Plays » American / African American

Another Wedding
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 18,380. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2014. Category: Plays » American / African American
Marriage is not for the feeble minded, it is not a “test –run”, it is for better or worse! But can one really get a partner that would be there through thick and thin? A partner that would walk on the Rose’s petals as well as on the Thorns.
The Loiterer
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Price: Free! Words: 1,390. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2014. Category: Plays » American / African American
Nellie Ragsdale's feeling of apprehension about a stranger, whom she observes loitering outside her home, soon turns to one of pity.
Trieamgular
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,310. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2014. Category: Plays » American / African American
A tale of intertwining dreams for progress, a young man spirals through space and time in different universes to find the answers to himself and everything.
A New Year Carol
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Price: Free! Words: 3,950. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2014. Category: Plays » American / African American
This is a radio play loosely based on Dickens's "A Christmas Carol". It is completely secular, and takes about half an hour.
Warning Shots
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,960. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2014. Category: Plays » American / African American
Aella is a sixteen year old girl who has witnessed the worst things a girl her age can witness, the onslaught of the American Civil War. In this compelling monodrama from acclaimed playwright Everett Robert, Aella recounts her experiences witnessing the two attacks on Lawrence, KS and the lessons she has learned from them. This piece is perfect for the young, female actor.
Big Foot
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Price: Free! Words: 8,950. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2014. Category: Plays » American / African American
It was the first camping trip for the Trail Blazers and little did they know they would be hiking directly into a battle between a dangerous bear and the mythical Bigfoot!
Our Wives Have Gone Mad
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Price: Free! Words: 11,050. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: October 30, 2014. Category: Plays » American / African American
'Our Wives Have Gone Mad' written by Joseph Ochie reminisces on the predicament of women in a male-dominated society;their triumph and their triumphant ululation occasioned by that triumph. So long as gender discourse rages, the play is a deep contribution to it.
Thy Fearful Symmetry: A Tragedy for Modern Man
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,950. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2014. Category: Plays » American / African American
Attis just wants to get laid. But he doesn’t know how to be a man. Worse, he’s in love with his Women’s Studies professor at Berkeley--a known cougar. When his professor gets appointed to fill the remaining term of a retiring US Senator, Attis and his friend Larry plot to seduce and blackmail her. But their plan goes awry, and Attis’ frustration boils over into rape, murder, and self-mutilation.
The One-Act
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Price: Free! Words: 3,600. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2014. Category: Plays » American / African American
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This is a comedic play for one-act high school theatre competition for people who don't like one-act high school theatre competitions.
A Christmas Carol - Drama Script
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 16,630. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2014. Category: Plays » American / African American
In this adaption of the story by Charles Dickens, the playwright has used his skills as a playwright, as well researching both the time period and the life of Dickens, to bring an understanding of who Scrooge was, why he was the way he was, and what Dickens was trying to share in this story.
Journey Through the Planets
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Price: Free! Words: 4,070. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2014. Category: Plays » American / African American
Journey Through the Planets is a hilariously funny one act play suitable for children to perform. The plot follows a crew aboard a star cruiser shuttling a vacationing collection of comical passengers on a trek through the solar system. There is no fee for downloading or performing. You'll love this one.
The Boy or Girl Who Cried, "Stampeding Herd of Elephants!"
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Price: Free! Words: 2,530. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2014. Category: Plays » American / African American
The Boy or Girl Who Cried, "Stampeding Herd of Elephants!" is a comedic fairy tale spoof for school productions or classwork. It's based on the story "The Boy Who Cried Wolf" and offers many diverse roles for both elementary and middle schools as well as high school actors to produce for younger audiences.
Wild Kingdom High School Redux
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Price: Free! Words: 3,920. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2014. Category: Plays » American / African American
Six short humorous scripts about the high school experience for students and teachers.
Literature Companion: Fences
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Series: A Quick Guide, Book 100 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 285. Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 9,350. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
It is also pointed out that “Fences” is a dense and unsettling play. The play runs for three hours, heavily laden with lost hope and broken dreams. Some people say that the length of the play makes it depressing after some time.
"Master Harold"...and the Boys Made Easy: Literature Guide
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Series: A Quick Guide, Book 95 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 280. Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 7,460. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
The story of the play is set in South Africa. The action takes place during apartheid era in South Africa. The play presents the effect of institutionalized racism and hatred on the people who have to live during that period.
"Top Girls" Made Easy: Literature Guide
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Series: Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 278 · A Quick Guide, Book 94. Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 9,610. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
“Top Girls” by Caryl Churchill was first launched in 1982. The play is focused on a woman named Marlene. She happens to be an ambitious and career-driven woman. Her only interest in life seems to be women’s success in business and their careers.
Third Term President
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Price: Free! Words: 19,600. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2014. Category: Plays » American / African American
Third Term President, written by Joseph Godwin Ochie, a University of Nigeria-trained Political Scientist, is a predictive of the demise to which a perpetuation of self in power by a Nigerian president, who shall forever remain nameless, is to be fated. President Bande, an ex-military Head of State wants to remain in power for life. Find out who is this man.
Ready Reference Treatise: The Caretaker
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Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 111 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 263. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,840. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
According to Harold Pinter, he wrote “The Caretaker” while he and his wife were living in Chiswick. There are some events in the play which clearly seem to be drawn on those events which had taken place in Pinter’s own life at the time.
Literature Help: The History Boys
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Series: A Quick Guide, Book 83 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 262. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,720. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
The story of the play presents the struggle of the students to get access into a top-tier university. The play poses several questions about the purpose of education and the methods of teachings students.
Literature Help: A View from the Bridge
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Series: A Quick Guide, Book 79 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 258. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,710. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
“A View from the Bridge” by Arthur Miller is a two-act play. It was first staged on 29th of September, 1955, as a one-act verse drama on Broadway. The play failed miserably, and consequently Miller revised the play and rewrote in two acts. It was highly successful and became very popular in a short period of time.