Plays » Australian & Oceanian

Topless in Sydney
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,900. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2014. Category: 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.
PA001 The Alligator Menace
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Series: Trent Stone and Tess Carter Pulp Adventures, Episode 1. Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 20,520. Language: American English. Published: August 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Trent Stone and Tess Carter are in Star City to participate in the League of Adventure Seekers annual dinner. However, when the dinner is broken up by a horde of remotely controlled albino sewer alligators, Trent and Tess are launched into a dangerous game of cat and mouse with an insane genius bent on controlling the city’s underworld.
PA002 The Cult Of The Teeth
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Series: Trent Stone and Tess Carter Pulp Adventures, Episode 2. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 14,550. Language: American English. Published: August 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Glory-hound and expert hunter, Maynard Havelock III, is the victim of a ritual murder. Finding themselves at the top of the suspect list, Trent and Tess are forced to investigate the disappearance of a number of young women in a bid to clear their names. Their investigation takes them in search of an ancient cult, a missing obelisk, and behind it all, a familiar wheel-chaired villain.
GM001 The Visitor From The Gloria Scott
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Series: Sherlock Holmes and Martha Hudson Gaslamp Mystery, Episode 1. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 16,450. Language: American English. Published: August 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Sherlock Holmes sets out on the path that will forever define his life while holidaying with a friend from university. When his companion’s dog is killed under mysterious circumstances, Holmes begins an investigation that, with the help of Martha Hudson, pits him against the forces of darkness in the form of spectral possession, evil enchantment, and a hidden sorcerer of immense power.
PA003 The City Of The Gold Spider
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Series: Trent Stone and Tess Carter Pulp Adventures, Episode 3. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 20,620. Language: American English. Published: August 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
When a young South American man succeeds in foiling an attempt on the lives of Trent Stone and Tess Carter only to be killed moments later by a remotely controlled spider, their sense of duty brings them face to face with corrupt police, eerily intelligent howler monkeys, and Aztec mummies, in a fight against a combination of science and magic in this exciting South American adventure.
FN001 Predator's Row
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Series: Tony Wells and Claire Templeton Fantasy Noir, Episode 1. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 18,820. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Investigating the kidnapping of a seven-year-old girl, detective Tony Wells is caught up in a nightmare world where Faery Courts battle it out, where trolls fight for scraps beneath modern bridges, and where a magical sword has an agenda all its own. Wells must now work to uncover a murderer in order to prevent a war among the immortals from spilling over into the mundane realm.
PA004 The Reanimator's Revenge
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Series: Trent Stone and Tess Carter Pulp Adventures, Episode 4. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 25,720. Language: American English. Published: August 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
When visiting the Star City Penitentiary Trent and Tess encounter a gypsy woman who warns that the city is facing imminent destruction. The pair are led to the City Cemetery where they are attacked by corpses. Now Trent and Tess must race against time to face down the villain before the city is completely destroyed.
Dreamers - the play
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Price: Free! Words: 14,410. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: May 29, 2013. Category: 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
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Price: Free! Words: 4,420. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: May 27, 2013. Category: 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
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Price: Free! Words: 10,810. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2013. Category: Plays » Australian & Oceanian
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
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,960. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2013 by Lucy & Ruth. Category: 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
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,030. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2013 by Lucy & Ruth. Category: Plays » Australian & Oceanian
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
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Price: Free! Words: 14,030. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2013. Category: Plays » European / German
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.
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Price: Free! Words: 1,400. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2013. Category: 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
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Price: Free! Words: 1,430. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2013. Category: 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
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,240. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2012 by Lucy & Ruth. Category: 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
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Price: Free! Words: 7,110. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2012. Category: Plays » Australian & Oceanian
Hendrych and Kroupa take to stage again, in their second play.
Conversion Rites and Wrongs
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Price: Free! Words: 1,580. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2012. Category: Plays » Australian & Oceanian
(4.67 from 3 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.
In The Big Picture, He'll Be Happier...
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Price: Free! Words: 2,510. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2012. Category: Plays » Australian & Oceanian
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
"In The Big Picture, He'll Be Happier..." is the touching story of how one family deals with a mentally challenged loved one: A short play for two females and two males. This play is free of charge to perform as long as authorship is correctly attributed, no major changes are made without the author's permission, and the author is kept informed regarding any public performance/s.