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GEEK THEATER: 15 Plays by Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers
Price: $14.95 USD. Words: 148,620. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2014. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Geek Theater showcases 15 science fiction and fantasy stage plays by some of today’s top authors and award-winning playwrights and is the first anthology that truly delves into the world of speculative fiction theater.
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.
Great Monologues for Young Actors 3
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.
Scenes That Sizzle!:Contemporary Dramatic Monologues for Women and Men
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 37,360. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2017 by Library House Books. Categories: Plays » American / African American
Fresh, original, high-impact monologues and one-acts perfect for auditions, classes, scene study and theatrical presentations. Crafted to be performed by both young actors and seasoned professionals of all ages, the monologues and scenes in this book deliver raw emotional power and attention grabbing velocity - giving the aspiring student or professional actor the tools needed for success.
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.
Literature Help: Long Day's Journey Into Night
Series: A Quick Guide · Study Guides: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,480. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2015 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Plays » American / African American
The action of the play covers the time period of one day from morning till midnight in the month of Augusts 1912. The play is set at the seaside Connecticut home of the Tyrones.
"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.
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.
Literature Help: A View from the Bridge
Series: A Quick Guide, Book 79 · Study Guides: English Literature, Book 258. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,710. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Plays » American / African American
“A View from the Bridge” by Arthur Miller is a two-act play. It was first staged on 29th of September, 1955, as a one-act verse drama on Broadway. The play failed miserably, and consequently Miller revised the play and rewrote in two acts. It was highly successful and became very popular in a short period of time.
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.
Grimm's Fairy Tales - a stage play
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,590. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2015. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Plays » European / German
Fifteen-year-old Jacob Grimm and his thirteen-year-old brother Wilhelm run away from home after their father's death. With the help of sisters Liesel and Gretel, they manage to survive in a world of wolves and foxes while encountering friendly ogres and the Bremen Town Musicians. This stage play has been produced successfully and is suitable for schools and community theatres.
Betrayal -- The Election of 1800
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,990. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2012. Categories: Plays » American / African American
In 1800 Thomas Jefferson and John Adams find themselves pitted against each other for the presidency of the United States. The first two parties in American politics, Republicans on the Federalists waged a nasty bitter campaign before it’s all over, and Jefferson was declared the winner.
Cinderella - a Stage Adaptation
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,610. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2016. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Fiction » Children’s books » Performing Arts / Theater
A slam dunk! In this large-cast comedy, Cinderella has to answer the "Magic" question to get the Prince in this fun one-act stage play for performance or classwork.
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.
Alice in Wonderland - a stage adaptation
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,680. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2016. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Adaptations
This stage adaptation of Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland is perfect for all ages. All the famous characters are seen with a minimal amount of props and set.
Wild Kingdom High School Redux
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,920. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2014. Categories: Plays » American / African American
Six short humorous scripts about the high school experience for students and teachers.
The Boy or Girl Who Cried, "Stampeding Herd of Elephants!"
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,530. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2014. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fairy Tales
The Boy or Girl Who Cried, "Stampeding Herd of Elephants!" is a comedic fairy tale spoof for school productions or classwork. It's based on the story "The Boy Who Cried Wolf" and offers many diverse roles for both elementary and middle schools as well as high school actors to produce for younger audiences.
A Christmas Carol - a Stage Adaptation
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,150. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2015. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
Charles Dickens' classic tale of Ebenezer Scrooge comes to life on the stage. This stage adaptation is true to the book and includes all of the famous characters: Scrooge, Cratchit, Tiny Tim, and the three Ghosts. It has also been performed several times onstage.
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.

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