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Hector and Achilles by Edward Eaton
Price: $3.99 $0.99 USD. (75% off until Dec. 31!) Words: 21,430. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2013 by Dragonfly Publishing, Inc.. Categories: Plays » Ancient & Classical
HECTOR AND ACHILLES is an action-packed retelling in dramatic verse of the events surrounding the epic duel between Hector and Achilles. Based on Homer's ILLIAD, it is filled with action, passion, soaring verse, and even rollicking humor. [A Verse Drama (play in 9 scenes) by Edward Eaton (©2013) released by Dragonfly Publishing, Inc.]
"Master Harold"...and the Boys Made Easy: Literature Guide by Students' Academy
Series: A Quick Guide, Book 95 · Study Guides: English Literature, Book 280. Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 7,460. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Plays » American / African American
The story of the play is set in South Africa. The action takes place during apartheid era in South Africa. The play presents the effect of institutionalized racism and hatred on the people who have to live during that period.
Kurbağalar by Aristofanes
Series: Aristofanes. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,670. Language: Turkish. Published: April 29, 2016 by Guleryuz. Categories: Screenplays » Comedy, Plays » Ancient & Classical
Kurbağalar (Yunanca: Βάτραχοι Bátrachoi; Latince: Ranae; Ingilizce: Frogs) bir komedya olup, Antik Yunan döneminin meşhur şairi Aristofanes tarafından yazılmıştır. Eski Komedya'nın en büyük yazarı olarak nitelendirilen Aristofanes'in (Aristophanes) en güzel eserlerinden biridir "Kurbağalar" (Frogs).
Scharpenelle, klein verhaal van een Grote Oorlog by Patrick Bernauw
Series: Mysterieus België Series, Book 12. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 7,960. Language: Dutch. Published: March 30, 2013 by Storytellers. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Aan de basis van deze tekst voor vertel- en muziektheater, die zich ook "gewoon" laat lezen, ligt een waar gebeurd verhaal uit de eerste dagen van de WOI. Vijf Vlaamse soldaten vinden een meisje van ongeveer drie jaar oud in een door shrapnell doorboord huis. Ze adopteren haar, houden haar als een soort mascotte bij zich en noemen haar "Elisabeth Shrapnell".
Pride and Prejudice, a play by Janet Munsil
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,680. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2016. Categories: Plays » Women Authors
Janet Munsil's witty, romantic, and ingenious adaptation of Austen's beloved tale of Elizabeth Bennet and Mr Darcy is remarkable for capturing the tone and complexity of the story into a fast-paced, funny, and fiercely romantic two hours on stage. This adaptation is also extremely popular with schools and community theatres for its clarity, comedy, and large number of great roles for women actors.
Elizabeth Bathory by Edward Eaton
Price: $3.99 $0.99 USD. (75% off until Dec. 31!) Words: 11,710. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2013 by Dragonfly Publishing, Inc.. Categories: Plays » Medieval, Plays » Ancient & Classical
When Elizabeth Báthory discovers that the blood of maidens will keep her young, she sets off on a bloody killing spree that lasts for years and results in the deaths of hundreds. [A play in five scenes and based on a true story | Drama (PG) released in 2012 by Dragonfly Publishing, Inc. | Available in ebook and print]
Orpheus and Eurydice by Edward Eaton
Price: $3.99 $0.99 USD. (75% off until Dec. 31!) Words: 6,430. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2013 by Dragonfly Publishing, Inc.. Categories: Plays » Ancient & Classical, Plays » Medieval
When Eurydice finds herself in Hades she is mocked and tormented by demons. Can her husband rescue her before the fiends of Hell destroy her last spark of humanity? Can Eurydice and Orpheus overcome the wrath of the Queen of the Dead? [Drama / Dramatic Verse (PG) 70 pages | Released in 2012 by Dragonfly Publishing, Inc. | Available in print and ebook]
Ready Reference Treatise: Death and the King's Horseman by Raja Sharma
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Guides: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,910. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Plays » American / African American
The incident had taken place in Nigeria during the British colonial rule. There was an important native chief who was going to commit ritual suicide, but he was prevented from doing so by the colonial authorities.
Short Scripts for 2-3 Kids by Marian Scadden
Price: $3.97 USD. Words: 12,070. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2013. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Fiction » Children’s books » Performing Arts / Theater
Young actors can have fun performing 15 short (2-5 min.) plays with a sibling, cousin or friend, in the living room, backyard, or wherever the opportunity exists. Many of the scripts in the collection are humorously based on well-known tales with twists so they can be performed by a cast of 2 or 3. Four of the plays can be performed by more. Basic stage terms & notes are included.
Up The River without a Cocktail: Three Classic Stories Adapted for Audio Theater by Elaine A. Powers
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 14,350. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2014. Categories: Plays » American / African American
Audio theater scripts adapted from three classic tales. In Edgar Lee Masters’ Spoon River Anthology, history students discovering the stories of the occupants of the cemetery. In O’Henry’s The Ransom of Red Chief, a kidnapping goes awry. In Robert Service’s The Ballad of the Ice-Worm Cocktail, false bravado is reveale during the Yukon gold rush. Performance rights included with script purchase.
Dog Assassin by Stephen Schrum
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,770. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2013. Categories: Plays » American / African American
A young grocery bagger makes extra cash on the side—but when he meets a young woman, his world turns upside down. A tale of spiritual redemption and love.
Mbretëreshë Teuta e Ilirisë by P.I.Kapllani
You set the price! Words: 15,550. Language: Albanian. Published: April 9, 2016. Categories: Plays » Ancient & Classical
Do të kalonin më shumë se 12 vjet, që nga debutimi i parë i kësaj drame në konkursin mbarëkombëtar të dramës shqipe të organizuar nga Ministria e Kulturës së Shqipërisë. Nga 55 drama të paraqitura, "Teuta" do të kalonte tre kualifikime dhe do të renditej në 15 dramat e përzgjedhura për çmime, duke lënë pas autorë të tjerë të njohur.
Literature Help: The Caucasian Chalk Circle by Students' Academy
Series: A Quick Guide · Study Guides: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,980. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2015 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Plays » European / German
The play presents a parable that revolves around a peasant girl. She rescues a baby and proves herself a better mother than the baby’s rich natural parents.
False Confidences by Pierre de Marivaux
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,450. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2012 by Fario. Categories: Plays » European / French
"A lover is permitted to look for ways to please, and he must be forgiven when he succeeds." Dorante, a well-bred and handsome but penniless young businessman, takes a position as an administrator for a rich and beautiful widow.
Madman of La Mancha: A Stage Play of Don Quixote by Diana de Armas Wilson
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 24,670. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2014. Categories: Plays » European / Spanish & Portuguese
A stage-play in 16 choice scenes, Madman of La Mancha aims to update Don Quixote for our post-9/11 times. Although often regarded as a “funny book,” Cervantes’s great novel is interlaced throughout with the Christian-Muslim hostilities that characterized his age (1547-1616).
The Second Shepherds' Play, translated into Modern English by Natasha Luepke
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,480. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2015. Categories: Plays » Medieval
A modern translation of a medieval classic. What had been a slice-of-life tale transforms into a nativity play, comparing and contrasting the poor peasants and their sheep with Mary and Jesus. Written in the fifteenth century by the Wakefield Master, The Second Shepherds' play uses uses comedy and pathos to explore the lives of medieval English peasants.
Kadınlar Mecliste by Aristofanes
Series: Aristofanes. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,490. Language: Turkish. Published: April 29, 2016 by Guleryuz. Categories: Screenplays » Comedy, Plays » Ancient & Classical
Komedya’nın Babası olarak da bilinen Aristofanes (Aristophanes)'in eseri Kadınlar Mecliste (Ekklesiazousai), ilk olarak M.Ö.391 tarihinde Lenaia’da düzenlenen Dionysus Festivali’nde sergilendiğinde birincilik ödülünü kazanmıştır. Güle güle okuyunuz, okutunuz... ~ Eviren & Çeviren (Translations by): Yilmaz Güleryüz @guleryuz
Literature Help: A Raisin In the Sun by Students' Academy
Series: A Quick Guide · Study Guides: English Literature. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,960. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2015 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Plays » American / African American
“A Raisin In the Sun” is considered an autobiographical play. Lorraine Hansberry happens to be one of the first playwrights to sketch realistic pictures of African-American life.
Sherlock & Watson: Behind Closed Doors by Darren Stewart-Jones
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 3,500. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2013. Categories: Plays » Gay & Lesbian
Sherlock and Watson: Behind Closed Doors is a short play by Darren Stewart-Jones featuring characters created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. The play imagines Holmes and Watson as more than just friends.