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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: 9,350. 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.
No Touching
Price: Free! Words: 16,990. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2014. Categories: Plays » American / African American
A painter is attracted to his male model as well as a rough prostitute he pays to only listen to his problems.
Dazzling Lights
Price: Free! Words: 790. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Female authors, Plays » Religious & Liturgical
This book comprises of some fables behind the festival of lights and a simple ritual we follow for the day has been put in poetic form. Our culture is filled with festivals. This is my sincere attempt to cover maximum festival that we celebrate at my place. My poems are very close to my life and also live of many in this world.
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.
You Know The Story
Price: Free! Words: 10,570. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2014. Categories: Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
A comedy musical about a cleaning lady having to save the kingdom's prince from a vengeful witch.
Ol' Zak, After the Angel: A Monologue
Price: Free! Words: 2,340. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2013 by Rice Universe Publishing. Categories: Plays » Religious & Liturgical, Plays » Religious & Liturgical
Zechariah is struck dumb by an angel, in Luke 3: 7 - 18. His loss of voice becomes a metaphor for me, of forgetting that all things are possible with God. As I entered into ministry after graduating from The Iliff School of Theology, I wondered what would happen in my writing life. Would I doubt the birth of something new and lose my voice as Zechariah did?
Dias de Juventude
Price: Free! Words: 46,010. Language: Portuguese. Published: February 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Plays » European / Spanish & Portuguese
Um dia na vida de Andrew Wood, um escritor de dezanove anos que se vê confrontado com a realidade de uma cidade ressacada pela morte de Kurt Cobain.
Bitch and Moan
Price: Free! Words: 4,240. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2014. Categories: Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
(4.00 from 1 review)
Christina's left and right brain argue about her boring life and how to change it.
Flesh and Bone
Price: Free! Words: 12,990. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2014. Categories: Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
(2.00 from 1 review)
An alien visits a planet of water monsters and tries to teach them peace. In the end, it allows a window for them to kill each other.
Visada yra ką pasakyti
Price: Free! Words: 5,690. Language: Lithuanian. Published: February 11, 2013. Categories: Plays » Russian & Former Soviet Union, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Vyras ir žmona vyksta į laidotuves ir linksmai kalbasi. A husband and wife drive to the funeral and talking about life, marriage and death. Ši radijo pjesė buvo pastatyta ir transliuota per Lietuvos radiją. This play was broadcasted on Lithuanian Radio (National Broadcaster)
L'Initiation Marine
Price: Free! Words: 26,550. Language: French. Published: June 30, 2014. Categories: Plays » European / French, Fiction » Inspirational
Au cours d'une traversée en mer, le neveu du capitaine fait la rencontre d'un inconnu rescapé d'un naufrage qui va l'initier peu à peu aux pouvoirs inattendus des songes. Retourné à terre, entraîné dans tout un monde souterrain, il va se mesurer à ceux qui règnent en maîtres sur les rêves.
Away In A Sand Dune (AKA Jesus vs. Cannibals)
Price: Free! Words: 9,500. Language: British English. Published: December 24, 2013. Categories: Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Time-travelling ex-postman Harley Byrne's ongoing mission is to capture and make available for download “all the world’s music, ever.” In this stage adaptation of one of his adventures, Byrne takes a holiday from work but crash-lands on a tropical island on Xmas Eve. The natives' carols sound oddly familiar but, when Byrne interferes, the island's corrupt king condemns him to be eaten to death.