Plays » American / African American

Treasure Island, A Stage Play for Children
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,600. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2014. Category: Plays » American / African American
This play for children to perform is humorously based on the book by Robert Louis Stevenson. As Poly-Narrator says, “This here presentation of Treasure Island is based on the book by Robert Louis Stevenson. Do you know what it means when a performance is said to be based on the book? Not much, that’s what.” Well-known characters are still part of the play: Jim Hawkins, Long John Silver, & pirates!
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.
Literature Companion: Waiting for Lefty
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Series: A Quick Guide, Book 68 ยท Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 245. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,610. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
The entire play revolves around the meeting of cab drivers who happen to be planning a labor strike. Through the dramatic device of framing, the playwright makes the audience a part of the meeting.
Dentro Tango Argentino – La Storia del più Importante Show di Tango di Tutti i Tempi
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Price: $13.55 USD. Words: 58,770. Language: Italian. Published: June 1, 2014 by Enrico Massetti. Category: Plays » American / African American
Tango Argentino è stato lo spettacolo innovativo che ha portato alla rinascita di interesse per il Tango Argentino. Ha debuttato a Parigi, poi ha conquistato Broadway e, in seguito, ha girato il mondo intero. Ha avuto un’enorme influenza culturale sulla comprensione della storia del tango, della sua musica e danza, moda, capelli e trucco.
Receding References
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,470. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2014. Category: Plays » American / African American
An MTA train operator reacts violently when he finds a noose hanging in his cab. Parties assemble for a solution.The result is a confusing series of exchanges regarding who did what, various meanings for that particular event, and other racial, sexual, and historical transformations that occur without people changing their now incorrect understanding from what it was when first presented to them.
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.
Inside Tango Argentino: The Story of the Most Important Tango Show of All Time
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 57,760. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2014 by Enrico Massetti. Category: Screenplays » Musical
Tango Argentino was the groundbreaking show that led to the renaissance of interest in Argentine Tango. It premiered in Paris, then conquered Broadway and, later, toured the whole world. It had enormous cultural influence on the understanding of tango history, music and dance, fashion, hair and makeup.
Who Will Bail Us Out?
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Price: Free! Words: 38,180. 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
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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.
Grace - A One-Act Play
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,820. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2014. Category: Plays » American / African American
A One-Act play about religion, friendship, and mortality. Four cast members, minimal set.
First and Last Month: A Play
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,900. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2014. Category: Plays » American / African American
A hilarious and uplifting play about three friends from the Midwest who make their way to New York City in search of new beginnings.
Ruby Lou and the White Gold Saloon
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,120. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2014. Category: Plays » American / African American
Ruby Lou and the rest of the town only drink White Gold (except for three people who drink Black Gold without a straw); it’s the best thing west (and east, some say) of the Mississippi. A stranger comes to town with Purple Nugget for everyone to try and he won’t take “no” for an answer, even if it means forcing the town to change.
Flowing In The Wing
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Price: Free! Words: 330. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2014. Category: Plays » American / African American
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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.
The Dilemma
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Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 8,390. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2014. Category: Plays » American / African American
With sexual intimacy a thing of the distant past Joe faces what for him were life and death issues after prescription drugs caused his libido to spring alive causing his dilemma. How he solves that dilemma is revealed in the play.
It Could'a Been
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,650. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2014. Category: Plays » American / African American
A children’s play with music highlighting three tall tales: Johnny Appleseed, Sal Fink and Febold Feboldson. Johnny loves more than anything to give apple seedlings to passing pioneers. Sal Fink is the daughter of keelboatmen Mike Fink and just as tough and extremely big-hearted. Febold Feboldson is by himself on the great plains of Nebraska and wants neighbors.
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.
The Annual Conference of the Genii in Regards to the Peculiar World of Humans
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,680. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Performing Arts / Theater
This play for children, based on the Arabian Tales, is about a group of genii who get together each year to discuss and laugh about the behavior of humans. Ali Baba and Sinbad come up in conversation as well as Baba Abdalla, and the Fisherman.
Topless in Philadelphia
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,820. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2014. Category: Plays » American / African American
Topless in Philadelphia is a one man monologue stage comedy ideally suited for both amateur and professional productions. It can also be used as an audition piece.