Plays » American / African American

Shrine of the Seven Iguanas: A Two-Part Audio Theater Script
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 13,220. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2014. Categories: 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
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 10,720. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2014. Categories: 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
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 10,770. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2014. Categories: 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
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. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Plays » American / African American
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
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. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Plays » American / African American
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
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. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Plays » American / African American
“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
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,600. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2014. Categories: 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
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. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Plays » American / African American
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
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. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Plays » American / African American
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
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. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Plays » American / African American
“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.
Emergency Meeting of the Yale University Women Philosophers Group
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,010. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2014. Categories: Plays » American / African American
Recently there has been a rash of campus sex harassment reports. Surprisingly, many have been tied to that backwater of the humanities, University Philosophy Departments, where students are taught about justice, morality and other high-minded things. When a prominent Yale University professor is implicated as a serial seducer, the women professors in the department decide they need to talk.
We Interrupt This Program
Price: Free! Words: 3,110. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2014. Categories: Plays » American / African American
(3.67 from 3 reviews)
A white collar family and a blue collar one are listening to War of the Worlds in 1939 in neighboring apartments.
The Mighty Samurai and the Evil Bird Demon Etsushi: A Kwirky-buki Play
Price: Free! Words: 12,210. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2014. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Kabuki style story (with an American/English Style Farce): a dishonored samurai comes to the aid of a lord and his daughter to vanquish the evil bird demon Etsushi.
The Great Carbuncle
Price: Free! Words: 14,580. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2014. Categories: Plays » American / African American
Adapted from Nathaniel Hawthorne's short story, a group of people in the 60's get lost in the Ozarks in a winter storm, but that's when they see the legendary fist-sized gem.
The Boy Toy
Price: Free! Words: 13,260. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2014. Categories: Plays » American / African American
(3.00 from 1 review)
Rich ex-trophy wife uses hypnosis to make her young boyfriend interesting, but it backfires when he goes crazy with each suggestion.
No Touching
Price: Free! Words: 16,990. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2014. Categories: Plays » American / African American
A painter is attracted to his male model as well as a rough prostitute he pays to only listen to his problems.
Mark Twain's 'Is Shakespeare Dead?'
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,330. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2014. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Essay » Author profile
Mark Twain's hilarious (1909) debunking of the myth that William Shakespeare wrote the works of Shakespeare, adapted as a monologue for the stage by Keir Cutler, PhD. Performed across North America since 2002. "Cutler humorously distills Twain's thesis that Shakespeare didn't actually write the great works attributed to him. It's a compelling argument . . . great comic effect." Orlando Sentinel
Treasure Island, A Stage Play for Children
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,600. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2014. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Pirates
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
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,350. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2014 by Cedars Spring Books. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Screenplays » Drama
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
Series: A Quick Guide, Book 68 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 245. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,610. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Plays » American / African American
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.