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Emergency Meeting of the Yale University Women Philosophers Group
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Price: Free! Words: 3,430. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2014. Category: Plays » American / African American
Recently there has been a rash of campus sex harassment reports. Surprisingly, many have been tied to that backwater of the humanities, University Philosophy Departments, where students are taught about justice, morality and other high-minded things. When a prominent Yale University professor is implicated as a serial seducer, the women professors in the department decide they need to talk.
We Interrupt This Program
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Price: Free! Words: 3,110. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2014. Category: Plays » American / African American
(3.67 from 3 reviews)
A white collar family and a blue collar one are listening to War of the Worlds in 1939 in neighboring apartments.
The Mighty Samurai and the Evil Bird Demon Etsushi: A Kwirky-buki Play
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Price: Free! Words: 12,210. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2014. Category: Plays » American / African American
Kabuki style story (with an American/English Style Farce): a dishonored samurai comes to the aid of a lord and his daughter to vanquish the evil bird demon Etsushi.
The Great Carbuncle
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Adapted from Nathaniel Hawthorne's short story, a group of people in the 60's get lost in the Ozarks in a winter storm, but that's when they see the legendary fist-sized gem.
The Boy Toy
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Rich ex-trophy wife uses hypnosis to make her young boyfriend interesting, but it backfires when he goes crazy with each suggestion.
No Touching
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Price: Free! Words: 16,990. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2014. Category: Plays » American / African American
A painter is attracted to his male model as well as a rough prostitute he pays to only listen to his problems.
Hedgehog
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,180. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2014. Category: Plays » American / African American
In an SRO stuffed with people living on the margins of society is Leo, a young man who spent years in a mental institution because his epilepsy was judged a mental illness. The experience left Leo with a morbid attachment to a fictional character that suffered the same misdiagnosis. He lives Myshkin's life, and so do his fellow residents in order to satisfy the likeable Leo.
Suicide Squeeze: An Existential Crisis At Third Base
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Price: Free! Words: 2,220. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2014. Category: Plays » American / African American
It’s the ninth inning of the last game of “Philosopher First Baseman” Johnny Banner’s long major league career, and Banner comes to bat. When he hits a triple and ends up 90 feet away from scoring the winning run, suddenly he’s overcome by the feeling: What’s next in my life? But nobody in the stadium seems to care. Well, almost nobody... A 10-minute tragicomedy.
Who Killed Admiral Darlan?
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,050. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2014. Category: Plays » American / African American
It is December 1942. British and American forces have conquered French territories in Northern Africa from Morocco through Algeria. The American side has chosen Admiral Darlan as the leader of liberated territories even though a top Vichy collaborator. Many opposing forces want Darlan removed. Eventually done in mysterious circumstances.
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?
How America Does It
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Price: Free! Words: 4,110. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2014. Category: Plays » American / African American
(1.00 from 1 review)
The United States has it's own unique way of conducting foreign policy. One which all other countries criticize while secretly wishing they could emulate. The play depicts the preparation of Kerry's dramatic presentation of alleged poison gas crimes committed by Syria. President Obama had to join with aides to find ways to work-up the emotionally deficient Kerry.
Flowing In The Wing
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Price: Free! Words: 330. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2014. Category: Plays » American / African American
(5.00 from 1 review)
Imagination is everything while our minds are forming and developing at a young age. As a young girl and boy release their imagination there is beauty that was never seen before.
!Strike!
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Price: Free! Words: 4,980. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2014. Category: Plays » American / African American
What if workers with grievances followed simple and obvious practices that gave them a chance to achieve their goals, rather than obeying rules established by the enemy that assure their defeat? And what if communities that consist largely of those workers realized that they can never establish decent living conditions for all unless they united against their common enemy?
Is It Dead Yet? "Communism" In China
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Price: Free! Words: 3,570. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014. Category: Plays » American / African American
It is the near future. A meeting of the standing committee of the Chinese political bureau has been called to discuss the need for a transition. Which direction should they take - toward bourgeois political democracy, or given the evident weaknesses of world capitalism and the corruption and increasing class division at home, a new look at revolutionary organization.
Fahrenheit 1700
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Price: Free! Words: 4,210. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2014. Category: Plays » American / African American
A bunch of high school students are sick of being trained to pass tests rather than receiving a real learning experience. So instead of a test taking rehearsal they decide instead to take over their classroom to play their unique version of volleyball. When the principal and security cop intervene they are taken hostage and administered a learning experience of their own.
A Wake
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,720. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2014. Category: Plays » American / African American
A wake is being held at the home of the deceased. The younger people are playing a charade featuring a famous saying about death. The older folks take their behavior as a show of disrespect. But as furniture made by the now dead Gianni collapses beneath his mourners, and they gag on his homemade wine, the youth can't help but wonder at the legacy being left to them by their elders
Wittgenstein's Hitler
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,040. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2014. Category: Plays » American / African American
Ludwig Wittgenstein is in Berlin to bribe the Nazis so that he may secure the safety of his two sisters living in Austria. Hitler learns that his old schoolmate is in city and asks to see him. Since Hitler personally decides on any change in Jewish status Wittgenstein can hardly refuse.
FreeDumb
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,760. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2014. Category: Plays » American / African American
Sue is troubled. Henry and Elsie, an older couple, engage her in conversation out of fear that she may harm herself. Her concerns are tied to those of her soldier boyfriend Joe who has orders to return to combat. When a federal agent arrives at the diner where these events take place, they all must decide between the law and what is right.