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The Dreamers: A Play of Playing
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.
Even Me - A Christmas Play For Your Sunday School
Series: Holiday Plays, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,910. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Plays » Religious & Liturgical
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
'Even Me' is a Christmas Sunday School play about a lonely skunk who travels to the stable where Christ is born, only to be told to go away because Jesus would never love someone like her. The play speaks about acceptance and love. It's an anti-bullying musical allegory with a message so powerful it will help young and old understand that Jesus loves everybody no matter what!
Paws for Reflection
Price: Free! Words: 1,400. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2012. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
A mans neighbour. kills his dog and he takes him to court to get reimbusment.
Reality Book Group & 3 Other Short Plays
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
Shakespeare's Hamlet in Plain English
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.
Are They Comets Or Are They Shooting Stars, Sir?
Price: Free! Words: 2,140. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2012. Categories: Plays » Australian & Oceanian, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » Asian
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
This a short play for two actors that follows a school-age boyfriend and girlfriend through a break-up. Suitable for all ages. No performance fee required as long as authorial attribution is correctly used.
In The Big Picture, He'll Be Happier...
Price: Free! Words: 2,510. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2012. Categories: Plays » Australian & Oceanian, Fiction » Inspirational
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
"In The Big Picture, He'll Be Happier..." is the touching story of how one family deals with a mentally challenged loved one: A short play for two females and two males. This play is free of charge to perform as long as authorship is correctly attributed, no major changes are made without the author's permission, and the author is kept informed regarding any public performance/s.
Romeold and Juliancient: Middle Age in the Middle Ages
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 14,290. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2014. Categories: Plays » Shakespeare, Fiction » Romance » Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
What if the greatest love story ever told, didn't have to end? Romeold and Juliancient is a play in which Romeo and Juliet both survive and are now in middle age and unhappy with both their marriage and their lives in general. All of the characters from the original play return in this new look at an old love story. The Capulets and Montagues clash in sit-com like moments during this comedic play.
The One-Act
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,600. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2014. Categories: Plays » American / African American
(5.00 from 1 review)
This is a comedic play for one-act high school theatre competition for people who don't like one-act high school theatre competitions.
The House of Admetus: Eumelus, The Lost Trilogy of Plays by Agathon
Price: Free! Words: 11,630. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2014. Categories: Plays » Ancient & Classical
(5.00 from 1 review)
This is the first play in the trilogy House of Ademtus. King Eumelus returns from the Trojan War with his eldest son in triumph. A plot is hatched to kill his eldest son so that his younger son will succeed his father as King, but it is foiled and the plotters face punishment. The King must decide the fate of the plotters who happen to be members of his family.
The Great American Western (The Lost Episode), A Musical Comedy
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.
The Paper Fight
Price: Free! Words: 480. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Amish & Mennonite, Plays » American / African American
(5.00 from 1 review)
An inspiring short story for those who are struggling with severe trials.
Did You Say You Were Dead?
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,050. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2012. Categories: Plays » American / African American
(5.00 from 1 review)
Arthur Timber is informed by Social Security that he is dead. Unable to convince the government that he is alive, Arthur drinks away his blues until a mysterious bartender confesses that he too is dead. This One Act comedy is an enjoyable romp into the absurd.
Time Will Tell - An Easter Play
Series: Holiday Plays, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,020. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2012. Categories: Plays » Religious & Liturgical, Fiction » Christian » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
TIME WILL TELL is a play about two teenage girls who travel back in time to witness the crucifixion of Jesus Christ first hand. It is a unique way of telling the Easter story, revealing a message of love, hope, and forgiveness. It will truly bring a personal touch to the crucifixion for young and old.
Jane Eyre: A Play in One Act
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,120. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2012. Categories: Plays » Ancient & Classical, Fiction » Historical » Victorian
(5.00 from 1 review)
Orphan Jane Eyre grows up at a charity school and takes a job as a governess to the daughter of Mr. Rochester a wealthy, but lonely man at Thornfield Hall. While she is there, she learns that nothing is as it seems. This one-act play is suitable for youth productions. A school production of this play will shed new light on a classic novel.
Dracula: A Play in One Act
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,860. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2012. Categories: Plays » Ancient & Classical, Fiction » Horror » Undead
(5.00 from 1 review)
Jonathan Harker and Mina Murray become entangled with the mysterious Count Dracula from the far-off country of Transylvania. Only Dr. Seward and Dr. Van Helsing know the truth - Count Dracula is a deadly vampire who will terrorize the English countryside if he gets the chance. This one-act play may be suitable for some youth drama groups.
A Christmas Carol: A Play in One Act
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,410. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2012. Categories: Plays » Ancient & Classical, Fiction » Classics
(5.00 from 1 review)
Ebenezer Scrooge is the biggest miser in London and no one knows that better than his clerk Bob Cratchit, but the ghost of his business partner Jacob Marley doesn't want Scrooge to make the same mistakes he did. This one-act play is suitable for youth productions. A school production of this play will shed new light on a classic novel.
Radio Plays
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.
The Glass Family
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,430. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2012. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Plays » Women Authors
(5.00 from 1 review)
A play in one act, in which the transparent characters – Glenn, Glenda, Gladwin, and Glennis Glass – offer their opinions on such weighty philosophical matters as being half full or half empty, accepting oneself as one comes from the Great Factory, the restricted lives of their costlier neighbors in the locked china cabinet, the fate of an unfortunate cousin with a glass jaw, and much more.
The Ostraka Plays - Volume One - Unearth
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,570. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2012. Categories: Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
(5.00 from 1 review)
A small archaeological team on a desolate alien planet stumbles into trouble when one of its members is found murdered. It is left to Special Operative Unwith to arrive and attempt to solve the deepening mystery. Time and the alien planet conspire to propel Unwith into a world unilke any he has encountered before.