Plays » American / African American

Waiting For A Friend: A Play
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,050. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2017. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Waiting For A Friend is a one-act play about a fifty-something-year-old man who has an unexpected (or maybe not) meeting with a best friend from his teenage years, as they catch up on each other's lives, renew their friendship, and lament the passage of so many decades.
Sharing Like Shakespeare II: Crossing Over To The Dark Side: Act 3
Price: Free! Words: 2,950. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2017 by Cynical Saints. Categories: Plays » American / African American
Wet Socks Anonymous Vs. High Socks Anonymous Round 3
The Poachers and the Beast
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?
The Day of Choice
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.
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.
Bluffing
Price: Free! Words: 1,630. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2016. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
How do family members really feel about you? You might want to try a game of poker--it works for these "seniors!" A 10-minute comedy...
Lincoln's Luck
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,670. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2016. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Nonfiction » History » American
How does a motherless boy of an impoverished, illiterate farmer become the greatest President in the history of the United States? This full-length play follows the early life of Abraham Lincoln and his startlingly rocky road to greatness. A great play for a high school theatre or a young community theatre.
Oubliette
Price: Free! Words: 20,590. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2016. Categories: Plays » American / African American
A group of insane individuals are cruelly kept in a prison where the only things to pass the time are to fight, fornicate, and play cards to see who can win each other's turns in standing in the light that infrequently shines down. All the while the doctors above analyze their patient's mental progress, and they don't always agree if kindness or torture are the best tools for the job.
My Lady
Price: Free! Words: 560. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2016. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Screenplays » Romance
Millions of distance away a star i see the most sparkling one, the precious herald one It’s You My Lady
Gun Control: The Debate
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,820. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2016. Categories: Plays » American / African American
Prison inmate Clem has been selected to participate in a debate on gun control before his fellow inmates. Initially he is afraid that being selected to defend gun control will harm his chances for parole. But during the debate gun violence in another part of the country causes increased security in the prison which then results in a surprising action by the outside debating team.
Love Beyond Prejudice
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,050. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2016. Categories: Plays » American / African American
Gubernatorial pardon for a homosexual threatens to tear the state apart, while affection between the governor’s daughter and a puper undergraduate threatens to tear the governor’s home apart. How will prejudice fight fairness, and how would fairness whether the storm to victory? 4052 words for your pleasure.
The 10 Children of Celeste Pastry
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,130. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2016. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Fiction » Adventure » General
Celeste is daring to live out her dream and having to take care of 10 children will not stop her. She is determined to open her own pastry and get out of the shadow of her mean boss. As obstacles, family obligations, and her boss threaten her dream and as romance tries to find its way back into her life, Celeste's decisions change her life and family forever.
Bottling Tennessee: A Davy Crockett Tall Tale
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,430. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Adaptations, Plays » American / African American
After the Indian Bill passes forcing Native Americans onto Indian Reservations, Davy Crockett leaves Congress determined to help them. Along the way, he tames a black bear he names Death Hug. He bottles Tennessee air, soil, and water, and together they take the long journey to visit his Native American friends and help them.
Forests of the [K]Night
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,990. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2016. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Screenplays » Biographical
75-min. play requires 2 veteran actors, 1 exceptional young black actor. Famous writer who cannot write, paranoid, depressed, suicidal. Rough ballplayer surprisingly literate. Young orderly can morph into psychoanalyst & statistics prof. Solemn nurse with sinister history. On one autumn day in 1960, the trio restore the writer's creative powers and postpone electroconvulsive therapy and suicide.
The Five Aspects of a Witch
Price: Free! Words: 10,940. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Plays » American / African American
Five stories about five different types of witches. Because there ARE different types of witches...didn't you know? Well if you didn't, there's the Witch, the witch; there's the witch, the wife; there's the witch, the troublemaker; there's...but you get the idea. Some stories are in play format. Other stories are in story format. Most stories could have been written by a drunk.
Trumpilius J. Caesar
Price: Free! Words: 19,520. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2016. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Plays » Shakespeare
Chock-full of conspiracy and double-crosses, Trumpilius J. Caesar is a five-act play that examines the pain and pressure of modern politics. The play features an orange-faced lout running for president against an establishment candidate with her own dark past.
Snow Business
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 860. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2016. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Here's a little play that's as light as a snowflake. A cranky boss experiences the miracle of his first snowfall. A charmer that can be performed without a set, and the only prop needed is a flash camera. (The author won't mind if that's mimed.)
The Share: A Monologue
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,950. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2016. Categories: Plays » American / African American
In the guise of an AA share, performed as an audition piece. Humorous and heart-wrenching by a playwright whose hallmark is compassion.
The Foreigners
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,920. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2016. Categories: Plays » American / African American
Cited by Other Stages as “One of Off-Off’s Best” Two people meet at a bus stop, neither able to speak the other’s language or the language of their new country, fall in love and live an entire life cycle. Or do they?
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.

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