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Trapdoors by Gary Kittle
Price: Free! Words: 27,170. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2018. Categories: Screenplays » Drama, Plays » Gay & Lesbian
This collection of claustrophobic stage dramas begins with ‘Chalk for Cheese’, a play about guilt and reconciliation between a father and son, with a distinctly peculiar resolution. ‘Stitching the Cherry’ is a three-act family drama, again centered on unfinished business, this time between two siblings. The third, ‘Walking Through Wire’, tackles the subject of homosexuality during World War Two.
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.
Monosauce: 30 award-winning monologues by Pete Malicki
Price: Free! Words: 50,760. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2016. Categories: Plays » Australian & Oceanian, Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh(4.50 from 2 reviews)
"Monosauce: 30 award-winning monologues" is a collection of the most popular works by internationally-acclaimed monologue expert, Pete Malicki. These pieces have won 19 major awards between them and been performed over 600 times around the world. They are funny, moving, relatable, relevant and written specifically for actors. The volume is formatted so you can print and start rehearsing today.
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.
Built For Abuse - Acting Monologues For Men by Joshua James
Price: Free! Words: 20,250. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2016. Categories: Plays » American / African American
Playwright and screenwriter Joshua James has gathered fifty monologues for men, collected from his plays THE MEN'S ROOM, TALLBOY WALKIN', 2 VERY DANGEROUS PEOPLE SHARING 1 SMALL SPACE, and many more, for actors to use for auditions, scene study or solo performance projects.
The Dreamers: A Play of Playing by Mr. Bohemian
Price: Free! Words: 24,440. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2017. Categories: Plays » Shakespeare, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary(5.00 from 4 reviews)
A reimagination of Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream in the World of Warcraft dreamscape. This is a theater script for a dreamy play.
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..
A Woman of No Importance (Director's Playbook Edition) by H.J. William
Price: Free! Words: 23,250. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2017. Categories: Plays » Ancient & Classical, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
A classic comedy by Irish satirist Oscar Wilde. A young man is given a lucrative offer to improve his standing in life, but he is unaware of the history between his mother and his benefactor.
Radical! by Richard Lung
Price: Free! Words: 50,840. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2015. Categories: Plays » Religious & Liturgical, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Activism
Radical! begins with a play, If the poor are on the moon.., about Mother Teresa (currrently freely available on the web). Monologs follow on artistic and scientific radicals (Berlioz, Sibelius, Sigmund Freud, JS Mill, Conan Doyle, Bernard Shaw, HG Wells, George Orwell, JB Priestley), as well as shorter features. Environmental verse and an essay on a statistical relativity conclude.
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?
Churchianity: At the Crossroads by Jesse Steele
Series: At the Crossroads, Act II. Price: Free! Words: 38,400. 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.
Noahs Nuclear Niche by Anthony E Thorogood
Price: Free! Words: 43,680. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2017. Categories: Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody(5.00 from 1 review)
With Thorogood's hallmark brilliant dialogue the plays in this collection come alive. They are entertaining enticing and laugh out loud funny. A cross between Noel Cowards* Hay Fever and the Marx Brothers* Duck Soup they are a mad romp into the surreal. A fantastic collection of truly comic plays.
M.E.I.K.E Super Powers by Sylvester Marshall
Price: Free! Words: 34,080. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » New Age » Dream interpretation, Plays » Ancient & Classical
Our brain, the first super computer, has been showing us, scenes, and synopsis. Everyone’s super computer has been giving a sample of our futures, sending us a sneak previews of what has to transpire throughout our entire life journey.
The Trace Beginning by James Bryce
Price: Free! Words: 22,960. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2016. Categories: Poetry » U.K. Poetry, Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Peter Wynn is a brilliant innovator, but gets sacked. His love, Jill Magnifica, is the sister of the owner of the company that employed him, Turton Malevol. When Peter's discoveries prove right, will they be enough to save both love and the business? Written as a play in verse.
Radio Plays by Karen Sunde
Price: Free! Words: 25,920. 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.
Othello (Director's Playbook Edition) by H.J. William
Price: Free! Words: 26,890. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2017. Categories: Plays » Shakespeare
William Shakespeare's classic, the tragedy of Othello, Moor of Venice, joined in an interracial marriage and driven to jealousy by his maleficent officer.
Chekhovs At Home by Karen Sunde
Price: Free! Words: 27,310. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » Russian, Plays » Women Authors
Please God, No Wedding Or Shooting At The End!- Chekhov strives to write The Seagull, while characters from it, his own life, and Hamlet swim in his head. Anton, Himself - Writing a love story after The Seagull flops, Chekhov darts between passion, family, and disaster. Masha, Too - Irrepressibly seized by love, Chekhov's sister wrestles with whether to leave her brother's exciting life to marry
Germanicus by Jo-Marie Claassen
Price: Free! 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.