Plays

The Vortex

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Noël Coward


Noel Coward explores the darker side of the roaring twenties in this early play. It focuses on an ageing beauty who uses affairs with younge…

Princess of Elis

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Molière


In the month of May 1664, Louis XIV entertained the Queen-mother, Anne of Austria, and his own wife , Maria Theresa, with a brilliant and su…

Lady Huntworth's Experiment

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R. C. Carton


Lady Huntworth is in disguise and under cover as a cook. She entertains a number of men and the comedy ensues.- Summary by Michele Eaton …

Hindle Wakes

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Stanley Houghton


Alan Jeffcote, son of Nat Hawthorn, Hindle's richest factory owner, meets Fanny Hawthorn, daughter of Nat's 'slasher' and oldest friend, in …

The Funeral: or Grief A-La-Mode

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Richard Steele


The Funeral: or, Grief à-la-Mode, a Comedy, was written in the summer of 1701, and given to Christopher Rich, of the Theatre Royal, D…

The Squire

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Arthur Wing Pinero


"Then take a word of advice—cut yourself adrift from Squire Kate's apron strings. (Gilbert turns away) When my father, John Verity, die…

The Show Off

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George Kelly


Amy Fisher's parents can't understand what their daughter sees in Aubrey Piper, a loudmouth and braggart who pretends to be more than the lo…

The Cabinet Minister

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Arthur Wing Pinero


Mr. Pinero holds that farce should treat of probable people placed in possible circumstances, but regarded from a point of view which exagge…

The Wonder-Working Magician

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Pedro Calderón De La Barca


"The Wonderful Magician" is perhaps better known to poetical students in England from the spirited fragment Shelley has left us in…

One-Act Play Collection 014

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Various


Here, in our 14th collection, are 10 One Act Plays for your enjoyment. They range from the farm to the courtroom to the palace throne room; …

Collection : pièces en un acte & monologues 002

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Various,Julien Sermet


Ceci est une collection de pièces en un acte et de monologues en français. This is a collection of French one-act plays and…

A Family Man

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John Galsworthy


John Builder is a solid, middle-class Englishman. He is very domineering but finds that the women around him are insistent on living their o…

Trelawny of the Wells

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Arthur Wing Pinero


A theater, various actors and actresses, their admirers, financial backers, etc. The star Rose Trelawny wants to leave the stage for love, b…

One-Act Play Collection 015

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Various


Here, in our 15th collection, are 10 One Act Plays for your enjoyment. They range from the mid-1600s to the early 1900s, from outright farce…

George Dandin: or The Abashed Husband

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Henri Van Laun and Molière


"The treaty of Aix-la-Chapelle having been ratified ... and peace being assured ... Louis XIV resolved to give a festival in his favori…

The Wasters

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Arthur Adams


Here we have a serious family drama by Australian playwright Arthur Adams about legacy and responsibilities, with some question about exactl…

The Times

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Arthur Wing Pinero


Percy Egerton-Bompas, M.P., and Mrs Bompas have secrets in their family. Which promise grave difficulties as they try to marry off their dau…

Shakespeare Monologues Collection vol. 11 (Multilingual)

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William Shakespeare


This is the eleventh collection of monologues from Shakespeare's various plays. Various characters will speak on various topics, some of the…

Galahad Jones

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Arthur Adams


Dramatised by Australian playwright Arthur Adams from his book of the same name, this is labeled "A Comedy with a Tragic Tang". Th…

Don Garcia of Navarre, or the Jealous Prince

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Molière


Nothing can be more unlike The Pretentious Young Ladies or Sganarelle than Molière's Don Garcia of Navarre. The Théâtre …

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