Plays » American / African American

An Evening with Edgar Allan Poe
Price: Free! Words: 14,930. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2015. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Framed by the story "The Fall of the House of Usher," this stage play encompasses six other famous and not-so-famous Edgar Allan Poe stories into one entertaining evening. Included are "The Tell-Tale Heart," "The Raven," "The Cask of Amontillado," "The Masque of the Red Death," "The System of Dr. Tarr & Prof. Fether," and "The Facts in the Case of Monsieur Valdemar."
Standing By
Price: Free! Words: 5,040. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2015. Categories: Plays » American / African American
A one-act 30 minute play about high school students dealing with the various forms of bullying that go on in their lives. The play takes a hard and honest look at what high school students go through on a daily basis to deal with the bullying that happens to them. Many of the stories in the play are based on real life experiences of high school students.
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
A last request from a mother to a son in a long-broken relationship. "Recital" was a 2015 Boston Theater Marathon finalist.
Two Old Strangers: A Short Play
Price: Free! Words: 2,920. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2015. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
A short play. Susan and Sammy fell in love at the New Horizon Home for the Elderly. Susan doesn’t like New Horizon and wants to go home. They run away but a cop comes by and recognizes them from a Missing Persons Bulletin. He’s a nice guy and gives them a couple of hours together before taking them back. Sammy finds a way for them to go home.
The Paper Fight
Price: Free! Words: 480. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Amish & Mennonite, Plays » American / African American
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. I am offering it to any non-profit theater company without cost to produce. (No royalties) .The Great American Western has won several regional awards and has been staged over 100 times. It is an edgy, politically incorrect musical that pokes fun at politicians, women’s lib, government, and pop culture. Have fun with it.
Cataclysm
Price: Free! Words: 860. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2015. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Plays » Gay & Lesbian
A short play about love between the only two people left in this world.
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.
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.
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.