Books tagged: one act play

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Frankenstein: A Play in One Act
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,620. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2016. Categories: Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Victor Frankenstein is obsessed with creating life - until he succeeds! The abandoned Creature is left to fend for himself and decides that his creator owes him and demands payback. Victor will either do what the Creature demands or pay the consequences. This one-act play may be suitable for some youth drama groups.
Veteran's Day
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,770. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2016. Categories: Plays » American / African American
A Dark Comedy in One Act, based on a true story. Set in Southern California just after the fall of Saigon, three ex-Marines, now butchers working at an Alpha Beta Supermarket, are on strike, manning the graveyard shift picket line. As they talk while playing poker, comic confessions and darker secrets emerge. And these aren’t the only surprises that happen in the dead of night.
The Foreigners
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,920. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2016. Categories: Plays » American / African American
Cited by Other Stages as “One of Off-Off’s Best” Two people meet at a bus stop, neither able to speak the other’s language or the language of their new country, fall in love and live an entire life cycle. Or do they?
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.
Grand Opening
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,140. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2015. Categories: Plays » Women Authors
It's the Grand Opening of the new SuperGiantMegaFoodMart! And the only two people in the store form an unlikely connection over food.
Running: The Alex Decoteau Story
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 14,540. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2014 by FICTIVE PRESS. Categories: Plays » Canadian, Fiction » Historical » Canada
Inspired by the life of Alex Decoteau, this moving one-act play tells the tale of a Cree hero. Canada's first aboriginal policeman (in Edmonton, Alberta, 1911), a champion runner and popular figure, Decoteau raced for Canada at the 1912 Olympics, fought for Canada in World War I and was killed, at 29, in the 1917 Battle of Passchendaele. Appropriate for Grades 5 and up.
Disagreement in Eden
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,460. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2013. Categories: Plays » Ancient & Classical
Disagreement in Eden, A Comedy in One-Act, is an irreverent satire about Adam and Eve and their conflict about the Forbidden Fruit. While the Lord and Satan, awaiting the outcome, play chess, Gabriel, a cynical cornet-player, asks, “And what, my Lord, is ‘Sin’? It sounds like an inspired name for a perfume.” The answer he receives is alarming. This little play will alarm you into laughter.
The Firebird
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,820. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2013. Categories: Plays » Russian & Former Soviet Union, Fiction » Adventure » Action
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.
Sans Destination
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 16,180. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2013. Categories: Plays » Asian / Japanese, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
It is true that everything is not translatable from one language to another. And this frequent lapse on the part of the rear end of the dhoti is difficult to describe in English. Perhaps one can say, "Your dhoti has come loose". That is not quite right, but it conveys the general sense. But to say, "Your dhoti is open", is plain wrong. In addition, it causes undue alarm to the listener.
Sozzel the Jongleur 3 Strange Reflections
Series: Sozzel The Jongleur 3 Strange Reflections. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 56,930. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Anthologies » Poetry - single author
The Jongleur walked through the ale house door once again into the dim and din. Here the Storyteller was acknowledged and urged on and on. He felt anxious but well prepared to offer some strange reflections, stories and poetry to puzzle, shock, and entertain.He climbed upon the stage and yelled out 'Sozzel the Jongleur'. Strange tales, poetry, and a play. PG_14 Adult themes.