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Triptych - Three Short Plays by Jack Ketchum
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,570. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Fiction » Literary collections » American / African American
This short collection compiles three plays penned by award-winning and best-selling author Jack Ketchum. The first, KILL: A Confession for the Stage - is the final stage play Ketchum ever wrote...inspired by the Boston Strangler Case - it is powerful, and eerie. Also included in this are DRIVE-IN MOVIE - which Ketchum also penned for theathre, and a short piece titled OLIVIA: A Monologue.
Cataloochee
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 9,640. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2013. Categories: Plays » American / African American
Big Cataloochee and Little Cataloochee, rich valleys tucked in the Smoky Mountains of North Carolina, were settled by rugged individualists in 1838. These men were the first to cut the trees and cultivate this land. Then, in 1927, the government decided to build a national park in the east, Great Smoky Mountains National Park. They removed one thousand descendents from their farms and homes.
betrayal 1 & 2 the end of the line
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 26,700. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: February 6, 2014. Categories: Plays » Shakespeare
When you got the chance to make something out of your life and then you came across a boy who ruined you and then denied everything that he did. Who do you turn to after that the opportunity is gone you are left with nothing but misery after all that you life changes for the better and great things happen. until you double cross the one that made you feel special and was there in time of need.
Grace - A One-Act Play
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,820. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2014. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Plays » Religious & Liturgical
A One-Act play about religion, friendship, and mortality. Four cast members, minimal set.
The Loiterer
Price: Free! Words: 1,390. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2014. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Plays » American / African American
Nellie Ragsdale's feeling of apprehension about a stranger, whom she observes loitering outside her home, soon turns to one of pity.
Literature Help: The Master Builder
Series: Study Guides: English Literature, Book 213 · A Quick Guide, Book 47. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 2,470. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
“The Master Builder” was titled “Bygmester Solness” in Norwegian language. The play was first published in the month of December in 1892. It is said to be one of the most important and revealing works ever produced by Henrik Ibsen.
Literature Companion: The Revenger's Tragedy
Series: A Quick Guide, Book 67 · Study Guides: English Literature, Book 242. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,060. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
The play presents a vivid and frequently violent picture of lust and ambition in an Italian court. The tone of the play is satiric and cynicism of Jacobean tragedy is quite noticeable.
The Fading Flower and Swallow the Sun
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,550. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2012 by Zarahemla Books. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Plays » Religious & Liturgical
In "The Fading Flower," when the son of Emma and Joseph Smith starts investigating the mysteries behind his father's involvement in polygamy, Emma must confront a chapter in her life that she would have rather left closed. "Swallow the Sun" follows C. S. Lewis on his journey from staunch atheist to one of the world's greatest defenders of Christianity.
Il mulino
Series: Teatro da camera, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,810. Language: Italian. Published: August 14, 2011. Categories: Plays » European / Italian, Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical
La provincia romana della Giudea, Anno Domini XXXIII. Un misterioso burattinaio tira i fili degli altri personaggi, spettatori-attori di uno spettacolo evanescente, la rappresentazione di una possibile realtà storica.
Les Voix du Corps Anthologie
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 16,670. Language: French. Published: December 13, 2014. Categories: Plays » European / French, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Cette anthologie réunit trois textes autour du corps et de la voix. Poétique du Petit corps, Petite Musique du Corps et Petit Cri Cherche Petit Corps.Il ya un souffle qui circule dans ces pages. Cette anthologie est une respiration sonore. C'est un livre d'air et de chair. On y trouvera le cheminement d'une parole primale, d'un cri poétique, d'une vie qui trouve son réceptacle et le quitte.
"Top Girls" Made Easy: Literature Guide
Series: Study Guides: English Literature, Book 278 · A Quick Guide, Book 94. Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 9,610. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Plays » American / African American
“Top Girls” by Caryl Churchill was first launched in 1982. The play is focused on a woman named Marlene. She happens to be an ambitious and career-driven woman. Her only interest in life seems to be women’s success in business and their careers.
Ready Reference Treatise: The Spanish Tragedy
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 97 · Study Guides: English Literature, Book 122. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,550. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
“The Spanish Tragedy” is said to be one of the best Elizabethan tragedies written by Thomas Kyd. It is said to have been written between 1582 and 1592. The play was highly popular in its time, and it created a deep impact on the minds of the readers and viewers.
The Trying Years: Patriarchs of League Unitus
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 18,130. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2014. Categories: Plays » Ancient & Classical, Screenplays » Drama
At this point the kingdom of Unitus has not yet evolved. The tribes are independent and engage one another in protracted tribal wars. The tribal wars eventually ends and five of the victorious tribal warlords (Wayne Van, Zog Hardy, Bill Sally, Sam Sou, and Lady Midi Cendor) proclaimed themselves Patriarchs and Matriarch of the tribes of Norwegia.
Ready Reference Treatise: Henry IV Part I
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 99 · Study Guides: English Literature, Book 124. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,000. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2013. Categories: Plays » Shakespeare
The play describes in complete detail a period of history that begins with Hotspur's battle at Homildon against the Douglas late in 1402 and ends with the defeat of the rebels at Shrewsbury in the middle of 1403. Both general audiences and critics have admired the play.
Receding References
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,480. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2014. Categories: Plays » American / African American
An MTA train operator reacts violently when he finds a noose hanging in his cab. Parties assemble for a solution.The result is a confusing series of exchanges regarding who did what, various meanings for that particular event, and other racial, sexual, and historical transformations that occur without people changing their now incorrect understanding from what it was when first presented to them.
Treasure Island, A Stage Play for Children
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,600. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2014. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Pirates
This play for children to perform is humorously based on the book by Robert Louis Stevenson. As Poly-Narrator says, “This here presentation of Treasure Island is based on the book by Robert Louis Stevenson. Do you know what it means when a performance is said to be based on the book? Not much, that’s what.” Well-known characters are still part of the play: Jim Hawkins, Long John Silver, & pirates!
Legend of the Hidden Moon 月隐传奇(I):Feel Your Last Breath for Her and Her Sword 为她和她的剑, 感受最后一口呼吸
Price: Free! Words: 1,080. Language: Chinese (simplified). Published: December 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Plays » Women Authors
当时明月在, 曾照彩云归。 故友拂叶去, 何人拈花回? 不知从何时起,江湖开始盛传着这四句话。或者说开始知道有这样四个地方,或是杀人的,或是救人的,却都是惹不得的。 人的恐惧大多源自不了解,没有人了解这样的四句话究竟代表着何样的含义,没有人了解那四个地方究竟是什么样子,谁也不喜欢无端地去惹上什么乱七八糟的麻烦。 尤其,是有性命之忧的麻烦。
Fables
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,030. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Performing Arts / Theater
Three fables from around the world are retold in this play. In the Grasshopper and the Ants, the grasshopper only wants to play all summer but the busy ants know they have to gather food. In Armadillos in the Road, the armadillo teacher and her young students are on a field trip, moseying along. A lion is terrorizing everyone in The Foolish Lion and the Clever Rabbit, a tale from India.
Treasure girl
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,160. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2014. Categories: Plays » American / African American
The clash of love and culture
A Quick Guide to "The Beggar's Opera"
Series: A Quick Guide, Book 9 · Study Guides: English Literature, Book 137. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,480. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2013 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
“The Beggar Opera” is said to have had the longest run in theater history up to that time. It is said to be Gay’s greatest success and it has been played ever since its first performance.