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The Family Father by Simon Ngenokesho
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 13,300. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » African, Plays » American / African American
Ndayambekwa is a born leader and a big time dreamer. His birthright not only presented him as his mother’s hope. It promises to change the way things have been in the family, thus provoking the big forces of the family. One such force is his uncle who for long has projected himself as the Family Father, mercilessly controlling and terrorizing everyone in the family.
The Puzzler by Will Holcomb
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,890. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2018. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
A one act, two person play where Blanch, a woman with affluenza (inflated self-worth), is doing community service in a nursing home due to drunk driving tickets. To avoid any real work, she does puzzles with a patient, Weldon. Weldon unassumingly dives deep into her psyche and the woman who walks out at the end of her community service isn’t the same one who came in.
Scheherazade’s Last Night and Other Plays by Jules Verne
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 40,080. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2018 by BearManor Media. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European
These three plays by Jules Verne are introduced in this illustrated volume that weaves the timeless theme of hidden love into contrasting tapestries of escapades, exoticism, and emotions. Discover newfound insight in Jules Verne’s creative process. Volume 11 in The Palik Series featuring Jules Verne (author), Peter Schulman (translator), and Brian Taves (editor).
Chimaera Cries on Stream!!!!! by Francis Bass
You set the price! Words: 2,660. Language: American English. Published: January 7, 2018. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Joseph Yanyuk, known by his screen name, “Chimaera,” is a speedrunner—someone who attempts to beat a video game as fast as possible. In this short play, Chimaera is livestreaming a speedrun, when there’s a terrorist attack in Red Square. Despite his personal connections with Moscow, Chimaera struggles to stay focused on the game, and complete a speedrun in world record time.
Hoda and Jake by Richard Booth
You set the price! Words: 60,540. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » Middle Eastern
CIA field agent Jake Holman and Egyptian-American female ranger Hoda Abdelal couldn't be more different. But there's danger in the offing. Will they, or won't they?
Suggest the Empire by Francis Bass
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 37,460. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2017. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
To Prince Oht, the imperial heir, all the trappings of nationhood seem as skeletal and artificial as those of theatre. War chants to suggest fraternity, flags to suggest ownership—they seem just like flimsy poles to suggest spears, three men to suggest an army. While his cynicism is a trivial matter while his father still reigns, the time will soon come when the empire is Oht's responsibility.
Chitra: A Play in One Act: (Original Version) by Rabindranath Tagore
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,680. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2017 by MJP Publishers. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » Asian
Chitra is a one-act play written by Rabindranath Tagore. This play adopts apart of Mahabaratha and centers around Chitrangada
Hlamba Vunwa Nandziwe by AD Mahatlane
Price: $2.25 USD. Words: 20,550. Language: Tsonga. Published: November 20, 2017 by Via Afrika. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » African
Ntlangu wa Hlamba vunwa nandzuwe i ntlangu wa matimba swinene, wa nkoka eka vutomi bya vanhu. Wa ha ku pfuxetiwa hi 2008.
Transitions by Jen Selinsky
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,970. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
"Transitions" is a books of poems, one short, story, and one short play. "Summertimes Blues" is about an overworked woman named Justine Wesley. "Transitions" is a short play in which the Voice (or Narrator) brings five literary greats together in one room: Emily Dickinson, Willa Cather, Sylvia
Judge Jury: Hybrid Stories by Jonathan Lowe
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 51,890. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Artificial intelligence, suspense, revenge, murder, and a prequel to the movie Collateral. Stories from award winning author Jonathan Lowe.
Tous les six... dans la même pièce by Pauline Sarélot-Le Floc'h
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 15,360. Language: French. Published: September 21, 2017. Categories: Plays » European / French, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European
Une amitié liant six personnes a été partiellement détruite par une violente dispute. Quelques années plus tard, ils sont contraints de se retrouver à l'occasion du mariage de deux d'entre eux. Suite à une révélation inattendue, les belles retrouvailles tant espérées vont être remplacées par des règlements de compte en tout genre.
Seyalemoya by RMH Moeketsi
Price: $3.39 USD. Words: 27,220. Language: Sesotho. Published: September 19, 2017 by Via Afrika. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » African
“Seyalemoya" ke pokello ya diteramaketsahalonngwe tse neng di ngoletswe ho haswa radiyong feela tsa ngolollwa tsa nto hlophisetswa ho balwa le ho bapalwa sebayeng. Mongodi o sebedisitse ditshwantshiso tsena ho fana ka thuto ya sengolwa se bitswang tshwantshiso ka kakaretso.
Sefi by DJ Nkutha
Price: $2.90 USD. Words: 40,090. Language: Sesotho. Published: September 19, 2017 by Via Afrika. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » African
Motaung: Ke lokile ha ke robetse tjena. Ha ho tsela e nngwe eo nka robalang ka yona ntle le ena. Mmatiisetso: Ke a o kopa hle ntate. Motaung: Lona le kopa ho be ho se. Pina e qetile ditaba ya re le hara masiu le ntse le kopa. Ka nako ena sefi se ne se ahlame se loketse ho pitla. Ebe ho ile ha etsahalang? Ipalle.
Naga Ga Di Etelane by MS Serudu
Price: $3.39 USD. Words: 47,340. Language: Northern Sotho. Published: September 19, 2017 by Via Afrika. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » African
Ka lebaka la gore mofaladi gantši ga a dule lefelong le tee, tiragatšo yekhwi e theilwe mafelong a go fapana. Ka fao, maitekelo le maitsebelo a bafaladi a fapana go ya ka dinaga tša go fapana ge ba le gare batsamia moo ba ka fiwago mafulo a matalana, moo meoya ya bona e ka hwetšago khutšo; moo ba ka amogelwago ka atla tše pedi go sa lebelelwe mmala le tumelo tša bona.
Lehufa by P Mothupi
Price: $3.39 USD. Words: 33,250. Language: Northern Sotho. Published: September 18, 2017 by Via Afrika. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » African
Ka go papadi ye, go ditiragalo tša letšatši ka letšatši tšeo di amago baratani. Ka nako lehufa le dira gore o nagane gore go na le dilo tše mpe tšeo di diregago le ge e le gore ga go bjalo.
111 One-Minute Monologues - The Ultimate Audition Book for Teens #4 by Debbie Lamedman
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 29,810. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2017 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
The Ultimate Audition Book for Teens Volume IV: 111 One-Minute Monologues is the newest edition to our monologue series. For the junior high and high school drama student to the more serious young actor or actress, these monologues provide timely subject matter and contemporary, age-appropriate topics.
Ibhudango Lami by TG Mnguni
Price: $3.51 USD. Words: 14,580. Language: Transvaal Ndebele. Published: September 11, 2017 by Via Afrika. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » African
Imdlalo okhuluma ngobudisi besakhamusi seplasi kaVenter, uTjhili. Ukulimala kwakhe uTjhili kubanga bona indodanakhe ilise isikolo iyokusebenza iplasi. Ngebanga lepatho embi eplasini, yaphetha sele yeqe inarha yeSewula Afrika. Ngaphakathi kwencwadi kukhona godu umlando omfitjhani womtloli, isingeniso, imibuzo neempendulo, idlhozari kanye nerherho lesilululwazi.
Vukani! by Sindiwe Magona
Price: $3.39 USD. Words: 11,430. Language: Xhosa. Published: September 6, 2017 by Via Afrika. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » African
UZama Lonzi, udlwengulwa yinkwenkwe e-HIV-positive. Esi senzo sifaka usapho lwale ntombazana kwintlekele olube lungayiqondi ukuba ingehlela abantu abafana nalo, olu ukuphucuka.
105 Five-Minute Plays for Study and Performance by John Capecci & Irene Ziegler
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 105,980. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2017 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » Anthologies
Along with contemporary works by both new and established playwrights, editors Capecci and Ziegler have gathered historical examples-such as those of the Italian Futurists and an early playlist by Thornton Wilder-and they offer useful tips for the study and performance of these brief and bright works.