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Dracula: A Play in One Act
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,860. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2012. Categories: Plays » Ancient & Classical, Fiction » Horror » Undead
(5.00 from 1 review)
Jonathan Harker and Mina Murray become entangled with the mysterious Count Dracula from the far-off country of Transylvania. Only Dr. Seward and Dr. Van Helsing know the truth - Count Dracula is a deadly vampire who will terrorize the English countryside if he gets the chance. This one-act play may be suitable for some youth drama groups.
Germanicus
Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 43,330. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2013. Categories: Plays » Ancient & Classical
(5.00 from 1 review)
This is the first translation into English of the verse drama Germanicus by the Afrikaans poet N.P. Van Wyk Louw. The work was based on the first three chapters of the Annales of the Roman historiographer Tacitus. The drama has been considered a highlight in Afrikaans literature since its publication in 1956.
Die Nixx Familie: The Sunday Cleanup
Price: Free! Words: 1,500. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2013. Categories: Plays » European / German
This is a one act play, the secoun of a new series, called "Die Nixx Familie". The setting is in a post WWII Germany following the lives of the Nixx Family. Written in English. Genre= Dramatic Script, Sardonic, One Act Play, Humorous, Short Read. In "the Sunday Cleanup", the family cleans the house while Radnick is an a "business trip". If you liked it, please leave a friendly review
Dreamers - the play
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.
Jane Eyre: A Play in One Act
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,120. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2012. Categories: Plays » Ancient & Classical, Fiction » Historical » Victorian
(5.00 from 1 review)
Orphan Jane Eyre grows up at a charity school and takes a job as a governess to the daughter of Mr. Rochester a wealthy, but lonely man at Thornfield Hall. While she is there, she learns that nothing is as it seems. This one-act play is suitable for youth productions. A school production of this play will shed new light on a classic novel.
We Interrupt This Program
Price: Free! Words: 3,110. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2014. Categories: Plays » American / African American
(3.67 from 3 reviews)
A white collar family and a blue collar one are listening to War of the Worlds in 1939 in neighboring apartments.
Toneelstuk: Zotte Charlotte
Series: Mysterieus België Series, Book 11. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 13,680. Language: Dutch. Published: March 28, 2013 by De Scriptomanen. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Charlotte, de dochter van Leopold I, huwt op jonge leeftijd met Maximiliaan van Oostenrijk. In 1860 krijgt hij de keizerskroon van Mexico aangeboden. Kort daarna ontvlamt een burgeroorlog, wordt hij gefusilleerd... en Charlotte krankzinnig. Of toch niet? Want waarom sluit het Belgische koningshuis haar eigenlijk op, voor de rest van haar leven, in het kasteel van Boechout, bij Meise?
The Girl Who Stole A Star
Price: Free! Words: 4,200. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2014. Categories: Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
A star comes down from the sky and wants to play with a little 8yr old girl.
At the End of the Bar
Price: Free! Words: 5,350. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2014. Categories: Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
"At the End of the Bar" is a short play in four acts which tells the story of Joel and his second home "The Sleeping Bear".
George....the Hero
Price: Free! Words: 22,320. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2013. Categories: Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh, Fiction » Children’s books » Performing Arts / Theater
Meet George.She’s feisty, good natured and has the knack of walking into trouble. And at the moment, there’s plenty of trouble to go round. Bigg City is alive with rumors, there’s a smell of burning coming from the woods. Well...you know what it’s like with Dragons. They’re so cute and then they grow up....and grow...and grow..
When Gods Were Men
Price: Free! Words: 16,230. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2014. Categories: Plays » Shakespeare
The financial collapse of 2008 has claimed both lives and fortunes as the collateral damage of unscrupulous manipulation. This play explores how the evil of those unpunished crimes becomes the downfall of all involved: the criminals, the ambivalent, and the innocent. A tragedy written in the Shakespearean tradition.
Mrs Danby's Destiny
Series: Drama Scripts, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 5,610. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2012. Categories: Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
(3.00 from 1 review)
MRS DANBY’S DESTINY by Liz Wainwright is an astrology themed comedy drama. Original BBC Radio Production was directed by: Marion Nancarrow for BBC Radio 4 Drama ‘Thirty Minute Theatre’ Broadcast November 1993. Running Time: 30m Cast: SUSAN: Pauline Yates, GREG: James Taylor, JULIA: Lynda Baron
Actor: the Unsung Greek Hero
Price: Free! Words: 13,030. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2014. Categories: Plays » Ancient & Classical
Actor, a young man of Ancient Greece looking to make a name for himself, ends up on a trail of side-kicking for some of the greatest heroes ever. However, each one seems to be a little off from their legend. All turn out to be jerks. Will Actor survive to be a hero himself?
Die Nixx Familie: The Price of Burial
Price: Free! Words: 660. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2013. Categories: Plays » European / German
This is a one act play, the first of a new series, called "Die Nixx Familie". The setting is in a post WWII Germany following the lives of the Nixx Family. Written in English. Genre= Dramatic Script, Sardonic, One Act Play, Humorous, Short Read. In "the Price of Burial", the family must deal with the death of an in-law and handle the burial. If you liked it, please leave a friendly review.
Two for the Chancel
Price: Free! Words: 2,610. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2013 by Rice Universe Publishing. Categories: Plays » Religious & Liturgical
Two for the Chancel includes two Reader's Theater light dramas to be performed in the church chancel. The theme of The Easy Button is How freedom to choose came into the world and what it means for us, and of Four Drumsticks, Respecting God’s Creation while Honoring Mind and Community.
Thyme Crisis
Price: Free! Words: 1,430. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2013. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
David has trouble with his bakery when he runs out of thyme to pay the rent.
1001 Nights & Other Short Stories
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 9,330. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2014 by Dimetrodon Media Arts. Categories: Fiction » Classics, Plays » Ancient & Classical
(5.00 from 1 review)
Shahrazad, the mesmerizing heroine of ‘The Arabian Nights’, must spin tales night after night to save lives—including her own. This short story brings her legend to modern readers and illuminates the dazzling orchestral showpiece it inspired. This new edition features versions of the short story for one and for four readers. ‘Five Vignettes’, 'Juilliardy' and ‘Beachfront Psalm’ are included.
Bad Girl: A Play
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,680. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2014. Categories: Plays » Women Authors
From the playwright... I wrote this play as a reminder of the harsh, unforgiving times that were the 1950’s, when uncomfortable words and actions were swept under the rug. If the dialogue sounds last century, or events seem improbable, we can be grateful they do. It's a fictionalized account of what happened to "girls in trouble." But the story is true. I lived it.
So Long As There's Verona
Price: Free! Words: 8,950. Language: British English. Published: July 4, 2012. Categories: Plays » Shakespeare
This is a children's comedy version of “Romeo and Juliet,” originally written in 2011 as a Year 6 leavers' play. It can just as easily be used at any time of the year, as presented here in its Smashwords edition. It would suit Year 6 (approx age. 11), of course, but could be performed by Year 5 or Year 7. The play retains the essential Shakespeare storyline.
Even Odds
Price: Free! Words: 6,710. Language: British English. Published: December 3, 2013. Categories: Plays » Medieval, Fiction » Poetry » African Poetry
A tragedy with two characters, unfolds in fast rhythmic exchanges. A play and poem that treats the tale of belittled feminism and hyped masculinity, reassures of justice's persistence. It touches on the seemingly unsafe nature of life, as people manage the simplest things and still tend not to really mend the silly holes of doubts they breed, seeking to even the odds life throws at them.