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A Christmas Carol
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
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.
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.
Dead Accounts
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.
Dead Accounts
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.
The Novelist
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
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
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.
F. Scott Fitzgerald Saláta, avagy az elnöktől a postásig Vígjáték három felvonásban
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.
Christmas with Anton
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 12,250. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2017 by WordCrafts Press. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
Frank DeRosa is bit of a Christmas curmudgeon. Little does he know, his blissful retirement routine is about to be compromised when Mary volunteers the couple for after-school child care. What starts as a reluctant attempt to keep peace in the family, blossoms into a warm and touching friendship between generations, and a fresh realization of the true meaning of Christmas.
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.
"Now I Get It!" Volume 1 12 Ten-Minute Drama Skits for Science, Math, Language, and Social Studies
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 25,710. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2017 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Performing Arts / Theater
Collections of short plays based on grade specific subject matter taught in elementary classrooms. Used as focused learning exercises, each play is expressly designed to boost comprehension and creativity.
"I Take Your Hand in Mine..." - Suggested by the Letters of Anton Chekhov and Olga Knipper
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 14,720. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2017 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Plays » Russian & Former Soviet Union
A play by Carol Rocamora suggested by the letters of Anton Chekhov and Olga Knipper. Chekhov wrote Knipper 412 love letters in the six years they shared.
Alerta de Tempestade - Linda Su - Junior Heyder
Price: Free! Words: 43,750. Language: Portuguese. Published: September 5, 2017. Categories: Plays » American / African American
Não é vingança. É justiça. E não só para nós e nossos pais, mas para o mundo inteiro.
39 Clues #13 - Um Resgate Impossível
Price: Free! Words: 42,830. Language: Portuguese. Published: September 5, 2017. Categories: Plays » American / African American
As exigências do resgate foram cumpridas, mas os reféns não foram liberados.O que mais Amy e Dan precisarão fazer para verem livres seus familiares?
Teleghosts
Price: Free! Words: 2,710. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2017. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Plays » American / African American
Teleghosts a customer-friendly Real Estate company that specializes in tasteful rental haunts for the truly discernible non-corporeal life form.
19; A Collection of Plays
Price: $6.99 $5.24 USD. (25% off!) Words: 36,770. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2017. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Fiction » Anthologies » Drama/Theatrical
A collection of four plays set in worlds not quite like our own—one a fictional medieval embassy from a country devastated by plague and civil war, another an academic institution so insular and study-focused it's nicknamed a "monastery"—each with a brief afterword providing commentary on the origins of the play.
The Shoemaker And The Devil
Price: $11.00 USD. Words: 2,660. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2017. Categories: Plays » American / African American
The Shoemaker and the Devil was published by Anton Chekhov in 1888. "How splendid it would be if the rich, little by little, changed into beggars having nothing, and he, a poor shoemaker, were to become rich, and were to lord it over some other poor shoemaker on Christmas Eve."
The Last Leaf
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 2,380. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2017. Categories: Plays » American / African American
"I'm tired of waiting. I'm tired of thinking. I want to turn loose my hold on everything, and go sailing down, down, just like one of those poor, tired leaves." Our favorite quote: "Young artists must pave their way to Art by drawing pictures for magazine stories that young authors write to pave their way to Literature."
Christmas Every Day
Price: $29.00 USD. Words: 2,840. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2017. Categories: Plays » American / African American
Every child's dream (and nightmare!). Christmas Every Day!!!!

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