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Shakespeare's Hamlet in Plain English by C.J. B.
Price: Free! Words: 37,590. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2012. Categories: Plays » Shakespeare(5.00 from 2 reviews)
In the language of Shakespeare, meaning can seem obscure, its style elaborate and theatrical. This work presents the language of Shakespeare’s classic tragedy, Hamlet, in more natural and readily comprehensible English. This may prove of some value for studying, understanding and gaining superior appreciation of, and insight into, the play.
Будущее. Смысл жизни. Конец Cвета - Учение Джуал Кхула by Tatiana Danina
Series: Учение Джуал Кхула - Эзотерическое Естествознание. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,790. Language: Russian. Published: March 26, 2015. Categories: Plays » Russian & Former Soviet Union, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » Russian
Понимание смысла жизни поможет понять причины грядущего Конца Света
Lol :/ and Other Modern Devised Plays by Terry Fletcher
Price: Free! Words: 33,970. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2013. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
lol :/ is a comical investigation into how we miscommunicate with technology as revealed by the story of two women reconnecting through Facebook. Also included in this edition: "Truth in Advertising", an emotional commentary on our twisted relationship with advertisements and "Wild World", the journey of two New Yorkers through a harsh city where you are the most alone when surrounded by others.
Swashbuckler by Mikel Etcheverry
Price: Free! Words: 28,210. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2012. Categories: Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh, Plays » European / French
An epic tale of love and adventure set in the Paris and Prague of 1770, Swashbuckler recounts how a group of soldiers and spies does its best to thwart the evil plans of a cabal intent on bringing Europe to war yet again, all the while finding love. A heroic comedy in five acts, in verses.
Kabuki-West by Karen Sunde
Price: Free! Words: 24,970. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2012. Categories: Plays » Women Authors, Plays » American / African American
Kabuki plays “dazzling” “haiku-like” Chicago Sun-Times “best of two worlds, fascinating” Oakland Tribune “resounds with Kabuki’s passion, fascination...in Sunde's adaptation, Zen philosophy is engrained into story, not imposed” L.A.Daily News “Essence of passion. Sunde's play compresses Homeric epic, is lucid and direct, makes you see and hear with awakened eyes and ears." Philadelphia Inquirer
Radio Plays by Karen Sunde
Price: Free! Words: 25,690. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2012. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Plays » Women Authors(5.00 from 1 review)
3 Radio Plays 3 Voodoo to Paradise: tropical night, mysterious wooden boat-load casting off for better future. The Sound of Sand: Blind boy’s mighty dangerous venture from sand-castle beach onto the sea. How His Bride Came To Abraham: Enemies trapped in no-man’s land make it paradise. An NPR, WNYC broadcast; a Bob Hope Award winner; a radio-adaptation of oft-produced, twice-published peace play.
Crossroads At the Way and Churchianity by Jesse Steele
Series: Crossroads, Act II. Price: Free! Words: 38,450. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2012. Categories: Plays » Religious & Liturgical, Fiction » Christian » General
A young pastor explores the best path for his future ministry. His worldview is shattered by conversations with the Apostles John and Paul, as well as Christian leaders, from businessmen to pastors, from America to China. Restoring the “strategery” of the corporate Church to God’s original plan in Scripture is never easy, but it’s encouraging to hear from the voice of the past.
Crossroads At the Day of Bapticost by Jesse Steele
Series: Crossroads, Act I. Price: Free! Words: 32,460. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2012. Categories: Plays » Religious & Liturgical, Fiction » Christian » General
In the style of classic British banter, Evangelical Seminary Student meets Captain Charismatic… Jesus mediates. Trek through nearly every topic of debate in the American Protestant Church today. Easy-to-read, scripted format, and with limited playwright permissions included with purchase, you might just read what you’ve always wanted to say and learn how to make a friend you have always wanted.
Mastering Story Structure - A guide for writing unforgettable plays by Bill Johnson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,110. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2012. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Nonfiction » Publishing » Playwriting
Bill Johnson uses reviews of Romeo and Juliet, The Heidi Chronicles, Death of a Salesman, Hamlet, and The Iceman Cometh to teach the art and craft of writing powerful plays. Using this guide, you'll be able to learn about writing plays from masters of the craft.
Leaping Off the Page: Any Time of the Year Edition by L. Ruth Carter
Price: Free! Words: 32,990. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2014. Categories: Plays » Religious & Liturgical
Here is a collection of one-act plays, shorter sketches, and monodramas (one-person plays) that can be used in Christian ministry.
Saul, First King of Israel by Ben Chenoweth
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 27,390. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2009. Categories: Plays » Religious & Liturgical, Fiction » Christian » Historical
Saul, First King of Israel is an attempt to present dramatically the story of Saul found in the biblical book of 1 Samuel from the perspective of Saul and the prophet Samuel. It covers Saul's call to become Israel's first king, his sins and their consequences, and his fall into murderous jealousy as his eventual successor, the boy David, comes to prominence.
Who Will Bail Us Out? by Emmy Boy
Price: Free! Words: 38,460. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2014. Categories: Plays » American / African American
Who will bail out a Nigerian man who gets caught up in the drama of repaying the loan a customer of his bank took in his name when the customer suddenly disappeared into thin air with the whole money?
Germanicus by Jo-Marie Claassen
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.
George....the Hero by Martin Alcock
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..
Dias de Juventude by André Fernandes
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.
L'Initiation Marine by Thyerik
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.
Méryem ou La Tragédie des Nuits by Thyerik
Price: Free! Words: 52,050. Language: French. Published: June 29, 2014. Categories: Plays » European / French, Fiction » Inspirational
"Méryem ou la Tragédie des Nuits" est une pièce de théâtre onirique. Le roi Farnace règne inflexible sur son pays éternellement en guerre contre une secrète barbarie. Mais une nuit, son destin lui fait croiser le chemin de l'errante Méryem, hantée par un passé mystérieux. Grâce à elle, Farnace se surprend malgré lui à retrouver l'espérance.
¿La Vida? ¡Un Teatro! by Eleonora Villegas
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,020. Language: Spanish. Published: September 30, 2014 by The Little French eBooks. Categories: Plays » Caribbean & Latin American, Plays » Women Authors
Es una obra de teatro basada en hechos reales sobre la desconocida presencia del cuplé en la Venezuela de principios del siglo XX y de su tránsito hacia la industria cinematográfica venezolana.
Desire of Ovid's Mother by Janet Walker
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 31,130. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2013. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Fiction » Literary collections » Ancient & Classical
NEW and FINAL VERSION OF SCRIPT! JUNE 2015 EDITION. A hard-working single mother unwittingly becomes friends with the very type of upper-class woman her serial-killer son has targeted.
New Plays IV by Plan-B Theatre Company
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 40,320. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2013. Categories: Plays » Gay & Lesbian, Plays » Women Authors
Plan-B Theatre Company, based in Salt Lake City, Utah, has developed and produced unique and socially conscious theatre since 1991. Plan-B champions the work of local playwrights. This is our fourth anthology of our work published since 2008.