Plays » Australian & Oceanian

The Terrorist
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,420. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2014. Category: 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
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,040. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2014. Category: Plays » Religious & Liturgical
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
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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.
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.
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.
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.