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Hot Spots for Kids: One-Person Cold Reading Copy for TV Commercial Auditioning Success by Karen Milstein
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 10,610. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2017 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Plays » American / African American
So, you want to be in commercials . . . but you're nervous about cold readings in auditions? Now you don't have to be! Hot Spots for Kids offers you all kinds of material to practice with, so doing commercials will be a cinch. There are commercials for boys, girls, and either. Some are short; some are long. The commercials range from silly to serious to hilarious. Try them all!
My Third Latino Monologue Book: Finding Your Voice by M Ramirez
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 20,050. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2017 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Plays » American / African American
My Third Latino Monologue Book is the third title in a groundbreaking new collection designed to support K-3 students in beginning acting classes whose first language, or language most frequently spoken at home, is Spanish. Divided into four sections about life in general, school, brothers and sisters, and dreams, the 100 monologues range from comic to dramatic, and each speaks directly to youth.
Winner's Competition Series, V. 1: Award-Winning 60-Second Comic Monologues, Ages 4-12 by Janet B. Milstein
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 14,080. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2017 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Plays » American / African American
Wanna make them laugh? From her best-selling Ultimate Audition Book for Teens: 111 One-Minute Monologues to this masterful new collection, writer/actor/coach Janet B. Milstein has a proven track record for success. This new series adds a cool twist to the monologue process every piece was written for a specific student in a specifically sticky situation.
Suggest the Empire by Francis Bass
Price: $7.99 $5.99 USD. (25% off!) Words: 37,460. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2017. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
To Prince Oht, the imperial heir, all the trappings of nationhood seem as skeletal and artificial as those of theatre. War chants to suggest fraternity, flags to suggest ownership—they seem just like flimsy poles to suggest spears, three men to suggest an army. While his cynicism is a trivial matter while his father still reigns, the time will soon come when the empire is Oht's responsibility.
Great Monologues for Young Actors 3 by Craig Slaight
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 47,360. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2017 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Plays » American / African American
84 exciting selections for young actors ages 14-22 from the contemporary stage, the classical stage, and literature.
Plays from Mythology: Grades 4-6 by L. E. McCullough
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 27,700. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2017 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Plays » Ancient & Classical
These original plays recreate the enchantment of the story hour, with humorous and adventurous dramatizations of classic fairy tales and mythology from around the world - knights and damsels in distress, ogres, genies, talking animals, giant beanstalks, mischievous leprechauns and more. Each play has an introduction with information about its source culture, story genre and historical context.
The Existential Actor: Life and Death Onstage and Off by Jeff Zinn
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 57,790. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2017 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Plays » American / African American
This is a book for the thinking actor, and the finest actors I've known are just that. The best actors bring it all together body, heart, spirit, and mind. This book is for the actor who thinks about craft and influence, who thinks about the relationship of performance to living, who thinks about doing and what that doing means.
A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 16,990. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2017 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Plays » American / African American
Adapted for the stage by Tony-nominated playwright David Thompson, "A Christmas Carol" follows the miserly Ebenezer Scrooge as he discovers the true meaning of Christmas: charity, redemption, and compassion for his fellow human beings. Praised as "intelligent" and "literate" by the press, Thompson's adaptation creates a "perfect balance of Dickensian fidelity and modern theatricality."
Seminar: A New Comedy by Theresa Rebeck
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 17,570. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2017 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Plays » American / African American
In Seminar, a provocative comedy from Pulitzer Prize nominee Theresa Rebeck, four aspiring young novelists sign up for private writing classes with Leonard (JEFF GOLDBLUM), an international literary figure. Under his recklessly brilliant and unorthodox instruction, some thrive and others flounder, alliances are made and broken, sex is used as a weapon and hearts are unmoored.
Dead Accounts by Theresa Rebeck
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 18,350. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2017 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Plays » American / African American
Jack's unexpected return throws his family into a frenzy, and his sister Lorna needs answers. Is he coming home or running away? Where is his wife everyone hates? And how did he get all that money? Theresa Rebeck's new comedy tackles the timely issues of corporate greed, small town values, and whether or not your family will always welcome you back... with no questions asked.
Three Sisters by Anton Chekhov
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 25,630. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2017 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Plays » Russian & Former Soviet Union
The play focuses on the lives of three sisters, Olga, Masha, and Irina, young women of the Russian gentry who try to fill their days in order to construct a life that feels meaningful while surrounded by an array of military men, servants, husbands, suitors, and lovers, all of whom constitute a distractions from the passage of time and from the sisters' desire to return to their beloved Moscow.
The Wood Demon by Anton Chekhov
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 30,490. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2017 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Plays » Russian & Former Soviet Union
Those audiences fortunate enough to have seen a production of Chekhov's The Wood Demon, know that it is a marvel, a play equal to The Seagull, Uncle Vanya, The Cherry Orchard, and The Three Sisters. Unlike the others, The Wood Demon is a young man's play, bursting with vitality, energy, and hope.
The Novelist by Theresa Rebeck
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 22,670. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2017 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Plays » American / African American
A hit from Playwrights' Horizons in 2000, this delicious play by the author of Spike Heels and The Family of Mann is an intelligent and funny ensemble drama. A family of artists are both cruelly destructive and fiercely protective of each other. Paul, a Nobel winning novelist suffering from writer's block, his elegant but feisty wife, two sons an actor and an antique dealer.
Love's Final Draft by Abbe Alexander
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 26,810. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2017. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Screenplays » Romance
The horrors of war take Alex away to Vietnam and out of Lisa’s life. She marries and divorces. Alex returns from the war. Nothing short of a miracle will reunite these victims of life’s cruel fate.
Requiem for Greed by Eugene Salganik
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 1,860. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2017. Categories: Plays » American / African American
What caused the Great Recession? Vote-hungry politicians, greedy bankers, artificial values, just to name a few culprits. This is a dark-humored play that, just like The Big Short, shows what happened before, during, and after the Great Recession. Narrated by Adam Smith and Karl Marx.
Monologues:From A Homosexual Hazard by Edwin Betancourt
Price: Free! Words: 7,390. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Plays » Gay & Lesbian(5.00 from 1 review)
What is a ‘Homosexual Hazard’? A Homosexual Hazard is a Gay man who is proud of who he is, what he has accomplished and doesn’t care what society thinks of him. In this book, you will find monologues and scenes geared towards Gay Men about Pride, Love, Life, Suicide, Dating-both online and offline, Depictions of Gay Characters on TV, Marriage, Body and Self Confidence and many more!
F. Scott Fitzgerald Saláta, avagy az elnöktől a postásig Vígjáték három felvonásban by Ortutay Peter
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 23,730. Language: Hungarian. Published: November 16, 2017. Categories: Plays » American / African American
Ha Fitzgerald most is élne (1940-ben érte a halál), nemcsak azt látná, hogy az olvasók (és most már a mozi nézők) nemcsak a Gatsbyt szeretik, hanem élénk érdeklődést tanúsítanak minden iránt, amit papírra vetett. Így a Saláta iránt is. A darabot többször is bemutatták, és nemcsak Amerikában, hanem a világ több országában is az adott ország nyelvére lefordítva.