Books tagged: plays by women

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When Real Life Begins
Price: Free! Words: 7,560. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A vibrant woman tells how, as her actor husband fights for his life, the closer he gets to death, the more powerful his acting grows...while in this turmoil, she discovers her passion to produce theatre. True play of Claire Higgins and Kricker James. “Tour de force. Thrilling.” PLAYS INTERNATNL “Unforgettable. You wish it would stop, but know you’d feel robbed if it did.” NEW YORK TIMES
Me & Joan (of Arc)
Price: Free! Words: 17,640. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Suicidal stand-up comic Lili meets Joan of Arc; and, playing her side-kick, makes war on "the Fathers of the Church" exploring sexuality, love, guilt, faith, and the place of women. Though almost Banned In Philadelphia, a Catholic priest cheered: “a very authentic interpretation of St. Joan of Arc…renders more clearly than [Shaw or Anouilh] her religious faith…relates Joan to modern feminism.
Touching Lightly on Love and Death
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 23,200. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2012. Categories: Plays » Women Authors, Plays » Women Authors
Well-known Chicago playwright Kathleen Thompson writes with intelligence,sensitivity and often wild humor about our deepest feelings. These three short plays explore how people in intimate situations--romance, family, friendship and danger--bring each other through . . . or try.
Ten Plays: Short, easy dramas for churches
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 22,340. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2013 by Philip Garside. Categories: Plays » Religious & Liturgical, Plays » Religious & Liturgical
Lay preacher Rosalie Sugrue's short plays and meditations are ideal to present in church. They encourage us to engage with Bible and historical characters, and explore important themes. Staging is simple. Few props or costumes are required. Most work best with a combination of children and adults.
How to Succeed at Work Without Really Crying
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,020. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2013. Categories: Plays » Women Authors
Dark chocolate has many health benefits, but how about dark humor? And speaking of health benefits, American workers are getting the shaft in terms of pay and health benefits. This dark little comedy is just what the doctor ordered. Dedicated to workers who bravely trudge on despite mistreatment, low wages, downgraded benefits, no benefits, and layoffs. A living rage has replaced the living wage.
Music History
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 16,510. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2014. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Plays » American / African American
Set on the campus of the University of Illinois in 1963, Music History is a drama about both college life and the struggle for civil rights. The play tells one of many stories about a Black community that is multi-layered, complicated and constantly changing. Music History is also a story of individuals, of particular, complex, and unique women and men.
Julia de Burgos: Child of Water
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 18,300. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2015 by Red Sugarcane Press. Categories: Plays » Women Authors, Plays » Women Authors
In JULIA DE BURGOS: CHILD OF WATER is a two-act play written by Carmen Rivera about Julia de Burgos, the pioneering Latin American poet, feminist and activist. The playwright explores Julia de Burgos' struggles with colonialism, racism and sexism as well as the consequences to her personal life by stepping outside of the traditional roles reserved for Latinas.
From the Page to the Stage: Two Plays for Women
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,680. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2015. Categories: Plays » Women Authors, Plays » Women Authors
FROM THE PAGE TO THE STAGE: Two Plays for Women features two comedies, Grandmothers, Incorporated (Two Acts) and Stake Out (One Act), with marvelous characters who are both mature and memorable. The plays in FROM THE PAGE TO THE STAGE: Two Plays for Women are available for production. For those who want to enjoy a good read, FROM THE PAGE TO THE STAGE: Two Plays for Women delivers!