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Matar a Franco by Moisés Morán Vega
Price: Free! 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.
October Ferries to Gabriola by Charlotte Cameron
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 11,930. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2017 by FICTIVE PRESS. Categories: Plays » Canadian, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
A play inspired by the life of notorious British novelist, Malcolm Lowry, author of Under the Volcano. Playwright Charlotte Cameron mixes fact and fiction, moving back and forth in time from 1946 to the present day, juxtaposing the lives of Lowry and his second wife, Margerie, with the plight of a contemporary couple.
Triple Shorts by Fidelis Morgan
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 55,830. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Plays » Women Authors
Short stories, biographies, sketches and playlets Ballroom dancing leads to murder, a swinging 60s dollybird recalls her youth, a delivery boy steals mementos from movie stars, & other tales of petty crime and murder. A play, revue sketches, theatrical monologues and parodies of Euripides, Shakespeare and Chekhov. The lives and deaths of Helen of Troy, Mata Hari and Queen Medb. A book to dip into
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.
If I Can Make It There, I Can Make It Anywhere: How to Produce Plays and Musical Theatre in New York by Mike Strozier
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 80,350. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2017. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Essay » Business
How to Produce Plays and Musical Theatre in New York
Un grado. Teatro by Moisés Morán Vega
Price: Free! 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.
Below Zero: A Play by Lajos Walder
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 27,310. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2017 by Upper West Side Philosophers, Inc.. Categories: Plays » Russian & Former Soviet Union, Plays » Canadian
Set in a remote radio outpost in northern Quebec in 1942, "Below Zero" is a study in obsession, duplicity, aversion, infidelity, and psychological abuse to the point of murder ... people stuck together with no escape ... Written in early 1940s in Hungary, Below Zero is arguably the prototypical existential drama, anticipating Jean-Paul "Sartre’s No Exit" (1944), among other works.
Vase of Pompeii: A Play by Lajos Walder
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 22,240. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2017 by Upper West Side Philosophers, Inc.. Categories: Plays » Russian & Former Soviet Union
On his sixtieth birthday, Monsieur Lebordin, a world-renowned scholar and antiquities expert, suffers a heart attack, and is visited by the mysterious stranger Angela , who is not at all who she appears to be ... Set in 1930s France, "Vase of Pompeii" is a Symbolist masterpiece, social commentary (applying as much to our own time as to pre-war Europe) masquerading as bourgeois tragedy.
Tyrtaeus: A Tragedy by Lajos Walder
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 37,690. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2017 by Upper West Side Philosophers, Inc.. Categories: Plays » Russian & Former Soviet Union
Written in the early 1940s under Nazi terror and set in ancient Sparta during the 2nd Messenean War in the 7th century BCE, "Tyrtaeus" dramatizes contemporary political concerns—the brutality of totalitarianism, the precariousness of democracy, and the sociopolitical role of art—through the prism of Greek elegiac poet Tyrtaeus’ involvement in the conflict. A perennial play that speaks to all ages.
The Complete Plays by Lajos Walder
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 83,790. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2017 by Upper West Side Philosophers, Inc.. Categories: Plays » Russian & Former Soviet Union
Arguably the most significant modern Hungarian poet, Lajos Walder was born in 1913 and died in 1945 in the Gunskirchen concentration camp. Reading Walder is like reliving an era long gone and, at the same time, learning to see our own world with new eyes. For the first time, Lajos Walder's complete plays – "Below Zero," "Vase of Pompeii," and "Tyrtaeus" – are made available in English.
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!
the Storyteller's Chumash: Exodus by Arie Chark
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,670. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Commentary / Old Testament, Plays » Religious & Liturgical
The storyteller's Torah knows three vocal traditions: prophetic, priestly, and political. Modern Jewish rhetoric emphasizes Exodus's dramatic lore. The Egyptians oppress, Israel's Children are oppressed, and a larger than life figure relieves them of their oppression. Spirituality complicates life, Exodus's narratives are complicated, though not complex: spiritual struggle is universal. Learn it.
The Poachers and the Beast by Porphyro
Price: Free! Words: 1,810. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Fantasy, Plays » American / African American
After being CHASED and OUT-OF-BREATHED through the deep, dark woods, three men come across an abandoned cabin. Though it’s spooky and dark and suspiciously THERE, the three of them decide to go in and hide from The Beast—the terror that’s been stalking them. Soon after, they debate each other. Should they run, run and regather? Or just calmly and plainly (and COWARDLY-LIKE) accept their deaths?
Closets - A Play by Persephone Litchfield
Price: Free! Words: 14,090. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2017. Categories: Plays » Gay & Lesbian(5.00 from 1 review)
"You promise everything is going to be okay?" The Jamisons appear to be the perfect family, living in Kansas City, Kansas. However, secrecy and deceit lies within the white picket fences, and not every family is as picture perfect as they seem.
Oedipus Rex (Director's Playbook Edition) by H.J. William
Price: Free! Words: 13,730. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2017. Categories: Plays » Ancient & Classical
Director's Playbook Editions help artists turn playscripts into productions, providing the interested reader with useful information Sophocles' masterpiece is often considered the greatest of the surviving Athenian plays and is a timeless tragedy. Oedipus, King of the ailing city of Thebes, must track down the murderer of the former king to restore his city. Translation by F. Storr.
The Day of Choice by BrianWare
Price: Free! Words: 1,540. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2017. Categories: Plays » American / African American
This is a one act play. Siegfried is hiding from the Nazi's in a mountain cabin owned by his family. His brother, Fritz, arrives and expresses his anger at Siegfried getting involved in politics. While they argue, they identify both past and present choices and how they determine the future path for each of them. This play is relevant to today's current events.