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Plays » American / African American

Seminar: A New Comedy
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.
Winner's Competition Series, V. 1: Award-Winning 60-Second Comic Monologues, Ages 4-12
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.
"Master Harold"...and the Boys Made Easy: Literature Guide
Series: A Quick Guide, Book 95 · Study Guides: English Literature, Book 280. Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 7,460. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Plays » American / African American
The story of the play is set in South Africa. The action takes place during apartheid era in South Africa. The play presents the effect of institutionalized racism and hatred on the people who have to live during that period.
Drama Made Easy 2: Angels In America
Series: Drama Made Easy. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,680. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2015 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Plays » American / African American
The play examines AIDS and homosexuality in America in the 1980s. It is a very complex and often metaphorical play. The symbolic examination of the above-mentioned dreaded disease is highly admirable.
Ready Reference Treatise: Death and the King's Horseman
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Guides: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,910. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Plays » American / African American
The incident had taken place in Nigeria during the British colonial rule. There was an important native chief who was going to commit ritual suicide, but he was prevented from doing so by the colonial authorities.
Insects
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 55,660. Language: American English. Published: April 25, 2014. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
By the year 2016 the fact that greenhouse gasses were changing the World’s climate was beyond doubt. Despite the irrefutable evidence, there were still those that refused to acknowledge that mankind’s actions were related to the heavy weather, now afflicting the planet. Who were these skeptics? In general, those that benefitted most from the lifestyle and status quo in the 21st century.
Short Scripts for 4-6 Kids
Price: $3.97 USD. Words: 13,190. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2015. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Fiction » Children’s books » Performing Arts / Theater
Here are 15 scripts for small groups of children to perform and enjoy. Each script runs approximately 2-8 minutes. Some of the plays are adapted from well-known stories and some are originals. Basic stage terms and notes are included.
Short Scripts for 2-3 Kids
Price: $3.97 USD. Words: 12,070. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2013. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Fiction » Children’s books » Performing Arts / Theater
Young actors can have fun performing 15 short (2-5 min.) plays with a sibling, cousin or friend, in the living room, backyard, or wherever the opportunity exists. Many of the scripts in the collection are humorously based on well-known tales with twists so they can be performed by a cast of 2 or 3. Four of the plays can be performed by more. Basic stage terms & notes are included.
The Pharaoh's Curse
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 40,440. Language: British English. Published: July 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Plays » American / African American
Book 2. While on holiday in New York Maigret is asked to investigate the murder of a young socialite at the Met. It is quickly obvious who the murderer is, but on consideration of her motive Maigret decides another more deserving person should be guilty of the crime. As this is at the time of discovering King tut's tomb that discovery and its complications are given.
Literature Help: A Raisin In the Sun
Series: A Quick Guide · Study Guides: English Literature. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,960. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2015 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Plays » American / African American
“A Raisin In the Sun” is considered an autobiographical play. Lorraine Hansberry happens to be one of the first playwrights to sketch realistic pictures of African-American life.
Feldman - A Play in Three Acts
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,350. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2014 by Cedars Spring Books. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Screenplays » Drama
Arrested for panhandling with $20k in his bag, Danny Feldman is confronted by a system determined to institutionalize him "in his own best interests." His freedom depends on the defense of a compassionate lawyer who volunteers to represent him against all odds. Danny’s struggle touches our hearts. FELDMAN raises questions about justice, mental health, individual rights, what it is to be free.
Our Wives Have Gone Mad
You set the price! Words: 11,050. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: October 30, 2014. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Plays » American / African American
'Our Wives Have Gone Mad' written by Joseph Ochie reminisces on the predicament of women in a male-dominated society;their triumph and their triumphant ululation occasioned by that triumph. So long as gender discourse rages, the play is a deep contribution to it.
Fourplay
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 64,850. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2018. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
“Fourplay” collects a quartet of comic plays, including two three-act comedies (one an attempt recreate a 1930s-style Marx Bros. film) and two one-act farces. Bonus material includes a never-performed fifth play—a one-act farce for the theater of your mind—as well as introductions and numerous production photos. Uh-oh...Curtain’s going up on these lively reads—better get a copy and take your seat!
Literature Companion: Waiting for Lefty
Series: A Quick Guide, Book 68 · Study Guides: English Literature, Book 245. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,610. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Plays » American / African American
The entire play revolves around the meeting of cab drivers who happen to be planning a labor strike. Through the dramatic device of framing, the playwright makes the audience a part of the meeting.
Up By Wednesday
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,510. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2017 by Michael McGrinder. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Plays » American / African American
Four one-act plays from early Off-Off-Broadway's golden age by the era's most prolific playwright.
April Fools (Comedy/Drama Play Script)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,030. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2015. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Plays » Religious & Liturgical
Three roommates play an April Fools joke on their roommate by setting her up with a nonexistent guy. But when a guy arrives who has been beaten and mugged and can't remember who he is she thinks he is the guy. Things get interesting.
72 Silly & Short Monos* for Kids (Or Whoever)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,390. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2017. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Fiction » Children’s books » Performing Arts / Theater
*"monos" is short for "monologues." These 72 monologues have 100-200 words, perfect for short performance pieces in class, in a talent show, or in the living room. There's a variety of genres ranging from contemporary to sci-fi to fantasy. The topics are an eclectic assortment, appealing to many interests. Some of the titles are: Blood; A Bug; Carnival; The Secret Frog; Where's the Remote; Zoo.
Mastering Story Structure - A guide for writing unforgettable plays
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,110. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2012. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Nonfiction » Publishing » Playwriting
Bill Johnson uses reviews of Romeo and Juliet, The Heidi Chronicles, Death of a Salesman, Hamlet, and The Iceman Cometh to teach the art and craft of writing powerful plays. Using this guide, you'll be able to learn about writing plays from masters of the craft.
Little Red Riding Hood
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,150. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2016. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
Little Red Riding Hood without a wolf? This humorous children's play for a large cast will entertain audiences from children through adults. It's great for classwork or a full performance.

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