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Did Hamlet Love Ophelia?: and Other Thoughts on the Play by Lenny Everson
Price: Free! Words: 10,790. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2017. Categories: Essay » Literature, Plays » Shakespeare
This is a collection of short essays on Shakespeare’s play, Hamlet. It includes analyses of the plot and characters as seen through more modern eyes than most essays. Topics in the 11 “thoughts” include an inquest into why Hamlet killed Claudius, as well as an essay, “The Great Poland Invasion Scam.”
Mary Queen of the Scots: A Play in Three Acts by Laurel A. Rockefeller
Series: The Legendary Women of World History Dramas, 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,620. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2017. Categories: Plays » Medieval, Nonfiction » History » Biography
The tragic story of Queen Mary Stuart comes to the stage in this compelling period drama focusing on her life, loves, and reign. Perfect for community theatre and educational settings. Includes timeline and bibliography. Run time: 60-80 minutes.
The Bentley Boys. by Von Kambro
Price: Free! Words: 1,310. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2017. Categories: Screenplays » Action Adventure, Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
In the 1930's, a group of wealthy Brits raced their Bentleys across the English countryside which later became the prestigious Le Mans.
The (Almost) True Story of Hope Winter (A Musical) by Persephone Litchfield
Price: Free! Words: 11,390. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2017. Categories: Plays » Women Authors
This Young Award winning musical tackles mental illness in a different and exciting light. Hope Winter had just entered high school when she meets the Royals of Nova Hill High School. When these 3 girls adopt her into the Nova Hill Royals, Hope's life turns upside down. Hope's story is one full of emotion, told from the perspective of depression and happiness.
L'Hotel Le Big Knob by Anthony E Thorogood
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,570. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2017. Categories: Plays » European / French, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Fremantle, an ageing academic, and Kimberley, a naive girl, arrive at L'Hotel Le Big Knob for a dirty weekend, Mauritius, a demonic headmistress, and Blake, an apprentice chef, also arrive to take up the other deluxe room for a bit of a slap and tickle. The problems begin when Fremantle and Mauritius come face to face and recognise each other, the result is an hilarious comic romp.
Life Love & Lavenham by Anthony E Thorogood
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,980. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2017. Categories: Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
A brilliantly funny surreal comedy of manners, or a lack of them. Philadelphia, an opinionated young beauty, has more suitors thrown at her than a howling tom cat on a hot tin roof has boots thrown at it. A weird and wonderful collection of caricatures all come together to jump start this comedy.
Julio & Romiette by Anthony E Thorogood
Price: Free! Words: 16,510. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2017. Categories: Plays » Shakespeare, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody
Very roughly based on a play by Shakespeare, Julio and Romiette is a love story with a difference. Kate is besieged by a doddering public servant, a very serious removal man and an Italian backpacker but she's not interested. Her parents have a strange obsession with their burnt umber lounge suite and if you add this to all the weird and wonderful characters the result is a seriously funny play.
Summarized & Analyzed: "My Children! My Africa!" by Student World
Series: A Quick Guide · Study Guides: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,260. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2017 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Plays » American / African American
It can be said that the play investigates the tensions between blacks and whites towards the end of apartheid South Africa.
Welcome to Saint FEEEPS, A Parochial School Comic Monologue by Iris Chacon
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,990. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2017. Categories: Plays » Religious & Liturgical, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Assistant Principal Mary Margaret Nordstrum serenely conducts the quarterly parents-&-teachers meeting of Saint Francis Ecumenical Evangelical Economical Parochial School while the principal and SWAT Team handle a typical Monday morning at the Preschool Building next door.
Snow, White & The Seven Daves by Iris Chacon
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,320. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2017. Categories: Plays » Women Authors, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
This one-act play depicts the chaotic first workday of a new receptionist at the law firm of Snow, White & Sevendorff, where all the junior attorneys are named Dave.
Audiences are lining up to watch this guy play video games badly by Johnson Ricardo, Sr
Price: Free! Words: 610. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2017. Categories: Plays » Caribbean & Latin American
"Anybody can play a video game," said Jones. "You don't have to be good. I consider myself okay. I'm better than the average person, but compared to people on the Internet I'm horrible."
Oedipus at Colonus (Director's Playbook Edition) by H.J. William
Price: Free! Words: 15,030. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2017. Categories: Plays » Ancient & Classical
Director's Playbook Editions help artists turn play scripts into productions, providing the interested reader with useful information. A play by master Athenian playwright Sophocles, and the last of his three 'Theban plays' to be wirtten. Oedipus, former king of Thebes, finds himself in great danger as a new prophecy comes to light involving him and the fate of the city where he once reigned.
Sharing Like Shakespeare II: Crossing Over To The Dark Side: Act 3 by Taylor McBride
Price: Free! Words: 2,950. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2017 by Cynical Saints. Categories: Plays » American / African American
Wet Socks Anonymous Vs. High Socks Anonymous Round 3
Empress Wu Zetian, A Play in Three Acts by Laurel A. Rockefeller
Series: The Legendary Women of World History Dramas, 5. Price: $2.99 USD. (Free!) Words: 10,170. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2017. Categories: Plays » Asian / Japanese, Fiction » Historical » Medieval
Empress Wu's fascinating true story comes alive in this stage version based on the narrative biography "Empress Wu Zetian." Perfect for home schools, theater programs, and community theatres.
My Father's Choice by Joseph Jacob
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,980. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: March 7, 2017. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Plays » American / African American
Uchendu did everything to see his son Ugonna study Medicine. After only one semester Ugonna realized that he could not graduate. He joined a cult group with the hope of getting help from the cult to pass his courses. Will he succeed?
Matar a Franco by Moisés Morán Vega
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,160. Language: Spanish. Published: March 4, 2017. Categories: Plays » European / Spanish & Portuguese
Una obra de teatro que trata sobre el dilema al que se enfrentan tres hombres que tienen que decidir si cumplir las órdenes de su gobierno de matar al general Franco, poniendo en juego sus vidas.
The Never Ending Story: A Passover Story from the Table of the Karalovitzer Magid by Arie Chark
Price: $1.79 USD. Words: 5,230. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Judaism / Rituals & Practice, Plays » Religious & Liturgical
The Passover seder is observed even in Jewish homes that aren't especially religious. The principal ceremony at every seder and in every Passover Hagada is always the Passover story ("Magid"). The Never Ending Story uses English idioms to explain Hebrew wordpla. This makes The Never Ending Story a unique, lively edition of the Passover Hagada with a lucid, meaningful English anyone can understand.
Un grado. Teatro by Moisés Morán Vega
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,590. Language: Spanish. Published: February 22, 2017. Categories: Plays » European / Spanish & Portuguese
La obra de teatro Un grado trata sobre las consecuencias del cambio climático y que este el global, que no se queda en los países que la producen, sino que afecta a todo el mundo.
Qesher Le'Qodesh Bamidbar by Arie Chark
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,100. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Commentary / Old Testament, Plays » Religious & Liturgical
An idiomatic English interpretation of the weekday sedrot (Torah readings) for Ba'Midbar (Numbers), this English version of the Hebrew original intends to uncover the storyteller's craft of Torah transmission. Bamidbar's challenge fascinates: it's not always evident what voice is speaking. These deeply personal dramatic narratives transform both the actors and the audience. Find out how!