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Plays (60 Books)


A play is a form of literature written by a playwright, usually consisting of scripted dialogue between characters, intended for theatrical performance rather than just reading. There are rare dramatists, notably George Bernard Shaw, who have had little preference whether their plays were performed or read. The term "play" can refer to both the written works of playwrights and to their complete theatrical performance.

 
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The Bacchae

By: Euripides; George Theodoridis, Translator

This tragedy is based on the mythological story of King Pentheus of Thebes and his mother Agauë, and their punishment by the god Dionysus (who is Pentheus' cousin) for refusing to worship him.

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Andromache

By: Euripides; George Theodoridis, Translator

Andromache dramatizes Andromache's life as a slave, years after the events of the Trojan War, and her conflict with her master's new wife, Hermione.

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Alcestis

By: Euripides; George Theodoridis, Translator

Alcestis is an Athenian tragedy by the ancient Greek playwright Euripides.

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Women in Parliament

By: Aristophanes; George Theodoridis, Translator

More fun from the home of political incorrectness.

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Women at the Festival : Thesmophoriazusae: Thesmophoriazusae

By: Aristophanes; George Theodoridis, Translator

The master at his most vulgar.

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Wealth

By: Aristophanes; George Theodoridis, Translator

The master returns!

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The Wasps

By: Aristophanes; George Theodoridis, Translator

Another buzz from the master.

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Peace

By: Aristophanes; George Theodoridis, Translator

A further instalment of his satirical trilogy opposing the Peloponnesian War.

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Lysistrata

By: Aristophanes; George Theodoridis, Translator

The famous final part of the anti-war trilogy from the master of Athenian 'Old Attic' Comedy, with stage directions, and an introduction for theatre directors.

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The Knights

By: Aristophanes; George Theodoridis, Translator

A new translation of this little-known play.

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The Frogs

By: Aristophanes; George Theodoridis, Translator

His comic masterpiece written beneath the shadow of defeat during the Peloponnesian War.

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The Clouds

By: Aristophanes; George Theodoridis, Translator

A fine new translation of this fascinating play.

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The Birds

By: Aristophanes; George Theodoridis, Translator

The master at his funniest and most brilliant.

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The Acharnians

By: Aristophanes; George Theodoridis, Translator

The first play of his bawdy, irreverent trilogy, opposing the Peloponnesian War between Athens and Sparta, in a new, explicit, modern translation.

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The Suppliant Maidens

By: Aeschylus; George Theodoridis, Translator

Danaus and his fifty daughters.

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Eumenides

By: Aeschylus; George Theodoridis, Translator

The third play of the Oresteian Trilogy.

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The Choephoroi : The Libation Bearers: The Libation Bearers

By: Aeschylus; George Theodoridis, Translator

Orestes returns to Argos to enact vengeance.

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Agamemnon

By: Aeschylus; George Theodoridis, Translator

The murder of the King.

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Cyrano de Bergerac

By: Edmond Rostand; Tony Kline, Translator

Cyrano de Bergerac, in English verse.

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The Treason and Death of Benedict Arnold; A Play for a Greek Theatre

By: John Jay Chapman

THE TREASON & DEATH OF BENEDICT ARNOLD A PLAY FOR A GREEK THEATRE BY JOHN JAY CHAPMAN

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