Plays » Russian & Former Soviet Union

The Other Thief: an Easter Sunday Monologue
By Geno Allen
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,310. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2014. Category: Plays » Religious & Liturgical
A dynamic and emotional monologue, viewing the day of Jesus' crucifixion through the eyes of the thief hung beside Him. Average performance time runs15 - 18 minute (depending on the actor). No royalties are charged for performances.
Literature Help: Uncle Vanya
By Students' Academy
Series: Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 212 · A Quick Guide, Book 46. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,700. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
The play revolves around a family consisting of an elderly professor and his glamorous young wife, Yelena, who happens to be much younger than the professor. They visit the rural estate that supports their urban lifestyle. Before that the husband and wife had been living in city.
Kolja, Son of People's Enemy
By Antal Halmos
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 25,140. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2014. Category: Screenplays » Drama
This film novel enfolds a century, starting from the Hungarian Commune and ending with the return of the country to the capitalist system. It deals with important questions of love and responsibility, cruelty of the Soviet communist and the Hungarian socialist systems; with the role of intelligentsia in system-changes and also with the choreography of how dictators are born.
The Tobacco Tasters
By B. Zaragoza
Price: Free! Words: 1,890. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2013 by Merchants Press. Category: Fiction » Drama » Russian
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A marriage goes up in smoke at a tobacco tasting factory. A comedic play set in the real-life Yelets tobacco factory which still employs cigarette tasters, when the head taster dies, a married couple must compete for the coveted position.
The Russian Mood Volume 3
By James Vendeland
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 32,380. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2013. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
The Russian Mood, Volume III consists of the English translations of three Russian operas. They are Dargomyzhsky's "Rusalka", Napravnik's "Dubrovsky", and Rimsky-Korsakov's "Snegurochka" ("The Snow Maiden"). Following each libretto are hyperlinks to you tube sites where excerpts from these operas can be heard.
Catherine the Great and Her Men
By Wayne Proctor
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 13,730. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2013 by Sam Warren. Category: Plays » Russian & Former Soviet Union
CATHERINE THE GREAT in this monologue tells about the events in her life in Russia and her impressive and amazing accomplishments over her long reign as Empress of Russia. She tells about the twelve young and handsome men who enriched her life and how she, in turn, enriched them. They enjoyed prestige and money. How is that for honesty? She also tells about her one great failure during her reign.
The Firebird
By H.D. Greaves
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,820. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2013. Category: Plays » Russian & Former Soviet Union
This One-Act Play tells of the Firebird and her quest to destroy Kastchei, a sorcerer who has hidden his death. A centuries-old Russian folk tale of magic and magical creatures and of how friendship and courage triumph over evil, this play condenses the action for contemporary audiences, yet retains all the wit, humour, and suspense. Important Performance Information is included.
Adam Mickiewicz's Forefathers' Eve, Parts II and III. A New English Translation
By Charles Kraszewski
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 30,810. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2013. Category: Plays » Russian & Former Soviet Union
Gustaw, a love-suicide, is called forth from the grave during the semi-pagan celebration of Forefathers' Eve to confront his faithless lover. Later, his selfish romantic love is turned outward, toward his suffering nation, as he takes on a new persona: the Messianic Konrad. Adam Mickiewicz's Dziady, the greatest expression of Polish literature, is presented here in a new English translation.
Zygmunt Krasiński: The Undivine Comedy. A New English Translation
By Charles Kraszewski
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 23,180. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2013. Category: Plays » European / French
Count Henryk is a Byronic poet. So devoted is he to ideal beauty, that he neglects his very real wife and son, and is led near his own death by Poetry Incarnate, who is nothing more than the diabolically reanimated corpse of a whore. From poetry, Henryk moves on to politics; the Undivine Comedy predates Marx by decades in its prophecy of coming class warfare, which nothing can solve but charity.
Visada yra ką pasakyti
By Tadas Zaikauskas
Price: Free! Words: 5,690. Language: Lithuanian. Published: February 11, 2013. Category: Plays » Russian & Former Soviet Union
Vyras ir žmona vyksta į laidotuves ir linksmai kalbasi. A husband and wife drive to the funeral and talking about life, marriage and death. Ši radijo pjesė buvo pastatyta ir transliuota per Lietuvos radiją. This play was broadcasted on Lithuanian Radio (National Broadcaster)
Альтер Эго
By Viktor Virt
Price: $1.98 USD. Words: 4,800. Language: Russian. Published: May 3, 2012. Category: Plays » Russian & Former Soviet Union
Альтер Эго - это своего рода космическая феерия о создании вселенского монстра в 11 актах. В этой работе собраны воедино десятки мифов, поверий, даже сказок, поэтому вы вряд ли найдете в ней что-то для себя новое. Но вот именно все вместе смотрится очень красиво.