Plays » Ancient & Classical

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.
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.
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: 2,560. 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.
A császár első katonája
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 15,880. Language: Hungarian. Published: September 3, 2013. Category: Plays » Ancient & Classical
A drámai helyzetet az hozza létre, hogy a magyarnak született, ám császárhű Benedek Lajos, Magyarország kormányzójaként miként válaszol arra a kérdésre, amely Ausztria és Magyarország sorsát befolyásolja majd!
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
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.
Orpheus and Eurydice
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 7,270. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2013 by Dragonfly Publishing, Inc.. Category: Plays » Ancient & Classical
When Eurydice finds herself in Hades she is mocked and tormented by demons. Can her husband rescue her before the fiends of Hell destroy her last spark of humanity? Can Eurydice and Orpheus overcome the wrath of the Queen of the Dead? [Drama / Dramatic Verse (PG) 70 pages | Released in 2012 by Dragonfly Publishing, Inc. | Available in print and ebook]
Elizabeth Bathory
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 13,300. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2013 by Dragonfly Publishing, Inc.. Category: Plays » Medieval
When Elizabeth Báthory discovers that the blood of maidens will keep her young, she sets off on a bloody killing spree that lasts for years and results in the deaths of hundreds. [A play in five scenes and based on a true story | Drama (PG) released in 2012 by Dragonfly Publishing, Inc. | Available in ebook and print]
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?
Hector and Achilles
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 24,540. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2013 by Dragonfly Publishing, Inc.. Category: Plays » Ancient & Classical
HECTOR AND ACHILLES is an action-packed retelling in dramatic verse of the events surrounding the epic duel between Hector and Achilles. Based on Homer's ILLIAD, it is filled with action, passion, soaring verse, and even rollicking humor. [A Verse Drama (play in 9 scenes) by Edward Eaton (©2013) released by Dragonfly Publishing, Inc.]
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.
Ismene
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 15,260. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2013. Category: Plays » Ancient & Classical
The war of the Seven Against Thebes is ended, and after the fierce civil strife, the city needs a strong ruler. Or so thinks Creon, the regent, who decrees that no one should bury the body of the renegade, his nephew, as a warning to traitors. But can a man make laws not in accord with justice? In this retelling of Antigone, the question is posed from a new angle: the slow sister, Ismene.
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.