Plays » American / African American

Our Wives Have Gone Mad
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Price: $3.99 USD. 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.
Where Your Treasure Is
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 38,230. Language: Australian English. Published: October 29, 2014. Category: Plays » American / African American
In a series of plays written for a teen audience, "Where Your Treasure Is" explores a variety of Christian concepts, from the real meaning of trust, freedom and forgiveness, to the importance of exercising the gifts we have been given. Plays range from 8 to 70 minutes and usually require 6 or 8 actors.
Thy Fearful Symmetry: A Tragedy for Modern Man
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Price: Free! Words: 15,860. 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.
Conversations with Dudley Dewlap: Audio Theater Scripts on the World from a Lizard Point of View
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 14,210. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2014. Category: Plays » American / African American
Conversations with Dudley Dewlap: the World from a Lizard Point of View is a collection of short comedy, small cast, audio scripts with gender neutral roles. Lead characters are talk show hosts who discuss various amusing topics. The scripts can be combined or used individually. Additional cast can be used for the sound effects. Approximate running times range from 5 to 20 minutes.
The One-Act
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Price: Free! Words: 3,600. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2014. Category: Plays » American / African American
This is a comedic play for one-act high school theatre competition for people who don't like one-act high school theatre competitions.
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.
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.
Curtis Curly-tail and the Ship of Sneakers: A Tail of Adventure
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 3,570. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2014. Category: Plays » American / African American
Curtis, the perfect curly-tail lizard of Warderick Wells, decides to see where the tourists come from. He sets sail on his adventure in a Ship of Sneakers!
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.
Up The River without a Cocktail: Three Classic Stories Adapted for Audio Theater
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 14,350. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2014. Category: Plays » American / African American
Audio theater scripts adapted from three classic tales. In Edgar Lee Masters’ Spoon River Anthology, history students discovering the stories of the occupants of the cemetery. In O’Henry’s The Ransom of Red Chief, a kidnapping goes awry. In Robert Service’s The Ballad of the Ice-Worm Cocktail, false bravado is reveale during the Yukon gold rush. Performance rights included with script purchase.
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.
Shrine of the Seven Iguanas: A Two-Part Audio Theater Script
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 13,220. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2014. Category: Plays » American / African American
Shrine of the Seven Iguanas is a 2-part audio theater script for a full-length mystery, for both children and adults. The script includes parts for male and female characters. It is educational, well-suited for presentation by school and community theaters. The mystery is set in modern times with flashbacks to the historical Olmec period, against the backdrop of the Central American rainforest.
Mayhem in Swamp and Snow: Audio Plays
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 10,720. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2014. Category: Plays » American / African American
Danger can lurk a mangrove swamp or on a highway during a snowstorm. This collection offers full-length mystery audio theater scripts. The scripts are suited for presentation by school and community theaters. "In The Swamp" takes place in a Florida mangrove swamp where skeletons are found. "Ruby Snowstorm" tells of a woman found murdered in her car while stranded in a snowstorm on Interstate 78.
Elephants, Allergies, and Iguana Chanukah: Audio Plays
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 10,770. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2014. Category: Plays » American / African American
Elephants, Allergies, and Iguana Chanukah is a collection of one act length comedy audio theater scripts. Joy’s Bug’s Blues tells of an encounter with an elephant. In Take Your Best Shot, a man becomes allergic to political parties but his allergist has the cure. The Gift is a Chanukah tale involving the rescue of an injured iguana and its impact on the family members, both human and iguana.
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: $2.90 USD. 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.