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Did Hamlet Love Ophelia?: and Other Thoughts on the Play
Price: Free! Words: 10,790. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2017. Categories: Essay » Literature, Plays » Shakespeare
This is a collection of short essays on Shakespeare’s play, Hamlet. It includes analyses of the plot and characters as seen through more modern eyes than most essays. Topics in the 11 “thoughts” include an inquest into why Hamlet killed Claudius, as well as an essay, “The Great Poland Invasion Scam.”
Julio & Romiette
Price: Free! Words: 16,510. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2017. Categories: Plays » Shakespeare, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody
Very roughly based on a play by Shakespeare, Julio and Romiette is a love story with a difference. Kate is besieged by a doddering public servant, a very serious removal man and an Italian backpacker but she's not interested. Her parents have a strange obsession with their burnt umber lounge suite and if you add this to all the weird and wonderful characters the result is a seriously funny play.
The Dreamers: A Play of Playing
Price: Free! Words: 24,770. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2017. Categories: Plays » Shakespeare, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
(5.00 from 1 review)
A reimagination of Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream in the World of Warcraft dreamscape. This is a theater script for a dreamy play.
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.
The Tragedy of Macbeth, Part II: The Seed of Banquo
Price: Free! Words: 17,870. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2015. Categories: Plays » Shakespeare, Plays » Medieval
“Lukeman’s sequel to the Scottish play succeeds as both a fascinating literary exercise and an entertaining play in its own right….[A] poetic, well-paced drama.” —Booklist “Lukeman did a top-notch job creating a fresh play in the style of Shakespeare. The story moves quite briskly, and takes quite a few intriguing twists...."
When Gods Were Men
Price: Free! Words: 16,230. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2014. Categories: Plays » Shakespeare
The financial collapse of 2008 has claimed both lives and fortunes as the collateral damage of unscrupulous manipulation. This play explores how the evil of those unpunished crimes becomes the downfall of all involved: the criminals, the ambivalent, and the innocent. A tragedy written in the Shakespearean tradition.
Filling the Cheap Seats
Price: Free! Words: 19,880. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2012. Categories: Essay » Literature, Plays » Shakespeare
Do you think of Shakespeare as something you had to read in school? Or do you think of Shakespeare as that famous author that you ought to read but that you never get around to? If you do, then Filling the Cheap Seats aims to convince you that Shakespeare is fun! This short book offers fun thoughts and unusual ideas about Shakespeare the playwright and his thirty seven plays.
So Long As There's Verona
Price: Free! Words: 8,950. Language: British English. Published: July 4, 2012. Categories: Plays » Shakespeare
This is a children's comedy version of “Romeo and Juliet,” originally written in 2011 as a Year 6 leavers' play. It can just as easily be used at any time of the year, as presented here in its Smashwords edition. It would suit Year 6 (approx age. 11), of course, but could be performed by Year 5 or Year 7. The play retains the essential Shakespeare storyline.
Shakespeare's Hamlet in Plain English
Price: Free! Words: 37,590. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2012. Categories: Plays » Shakespeare
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
In the language of Shakespeare, meaning can seem obscure, its style elaborate and theatrical. This work presents the language of Shakespeare’s classic tragedy, Hamlet, in more natural and readily comprehensible English. This may prove of some value for studying, understanding and gaining superior appreciation of, and insight into, the play.
Playing Puck
Price: Free! Words: 5,770. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2012. Categories: Plays » Shakespeare, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
A retelling of "A Midsummer Night's Dream" through the eyes of a less bumbling Puck...

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