Plays

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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.
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.
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.
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.
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)
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.
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.
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.
A Wake
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,870. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2014. Categories: Plays » American / African American
A wake is being held at the home of the deceased. The younger people are playing a charade featuring a famous saying about death. The older folks take their behavior as a show of disrespect. But as furniture made by the now dead Gianni collapses beneath his mourners, and they gag on his homemade wine, the youth can't help but wonder at the legacy being left to them by their elders
The Cranial Equity Loan
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,820. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2013. Categories: Plays » Australian & Oceanian, Screenplays » Comedy
Finalist, Stage Plays, 2015 New York Screenplay Contest A three-act satire of modern life, the banking industry and consumer credit played against the backdrop of the Melbourne Cup, the most prestigious horse race in Australia and possibly the biggest fashion event of the year. Horseplay in three acts.
The Carousel
Price: Free! Words: 15,640. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: July 15, 2014. Categories: Plays » Ancient & Classical
The Carousel is an absurdist farce. It employs conventional theatrical methods. Set and technicals are minimal but good performances are required from 4 to 8 actors (depending on doubling). A feature of the play is the use of mime and (apparently) illogical speeches. The reading copy is provided in the hope for performance.
What Are You Waiting For?
Price: Free! Words: 4,980. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2012. Categories: Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Short play for stage (small/fringe theatre).
The Fiendish Plot of Doctor Cyclone
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,040. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2012. Categories: Screenplays » Comedy, Plays » Canadian
Can a handful of kids defeat a cyborg army -- and their parents? The Fiendish Plot of Doctor Cyclone is a lunar comedy orbiting your funny bone. When the parents on a Moon base start acting strangely, it is up to their kids to battle a mad scientist with a heart of titanium. This comic screenplay is perfect for video or stage. Suitable for family viewing, it was first produced in 2011.
Text Messages
Price: Free! Words: 1,690. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2013. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
A play about how two friends reconnect one day, and all because off a conversation they have through text messages, it goes from friendship to something more serious...
prova
Price: Free! Words: 1,100. Language: Italian. Published: March 7, 2013. Categories: Plays » European / Italian
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The Boy or Girl Who Cried, "Stampeding Herd of Elephants!"
Price: Free! Words: 2,530. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2014. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fairy Tales
The Boy or Girl Who Cried, "Stampeding Herd of Elephants!" is a comedic fairy tale spoof for school productions or classwork. It's based on the story "The Boy Who Cried Wolf" and offers many diverse roles for both elementary and middle schools as well as high school actors to produce for younger audiences.
Playing Puck
Price: Free! Words: 5,770. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2012. Categories: Plays » Shakespeare, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
A retelling of "A Midsummer Night's Dream" through the eyes of a less bumbling Puck...
Transcendology Can Reform Religions
Price: Free! Words: 4,800. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2013. Categories: Plays » Religious & Liturgical, Fiction » Inspirational
A screenplay about a spiritual journey that can bring new perspectives into religions. John was mentally in sync with the entire community. It was like Tapping Into the Mind of God. This Higher Self is called by many different names, but it ultimately is beyond any metaphysical concept. Spiritual seekers have experienced the enlightenment and tranquility that makes life enjoyable.
Sophia's Silly Ducklings
Price: Free! Words: 710. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2013. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Fiction » Children’s books » Performing Arts / Theater
A short children's play about a little girl named Sophia and her four pet ducklings.