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Petit Cri Cherche petit Corps version 2.0
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 2,440. Language: French. Published: October 31, 2014. Categories: Plays » European / French, Plays » Women Authors
Petit Cri Cherche Petit Corps est une pièce pour deux comédiens-danseurs et une voix. La voix dit le corps, et les corps incarnent la voix. Ce « dialogue à 3 » conte la naissance, la vie, l’amour, la mort.
Shakespeare's Premiere of Richard III
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 39,970. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2012. Categories: Plays » Shakespeare, Screenplays » Period piece
William Shakespeare's famous play is solved for the first time! This adaptation answers many unsolved questions: Who was Richard III? When was Richard III written? Why did Shakespeare write Richard III? What did Shakespeare's audience think of Richard III? Why is this play so important in Shakespeare's life?
His ... Or Her ... Suicide.
Price: Free! Words: 1,400. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2013. Categories: Plays » Australian & Oceanian
(3.00 from 2 reviews)
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.
A Merry Hospital Radio Christmas
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,470. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2012 by My Ebook Publishing House. Categories: Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh, Essay » Sociology
A short monologue. Scene: the present day. It’s nearly ten to midnight on Christmas Eve. A hospital radio studio at a medium-sized community hospital near Wigan. 68 year-old volunteer amateur broadcaster ROLAND GOOLE is finishing his programme before the station frequency switches to BBC Radio 2 at midnight...
Who Killed Admiral Darlan?
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,020. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2014. Categories: Plays » American / African American
It is December 1942. British and American forces have conquered French territories in Northern Africa from Morocco through Algeria. The American side has chosen Admiral Darlan as the leader of liberated territories even though a top Vichy collaborator. Many opposing forces want Darlan removed. Eventually done in mysterious circumstances.
A Look Back At The History Of Baseball America Favourite Pastime
Price: Free! Words: 460. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2012. Categories: Plays » American / African American
In this article we will take a quick look over the history of baseball, one of the most popular sports in the US. Basically, the sport involves two teams each made up of 9 players.
The Broken Flute
Price: Free! Words: 5,030. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2013. Categories: Plays » American / African American
A motivational play that emphasises using your talents to acquire success instead of illegal means.
Just So, It Happened
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,190. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2014. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Performing Arts / Theater
Based on Rudyard Kipling's “How the Elephant Got His Trunk” and “How the Camel Got His Hump”, this play has a delightful cast of animals. The curious young elephants are disturbing everyone in the forest with their non-stop questions. The camel is being lazy and all the other animals must work harder because of it.
Our Wives Have Gone Mad
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,050. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: October 30, 2014. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Plays » American / African American
'Our Wives Have Gone Mad' written by Joseph Ochie reminisces on the predicament of women in a male-dominated society;their triumph and their triumphant ululation occasioned by that triumph. So long as gender discourse rages, the play is a deep contribution to it.
The Marsh King's Daughter
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,750. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2013. Categories: Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh, Plays » Medieval
Vikings, Ancient Egyptians, Goblins, Magical Transformations, terror, murder and mayhem, along with comedy and music, all come together in this exotic play adapted from Hans Christian Andersen’s story about a bewitched maiden, rescued and redeemed by a most unlikely character, a kindly old bird, none other than Father Stork—yes, the same stork famous for bringing babies! He is our storyteller.
Les Dirás esta Palabra
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 42,670. Language: Spanish. Published: August 5, 2014 by unos& otros cultural Project. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Studies / History & Culture, Plays » Religious & Liturgical
Los capítulos que forman esta breve obra tocan parte del amplio abanico temático de una Introducción a la lectura de la Biblia. En sentido general, las “introducciones” tienen como propósito prepararnos para lecturas fluidas e inteligentes de una materia. Para leer –y vivir-, la Palabra de Dios con provecho espiritual, también es menester haber leído una intro-ducción a la Biblia.
Go -21st Century Existentialism
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 12,080. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2013. Categories: Plays » Canadian, Fiction » Anthologies » Drama/Theatrical
(5.00 from 1 review)
A full length 4 Act theater script, GO’s template is the landmark play by Samuel Beckett Waiting For Godot. Positing major ontological advances since that play was first produced in 1953, GO’s tramps, BLIND and GOGO, encounter transformative characters - a starman, wizard, warrior, and clown - on their path to meeting the transcendent, genderless Go. Please read sample.
The Ostraka Plays - Volume FIVE - CONSTANTINOPLE, ITS DREAMS
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 27,370. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2012. Categories: Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh, Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
Constantinople, once the greatest city ever known, has degenerated into a grotesque; a carnival of buffons and butchers who stumble with abandon and glee through this city's mazes and its endless riddles. In this play, the City is both a meditation and an escape – a dream in which the past imagines the present.
The Master of the Ceremonies
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 149,060. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2014. Categories: Plays » Shakespeare
For nearly four hundred years the world has believed that the actor William Shakespeare was the greatest writer that has ever lived. A chance discovery by an independent researcher has finally thrown up the proof that the world has been waiting for. The world was wrong. Finally we have found the author that the world and the works deserve. The greatest story never told. Until now.
Ramblings of a Middle Aged Drag Queen
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 1,910. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2012. Categories: Plays » Gay & Lesbian, Plays » Canadian
Ramblings of a Middle Aged Drag Queen is a short play about an over-the-hill drag queen who is interviewed by a young reporter in a Toronto gay bar in the 1990s. Running time is approximately 12 minutes.
The Gift
Price: Free! Words: 11,590. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014. Categories: Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
A horror story for modern times
Hedgehog
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,180. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2014. Categories: Plays » American / African American
In an SRO stuffed with people living on the margins of society is Leo, a young man who spent years in a mental institution because his epilepsy was judged a mental illness. The experience left Leo with a morbid attachment to a fictional character that suffered the same misdiagnosis. He lives Myshkin's life, and so do his fellow residents in order to satisfy the likeable Leo.
Les Années Sourdes, Vol 2
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 67,770. Language: French. Published: November 12, 2013 by Book Case Engine. Categories: Plays » European / French
Ce deuxième volume de pièces débute avec “Le Mollusque,” un long monologue du point de vue d’un escargot sur le malentendu existant autour de la définition du mot épicurien, qui le rend pas du tout heureux, puisqu'il est sur le point de se faire déguster. “Grisou en Atomiseur,” représente les premiers pas vers un théâtre psychologique, vers un soucis de vouloir capter une essence humaine.
The Ostraka Plays - Volume Four - A LITTLE WINTER LOVE
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,870. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2012. Categories: Plays » Ancient & Classical, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European
The Fall of Basing House during the last months of the English Civil War sees a night of violence, terror and phantasm released into its ruins. The survivors of that siege scramble amid the fires and the cracking stones seeking revenge, love and the awful performance of one last Masque covered in blood and tatters.
Recital
Price: Free! Words: 1,090. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2015. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
A last request from a mother to a son in a long-broken relationship. "Recital" was a 2015 Boston Theater Marathon finalist.