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Direct Pressure by Nicola Bradbury
You set the price! Words: 5,330. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2016. Categories: Plays » Australian & Oceanian
Linda's car hits a tree in the Australian outback. She is found by Jeff, an English backpacker. Unable to free her from the wreck and too far from anywhere to get help, Jeff and Linda share a journey of discovery about heroism, tattoos, the power of Grandmothers and, that truly living is more important than just trying to avoid death. Awarded second prize in the 2013 Noosa One-act Play Competition
Emerald Cut Antique Diamond Rings by ibraggiotti jewelry, Sr
Price: Free! Words: 280. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2016. Categories: Plays » Australian & Oceanian
These three stone step cut pieces make beautiful engagement rings. The term “emerald cut” originated from the cutting of the true gemstone, emerald, which later was applied to diamonds.
Fifty Shades Of Grey Hair The Menopausal Woman's Answer To E L James by Bobbie Grove
Price: Free! Words: 4,410. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2015. Categories: Screenplays » Romance, Plays » Australian & Oceanian(2.50 from 2 reviews)
A Romantic Comedy, Based On Fact, Fiction And Fantasy, In Which Menopausal Bossy-Boots Emma, Hires Nice-Boy Bobbie, As Her Live-In Housekeeper, To Cook, Clean, Obey And Please Her. Includes: Emma's Angst; “I'm Cold!!!”; Emma Beds Bobbie; Night Sweat; “Now.” “Bobbie.” “Give Me An Orgasm.” And, Emma Gets The Flu; in which Bobbie nurses Emma like an Angel.
Rats! by John Summons
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,280. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2015. Categories: Plays » Australian & Oceanian, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Gasp, eek, shock and horror! Warning – dramatic rats at large! See, as Daddy Rat, Mummy Rat and Sonny Rat have their very agreeable lives upset by Rebel Rat, Mauler the Cat and the sinister new Science Teacher. Set in a rat’s cage in a school science laboratory “Rats!” is a satirical look at male chauvinism as revealed through the situation of a family of rats.
The Egyptian ~ Moaning at MONA by Eero Tarik
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,930. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Plays » Australian & Oceanian
This short play is set in the Museum of Old and New Art in Hobart, Tasmania on a cool summer's day. Susan takes Erik on his first visit to the iconic museum of art but they are in for a shock at one exhibit. Join them on this fast paced romp. Eero Tarik is one of the world's most prolific short story writers and from time to time pops out a short play or five.
Amina by Wendy Beach
Price: Free! Words: 3,620. Language: Australian English. Published: December 9, 2014. Categories: Plays » Women Authors, Plays » Australian & Oceanian(4.00 from 1 review)
'Amina' is a ten minute play script. A tragedy. Three characters (2m/1f). One or some of the characters are ghosts. The audience will not know who is alive, and who is not until the end. The piece is set in 1980s Lebanon, during the long civil war, in the basement of an apartment building that has collapsed due to bombing. Khalil says he has come from the future, in a near-death, drug induced sp
The Day God Returned by Eero Tarik
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,040. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2014. Categories: Plays » Religious & Liturgical, Plays » Australian & Oceanian
This is a short play that looks at the day God returns and sits down and has a chat with a patron of the local pub. Funny and thought provoking for those with an open mind. Can you handle it?
The Cranial Equity Loan by Charlie Canning
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,820. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2013. Categories: Plays » Australian & Oceanian, Screenplays » Comedy
Finalist, Stage Plays, 2015 New York Screenplay Contest A three-act satire of modern life, the banking industry and consumer credit played against the backdrop of the Melbourne Cup, the most prestigious horse race in Australia and possibly the biggest fashion event of the year. Horseplay in three acts.
The Sorrows and Suffering of Young Werther: A Stage-play by Dr D. Bruno Starrs
Price: Free! Words: 14,020. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2013. Categories: Plays » European / German, Plays » Australian & Oceanian
This two act stage-play is an English translation and stage adaptation of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe's 1774 novella "Die Leiden des jungen Werthers". It was first published in the April 2004 issue of "Ygdrasil: A Journal of the Poetic Arts" (online, Ottawa, Canada. K. Gerken [ed]). There are no fees to perform this play so long as all actors have a legally obtained copy.
His ... Or Her ... Suicide. by Dr D. Bruno Starrs
Price: Free! Words: 1,400. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2013. Categories: Plays » Australian & Oceanian(3.00 from 2 reviews)
A short play about suicide, written in the absurdist tradition. First published in "Antithesis" by the University of Melbourne English Department, 14, 2004, pp. 151-155. There are no fees for production of this play, as long as the author is correctly attributed, no major changes are made without permission from the author and the author is informed of the play's public performance/s.
Conversion Rites and Wrongs by Dr D. Bruno Starrs
Price: Free! Words: 1,560. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2012. Categories: Plays » Australian & Oceanian, Plays » Religious & Liturgical(4.75 from 4 reviews)
"Conversion Rites and Wrongs" won the author the "Best Director" award when performed in Sydney's "Crash Test Drama" in 2012. It is a short play for a man and a woman, in which they discuss the pros and cons of converting to Islam. It is meanty to be comedic, not didactic. There are no fees for performance as long as the author is correctly attributed.
In The Big Picture, He'll Be Happier... by Dr D. Bruno Starrs
Price: Free! Words: 2,510. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2012. Categories: Plays » Australian & Oceanian, Fiction » Inspirational(5.00 from 2 reviews)
"In The Big Picture, He'll Be Happier..." is the touching story of how one family deals with a mentally challenged loved one: A short play for two females and two males. This play is free of charge to perform as long as authorship is correctly attributed, no major changes are made without the author's permission, and the author is kept informed regarding any public performance/s.
Are They Comets Or Are They Shooting Stars, Sir? by Dr D. Bruno Starrs
Price: Free! Words: 2,140. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2012. Categories: Plays » Australian & Oceanian, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » Asian(5.00 from 2 reviews)
This a short play for two actors that follows a school-age boyfriend and girlfriend through a break-up. Suitable for all ages. No performance fee required as long as authorial attribution is correctly used.
Past Not Presented by robert renshaw
Price: Free! Words: 680. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Plays » Australian & Oceanian(3.80 from 5 reviews)
A countrys life changes, as a single life ends, will the men left behind see the future from new eyes.