Plays » American / African American

Reality Book Group & 3 Other Short Plays
Price: Free! Words: 6,220. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2012. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
What’s more important, the book or the members? In "Reality Book Group," three college professors invite a book-loving ex-convict to join them. Selected from more than 400 plays written by New England playwrights, "Reality Book Group" was top-billed in The Boston Globe and performed at the 2012 Boston Theater Marathon. Plus 3 other 10-minute plays
Comedic Audition Monologues for Teens
Price: Free! Words: 3,010. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » Anthologies, Plays » American / African American
This short free monologue book contains a variety of monologues perfect for auditions. The book has both male and female monologues that will leave directors laughing and asking for more.
Lol :/ and Other Modern Devised Plays
Price: Free! Words: 33,970. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2013. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
lol :/ is a comical investigation into how we miscommunicate with technology as revealed by the story of two women reconnecting through Facebook. Also included in this edition: "Truth in Advertising", an emotional commentary on our twisted relationship with advertisements and "Wild World", the journey of two New Yorkers through a harsh city where you are the most alone when surrounded by others.
Radio Plays
Price: Free! Words: 25,690. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2012. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Plays » Women Authors
(5.00 from 1 review)
3 Radio Plays 3 Voodoo to Paradise: tropical night, mysterious wooden boat-load casting off for better future. The Sound of Sand: Blind boy’s mighty dangerous venture from sand-castle beach onto the sea. How His Bride Came To Abraham: Enemies trapped in no-man’s land make it paradise. An NPR, WNYC broadcast; a Bob Hope Award winner; a radio-adaptation of oft-produced, twice-published peace play.
Kabuki-West
Price: Free! Words: 24,970. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2012. Categories: Plays » Women Authors, Plays » American / African American
Kabuki plays “dazzling” “haiku-like” Chicago Sun-Times “best of two worlds, fascinating” Oakland Tribune “resounds with Kabuki’s passion, fascination...in Sunde's adaptation, Zen philosophy is engrained into story, not imposed” L.A.Daily News “Essence of passion. Sunde's play compresses Homeric epic, is lucid and direct, makes you see and hear with awakened eyes and ears." Philadelphia Inquirer
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.
Paws for Reflection
Price: Free! Words: 1,400. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2012. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
A mans neighbour. kills his dog and he takes him to court to get reimbusment.
The Great American Western (The Lost Episode), A Musical Comedy
Price: Free! Words: 10,260. Language: American English. Published: January 25, 2015. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
(5.00 from 1 review)
This is a full length play written specifically for community theater. Any non-profit theater may produce it without royalties. (It is best read on a full size screen because of the fonts and format) This play has won several regional awards and has been staged over 100 times. It is an edgy, politically incorrect musical that pokes fun at politicians, government, and pop culture. Have fun with it.
Who Will Bail Us Out?
Price: Free! Words: 38,460. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2014. Categories: Plays » American / African American
Who will bail out a Nigerian man who gets caught up in the drama of repaying the loan a customer of his bank took in his name when the customer suddenly disappeared into thin air with the whole money?
Suicide Squeeze: An Existential Crisis At Third Base
Price: Free! Words: 2,220. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2014. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
It’s the ninth inning of the last game of “Philosopher First Baseman” Johnny Banner’s long major league career, and Banner comes to bat. When he hits a triple and ends up 90 feet away from scoring the winning run, suddenly he’s overcome by the feeling: What’s next in my life? But nobody in the stadium seems to care. Well, almost nobody... SUICIDE SQUEEZE was produced and performed along...
Flowing In The Wing
Price: Free! Words: 330. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2014. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Nonfiction » Antiques & Collectibles » Americana
(5.00 from 1 review)
Imagination is everything while our minds are forming and developing at a young age. As a young girl and boy release their imagination there is beauty that was never seen before.
Did You Say You Were Dead?
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,050. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2012. Categories: Plays » American / African American
(5.00 from 1 review)
Arthur Timber is informed by Social Security that he is dead. Unable to convince the government that he is alive, Arthur drinks away his blues until a mysterious bartender confesses that he too is dead. This One Act comedy is an enjoyable romp into the absurd.
The Boy Toy
Price: Free! Words: 13,260. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2014. Categories: Plays » American / African American
(3.00 from 1 review)
Rich ex-trophy wife uses hypnosis to make her young boyfriend interesting, but it backfires when he goes crazy with each suggestion.
We Interrupt This Program
Price: Free! Words: 3,110. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2014. Categories: Plays » American / African American
(3.67 from 3 reviews)
A white collar family and a blue collar one are listening to War of the Worlds in 1939 in neighboring apartments.
Thyme Crisis
Price: Free! Words: 1,430. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2013. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
David has trouble with his bakery when he runs out of thyme to pay the rent.
No Touching
Price: Free! Words: 16,990. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2014. Categories: Plays » American / African American
A painter is attracted to his male model as well as a rough prostitute he pays to only listen to his problems.
A Wake
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,870. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2014. Categories: Plays » American / African American
A wake is being held at the home of the deceased. The younger people are playing a charade featuring a famous saying about death. The older folks take their behavior as a show of disrespect. But as furniture made by the now dead Gianni collapses beneath his mourners, and they gag on his homemade wine, the youth can't help but wonder at the legacy being left to them by their elders
The Boy or Girl Who Cried, "Stampeding Herd of Elephants!"
Price: Free! 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.
The Fiendish Plot of Doctor Cyclone
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,040. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2012. Categories: Screenplays » Comedy, Plays » American / African American
Can a handful of kids defeat a cyborg army -- and their parents? The Fiendish Plot of Doctor Cyclone is a comic screenplay perfect for screen or stage that lasts about one hour. Suitable for family viewing. Life on the Moon base is always hard for the handful of children growing up there, but now their parents are acting strangely. The kids suspect Cyclone Industries is to blame.
The Great Carbuncle
Price: Free! Words: 14,580. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2014. Categories: Plays » American / African American
Adapted from Nathaniel Hawthorne's short story, a group of people in the 60's get lost in the Ozarks in a winter storm, but that's when they see the legendary fist-sized gem.

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