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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
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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.
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: Plays » Ancient & Classical
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: Plays » Ancient & Classical
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: Plays » Ancient & Classical
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: Plays » Ancient & Classical
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: Plays » Ancient & Classical
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.
The Lost Pharaoh
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 1,920. Language: British English. Published: December 31, 2012. Category: Plays » Ancient & Classical
A short, funny, history play, for 7-11 year olds, Set in the Valley of the Kings,Egypt. Tutankhamun has been lost for thousands of years, but now Howard Carter and his team are on the case. When somebody dies though.... was it natural causes? Or is there a curse? Including full instructions for making your own Pharaoh's ceremonial Crook and Flail.
Tomb Of The Pharaoh
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 2,250. Language: British English. Published: December 13, 2012. Category: Plays » Ancient & Classical
A short, funny, history play, for 7-11 year olds, Set in ancient Egypt. Tutankhamun is dead, and his priests must prepare him for the afterlife, but is the tomb safe?. Including full instructions for making your own canopic jars and Tutankhamun's headdress.
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.
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.
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.