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Radio Plays by Karen Sunde
Price: Free! Words: 25,690. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2012. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Plays » Women Authors(5.00 from 1 review)
3 Radio Plays 3 Voodoo to Paradise: tropical night, mysterious wooden boat-load casting off for better future. The Sound of Sand: Blind boy’s mighty dangerous venture from sand-castle beach onto the sea. How His Bride Came To Abraham: Enemies trapped in no-man’s land make it paradise. An NPR, WNYC broadcast; a Bob Hope Award winner; a radio-adaptation of oft-produced, twice-published peace play.
Kabuki-West by Karen Sunde
Price: Free! Words: 24,970. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2012. Categories: Plays » Women Authors, Plays » American / African American
Kabuki plays “dazzling” “haiku-like” Chicago Sun-Times “best of two worlds, fascinating” Oakland Tribune “resounds with Kabuki’s passion, fascination...in Sunde's adaptation, Zen philosophy is engrained into story, not imposed” L.A.Daily News “Essence of passion. Sunde's play compresses Homeric epic, is lucid and direct, makes you see and hear with awakened eyes and ears." Philadelphia Inquirer
Crossroads At the Way and Churchianity by Jesse Steele
Series: Crossroads, Act II. Price: Free! Words: 38,450. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2012. Categories: Plays » Religious & Liturgical, Fiction » Christian » General
A young pastor explores the best path for his future ministry. His worldview is shattered by conversations with the Apostles John and Paul, as well as Christian leaders, from businessmen to pastors, from America to China. Restoring the “strategery” of the corporate Church to God’s original plan in Scripture is never easy, but it’s encouraging to hear from the voice of the past.
Crossroads At the Day of Bapticost by Jesse Steele
Series: Crossroads, Act I. Price: Free! Words: 32,460. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2012. Categories: Plays » Religious & Liturgical, Fiction » Christian » General
In the style of classic British banter, Evangelical Seminary Student meets Captain Charismatic… Jesus mediates. Trek through nearly every topic of debate in the American Protestant Church today. Easy-to-read, scripted format, and with limited playwright permissions included with purchase, you might just read what you’ve always wanted to say and learn how to make a friend you have always wanted.
Ligadura de esparto by Ana Hernández Vila
Price: Free! Words: 17,970. Language: Spanish. Published: January 22, 2014. Categories: Plays » European / Spanish & Portuguese, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Las historias pueden ser tan simples y tan complicadas como se quiera, basta apretar o aflojar los pudores, querer escucharlos. Don Pablo todavía no lo ha entendido y elabora ataduras en su familia como si fueran las fibras de una artesanía de esparto, complejas, bonitas, ásperas, duras, rígidas y sobre todo, muy contagiosas...
Mastering Story Structure - A guide for writing unforgettable plays by Bill Johnson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,110. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2012. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Nonfiction » Publishing » Playwriting
Bill Johnson uses reviews of Romeo and Juliet, The Heidi Chronicles, Death of a Salesman, Hamlet, and The Iceman Cometh to teach the art and craft of writing powerful plays. Using this guide, you'll be able to learn about writing plays from masters of the craft.
The Great American Western (The Lost Episode), A Musical Comedy by Bruce Guelden
Price: Free! Words: 10,260. Language: American English. Published: January 25, 2015. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American(5.00 from 1 review)
This is a full length play written specifically for community theater. Any non-profit theater may produce it without royalties. (It is best read on a full size screen because of the fonts and format) This play has won several regional awards and has been staged over 100 times. It is an edgy, politically incorrect musical that pokes fun at politicians, government, and pop culture. Have fun with it.
Leaping Off the Page: Any Time of the Year Edition by L. Ruth Carter
Price: Free! Words: 32,990. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2014. Categories: Plays » Religious & Liturgical
Here is a collection of one-act plays, shorter sketches, and monodramas (one-person plays) that can be used in Christian ministry.
Wie heeft don Cornetto vermoord? by Patrick Bernauw
Price: $25.95 USD. Words: 4,800. Language: Dutch. Published: February 2, 2013 by De Scriptomanen. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Don Cornetto wordt wel eens de Godfather genoemd van de grootste maffia familie die zich ooit in Vlaanderen vestigde. Maar toen werd hij dus vermoord. Er zijn 5 verdachten, en don Cornetto is er zowaar in geslaagd de aanwijzingen naar zijn uiteindelijke moordena(a)r(es) te verstoppen in de playlist voor een maffiaconcert. Script voor een moordspel/moorddiner om zelf te organiseren en te spelen.
Chitrangoda by Aangan Ebook
Price: Free! Words: 5,250. Language: Bengali. Published: November 9, 2012. Categories: Plays » Asian / Japanese
Written by Rabindranath Tagore, Chitrangada is a lyrical expression of love, illusion, and conquest, and ironically, one of strongest gender statements ever made in Indian literature of its time.
I Can See God's Word (Skit) by Cheryl Rogers
Price: Free! Words: 2,140. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2012. Categories: Plays » Religious & Liturgical, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
This easy-to-perform skit is about a boy named Jake who cheats on his math test. When he gets caught, he finds an old Bible his grandpa left him and learns the truth: Jesus is the Word of God and that is how God saves us.
Filling the Cheap Seats by Vincent Poirier
Price: Free! Words: 19,880. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2012. Categories: Essay » Literature, Plays » Shakespeare
Do you think of Shakespeare as something you had to read in school? Or do you think of Shakespeare as that famous author that you ought to read but that you never get around to? If you do, then Filling the Cheap Seats aims to convince you that Shakespeare is fun! This short book offers fun thoughts and unusual ideas about Shakespeare the playwright and his thirty seven plays.
Saul, First King of Israel by Ben Chenoweth
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 27,390. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2009. Categories: Plays » Religious & Liturgical, Fiction » Christian » Historical
Saul, First King of Israel is an attempt to present dramatically the story of Saul found in the biblical book of 1 Samuel from the perspective of Saul and the prophet Samuel. It covers Saul's call to become Israel's first king, his sins and their consequences, and his fall into murderous jealousy as his eventual successor, the boy David, comes to prominence.
Legítima Defesa - texto teatral para duas atrizes by Afonso Nilson
Price: Free! Words: 2,040. Language: Portuguese. Published: January 14, 2014. Categories: Plays » Women Authors, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Duas mulheres em uma cela de solitária: a agente e a detenta. Uma já cometeu seus crimes e a outra acha que a nenhum castigo será suficiente para saldar a dívida com a sociedade. Mas algo está para mudar. Em meio à tortura uma chance de compensação ou vingança parece se descortinar em um lapso de tempo.
The Tobacco Tasters by B. Zaragoza
Price: Free! Words: 1,890. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2013 by Merchants Press. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » Russian, Plays » Russian & Former Soviet Union(5.00 from 1 review)
A marriage goes up in smoke at a tobacco tasting factory. A comedic play set in the real-life Yelets tobacco factory which still employs cigarette tasters, when the head taster dies, a married couple must compete for the coveted position.
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.
The Ostraka Plays - Volume Two - ITHAKA by Francis Hagan
Price: Free! Words: 2,100. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2012. Categories: Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh, Fiction » Classics
Ithaka - a forgotten island where myth and reality collide and an old warrior returns to a place he long thought lost. What happens when memory fades and all one is left with is a past that you can no longer trust?
Be A Force For Good by H Jason Schulz
Price: Free! Words: 770. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2014. Categories: Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh, Fiction » Children’s books » Entertainment(3.00 from 1 review)
A humorous, one act play set in a space park with characters that I hope you will find enjoyable to either play or to watch. The play is about making friends and correcting mistakes but is mainly just a fun and silly play. This one act is royalty free. I hope you enjoy!
Too Late: A Dramatic Play by Laura Shinn
Price: Free! Words: 2,030. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2012. Categories: Plays » Religious & Liturgical
This is a short play centered on the consequences of entering eternity without salvation, given freely by the grace of God. It's designed for the Christian church (youth group), regardless of denomination. It's very intense and will draw a highly emotional and hopefully spiritual response from anyone without Christ who sees it. Make sure your soul is prepared...before it's Too Late.