Plays » American / African American

Stacked: a play in one act
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,510. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2013. Category: Plays » American / African American
Are human beings doomed to muddle through a dreary existence? Can we do better than put a brave face on it, as Camus recommended in "The Myth of Sysiphus"? In this one-act play--a classic response to existential favorites such as "Waiting for Godot"--two actors wrestle with science, religion, an unseen director, and their own choices about how they'll interpret the script they've been given.
Playground for Talking Heads
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 33,230. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2013 by Book Case Engine. Category: Plays » American / African American
The Playground is the Thing: "Why did you bring me here? To a place like this?" asks the bewildered Kate while trapped in the conceptual hopscotch of Frederic Colier’s relentless imagination. As moral outrage resurfaces in our overtly self-conscious Look-Forward-In-Angst generation, it becomes apparent that our intellectual community is in dire need of a playground.
How To Produce Your Own Halloween Murder Mystery Party
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,640. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2013 by De Scriptomanen. Category: Fiction » Horror » Crime
Using the Halloween Murder Mystery Script “Michael’s Message”, you can organize all by yourself a Murder Mystery as a Halloween Party Game, Dinner Party Game, Murder Weekend, etcetera. And you can play it with 10 to 30 participants... or even more!
Truth And Consequences (Melodrama Play Script)
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,520. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2013. Category: Plays » American / African American
The heroine's father has died leaving an intriguing will. He left to his daughter his fortune, but no none knows where or what it is. The hero and his friends, Beaker and Charlie, have got to find it before the villain and his cohort.
Sucker for Love (The last will and testament of Esuan Daily)
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You set the price! Words: 59,360. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2013. Category: Plays » American / African American
With all of it's distractions and wrong turns life is a difficult maze to navigate. It is often difficult to find the right path. Esuan Daily is no stranger to making mistakes. Mistakes are human. Mistakes are a learning tool. But some mistakes are ruinous and some can even be downright fatal. Especially when mixing love, money, pistols, and power.
Ready Reference Treatise: A Delicate Balance
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Series: Ready Reference Treatise, Book 93 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 118. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,200. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
“A Delicate Balance” by Edward Albee is a remarkable play, highly acclaimed and admired. It first premiered in the year 1966. The play won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in the year 1967. It was the first of the three Pulitzer Prizes which Edward Albee received for his literary creations.
Dog Assassin: The Musical
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 16,790. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2013. Category: Plays » American / African American
A young grocery bagger makes extra cash on the side—but when he meets a young woman, his world turns upside down. A tale of spiritual redemption and love.
Dog Assassin
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,770. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2013. Category: Plays » American / African American
A young grocery bagger makes extra cash on the side—but when he meets a young woman, his world turns upside down. A tale of spiritual redemption and love.
Mark Twain Presents: The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 19,220. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2013 by WordCrafts Press. Category: Plays » American / African American
Playwright Mike Parker's innovative stage play reveals Tom Sawyer as the American icon for eternal boyhood. Whether playing hooky from school, exploring the depths of a cavern, romancing a fair maiden, hunting for buried treasure or even attending his own funeral, Tom is an endearing composite of brash American confidence, unbridled enthusiasm and fresh-faced naivety.
Two Plays About Aliens
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,370. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2013. Category: Plays » American / African American
This book contains "Aliens! 3 Miles, Turn Left," a monologue by a man who, one night, found aliens in his backyard, and "Abducted!" a one-act play about the investigation into the disappearance of two children, whose mother claims they were adbucted by an alien spacecraft.
Holy Mackerel, Theater of the Absurder
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,990. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2013. Category: Plays » American / African American
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Two 30-minute absurd comedies for radio or stage. In The Last Remake of King Kong, Kong has evolved into something very close to a human, and, holy mackerel!, along with Ann Darrow, he acts out his angst-ridden, heroic quest to get back to Skull Island. In Channel Zer-0, Benny Bupkis kvetches and tinkers with 1950s TVs in hopes of finding a frequency of an alternate reality. Oy vey is mir!
Some Sci-Fi for the Stage
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,780. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2013. Category: Plays » American / African American
It is difficult to write a stage play in a science fiction setting, but with a bit of creative back stage work and some imagination these two one act plays should satisfy some of the science fiction fans out there.
Lol :/ and Other Modern Devised Plays
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Price: Free! Words: 33,970. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2013. Category: Plays » American / African American
lol :/ is a comical investigation into how we miscommunicate with technology as revealed by the story of two women reconnecting through Facebook. Also included in this edition: "Truth in Advertising", an emotional commentary on our twisted relationship with advertisements and "Wild World", the journey of two New Yorkers through a harsh city where you are the most alone when surrounded by others.
Jodie Foster Angst
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You set the price! Words: 5,410. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2013. Category: Plays » American / African American
A one act play without blocking or scene setting. The author makes a play for Foster's affection as the heart of the drama. Some profanity and sexually explicit dialog.
Cataloochee
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 9,640. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2013. Category: Plays » American / African American
Big Cataloochee and Little Cataloochee, rich valleys tucked in the Smoky Mountains of North Carolina, were settled by rugged individualists in 1838. These men were the first to cut the trees and cultivate this land. Then, in 1927, the government decided to build a national park in the east, Great Smoky Mountains National Park. They removed one thousand descendents from their farms and homes.
A Tragedy in the Mountains
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 9,120. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2013. Category: Plays » American / African American
This script is based on the true-life story of Nancy Kerley, a fifty-five year old, frail woman who was ordered by her son-in-law to take her two-and-a-half year old granddaughter and go to the County Home in Haywood County, North Carolina to live, since he could no longer support them. She came back to his cabin without the baby and professed to have given her away.
American cards
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Price: Free! Words: 100. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013. Category: Plays » American / African American
Michaël Donati illustrator presents you original illustrations of america! Do not be surprised by my European perspective on the USA! All public-
Interview with the Sphinx
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,920. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2013 by Personville Press. Category: Plays » American / African American
This witty philosophical comedy imagines the ancient Sphinx being interviewed today -- as though she were another pop celebrity. She is a talkative, flirty & mysterious person who likes to talk about anything -- except the question being asked! Part Tom Stoppard, part Monty Python, part Oscar Wilde, this play by Jack Matthews combines philosophical paradoxes with fast-paced verbal pyrotechnics.
Sophia's Silly Ducklings
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Price: Free! Words: 710. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Performing Arts / Theater
A short children's play about a little girl named Sophia and her four pet ducklings.
Short Scripts for 2-3 Kids
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Price: $3.97 USD. Words: 12,070. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Performing Arts / Theater
Young actors can have fun performing 15 short (2-5 min.) plays with a sibling, cousin or friend, in the living room, backyard, or wherever the opportunity exists. Many of the scripts in the collection are humorously based on well-known tales with twists so they can be performed by a cast of 2 or 3. Four of the plays can be performed by more. Basic stage terms & notes are included.