Plays » Australian & Oceanian

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.
Are They Comets Or Are They Shooting Stars, Sir?
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Price: Free! Words: 2,140. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2012. Category: Plays » Australian & Oceanian
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
This a short play for two actors that follows a school-age boyfriend and girlfriend through a break-up. Suitable for all ages. No performance fee required as long as authorial attribution is correctly used.
the Confession
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Price: Free! Words: 4,900. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2012. Category: Plays » Australian & Oceanian
The hero is haunted by the memories of his past. He tries desperately to escape them. But how? A play in three acts. It is the first play in a double-bill, the second being "The Cemetery", also published on Smashwords.
Mr and mrs Peters
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Price: Free! Words: 1,590. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2012. Category: Plays » Australian & Oceanian
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Youthful minds over extend themselves
Past Not Presented
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Price: Free! Words: 680. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
(3.80 from 5 reviews)
A countrys life changes, as a single life ends, will the men left behind see the future from new eyes.