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Fifty Shades Of Grey Hair The Menopausal Woman's Answer To E L James by Bobbie Grove
Price: Free! Words: 4,410. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2015. Categories: Screenplays » Romance, Plays » Australian & Oceanian(4.00 from 1 review)
A Romantic Comedy, Based On Fact, Fiction And Fantasy, In Which Menopausal Bossy-Boots Emma, Hires Nice-Boy Bobbie, As Her Live-In Housekeeper, To Cook, Clean, Obey And Please Her. Includes: Emma's Angst; “I'm Cold!!!”; Emma Beds Bobbie; Night Sweat; “Now.” “Bobbie.” “Give Me An Orgasm.” And, Emma Gets The Flu; in which Bobbie nurses Emma like an Angel.
Being dead isn't always so bad by Julia Averbeck
Price: Free! Words: 2,620. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2012. Categories: Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh, Plays » Women Authors
Why is there a dead man in Felicity's and Maude's living room and how can a cat help to solve the case?
Damon & Pythias - Drama Script for People or Puppets by Owen & Stephen Shelley
Price: Free! Words: 720. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2012. Categories: Plays » Religious & Liturgical
This is a dramatisation of a short story from ancient Greece. Damon and Pythias are friends and when Pythias is accussed of being a traitor and sentenced to die, Damon takes his place so that his friend can say goodbye to his parents. This short play demonstrates the love of a friend who is willing to die in the place of another. This can be used to illustrate Jesus' love for us!
Reality Book Group & 3 Other Short Plays by Richard Grossman
Price: Free! Words: 6,220. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2012. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American(5.00 from 3 reviews)
What’s more important, the book or the members? In "Reality Book Group," three college professors invite a book-loving ex-convict to join them. Selected from more than 400 plays written by New England playwrights, "Reality Book Group" was top-billed in The Boston Globe and performed at the 2012 Boston Theater Marathon. Plus 3 other 10-minute plays
Comedic Audition Monologues for Teens by Clint Snyder
Price: Free! Words: 3,010. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » Anthologies, Plays » American / African American
This short free monologue book contains a variety of monologues perfect for auditions. The book has both male and female monologues that will leave directors laughing and asking for more.
The Gift: A Salvation Skit for Christmas by Cheryl Rogers
Price: Free! Words: 1,950. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2013. Categories: Plays » Religious & Liturgical, Fiction » Christian » General
This free skit illustrates that salvation is a gift from God. It can be performed by churches, youth groups, Bible clubs and schools.
Ligadura de esparto by Ana Hernández Vila
Price: Free! Words: 17,970. Language: Spanish. Published: January 22, 2014. Categories: Plays » European / Spanish & Portuguese, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Las historias pueden ser tan simples y tan complicadas como se quiera, basta apretar o aflojar los pudores, querer escucharlos. Don Pablo todavía no lo ha entendido y elabora ataduras en su familia como si fueran las fibras de una artesanía de esparto, complejas, bonitas, ásperas, duras, rígidas y sobre todo, muy contagiosas...
The Great American Western (The Lost Episode), A Musical Comedy by Bruce Guelden
Price: Free! Words: 10,260. Language: American English. Published: January 25, 2015. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody(5.00 from 1 review)
This is a full length play written specifically for community theater. Any non-profit theater may produce it without royalties. (It is best read on a full size screen because of the fonts and format) This play has won several regional awards and has been staged over 100 times. It is an edgy, politically incorrect musical that pokes fun at politicians, government, and pop culture. Have fun with it.
Chitrangoda by Aangan Ebook
Price: Free! Words: 5,250. Language: Bengali. Published: November 9, 2012. Categories: Plays » Asian / Japanese
Written by Rabindranath Tagore, Chitrangada is a lyrical expression of love, illusion, and conquest, and ironically, one of strongest gender statements ever made in Indian literature of its time.
I Can See God's Word (Skit) by Cheryl Rogers
Price: Free! Words: 2,140. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2012. Categories: Plays » Religious & Liturgical, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
This easy-to-perform skit is about a boy named Jake who cheats on his math test. When he gets caught, he finds an old Bible his grandpa left him and learns the truth: Jesus is the Word of God and that is how God saves us.
All Fours by Dr D. Bruno Starrs
Price: Free! Words: 1,430. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2013. Categories: Plays » Australian & Oceanian(5.00 from 6 reviews)
A short play about gender differences, written in the absurdist tradition. First published in "Movimiento Paroxista Revista Literatura" (online) by the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México and the University of North Carolina, 1.1, 2011, pp. 17-25. This play is royalty free.
Filling the Cheap Seats by Vincent Poirier
Price: Free! Words: 19,880. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2012. Categories: Essay » Literature, Plays » Shakespeare
Do you think of Shakespeare as something you had to read in school? Or do you think of Shakespeare as that famous author that you ought to read but that you never get around to? If you do, then Filling the Cheap Seats aims to convince you that Shakespeare is fun! This short book offers fun thoughts and unusual ideas about Shakespeare the playwright and his thirty seven plays.
The Tobacco Tasters by B. Zaragoza
Price: Free! Words: 1,890. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2013 by Merchants Press. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » Russian, Plays » Russian & Former Soviet Union(5.00 from 1 review)
A marriage goes up in smoke at a tobacco tasting factory. A comedic play set in the real-life Yelets tobacco factory which still employs cigarette tasters, when the head taster dies, a married couple must compete for the coveted position.
Legítima Defesa - texto teatral para duas atrizes by Afonso Nilson
Price: Free! Words: 2,040. Language: Portuguese. Published: January 14, 2014. Categories: Plays » Women Authors, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Duas mulheres em uma cela de solitária: a agente e a detenta. Uma já cometeu seus crimes e a outra acha que a nenhum castigo será suficiente para saldar a dívida com a sociedade. Mas algo está para mudar. Em meio à tortura uma chance de compensação ou vingança parece se descortinar em um lapso de tempo.
The Ostraka Plays - Volume Two - ITHAKA by Francis Hagan
Price: Free! Words: 2,100. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2012. Categories: Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh, Fiction » Classics
Ithaka - a forgotten island where myth and reality collide and an old warrior returns to a place he long thought lost. What happens when memory fades and all one is left with is a past that you can no longer trust?
Be A Force For Good by H Jason Schulz
Price: Free! Words: 770. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2014. Categories: Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh, Fiction » Children’s books » Entertainment(3.00 from 1 review)
A humorous, one act play set in a space park with characters that I hope you will find enjoyable to either play or to watch. The play is about making friends and correcting mistakes but is mainly just a fun and silly play. This one act is royalty free. I hope you enjoy!
Too Late: A Dramatic Play by Laura Shinn
Price: Free! Words: 2,030. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2012. Categories: Plays » Religious & Liturgical
This is a short play centered on the consequences of entering eternity without salvation, given freely by the grace of God. It's designed for the Christian church (youth group), regardless of denomination. It's very intense and will draw a highly emotional and hopefully spiritual response from anyone without Christ who sees it. Make sure your soul is prepared...before it's Too Late.
The Caterpillar Adventure by Philip Hunt
Price: Free! Words: 1,870. Language: British English. Published: October 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Imagination & Play, Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
The Caterpillar Adventure is a story for children and can be used in an educational context. It is written with teachers in mind as it also includes a script version of the story. The book can be used as source material for primary teaching.
Sleezy the Fox Play by William Forde
Price: Free! Words: 11,760. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2012. Categories: Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh, Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / Values & Virtues
A play about ‘second chances’ based upon the four 'Sleezy the Fox’ stories that the late Princess Diana used to read to her children, William and Harry when they were aged 9 and 7 years respectively. Written by the founder of ‘Anger Management’ courses in Great Britain in the 70s, the stories were originally written for the purposes of radio transmission and are highly popular with schools.