Plays » Ancient & Classical

A Christmas Carol: A Play in One Act
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,320. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2012. Categories: Plays » Ancient & Classical, Fiction » Classics
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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.
Dracula: A Play in One Act
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,860. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2012. Categories: Plays » Ancient & Classical, Fiction » Horror » Undead
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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.
Study On The tragic Play Oedipus The King: Summary and Analysis
Price: Free! Words: 3,450. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2014. Categories: Plays » Ancient & Classical
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Summary and analysis
Jane Eyre: A Play in One Act
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,120. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2012. Categories: Plays » Ancient & Classical, Fiction » Historical » Victorian
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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.
The Jungle Book - a Stage Adaptation
Price: Free! Words: 10,950. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2015. Categories: Plays » Ancient & Classical, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » Asian
Rudyard Kipling's classic story The Jungle Book is adapted for the stage for performance by all ages. This play is faithful to the original book and contains all of the characters people know and love, including Mowgli, Baloo, Bagheera, Kaa, and Shere Khan.
Actor: the Unsung Greek Hero
Price: Free! Words: 13,030. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2014. Categories: 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
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,520. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Classics, Plays » Ancient & Classical
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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
Price: Free! Words: 15,640. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: July 15, 2014. Categories: 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.
The House of Admetus: Eumelus, The Lost Trilogy of Plays by Agathon
Price: Free! Words: 11,630. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2014. Categories: 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.
Além do Arco Iris
Price: Free! Words: 130. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: June 10, 2013. Categories: Plays » Ancient & Classical
Edipo a Colono
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,890. Language: Italian. Published: August 20, 2013 by Michael Hamilton. Categories: 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 Trying Years: Patriarchs of League Unitus
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 18,130. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2014. Categories: Plays » Ancient & Classical, Screenplays » Drama
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.
Four Fables of Aesop: The North Wind and the Sun, The Tortoise and the Hare, Belling the Cat, The Ants and the Grasshopper
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,430. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2014. Categories: Plays » Ancient & Classical, Fiction » Children’s books » Performing Arts / Theater
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.
Quick Guide: The Maids
Series: Quick Guides to Novels and Plays · Study Gudes: English Literature · A Quick Guide. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,160. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Plays » Ancient & Classical
The play is loosely based on the real life infamous sisters Christine and Lea Papin. In 1933, these sisters were inhumanely killed by their employer and her daughter in Le Mans, France.
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 5,140. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2013. Categories: Plays » Ancient & Classical, Plays » Caribbean & Latin American
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.
Antigone In Texas
Series: Read A Play, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,450. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2013. Categories: Plays » Ancient & Classical, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
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.
Disagreement in Eden
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,460. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2013. Categories: 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.
Once Upon a time, did others too lose their way like this?
You set the price! Words: 6,300. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2012. Categories: Plays » Ancient & Classical
Once upon a time, is it possible that others too lost their way like this? a play with a cast of 11 based on Boudicca the great Queen of Icini.
The sounds of Whimpering
You set the price! Words: 19,750. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2012. Categories: Plays » Ancient & Classical
The Sound of Whimpering with a cast of 13. Interplay between the nomads and the djinn. The story is an old legend where once upon a time a djinn fell in love with a human and the consequences that followed. We learn about the living conditions within the desert, and the superstitions of the time.
Queen Esther
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,440. Language: American English. Published: June 17, 2013. Categories: Plays » Religious & Liturgical, Plays » Ancient & Classical
A queen saves her race from genocide in Medo Persia.