Plays » American / African American

!Strike!
By Jim Pangrazio
Price: Free! Words: 4,980. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2014. Category: Plays » American / African American
What if workers with grievances followed simple and obvious practices that gave them a chance to achieve their goals, rather than obeying rules established by the enemy that assure their defeat? And what if communities that consist largely of those workers realized that they can never establish decent living conditions for all unless they united against their common enemy?
Quick Guide: Inherit the Wind
By College Guide World
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,480. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
The play is set in a very small town of Hillsboro. Most of the people know each other there. They go to the same church and have same beliefs. When Bert Cates is jailed, they gather together to condemn him. They don’t like a person who gives a different opinion from their’s.
Is It Dead Yet? "Communism" In China
By Jim Pangrazio
Price: Free! Words: 3,570. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014. Category: Plays » American / African American
It is the near future. A meeting of the standing committee of the Chinese political bureau has been called to discuss the need for a transition. Which direction should they take - toward bourgeois political democracy, or given the evident weaknesses of world capitalism and the corruption and increasing class division at home, a new look at revolutionary organization.
Fahrenheit 1700
By Jim Pangrazio
Price: Free! Words: 4,210. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2014. Category: Plays » American / African American
A bunch of high school students are sick of being trained to pass tests rather than receiving a real learning experience. So instead of a test taking rehearsal they decide instead to take over their classroom to play their unique version of volleyball. When the principal and security cop intervene they are taken hostage and administered a learning experience of their own.
Economy: The Final Solution
By Jim Pangrazio
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,100. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2014. Category: Plays » American / African American
The economy has collapsed once again and the government has tried every remedy other than anything that would harm the continued profitability of big business. The general population has had enough of suffering for the greed and criminality of others and has expressed its anger in a not so peaceful national uprising. The only recourse? The final solution.
Treasure girl
By Jacob Val King
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,160. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2014. Category: Plays » American / African American
The clash of love and culture
She is for him
By Jacob Val King
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,120. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2014. Category: Plays » American / African American
Opportunity comes only but once
Love previals
By Jacob Val King
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,130. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2014. Category: Plays » American / African American
The triumph of love
A Wake
By Jim Pangrazio
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,720. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2014. Category: Plays » American / African American
A wake is being held at the home of the deceased. The younger people are playing a charade featuring a famous saying about death. The older folks take their behavior as a show of disrespect. But as furniture made by the now dead Gianni collapses beneath his mourners, and they gag on his homemade wine, the youth can't help but wonder at the legacy being left to them by their elders
Wittgenstein's Hitler
By Jim Pangrazio
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,040. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2014. Category: Plays » American / African American
Ludwig Wittgenstein is in Berlin to bribe the Nazis so that he may secure the safety of his two sisters living in Austria. Hitler learns that his old schoolmate is in city and asks to see him. Since Hitler personally decides on any change in Jewish status Wittgenstein can hardly refuse.
FreeDumb
By Jim Pangrazio
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
By Jim Pangrazio
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
By Students' Academy
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
By Jim Pangrazio
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
By Jim Pangrazio
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
By Dave Malone
Price: Free! Words: 10,710. 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?
The War Against Us All
By Jim Pangrazio
Price: $0.99 USD. 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.
Digging for Leprechaun Gold
By Marian Scadden
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
By Dennis Kern
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 17,190. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2014. Category: Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
A play in two acts to take you on playful romp through the life, loves and work of MOLIERE.
Literature Help: Mourning Becomes Electra
By Students' Academy
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.