Plays » American / African American

Surviving Romeos and Juliets
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,270. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2015. Categories: Plays » American / African American
Surviving Romeos and Juliets is a romp, a farce and fun to watch. A group of Romeos and Juliets help two teenage boys with their Shakespeare assignment. They make things worse, and confusion fills the stage, as personal problems and attitudes are revealed. The play is a great choice for a high school drama production because it allows teens, who love to perform, the chance to make people laugh.
Ready Reference Treatise: I Will Marry When I Want
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,390. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Plays » American / African American
The play is set in Post Independence Kenya. It illustrates the legacies of colonialism and innumerable difficulties which the Kenyans faced after the successful overthrow of British colonial rule.
You Want Sex?: A Short Play
Price: Free! Words: 2,340. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2015. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
A Short play. June and Jimmie are street people and police informants. They want out. When a nice lady who helps the homeless comes to visit, they have fun pretending Jimmie is a retarded pervert. She doesn’t have the fun, but helps them out anyway.
Creeps
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,510. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2015. Categories: Plays » American / African American
Creeps is a play that teenagers like reading and like watching and like performing. They can easily relate to the characters and the action in the play. They have all been to the mall and they know how teens act when they are there. In the play a group of geeks are happily eating lunch when cool kids came along and insult them. The geeks are forced into action and the consequences of it are funny.
Match Please, Darling: A Bickersons Play
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 18,890. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2015 by Ben Ohmart. Categories: Plays » American / African American
Written in the 1960s by Philip Rapp (creator of the Bickersons and writer for Baby Snooks) and Joel Rapp (TV writer for McHale's Navy and many others), this is the only Official play starring The Bickersons.
An Evening with Edgar Allan Poe
Price: Free! Words: 14,930. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2015. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Framed by the story "The Fall of the House of Usher," this stage play encompasses six other famous and not-so-famous Edgar Allan Poe stories into one entertaining evening. Included are "The Tell-Tale Heart," "The Raven," "The Cask of Amontillado," "The Masque of the Red Death," "The System of Dr. Tarr & Prof. Fether," and "The Facts in the Case of Monsieur Valdemar."
The Freezer and Other Short Plays
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,240. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2015. Categories: Plays » American / African American
This collection of short plays includes the Freezer, the Boot, Man and the Bus Stop. From avoiding flying boots to the funny conversations people have while waiting for the bus, some of these plays are sure to delight and amuse. Others take a more serious tone hitting on the dangers of forgetting to leave the freezer door ajar and what happens when you lose the love of your life.
10 Short Plays: 10 Critical Moments
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,790. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2015. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » Anthologies
10 Short Plays. 10 Critical Moments. Most take place on a bench in the park for ease of production. You want sex? High flyers Their last chance Androidian love I’m too old for this crap Sammy finds a way The kiss Deep and serious A cougar’s kitchen Smackin’ the monkey
Electric Man, A Turbo Turkey Original Play (Early Edition)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,850. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2015 by MeTime Publishing. Categories: Plays » American / African American
Turbo Turkey brings you the super hero story of Electric Man! See him fight crime while looking for love in the big city! This Early Edition is for preview, fundraising, and collectors purposes and should not be considered a finished work. This version has not been edited and only lightly formatted.
Standing By
Price: Free! Words: 5,040. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2015. Categories: Plays » American / African American
A one-act 30 minute play about high school students dealing with the various forms of bullying that go on in their lives. The play takes a hard and honest look at what high school students go through on a daily basis to deal with the bullying that happens to them. Many of the stories in the play are based on real life experiences of high school students.
Grimm's Fairy Tales - a stage play
Price: Free! Words: 9,590. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2015. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Plays » European / German
Fifteen-year-old Jacob Grimm and his thirteen-year-old brother Wilhelm run away from home after their father's death. With the help of sisters Liesel and Gretel, they manage to survive in a world of wolves and foxes while encountering friendly ogres and the Bremen Town Musicians. This stage play has been produced successfully and is suitable for schools and community theatres.
Recital
Price: Free! Words: 1,090. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2015. Categories: Plays » American / African American
A last request from a mother to a son in a long-broken relationship. "Recital" was a 2015 Boston Theater Marathon finalist.
Sammy Finds A Way: A Short Play
Price: Free! Words: 2,820. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2015. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
A short play. Susan and Sammy fall in love at the New Horizon Home for the Elderly. The puritanical director won’t let them be together except in the day room. Susan has severe asthma, serious brain damage, and frequently flips into a sad, little girl who wants to go home. Sammy finds a way.
From the Page to the Stage: Two Plays for Women
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,680. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2015. Categories: Plays » Women Authors, Plays » American / African American
FROM THE PAGE TO THE STAGE: Two Plays for Women features two comedies, Grandmothers, Incorporated (Two Acts) and Stake Out (One Act), with marvelous characters who are both mature and memorable. The plays in FROM THE PAGE TO THE STAGE: Two Plays for Women are available for production. For those who want to enjoy a good read, FROM THE PAGE TO THE STAGE: Two Plays for Women delivers!
The Paper Fight
Price: Free! Words: 480. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Amish & Mennonite, Plays » American / African American
An inspiring short story for those who are struggling with severe trials.
All Is Well That Ends Well (A Short Play)
Price: $1.80 USD. Words: 4,430. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2015. Categories: Plays » American / African American
We have the Mr. Shawn and Mr. Mogera whose lives are inter-woven by silly events. One good deed deserves another and for sure, we should do good as the Swahili say "tenda wema nenda zako", which means "do good and go your way. True enough, the play seeks to demonstrate what the good we do can return to us, not with trumpets, but with the most unexpected of live's events.
"The Hairy Ape" Summarized and Analyzed
Series: A Quick Guide · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,390. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2015 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Plays » American / African American
The play is focused on a brutish and unthinking laborer who is known as Yank. In the world that is controlled by the rich, Yank searches for a sense of belonging.
A Christmas Carol - a Stage Adaptation
Price: Free! Words: 9,150. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2015. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
Charles Dickens' classic tale of Ebenezer Scrooge comes to life on the stage. This stage adaptation is true to the book and includes all of the famous characters: Scrooge, Cratchit, Tiny Tim, and the three Ghosts. It has also been performed several times onstage.
Before I Wake script and story
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,040. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Plays » American / African American
David Conklin has a problem. Somebody's trying to kill him in his sleep. How long could you hold them off? How long could you stay awake? This edition includes the original radio play and the original published story, as well as an introductory essay detailing the curious history of this story since 1988.
A Sextet of Strange Stagings: Six Surprising Scripts
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 11,790. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2015. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Plays » Gay & Lesbian
A collection of short plays with a touch of romance, science fiction, mystery, surprise, and a whole lot of strangeness. All can be staged royalty-free with sets as simple or as elaborate as you want them to be. Adult language and situations make these scripts best for college-age folks or older.