Plays » Ancient & Classical

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.
Germanicus
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Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 43,330. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2013. Category: Plays » Ancient & Classical
(5.00 from 1 review)
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.
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.
Pandora's Box
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 2,310. Language: British English. Published: January 31, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Activity Books
A short, funny play about the Ancient Greek Myths, for children aged between 7 and 12. The book includes craft activities relevant to the play. Zeus has a plan. He wants to populate the world with creatures. He also wants to be worshipped. So he gives a present to two lesser Gods and asks them to create animals. But they go too far, and Zeus has a surprise in store for them.
Theseus and the Minotaur
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,510. Language: British English. Published: January 31, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Activity Books
A short, funny play for children aged 7 - 11 years,including a craft activity relevant to the story. Theseus is sent to Crete to be sacrificed to the fearsome Minotaur. He is the greatest warrior in Greece. He always wins.But he hasn't yet met Ariadne, King Minos's beautiful daughter. When he does, will he meet his match?
Zeus Almighty
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 1,850. Language: British English. Published: January 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Classics
A short, funny play about the Ancient Greek myths, for 7-12 year old children. The book includes a craft activity, relevant to the play. The story of the creation of life on Earth, according to Ancient Greek Mythology. But all does not go to plan, or has Zeus planned it too well?
The Evacuees
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 2,150. Language: British English. Published: January 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / Europe
A short, funny play for 7 - 11 year olds including craft activities. Set during the second world war, it is about children who had to leave the cities, due to the danger from bombing, and live in the countryside. Ideal for a class or group project, or for individuals to enjoy.
Murder of the Boy King
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 2,170. Language: British English. Published: January 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Activity Books
A short, funny play for 7-11 year olds including craft activities with full instructions. Tutankhamun is the Pharaoh. Shortly he will be 18 years old and ready to assume command of hiscountry. His ministers have been in charge for ten years or more and are reluctant to give up their power.