Plays » American / African American

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.
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, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
A last request from a mother to a son in a long-broken relationship. "Recital" was a 2015 Boston Theater Marathon finalist.
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.
Espantos
Series: Monologos · Theatre. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 12,330. Language: Spanish. Published: March 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America, Plays » American / African American
Los seis monólogos de los seis espantos de la tradición guatemalteca escritos por Claudio Valerio Gaetani desde el punto de vista del criterio personal del personaje
"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.
Ready Reference Treatise: Death and the Maiden
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,250. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Plays » American / African American
“Death and the Maiden” is considered to be the playwright’s most renowned and influential play. The play deals with several significant themes such as politics, war, democracy, political and social stability, etc.
Live On Stage! General Grant vs. General Lee: The Checkers Game at Appomattox Court House
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,650. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2015. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Plays » American / African American
U. S. Civil War generals Ulysses S. Grant of the Union, and Robert E. Lee of the Confederacy, meet in a mysterious checkers match to reenact and simulate their famous battles in the final year of the conflict. (A one act play)
Literature Help: Long Day's Journey Into Night
Series: A Quick Guide · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,480. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2015 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Plays » American / African American
The action of the play covers the time period of one day from morning till midnight in the month of Augusts 1912. The play is set at the seaside Connecticut home of the Tyrones.
Ready Reference Treatise: Death and the King's Horseman
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,910. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Plays » American / African American
The incident had taken place in Nigeria during the British colonial rule. There was an important native chief who was going to commit ritual suicide, but he was prevented from doing so by the colonial authorities.
Literature Help: Glengarry Glen Ross
Series: A Quick Guide · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,260. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2015 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Plays » American / African American
The play covers the time period of two days. The story revolves around the parts of two days in the lives of four very desperate real estate salesmen from Chicago.
Dogs of War
Price: Free! Words: 15,020. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2015. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Screenplays » Comedy
(4.00 from 1 review)
A post-apocalyptic Adam and Eve under the command of a Narcoleptic Colonel are part of a military experiment gone awry. Dogs of War premiered at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in Edinburgh Scotland in 2001 to critical acclaim. .. an accomplished piece and probably one of the most intriguing examples of American drama at the Fringe" "The Stage" London's Theatrical Newspaper
Fish Dancing
You set the price! Words: 14,450. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2015. Categories: Plays » American / African American
Fish Dancing was produced to Critical acclaim at the 2002 Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Receiving four star reviews from Three Weeks (Edinburgh Scotland) as well as The Scotsman (Edinburgh Scotland) who called it ".