Plays » American / African American

Grimm's Fairy Tales - a stage play
Price: Free! 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.
Recital
Price: Free! Words: 1,090. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2015. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
A last request from a mother to a son in a long-broken relationship. "Recital" was a 2015 Boston Theater Marathon finalist.
The Paper Fight
Price: Free! Words: 480. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Amish & Mennonite, Plays » American / African American
(5.00 from 1 review)
An inspiring short story for those who are struggling with severe trials.
A Christmas Carol - a Stage Adaptation
Price: Free! 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.
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.
The Loiterer
Price: Free! Words: 1,390. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2014. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Plays » American / African American
Nellie Ragsdale's feeling of apprehension about a stranger, whom she observes loitering outside her home, soon turns to one of pity.
Trieamgular
Price: Free! Words: 23,310. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2014. Categories: Plays » American / African American
A tale of intertwining dreams for progress, a young man spirals through space and time in different universes to find the answers to himself and everything.
A New Year Carol
Price: Free! Words: 3,950. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2014. Categories: Plays » American / African American
This is a radio play loosely based on Dickens's "A Christmas Carol". It is completely secular, and takes about half an hour.
Big Foot
Price: Free! Words: 8,950. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2014. Categories: Plays » American / African American
It was the first camping trip for the Trail Blazers and little did they know they would be hiking directly into a battle between a dangerous bear and the mythical Bigfoot!
The One-Act
Price: Free! Words: 3,600. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2014. Categories: Plays » American / African American
(5.00 from 1 review)
This is a comedic play for one-act high school theatre competition for people who don't like one-act high school theatre competitions.
A Christmas Carol - Drama Script
Price: Free! Words: 16,490. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2014. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » African
In this adaption of the story by Charles Dickens, the playwright has used his skills as a playwright, as well researching both the time period and the life of Dickens, to bring an understanding of who Scrooge was, why he was the way he was, and what Dickens was trying to share in this story.
Journey Through the Planets
Price: Free! Words: 4,070. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2014. Categories: Plays » American / African American
Journey Through the Planets is a hilariously funny one act play suitable for children to perform. The plot follows a crew aboard a star cruiser shuttling a vacationing collection of comical passengers on a trek through the solar system. There is no fee for downloading or performing. You'll love this one.
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.
Wild Kingdom High School Redux
Price: Free! 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.
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.
The Mighty Samurai and the Evil Bird Demon Etsushi: A Kwirky-buki Play
Price: Free! Words: 12,210. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2014. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
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
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.
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.
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.
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...