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Observations of an Australian while drifting Volume two: love
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,030. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2015. Categories: Plays » Australian & Oceanian
Observations of an Australian while drifting Volume two: love is the second volume of poetry and thoughts from Australian writer Matt Ashe. His first volume focused on death and suicide.
NUNS
You set the price! Words: 14,740. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2015. Categories: Plays » Australian & Oceanian
Nuns is a satirical comedy about three rebellious Nuns and how they plot to overthrow the mother superior in order to establish smoking rights or themselves.
Rats!
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,280. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2015. Categories: Plays » Australian & Oceanian, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Gasp, eek, shock and horror! Warning – dramatic rats at large! See, as Daddy Rat, Mummy Rat and Sonny Rat have their very agreeable lives upset by Rebel Rat, Mauler the Cat and the sinister new Science Teacher. Set in a rat’s cage in a school science laboratory “Rats!” is a satirical look at male chauvinism as revealed through the situation of a family of rats.
The Egyptian ~ Moaning at MONA
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,930. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Plays » Australian & Oceanian
This short play is set in the Museum of Old and New Art in Hobart, Tasmania on a cool summer's day. Susan takes Erik on his first visit to the iconic museum of art but they are in for a shock at one exhibit. Join them on this fast paced romp. Eero Tarik is one of the world's most prolific short story writers and from time to time pops out a short play or five.
Amina
Price: Free! Words: 3,620. Language: Australian English. Published: December 9, 2014. Categories: Plays » Women Authors, Plays » Australian & Oceanian
'Amina' is a ten minute play script. A tragedy. Three characters (2m/1f). One or some of the characters are ghosts. The audience will not know who is alive, and who is not until the end. The piece is set in 1980s Lebanon, during the long civil war, in the basement of an apartment building that has collapsed due to bombing. Khalil says he has come from the future, in a near-death, drug induced sp
The Terrorist
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,420. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2014. Categories: Plays » Australian & Oceanian
This short play, a ten minute play, is outrageous in its comic humour. A quick read on the way to work, you will never forget it.
The Day God Returned
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,040. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2014. Categories: Plays » Religious & Liturgical, Plays » Australian & Oceanian
This is a short play that looks at the day God returns and sits down and has a chat with a patron of the local pub. Funny and thought provoking for those with an open mind. Can you handle it?
Topless in Sydney
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,900. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2014. Categories: Plays » Australian & Oceanian
Topless in Sydney is a one-woman monologue stage comedy ideally suited for both amateur and professional productions. It can also be used as an audition piece.
Dreamers - the play
Price: Free! Words: 14,410. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: May 29, 2013. Categories: Plays » Australian & Oceanian
(5.00 from 1 review)
Thomas, the proprietor of a second hand bookshop is middle aged and has seen better days. Kate, who is half his age, comes into his shop to by an old volume to prop up a table in a school play. There is an instant attraction however they can only come together in the mystical world of dreams. This play has been converted into a short novel which is available at Smashwords.
Chrissy
Price: Free! Words: 4,420. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: May 27, 2013. Categories: Plays » Australian & Oceanian
Chrissy is a one act play concerning the attitude of society to the disadvantaged. Chrissy is an attractive young woman with mental problems. We see how a do-good couple, a hoon of a boyfriend and the medical establishment react to her. The play had a successful production at BATS theater in Wellington, New Zealand.
The Cranial Equity Loan
Price: Free! Words: 10,810. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2013. Categories: Plays » Australian & Oceanian, Screenplays » Comedy
A three-act satire of modern life, the banking industry and consumer credit played against the backdrop of the Melbourne Cup, the most prestigious horse race in Australia and possibly the biggest fashion event of the year. Horseplay in three acts.
Three Points of Contact
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,960. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2013 by Lucy & Ruth. Categories: Plays » Australian & Oceanian
A ferocious black comedy by Australian playwright, Shaun Charles. Samantha and Michael have everything: great incomes, great apartment, great views of the Brisbane River and great sex. If only they could get rid of Lucy, the house guest from hell ... oh and then there's the issue of a rogue lion roaming the streets of Brisbane.
Penalty Shot
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,030. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2013 by Lucy & Ruth. Categories: Plays » Australian & Oceanian, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Urban
Football is a religion to Rudi and his mates - who are all back in Sydney. Lee hates football, he hates sport full stop. He’d rather be jamming with his punk band in Brisbane. But at a new school – in a new town – what can you do? A play for teenage audiences, Penalty Shot has toured NSW and Victoria and was nominated for an Australian Writers’ Guild award (AWGIE) in 2008.
The Sorrows and Suffering of Young Werther: A Stage-play
Price: Free! Words: 14,030. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2013. Categories: Plays » European / German, Plays » Australian & Oceanian
This two act stage-play is an English translation and stage adaptation of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe's 1774 novella "Die Leiden des jungen Werthers". It was first published in the April 2004 issue of "Ygdrasil: A Journal of the Poetic Arts" (online, Ottawa, Canada. K. Gerken [ed]). There are no fees to perform this play so long as all actors have a legally obtained copy.
His ... Or Her ... Suicide.
Price: Free! Words: 1,400. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2013. Categories: Plays » Australian & Oceanian
(4.00 from 1 review)
A short play about suicide, written in the absurdist tradition. First published in "Antithesis" by the University of Melbourne English Department, 14, 2004, pp. 151-155. There are no fees for production of this play, as long as the author is correctly attributed, no major changes are made without permission from the author and the author is informed of the play's public performance/s.
All Fours
Price: Free! Words: 1,430. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2013. Categories: Plays » Australian & Oceanian
(5.00 from 6 reviews)
A short play about gender differences, written in the absurdist tradition. First published in "Movimiento Paroxista Revista Literatura" (online) by the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México and the University of North Carolina, 1.1, 2011, pp. 17-25. This play is royalty free.
Grace & Another Dead Rock Star
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,240. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2012 by Lucy & Ruth. Categories: Plays » Australian & Oceanian
A macabre and absurd double-bill by Shaun Charles. In Grace a lonely woman throws a party to show her neighbours she is coping with a tragic loss but it’s not quite the celebration everyone was expecting. In Another Dead Rock Star Sebastian and Neil are depressed flatmates who come up with a plan to give their lives meaning and direction.
Boletus
Price: Free! Words: 7,110. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2012. Categories: Plays » Australian & Oceanian
Hendrych and Kroupa take to stage again, in their second play.
Conversion Rites and Wrongs
Price: Free! Words: 1,580. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2012. Categories: Plays » Australian & Oceanian, Plays » Religious & Liturgical
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
This is a short play for a man and a woman, in which they discuss the pros and cons of converting to Islam. It is meanty to be comedic, not didactic. There are no fees for performance as long as the author is correctly attributed.