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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: A Tale Retold
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,530. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Classics
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.
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
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: 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.
The Origin of Indo-European languages
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 139,890. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Multi-Language Dictionaries
Structure and genesis of the mother tongue of Sanskrit, Greek and Latin
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
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?
Queen Esther
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,440. Language: American English. Published: June 17, 2013. Category: Plays » Religious & Liturgical
A queen saves her race from genocide in Medo Persia.
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.
The First Christmas: an Immaculate Conception
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,100. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2013. Category: Plays » Ancient & Classical
This short, 20 page play reveals the prehistoric logic of the Christian Myth and presents a fictional scenario that could have inspired its author (Paul of Tarsus) to write it. The play also reveals that the Roman Catholic priesthood is a magnet for pederasts for more than the widely understood reason (the vow of celibacy). The Church's emphasis upon the virgin birth doctrine is the other magnet.
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.
Rumplestilzkin
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,180. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2013. Category: Plays » Ancient & Classical
The ages-old tale of the dwarf who changes straw into gold in exchange for the heroine’s first-born is created anew in this highly entertaining epic melodrama. Successfully and elaborately produced in the U.S. by a small theatre group, this play, which features intelligent dialogue and characters, is also a delight to read aloud. For Theatrical Production, Performance Information is included.
The Goddess & The Devil
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 368,950. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2013. Category: Plays » Ancient & Classical
This book covers a broad range of issues discussed between Marcus and the Prisoner against the backdrop of the Salem Witch hysteria of 1692. As the despotic Marcus issues writs of accusations against "witches" in his employer's absence, his latest Prisoner makes a profound request that forces Marcus to confront the Devil within himself and the evil that plagues Salem Village.
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.
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.
Counselor's Desk - HIV/AIDS is not Diabolical by Hery Emili
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 7,200. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2012. Category: Plays » Ancient & Classical
The book is a true story of a village young man named Ayodele A. J. who according to his traditional belief claimed that HIV/AIDS can be prevented with herbs and charms. By this claim, it is clinical that the entire village is living at great risk of HIV; until Ayodele personally came to their rescue.
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.
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.
The sounds of Whimpering
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You set the price! Words: 19,750. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2012. Category: 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.