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Massacre at Paris

Massacre at Paris

Christopher Marlowe | Drama Classics
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First performed in 1593, this Play by English dramatist, Christopher Marlowe, revolves around the Saint Bartholomew's Day Massacre that occurred in Paris in 1572. Download it today!

A King and No King

A King and No King

F. Beaumont and J. Fletcher | Drama Classics
Rating:     Rated: 23 times
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The arrogant yet brave King of Iberia is tormented by his mother's assassination attempts on his life and his incestuous attraction to his sister in this tragicomic play.

Love for Love

Love for Love

William Congreve | Drama Classics
Rating:     Rated: 6 times
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Written by English dramatist William Congreve as a response to an earlier popular play (Love for Money), the Restoration Period writer was best known for using the stage to comment upon an increasingly complex society and class structure that often seemed frivolous to him. Download it today!

Candida

Candida

George Bernard Shaw | Drama Classics
Rating:     Rated: 11 times
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By Irish playwright, George Bernard Shaw. Set in the northeast suburbs of London, Candida is the story of the wife who is credited with the success of her popular Christian Socialist husband, the Reverend James Mavor Morell. Download it today!

Ivanoff

Ivanoff

Anton Chekhov | Drama Classics
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Originally commissioned as a comedy by a Moscow theater, this four-act play by Russian playwright, Anton Chekhov, tells the story of Nikolai Ivanov--a man who is struggling to regain his former glory. Download it now!

In the Shadow of the Glen

In the Shadow of the Glen

John M. Synge | Drama Classics
Rating:     Rated: 10 times
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This one-act play by Irish playwright, J. M. Synge, revolves around a farmer, his wife, and a young herd. Download it today!

Pygmalion

Pygmalion

George Bernard Shaw | Drama Classics
Rating:     Rated: 7 times
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Based on the classical myth, Pygmalion plays on the complex web of human relationships in a social world. Download it now!

Peace

Peace

Aristophanes | Drama Classics
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The extensive commentary on this play touches on matters of all types, but its focus in particular is about the realities of daily life in classical Athens. It also examines the practical problems of staging. Its substantial introduction includes essays on Aristophanes' early career, Greek world...

Every Man out of His Humour

Every Man out of His Humour

Ben Jonson | Drama Classics
Rating:     Rated: 11 times
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By English Renaissance dramatist, Ben Jonson. A comical satire about envy and aspiration among those in the ambitious middle class, who seek happiness in fame and material fortune. Download it now!

Antigone

Antigone

Sophocles | Drama Classics
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Antigone disobeys the royal edict and buries the corpses of her brothers since she believes honoring her family is more important than following the laws.