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Interview with the Sphinx
Price: $2.99 $1.10 USD. (63% off until May 18!) Words: 36,880. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2013 by Personville Press. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Plays » Ancient & Classical
This witty philosophical comedy imagines the ancient Sphinx being interviewed today -- as though she were another pop celebrity. She is a talkative, flirty & mysterious person who likes to talk about anything -- except the question being asked! Part Tom Stoppard, part Monty Python, part Oscar Wilde, this play by Jack Matthews combines philosophical paradoxes with fast-paced verbal pyrotechnics.
The Kitchen Sink
Price: $1.09 USD. (Free until May 5, 2024!) Words: 40,940. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2016. Categories: Plays » Religious & Liturgical
A hodge-podge of pieces, most of these writings deal with mythology. The spectrum spans religion, terrorism, feminism, ancient mythology, philosophy, wilderness, pain medication, Sherlock Holmes, evolution, manly love and vampires. The author freely admits that there's something here to piss off most anyone.
Orpheus and Eurydice
Price: $3.99 $0.99 USD. (75% off until Dec. 31!) Words: 6,430. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2013 by Dragonfly Publishing, Inc.. Categories: Plays » Ancient & Classical, Plays » Medieval
When Eurydice finds herself in Hades she is mocked and tormented by demons. Can her husband rescue her before the fiends of Hell destroy her last spark of humanity? Can Eurydice and Orpheus overcome the wrath of the Queen of the Dead? [Drama / Dramatic Verse (PG) 70 pages | Released in 2012 by Dragonfly Publishing, Inc. | Available in print and ebook]
Elizabeth Bathory
Price: $3.99 $0.99 USD. (75% off until Dec. 31!) Words: 11,710. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2013 by Dragonfly Publishing, Inc.. Categories: Plays » Medieval, Plays » Ancient & Classical
When Elizabeth Báthory discovers that the blood of maidens will keep her young, she sets off on a bloody killing spree that lasts for years and results in the deaths of hundreds. [A play in five scenes and based on a true story | Drama (PG) released in 2012 by Dragonfly Publishing, Inc. | Available in ebook and print]
Giants Fall
Price: $3.99 $0.99 USD. (75% off until Dec. 31!) Words: 26,360. Language: American English. Published: October 5, 2015 by Dragonfly Publishing, Inc.. Categories: Plays » Ancient & Classical
When the Trojans and the Greeks arrange for a duel between Achilles and Paris to end the war, everyone expects Achilles will be victorious. But when Paris wins the confrontation, both camps have to deal with the aftermath. Helen realizes she must face more years of exile as Paris' wife, while Odysseus plots to steal Ajax's share of Achilles' spoils, including the lovely slave Briseis.
Ten Plays: Short, Easy Dramas For Churches
Price: $6.99 $1.75 USD. (75% off until March 31!) Words: 25,330. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2013 by Philip Garside. Categories: Plays » Religious & Liturgical, Plays » Women Authors
Lay preacher Rosalie Sugrue’s short plays and meditations are ideal to present in church. They encourage us to engage with Bible and historical characters and explore important themes. Staging is simple. Few props or costumes are required. Nearly of these play readings are suitable for children to present. Most work best with a combination of children and adults. The book was revised & expanded
Hector and Achilles
Price: $3.99 $0.99 USD. (75% off until Dec. 31!) Words: 21,430. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2013 by Dragonfly Publishing, Inc.. Categories: Plays » Ancient & Classical
HECTOR AND ACHILLES is an action-packed retelling in dramatic verse of the events surrounding the epic duel between Hector and Achilles. Based on Homer's ILLIAD, it is filled with action, passion, soaring verse, and even rollicking humor. [A Verse Drama (play in 9 scenes) by Edward Eaton (©2013) released by Dragonfly Publishing, Inc.]