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A Christmas Carol: A Play in One Act
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,320. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2012. Category: Plays » Ancient & Classical
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Ebenezer Scrooge is the biggest miser in London and no one knows that better than his clerk Bob Cratchit, but the ghost of his business partner Jacob Marley doesn't want Scrooge to make the same mistakes he did. This one-act play is suitable for youth productions. A school production of this play will shed new light on a classic novel.
Germanicus
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Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 43,330. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2013. Category: Plays » Ancient & Classical
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This is the first translation into English of the verse drama Germanicus by the Afrikaans poet N.P. Van Wyk Louw. The work was based on the first three chapters of the Annales of the Roman historiographer Tacitus. The drama has been considered a highlight in Afrikaans literature since its publication in 1956.
Dracula: A Play in One Act
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,860. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2012. Category: Plays » Ancient & Classical
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Jonathan Harker and Mina Murray become entangled with the mysterious Count Dracula from the far-off country of Transylvania. Only Dr. Seward and Dr. Van Helsing know the truth - Count Dracula is a deadly vampire who will terrorize the English countryside if he gets the chance. This one-act play may be suitable for some youth drama groups.
Jane Eyre: A Play in One Act
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,120. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2012. Category: Plays » Ancient & Classical
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Orphan Jane Eyre grows up at a charity school and takes a job as a governess to the daughter of Mr. Rochester a wealthy, but lonely man at Thornfield Hall. While she is there, she learns that nothing is as it seems. This one-act play is suitable for youth productions. A school production of this play will shed new light on a classic novel.
Study On The tragic Play Oedipus The King: Summary and Analysis
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Price: Free! Words: 3,450. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2014. Category: Plays » Ancient & Classical
Summary and analysis
Actor: the Unsung Greek Hero
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Price: Free! Words: 13,030. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2014. Category: Plays » Ancient & Classical
Actor, a young man of Ancient Greece looking to make a name for himself, ends up on a trail of side-kicking for some of the greatest heroes ever. However, each one seems to be a little off from their legend. All turn out to be jerks. Will Actor survive to be a hero himself?
1001 Nights: The Short Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,290. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Classics
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Shahrazad, the mesmerizing heroine of 'The Arabian Nights,' must spin tales night after night to save lives—including her own. This short story brings her legend to modern readers and illuminates the dazzling orchestral showpiece it inspired. Ideal for oral storytelling.
The Carousel
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Price: Free! Words: 15,640. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: July 15, 2014. Category: Plays » Ancient & Classical
The Carousel is an absurdist farce. It employs conventional theatrical methods. Set and technicals are minimal but good performances are required from 4 to 8 actors (depending on doubling). A feature of the play is the use of mime and (apparently) illogical speeches. The reading copy is provided in the hope for performance.
Além do Arco Iris
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Price: Free! Words: 130. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: June 10, 2013. Category: Plays » Ancient & Classical
Música.
Edipo a Colono
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,890. Language: Italian. Published: August 20, 2013 by Michael Hamilton. Category: Plays » Ancient & Classical
Oedipus at Colonus (also Oedipus Coloneus, Ancient Greek: Οἰδίπους ἐπὶ Κολωνῷ, Oidipous epi Kolōnō) is one of the three Theban plays of the Athenian tragedian Sophocles. It was written shortly before Sophocles' death in 406 BC and produced by his grandson (also called Sophocles) at the Festival of Dionysus in 401 BC. In the timeline of the plays, the events of Oedipus at Colonus occur after Oedipu
The Ostraka Plays - Volume Four - A LITTLE WINTER LOVE
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,870. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2012. Category: Plays » Ancient & Classical
The Fall of Basing House during the last months of the English Civil War sees a night of violence, terror and phantasm released into its ruins. The survivors of that siege scramble amid the fires and the cracking stones seeking revenge, love and the awful performance of one last Masque covered in blood and tatters.
Erotocritos
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,480. Language: British English. Published: November 1, 2012 by PELEKANOS BOOKS. Category: Plays » Ancient & Classical
Vitzentzos Kornaros is the greatest of all the Cretan poets (1553). The poem "Erotocritos" reflects the Cretan civilization and life of the time of the poet, sets great store by true love, friendship, courage and patriotism.
Rebekah
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,330. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2013. Category: Plays » Ancient & Classical
Rebekah, wife to Isaac, Daughter in Law to the Great Abraham, Mother of Jacob, Matriarch to the Jewish people, but who is the woman beneath the veil? Who is this Rebekah? How did she live and love? And most importantly why does the Bible refer to her as both a young man and a young woman?
The House of Admetus: Eumelus, The Lost Trilogy of Plays by Agathon
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Price: Free! Words: 11,630. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2014. Category: Plays » Ancient & Classical
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This is the first play in the trilogy House of Ademtus. King Eumelus returns from the Trojan War with his eldest son in triumph. A plot is hatched to kill his eldest son so that his younger son will succeed his father as King, but it is foiled and the plotters face punishment. The King must decide the fate of the plotters who happen to be members of his family.
Four Fables of Aesop: The North Wind and the Sun, The Tortoise and the Hare, Belling the Cat, The Ants and the Grasshopper
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,430. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2014. Category: Plays » Ancient & Classical
This play starts with Anthula, a young Greek girl, who has just returned from the marketplace where she listened to a man named Aesop tell some interesting stories, mainly about animals. She’s not sure she understands the morals, so she tells the stories to the audience who sees them unfold before them. Characters are clothed in ancient Greek costume but have modern attitudes.
Disagreement in Eden
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,460. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2013. Category: Plays » Ancient & Classical
Disagreement in Eden, A Comedy in One-Act, is an irreverent satire about Adam and Eve and their conflict about the Forbidden Fruit. While the Lord and Satan, awaiting the outcome, play chess, Gabriel, a cynical cornet-player, asks, “And what, my Lord, is ‘Sin’? It sounds like an inspired name for a perfume.” The answer he receives is alarming. This little play will alarm you into laughter.
THE BLUE ENVELOPE
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 5,140. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2013. Category: Plays » Ancient & Classical
In a luxury hotel by the seaside, Professor Smith, the great scientist of all times, has classified document to render to the Mister President, but not all the gusts in that hotel are friendly and the good old man will have to be very smart to avoid being robbed.
The Trying Years: Patriarchs of League Unitus
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 18,130. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2014. Category: Plays » Ancient & Classical
At this point the kingdom of Unitus has not yet evolved. The tribes are independent and engage one another in protracted tribal wars. The tribal wars eventually ends and five of the victorious tribal warlords (Wayne Van, Zog Hardy, Bill Sally, Sam Sou, and Lady Midi Cendor) proclaimed themselves Patriarchs and Matriarch of the tribes of Norwegia.
I have not forgotten
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You set the price! Words: 9,680. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2012. Category: Plays » Ancient & Classical
I have not forgotten, with a cast of 11. Set in Italy Rome, and ancient dispute between two groups of immortals, the Vampires and the Enchanted Classical statues that come to life at night.
Antigone In Texas
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Series: Read A Play, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,450. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2013. Category: Plays » Ancient & Classical
Sophocles classic Greek tragedy is retold in the time of the Texas War against Mexico. Antigone, one of two remaining sisters of the incestuous marriage of their father and his mother, decides to bury her beaten and disgraced brother, the general and emperor of Mexico, against the orders of her uncle, General Creon.