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Creative Juice
Price: Free! Words: 7,790. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Plays » Australian & Oceanian
Creative Juice is a collection of four plays that I had a lot of fun writing. This collection includes: • Creative Juice • Love & Suburbia • Mr Lumbersexual • Steam and Loss
The Madhouse: A Play in Three Arbitrary Acts
Price: Free! Words: 19,410. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2019. Categories: Plays » Australian & Oceanian
If all the world's a stage and all the men and women merely players, what's beyond the edge of the stage? Is anybody watching? Who's the writer? And who's directing this mad show? A play in three acts by the author of Rosemary for Remembrance.
Out of Bounds
Price: Free! Words: 11,460. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2018. Categories: Plays » Australian & Oceanian, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Lavender Chandon, Headmistress of the exclusive private school for girls, Queenscham, is amidst a poison pen letter scandal. Add to the mix, there is a very important property inspection, one very pushy parent and a speech night presentation to get through. Can Lavender please everyone or will she become undone with nerves and experience the fate of the previous headmistress Daphne Dell'Acqua?
Wiped Out
Price: Free! Words: 1,390. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2018. Categories: Plays » Australian & Oceanian, Screenplays » Drama
A good bloke gets carried away with his lifestyle. Now he must find those who turned against him.
Goodbye Melaleuca
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,690. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: January 6, 2018. Categories: Plays » Australian & Oceanian
Do we “own” our children? Are they required to walk through the world to sing your praises? Artist Eric Corey has taken back a valuable painting that he once gave to his niece Jenny and her husband Alan. A line has been crossed that Eric cannot live with. A confrontation over custody of a work of art raises questions of the value of artistic integrity and explores “ownership” of things we create.
A Kind of Belgium
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 11,520. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: January 5, 2018. Categories: Plays » Australian & Oceanian
Ray Rance (a real estate agent), Leo Crowshaw (a restaurant proprietor) and Lynne Fleming (a hair salon operator) work in a shopping precinct that’s been hit hard by hard times but is set to recover as a boutique tourist area. A property acquisition is about to take place. Jodie Crowshaw, Leo’s daughter, stumbles on to hidden dealings and must confront family and friends to pursue what is right.
Sylvia Terry
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,090. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: January 5, 2018. Categories: Plays » Australian & Oceanian
Sylvia and her mother Heather’s world is upended as Sylvia’s brother Neil’s has been involved in a particularly heinous crime. There is severe public reaction and disgust, and even though Heather, who as a much loved teacher, was a pillar of the community, it shows that even respected innocent bystanders can be burnt by the fire of public scandal.
The Captains and The Kings
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 18,820. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: January 3, 2018. Categories: Plays » Australian & Oceanian
“If only beauty were a weapon, then people would take it more seriously.” It was a time of change. The time; 1968. The place; the O’Neill’s Guest House in Kempsey, New South Wales. The patriarch of the family, David is suffering from a terminal illness. His wife Caitlin has organized a family gathering for what will be their final Father’s day together. Now David has a chance to gain redemption.
The Storyteller's Shadows
Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 126,190. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2017 by Reed Independent. Categories: Plays » Australian & Oceanian, Plays » Australian & Oceanian
In a volume containing 15 original plays – including three shadow-play adaptions of Gogol, Morton and Runyon classics – the author resurrects a sadly neglected theatre genre – the shadow play combining traditional shadow techniques with normal acting to create ‘full-bodied’ mainstream plays.
Time Freeze
Price: Free! Words: 1,110. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2017. Categories: Plays » Australian & Oceanian, Screenplays » Comedy
Mixing a stew of life can have it's pleasures. to save the world is easy, finding the right bits is the problem. will the Tupperwear last the trip?
Walking With Spud
Price: Free! Words: 680. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2017. Categories: Plays » Australian & Oceanian, Screenplays » Short
A man delivers love and gifts from families, to those who cannot come home.
Just Out of Your Ground
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 29,780. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2017 by Reed Independent. Categories: Plays » Australian & Oceanian
They would write a ridiculing play about you if led hundreds of settlers off to terra incognita, then found yourself unable for a whole year unable to move off the beach you landed on while the others starved and near-died around you. Especially when all you did was, in old age, ended up before the magistrate for pathetically groping your old housekeeper.
Mpemba Effect
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,130. Language: British English. Published: January 9, 2017. Categories: Plays » Australian & Oceanian
There is great similarity between the phenomenon orchestrated when warmer freezes faster than colder water and when some humans depending on their disposition express uncontrolled stubbornness at the subconscious level. At this level life is powerful but difficult to master. So one can only be able to develop insight only when he disposes this ill trait at this level of living.
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
Monosauce: 30 award-winning monologues
Price: Free! Words: 50,760. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2016. Categories: Plays » Australian & Oceanian, Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
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"Monosauce: 30 award-winning monologues" is a collection of the most popular works by internationally-acclaimed monologue expert, Pete Malicki. These pieces have won 19 major awards between them and been performed over 600 times around the world. They are funny, moving, relatable, relevant and written specifically for actors. The volume is formatted so you can print and start rehearsing today.
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 41,080. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2016 by Reed Independent. Categories: Plays » Australian & Oceanian
Here are Bill Reed's award-winning or noted short-form plays, ranging from a few minutes to lengthy one-acters.
You Want It, Don't You, Billy?
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 17,850. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2016 by Reed Independent. Categories: Plays » Australian & Oceanian
Bill and Billy are having marital problems but these pall when compared to their problems with their next door neighbour, not to mention the serial killer thought to be in the district. It all makes for a lot of inner and outer torment that is all very real dead mad.
Truganinni Inside Out
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 21,780. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2016 by Reed Independent. Categories: Plays » Australian & Oceanian
After King Billy’s death, Truganinni stood alone, walking the streets of Hobart Town, resembling Queen Victoria in her voluminous skirts and headdress. She quite enjoyed the finger pointing wherever she went. But she was badly affected by the genocide of her people. Dying, she cried out, ‘Don’t let them cut me up!’
Mirror, Mirror
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 23,070. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2016 by Reed Independent. Categories: Plays » Australian & Oceanian
Stranded, he tries to explain his Dad-dud existence to his long-lost daughter by telephone. He is trying to explain it’s about the smoke and mirrors of his life as reflected in mirror on the wall there, not just himself. At least he still has his joke about ‘Mirror, mirror on the wall…’
Living on Mars: The Play
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 19,080. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2016 by Reed Independent. Categories: Plays » Australian & Oceanian
Henry had one good eye until the surgeon lost even that one’s lens down some drain. He had a wife he could once call his own too – and, once, a faithful housekeeper. And, regrettably, his father’s famous body-part Aboriginal collection. Now, all he has pretty much is blindness. He hasn’t even got his morning banana. It really is like living on Mars.

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