Price: Free! Words: 24,970. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2012. Category: Plays » Women Authors
Kabuki plays “dazzling” “haiku-like” Chicago Sun-Times “best of two worlds, fascinating” Oakland Tribune “resounds with Kabuki’s passion, fascination...in Sunde's adaptation, Zen philosophy is engrained into story, not imposed” L.A.Daily News “Essence of passion. Sunde's play compresses Homeric epic, is lucid and direct, makes you see and hear with awakened eyes and ears." Philadelphia Inquirer
Mastering Story Structure - A guide for writing unforgettable plays
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,120. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2012. Category: Plays » American / African American
Bill Johnson uses reviews of Romeo and Juliet, The Heidi Chronicles, Death of a Salesman, Hamlet, and The Iceman Cometh to teach the art and craft of writing powerful plays. Using this guide, you'll be able to learn about writing plays from masters of the craft.
Radio Plays
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Price: Free! Words: 25,700. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2012. Category: Plays » American / African American
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3 Radio Plays 3 Voodoo to Paradise: tropical night, mysterious wooden boat-load casting off for better future. The Sound of Sand: Blind boy’s mighty dangerous venture from sand-castle beach onto the sea. How His Bride Came To Abraham: Enemies trapped in no-man’s land make it paradise. An NPR, WNYC broadcast; a Bob Hope Award winner; a radio-adaptation of oft-produced, twice-published peace play.
Lol :/ and Other Modern Devised Plays
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Price: Free! Words: 33,970. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2013. Category: Plays » American / African American
lol :/ is a comical investigation into how we miscommunicate with technology as revealed by the story of two women reconnecting through Facebook. Also included in this edition: "Truth in Advertising", an emotional commentary on our twisted relationship with advertisements and "Wild World", the journey of two New Yorkers through a harsh city where you are the most alone when surrounded by others.
Who Will Bail Us Out?
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Price: Free! Words: 38,110. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2014. Category: Plays » American / African American
Who will bail out a Nigerian man who gets caught up in the drama of repaying the loan a customer of his bank took in his name when the customer suddenly disappeared into thin air with the whole money?
A Civil War Compendium
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 95,950. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2013. Category: Plays » American / African American
Here is a new way to experience one of America's most enduring novels The Red Badge of Courage through words, music, song and essay. The Stephen Crane novel appears here accompanied by Norman Ball's brand new musical SIDES: A Civil War Musical (Inspired by TRBOC) and Richard Stafford's true-to-life play Yours. Various historians add fascinating commentary. Don't miss this fabulous collection.
The Fading Flower and Swallow the Sun
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,550. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2012 by Zarahemla Books. Category: Plays » American / African American
In "The Fading Flower," when the son of Emma and Joseph Smith starts investigating the mysteries behind his father's involvement in polygamy, Emma must confront a chapter in her life that she would have rather left closed. "Swallow the Sun" follows C. S. Lewis on his journey from staunch atheist to one of the world's greatest defenders of Christianity.
The Unwed Widow
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Series: Read A Play, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,410. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2013. Category: Plays » American / African American
Young widow Ann Kidd arrives at Brenda’s Caribbean private beach resort to meet the newest member of Brenda’s “Scandal Survivor” club. He’s Travis Masterson a young TV star who has recently been trashed by the media for sexcapades which are not true. And Travis is also Ann’s husband, not her widow.
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.
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.
Trouble Junction (A Two-Act Play)
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 23,670. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2013. Category: Plays » American / African American
With almost-famous names like Wyatt Flerp and Messy James, there's bound to be trouble. Everywhere Wyatt goes, somebody's out to get him, sure he's that other Wyatt. And Messy craves one thing—for the townspeople to notice him. Life is filled with ups and downs, and sometimes things just don't turn out the way you might expect, especially in a town called Trouble Junction.
Les Années Sourdes, Vol 1
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 60,650. Language: French. Published: November 10, 2013 by Book Case Engine. Category: Plays » European / French
Collection de Pièces de théâtre 1991-1992. Ce livre rassemble les pièces suivantes: Les Moustiques, 1991; L’Ascenseur, 1992; L’Ordre Alphabêtatique, 1991; Les Maîtres de L’Oblique, 1992; Les Machines à Ressusciter, 1992.
Touching Lightly on Love and Death
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 23,200. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2012. Category: Plays » Women Authors
Well-known Chicago playwright Kathleen Thompson writes with intelligence,sensitivity and often wild humor about our deepest feelings. These three short plays explore how people in intimate situations--romance, family, friendship and danger--bring each other through . . . or try.
The Baron's Daughter (A Two-Act Play)
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 21,860. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2013. Category: Plays » Religious & Liturgical
The citizens of Miles Gap want land for a church. But greedy Baron Von Zandenberg stubbornly refuses to sell or give his land away. Local cowboy, Jeb Donovan, tries convincing the Baron it's the right thing to do, only to get himself beat up by the Baron's men. All hope for a church seems lost . . . until Cassandra, the Baron's daughter, returns to Miles Gap.
Insects
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 55,660. Language: American English. Published: April 25, 2014. Category: Plays » American / African American
By the year 2016 the fact that greenhouse gasses were changing the World’s climate was beyond doubt. Despite the irrefutable evidence, there were still those that refused to acknowledge that mankind’s actions were related to the heavy weather, now afflicting the planet. Who were these skeptics? In general, those that benefitted most from the lifestyle and status quo in the 21st century.
Cansville
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 54,780. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A young artist's experience taking the reins of an old theatre and utilizing the local characters to reconstruct the story of his boyhood home as a stageplay.
18 Plays For Untalented Actors
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,450. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012. Category: Plays » American / African American
Everything you need to begin your lifestyle as an actor: 18 short plays by Robert Crayola. "These scenes were designed with the neophyte actor in mind. Most theater requires effort, practice, timing, and skill. Not these scenes... I have so infused these scenes with my genius that it's a wonder you even need to show up." -- Robert Crayola, from the Introduction
POCS - Party for the Overthrow of the Capitalist System
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,430. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2014. Category: Plays » American / African American
Vera feels the world needs a revolution and is working on creating a group to accomplish the task. Justin, her liberal brother, thinks she is just trying to symbolically overthrow their capitalist father who is a devotee of mass marketing. When he meets with his daughter to dissuade her, he can't help but admire how she has absorbed much of his marketing skills, or refrain from joining her.
Sucker for Love (The last will and testament of Esuan Daily)
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You set the price! Words: 59,360. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2013. Category: Plays » American / African American
With all of it's distractions and wrong turns life is a difficult maze to navigate. It is often difficult to find the right path. Esuan Daily is no stranger to making mistakes. Mistakes are human. Mistakes are a learning tool. But some mistakes are ruinous and some can even be downright fatal. Especially when mixing love, money, pistols, and power.
In His Name
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 23,060. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2012. Category: Plays » American / African American
Stephen believes he’s a Christian and assures all he does is supported by scripture. Even when he kills people. Now in a small town, he "falls for" Maggie. Unhappy in her marriage, she’s also drawn to Stephen, who sees their match as made in heaven. Now he just has to eliminate Maggie's husband, John. Some can justify any behavior by Scripture, and Stephen’s found just the right verses.