Plays » American / African American

Moliere - House of Monkeys
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Price: Free! Words: 17,800. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2014. Category: Plays » American / African American
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.
Quick Guide: Woman In Mind
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Series: Quick Guides to Novels and Plays, Book 26 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 179. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,550. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2013 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
“Woman In Mind” by Alan Ayckbourn is definitely one of the best plays written by him. It was his 32nd play. It is uniquely original play that deals with a subject matter that is not very common. The play has two settings: a real world and an imaginary world.
For The Goose, For The Gander
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,930. Language: British English. Published: December 2, 2013. Category: Plays » American / African American
A radio play about a young and older couple. The men are employed, with equally educated unemployed wives. The trend amongst couples in emerging economies replaces the denial of men to let their wives pursue public careers with a ruse. Still the modern African wife is limited by the shackling desire to be a good wife first, not her spouse’s economic and intellectual inability to dictate to her.
Clickety Clack, Clickety Clack: Abe Lincoln’s Train Done Jumped the Track
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,460. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Clickety Clack, Clickety Clack: Abe Lincoln’s Train Done Jumped the Track posits the Lincoln assassination and American Civil War as counter history. The novel’s troupe of modern-day actors visits Surratt Boardinghouse, Appomattox, the Garrett Farm (where assassin Booth were killed), and Ford’s Theatre. They reenact iconic scenes, hyping the theatrical aspects of each. situations.
الجامع الريان في تفسير القرءان المجلد الأول
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 104,610. Language: Arabic. Published: November 13, 2013. Category: Plays » American / African American
الجامع الريان في التفسير يحتوي على الكثير المكي والمدني والموضوعات القرءانية وكذلك التفسير التحليلى الذى يهتم كثيرا بالجانب العقدي........وهذا التفسير في أربع مجلدات دكتور سيد جمعة سلام
Thyme Crisis
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Price: Free! Words: 1,430. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2013. Category: Plays » American / African American
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David has trouble with his bakery when he runs out of thyme to pay the rent.
Les Années Sourdes, Vol 1
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 60,650. Language: French. Published: November 10, 2013 by Book Case Engine. Category: Plays » European / French
Collection de Pièces de théâtre 1991-1992. Ce livre rassemble les pièces suivantes: Les Moustiques, 1991; L’Ascenseur, 1992; L’Ordre Alphabêtatique, 1991; Les Maîtres de L’Oblique, 1992; Les Machines à Ressusciter, 1992.
Show Biz Crap
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You set the price! Words: 17,600. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
A series of vignettes based upon daydreams by the author dreamed over a number of decades for plays and skits geared to noted celebrities. The works are described during an interview with Diane Sawyer. Other works by the author are referenced in the work. The book is labeled as adult content but is not porno, nor is the language especially vulgar. Some things might upset the kids.
The Last Resort
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Price: Free! Words: 2,060. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2013. Category: Plays » American / African American
"Welcome to the Last Resort! As you know, this is the vacation destination for people who have tried every way possible to have a satisfying, loving relationship--and failed." Marla and Ken fit the description, but can they really be helped? An epic 10-minute comedy...
The Good, the Bad and the Stupid
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 3,200. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2013. Category: Plays » American / African American
A short, one-act comedy by Anthony J. Piccione about a suicidal man who is trying to kill himself, but is distracted by a fight between an angel and a devil, each of which is being paid to convince him either to off himself or not to do so respectively. Originally produced at Playhouse on Park Theatre in West Hartford, CT in August 2013.
Quick Guide: Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
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Series: Quick Guides to Novels and Plays, Book 19 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 157. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,760. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2013 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
“Cat on a Hot Tin Roof” by Tennessee Williams is a Four Act play. It was first enacted in 1955. The play was produced by the Playwrights’ Company. It is known as one of the best known plays written by Tennessee Williams, and it is also said to be the author’s favourite.