Plays » American / African American

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.
Disturbing the Police
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,360. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2014. Category: Plays » American / African American
Jerry is in court fighting a disturbing the peace charge issued during his one-man protest against increasing American authoritarianism. During his trial the courtroom is seized by a much more serious protestor and Jerry, his friend Richie, attorney Veronica, arresting officer Crowder, and Judge Durastein end up sitting on the floor while hostage-taker Forbin negotiates with the police chief. Even
Literature Help: Private Lives
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Series: Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 217 · A Quick Guide, Book 51. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,920. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
The play revolves around a divorced couple. They happen to be on honeymoon with their new spouses. It happens to be coincident that they are staying in adjacent rooms at the same hotel, and they come to know about it.
Life Science
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,730. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2014. Category: Plays » American / African American
An impromptu party to celebrate a friend's first real job leads to an intoxicating discussion on the pathways to truthfulness until a high school student drops in for a painting lesson and instead provides a lesson for the others through his life experiences.
On Top of Mount Zion
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,890. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2014. Category: Plays » American / African American
The time is the near future. Israel's bombing of Iran has turned into a catastrophe for the U.S. Since most Americans believe that our Mideast policy is controlled by American Jews in the interest of what is best for Israel, that produces a wave of antisemitism. A NY Jewish senator, his Israeli nephew and their friends discover a way to fight the bigots. Surprisingly, this is a comedy.
The Hearts of Blue Whales
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Price: Free! Words: 11,100. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2014. Category: Plays » American / African American
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This two-act play set in Kansas City explores the tumultuous relationship of Ozark characters Chance and Jessie. Given her meth-dealing father and absent mother, can Jessie overcome her insecurities and find love with the always persistent Chance?
POCS - Party for the Overthrow of the Capitalist System
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,430. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2014. Category: Plays » American / African American
Vera feels the world needs a revolution and is working on creating a group to accomplish the task. Justin, her liberal brother, thinks she is just trying to symbolically overthrow their capitalist father who is a devotee of mass marketing. When he meets with his daughter to dissuade her, he can't help but admire how she has absorbed much of his marketing skills, or refrain from joining her.
The War Against Us All
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Price: Free! Words: 6,340. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2014. Category: Plays » American / African American
Most Americans feel that our basic rights as expressed in the Constitution have been been circumvented by the combined actions of Congress, the President, and the court system. These three short plays are examples of why we all should be concerned.
Stuff My Stockin
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Price: $35.00 USD. Words: 119,880. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » General
The stories you are about to read are the product of a very special project sponsored by the Goodreads M/M Romance group—the online community for readers who love to read about men in love (Male/Male).
Digging for Leprechaun Gold
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,790. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Adaptations
(For 2 adults to perform for children, with audience participation.) The lazy human, Fergal, doesn't want to work and she won't have to if she can catch a leprechaun and get his gold. Fergal has to use a lot of brain power to catch Ba, a tricky Leprechaun. Will Fergal get Ba? And if she does, will Ba escape? This interactive show is based on the Irish tale The Field of Boliauns. Aye, 'tis.
Moliere House of Monkeys
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 17,800. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2014. Category: Plays » European / French
A play in rhymed couplets. A magical, musical and playful romp through the life, love and work of MOLIERE.
Literature Help: Mourning Becomes Electra
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Series: A Quick Guide, Book 45 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 190. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,540. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
“Mourning Becomes Electra” retells the story of Oresteia by Aeschylus. The Greek tragedy has been masterly transformed into this modern play. The play revolves around murder, adultery, incestuous love and revenge, and a group of town dwellers who serve the purpose of Greek chorus.
Fables
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,030. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Performing Arts / Theater
Three fables from around the world are retold in this play. In the Grasshopper and the Ants, the grasshopper only wants to play all summer but the busy ants know they have to gather food. In Armadillos in the Road, the armadillo teacher and her young students are on a field trip, moseying along. A lion is terrorizing everyone in The Foolish Lion and the Clever Rabbit, a tale from India.
Just So, It Happened
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,190. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Performing Arts / Theater
Based on Rudyard Kipling's “How the Elephant Got His Trunk” and “How the Camel Got His Hump”, this play has a delightful cast of animals. The curious young elephants are disturbing everyone in the forest with their non-stop questions. The camel is being lazy and all the other animals must work harder because of it.
Everybody Knows That
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,880. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Performing Arts / Theater
Princess Ada realizes that everyone knows things that she just doesn't know. So she strikes out to learn for herself. Meanwhile Alexandria Dragon is having the same problem in her town.
Literature Help: The Zoo Story
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Series: A Quick Guide, Book 40 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 182. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 3,530. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
“The Zoo Story” is focused on a conversation between Peter and Jerry. Peter is a middle class publishing executive, and Jerry is an eccentric transient. Peter and Jerry talk cordially in Central Park. However, as the conversation progresses, it slowly descends into violence.
Three-3-III
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,490. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Performing Arts / Theater
In these tales of three, the three pigs must outsmart three wolves; the three billy goats Gruff have three trolls to deal with (and one of the goats is female so she’s Betty Goat Gruff); and the three bears face Goldilocks and her sisters Curlilocks and Purplelocks.
Boxes
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,880. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Performing Arts / Theater
The parents are at it again and they've kicked their kids out of the house to go play. Several groups of children are trying to think of something to do when they come across some boxes on the ground. Then the imagination takes over.
The Tremendous Traveling Melodrama and Vaudeville Show
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,010. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Performing Arts / Theater
A traveling performing troupe has come to town. The owners get everyone organized; the actors make some changes; the stagehands go spread the word through town; and the townspeople arrive. What a show as the villains take on the heroes and the vaudevillians perform in between acts.
Literature Help: If I Were You
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Series: Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 180 · A Quick Guide, Book 38. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,830. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
"If I Were You" revolves around an unhappy married couple, Mal and Jill. They are provided a chance to understand each other by discovering, quite literally, what either of them would do “If I were you.” In fact, the play provides them a chance to swap their bodies for some time.