Plays » Australian & Oceanian

Direct Pressure
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
Women Are Mad
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 3,830. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2016 by Scarlet Harlot Publishing. Categories: Plays » Australian & Oceanian
Devil - Ducks, when we unwish misfortune, when we don’t wish it to happen to us, we are basically, wishing it on someone else. Think about it. Diseases. Acts of God. They’re going to happen. They’ve got to happen to someone. If not you – then me. If not me – then you. We, my friend? Better you than me. All proceeds of the sale of this book go to Beyond Blue to help those suffering mental illness.
Emerald Cut Antique Diamond Rings
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.
Orson in Oz
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,170. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2016. Categories: Plays » Australian & Oceanian
This is a one act play about the great film director Orson Welles. It depicts an imagined visit by Welles and members of his Mercury Theater Company to perform a radio play in Canberra, Australia in 1940 for the purpose of raising morale for the British war effort in World War 2, a war the US had not yet entered. All the personages and events referred to in the play are actual historical facts.
New Plays
Price: Free! Words: 10,900. Language: Australian English. Published: November 1, 2015. Categories: Plays » Australian & Oceanian
Plays written at a time when I thought I might become a playwright. Now, not so much.
Bullies are Everywhere
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,890. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2015. Categories: Plays » Australian & Oceanian
Bullies are Everywhere is a play about Nicki 14, and Eddie 12. They live on a property, with their parents, far away from towns or cities. Their mother is sick and the family has to go to the city so she can get medical help on a weekly basis. Nicki and Eddie enroll at a local high school that is full of bullies. The play has 12 characters, suitable for middle school students and drama programs.
Fifty Shades Of Grey Hair The Menopausal Woman's Answer To E L James
Price: Free! Words: 4,410. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2015. Categories: Screenplays » Romance, Plays » Australian & Oceanian
(4.00 from 1 review)
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!
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
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
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 Terrorist
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,420. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2014. Categories: Plays » Australian & Oceanian
This short play, a ten minute play, is outrageous in its comic humour. A quick read on the way to work, you will never forget it.
The Day God Returned
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?
Topless in Sydney
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,900. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2014. Categories: Plays » Australian & Oceanian
Topless in Sydney is a one-woman monologue stage comedy ideally suited for both amateur and professional productions. It can also be used as an audition piece.
Dreamers - the play
Price: Free! Words: 14,410. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: May 29, 2013. Categories: Plays » Australian & Oceanian
(5.00 from 1 review)
Thomas, the proprietor of a second hand bookshop is middle aged and has seen better days. Kate, who is half his age, comes into his shop to by an old volume to prop up a table in a school play. There is an instant attraction however they can only come together in the mystical world of dreams. This play has been converted into a short novel which is available at Smashwords.
Chrissy
Price: Free! Words: 4,420. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: May 27, 2013. Categories: Plays » Australian & Oceanian
Chrissy is a one act play concerning the attitude of society to the disadvantaged. Chrissy is an attractive young woman with mental problems. We see how a do-good couple, a hoon of a boyfriend and the medical establishment react to her. The play had a successful production at BATS theater in Wellington, New Zealand.
The Cranial Equity Loan
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.
Three Points of Contact
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,960. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2013 by Lucy & Ruth. Categories: Plays » Australian & Oceanian
A ferocious black comedy by Australian playwright, Shaun Charles. Samantha and Michael have everything: great incomes, great apartment, great views of the Brisbane River and great sex. If only they could get rid of Lucy, the house guest from hell ... oh and then there's the issue of a rogue lion roaming the streets of Brisbane.
Penalty Shot
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,030. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2013 by Lucy & Ruth. Categories: Plays » Australian & Oceanian, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Urban
Football is a religion to Rudi and his mates - who are all back in Sydney. Lee hates football, he hates sport full stop. He’d rather be jamming with his punk band in Brisbane. But at a new school – in a new town – what can you do? A play for teenage audiences, Penalty Shot has toured NSW and Victoria and was nominated for an Australian Writers’ Guild award (AWGIE) in 2008.
His ... Or Her ... Suicide.
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.

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