Plays » American / African American

Emergency Meeting of the Yale University Women Philosophers Group
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Price: Free! Words: 3,300. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2014. Category: Plays » American / African American
Recently there has been a rash of campus sex harassment reports. Surprisingly, many have been tied to that backwater of the humanities, University Philosophy Departments, where students are taught about justice, morality and other high-minded things. When a prominent Yale University professor is implicated as a serial seducer, the women professors in the department decide they need to talk.
We Interrupt This Program
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Price: Free! Words: 3,110. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2014. Category: Plays » American / African American
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A white collar family and a blue collar one are listening to War of the Worlds in 1939 in neighboring apartments.
The Mighty Samurai and the Evil Bird Demon Etsushi: A Kwirky-buki Play
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Price: Free! Words: 12,210. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2014. Category: Plays » American / African American
Kabuki style story (with an American/English Style Farce): a dishonored samurai comes to the aid of a lord and his daughter to vanquish the evil bird demon Etsushi.
The Great Carbuncle
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Price: Free! Words: 14,580. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2014. Category: 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.
The Boy Toy
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Price: Free! Words: 13,260. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2014. Category: Plays » American / African American
Rich ex-trophy wife uses hypnosis to make her young boyfriend interesting, but it backfires when he goes crazy with each suggestion.
No Touching
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Price: Free! Words: 16,990. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2014. Category: 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.
Mark Twain's 'Is Shakespeare Dead?'
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,240. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2014. Category: Plays » American / African American
Mark Twain's hilarious (1909) debunking of the myth that William Shakespeare wrote the works of Shakespeare, adapted as a monologue for the stage by Keir Cutler, PhD. Performed across North America since 2002. "Cutler humorously distills Twain's thesis that Shakespeare didn't actually write the great works attributed to him. It's a compelling argument . . . great comic effect." Orlando Sentinel
Treasure Island, A Stage Play for Children
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,600. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Pirates
This play for children to perform is humorously based on the book by Robert Louis Stevenson. As Poly-Narrator says, “This here presentation of Treasure Island is based on the book by Robert Louis Stevenson. Do you know what it means when a performance is said to be based on the book? Not much, that’s what.” Well-known characters are still part of the play: Jim Hawkins, Long John Silver, & pirates!
Literature Companion: Waiting for Lefty
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Series: A Quick Guide, Book 68 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 245. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,610. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
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.
Receding References
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,470. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2014. Category: Plays » American / African American
An MTA train operator reacts violently when he finds a noose hanging in his cab. Parties assemble for a solution.The result is a confusing series of exchanges regarding who did what, various meanings for that particular event, and other racial, sexual, and historical transformations that occur without people changing their now incorrect understanding from what it was when first presented to them.
Hedgehog
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,180. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2014. Category: Plays » American / African American
In an SRO stuffed with people living on the margins of society is Leo, a young man who spent years in a mental institution because his epilepsy was judged a mental illness. The experience left Leo with a morbid attachment to a fictional character that suffered the same misdiagnosis. He lives Myshkin's life, and so do his fellow residents in order to satisfy the likeable Leo.
Suicide Squeeze: An Existential Crisis At Third Base
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Price: Free! Words: 2,220. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2014. Category: Plays » American / African 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... A 10-minute tragicomedy.
Who Killed Admiral Darlan?
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,050. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2014. Category: Plays » American / African American
It is December 1942. British and American forces have conquered French territories in Northern Africa from Morocco through Algeria. The American side has chosen Admiral Darlan as the leader of liberated territories even though a top Vichy collaborator. Many opposing forces want Darlan removed. Eventually done in mysterious circumstances.
How America Does It
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Price: Free! Words: 4,110. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2014. Category: Plays » American / African American
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The United States has it's own unique way of conducting foreign policy. One which all other countries criticize while secretly wishing they could emulate. The play depicts the preparation of Kerry's dramatic presentation of alleged poison gas crimes committed by Syria. President Obama had to join with aides to find ways to work-up the emotionally deficient Kerry.
Grace - A One-Act Play
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,820. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2014. Category: Plays » American / African American
A One-Act play about religion, friendship, and mortality. Four cast members, minimal set.
First and Last Month: A Play
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,900. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2014. Category: Plays » American / African American
A hilarious and uplifting play about three friends from the Midwest who make their way to New York City in search of new beginnings.
Ruby Lou and the White Gold Saloon
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,120. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Performing Arts / Theater
Ruby Lou and the rest of the town only drink White Gold (except for three people who drink Black Gold without a straw); it’s the best thing west (and east, some say) of the Mississippi. A stranger comes to town with Purple Nugget for everyone to try and he won’t take “no” for an answer, even if it means forcing the town to change.
Flowing In The Wing
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Price: Free! Words: 330. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2014. Category: Plays » American / African American
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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.