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Observations of an Australian while drifting Volume two: love by Matt Ashe
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 by Robert Luxford
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! by John Summons
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 by Eero Tarik
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 by Wendy Beach
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 Day God Returned by Eero Tarik
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 by Miles Tredinnick
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.
PA002 The Cult Of The Teeth by Philip Craig Robotham
Series: Trent Stone and Tess Carter Pulp Adventures, Episode 2. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 14,550. Language: American English. Published: August 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Plays » Australian & Oceanian
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 by Philip Craig Robotham
Series: Sherlock Holmes and Martha Hudson Gaslamp Mystery, Episode 1. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 16,450. Language: American English. Published: August 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Plays » Australian & Oceanian
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 by Philip Craig Robotham
Series: Tony Wells and Claire Templeton Fantasy Noir, Episode 1. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 18,820. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Plays » Australian & Oceanian
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 by B E Turner
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 by B E Turner
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 by Charlie Canning
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 by Shaun Charles
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 by Daynan Brazil
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 by Dr D. Bruno Starrs
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. by Dr D. Bruno Starrs
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 by Dr D. Bruno Starrs
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.