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Short Plays (Volume 3) By Matthew Everett
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This volume includes How To Date A Werewolf (or Lonesome, Wild and Blue), Two Left Feet, and Time Lapse
Short Plays Volume 4 By Matthew Everett
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This collection includes work written for the 2014 and 2015 Minneapolis One-Minute Play Festivals, Little Lifeboats' 2015 holiday show "I Never Eat December Snowflakes," and three different... More > lengths of the play about memory "This Isn't A Horror Story." (Fair warning, one of the plays in the collection is called "Suicide" - others deal with aging and memory loss, still others people of the same sex kissing, mild occasional swearing)< Less
But Not For Love By Matthew Everett
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Eleanor and Ephram, sister and brother, are both getting married on the same day. And they’re each getting married to a man. Patrick, Ephram’s groom, agrees with Eleanor that they all... More > need to make a statement by getting married. But Roland, Eleanor’s groom, and Ephram both just want a simple ceremony and a quiet day. Attraction also blossoms between the minister, known as the Duchess, and a policeman standing guard over the church, Duke. But a secret from the Duchess’ past may prove more of an obstacle than the two of them can overcome. Outside among the protesters, Patrick’s younger brother Jacob hurls a rock through the stained glass window in an effort to keep the wedding from taking place. When the rock draws blood, one couple may not end up getting married today, or any other day. Script commissioned and first produced by Allegheny College, Meadville, PA. Additional sample scenes, monologues, photos and other production information can be found at< Less
Short Plays Volume 1 By Matthew Everett
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This volume includes the short plays - “The Bronze Bitch Flies At Noon” - What Jonathan wants for a college graduation present is to lose his virginity. With David - the frat boy he... More > shares a lab station with in chemistry class. - “All Hallows' Eve” - On Halloween, Clifford receives a visit at the AIDS hospice from the psychic Madame Isadora, who channels his pain. Meanwhile, across town, lovers Montgomery and Alfonso perform their own dance of death. - “Blight” - In the ruins of a once-great country, the Pale Man wanders alone, watched over by the malicious spirits of the soldiers he sent to their deaths – male and female, men, women, teenagers and children, all of a different color than his own. The Swarthy Man who the Pale Man thought he’d killed appears to him on the blasted landscape and a final showdown begins. Additional sample scenes, monologues, photos and other production information can be found at< Less
Medea & Jason: Rubicon Waltz By Matthew Everett
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Medea tells her sons the tale of an epic love story gone horribly wrong – how the young adventurer Jason met the princess Medea, how the boys’ mother met their father. Medea conjures the... More > other players in the tale, unfolding the origin of the Golden Fleece, and the quest of Jason and the Argonauts. But truth is a slippery thing – depending on the person telling the story, and the reasons they’re telling it. The messier the story gets, the more variations which appear. Throughout, the goddesses and gods of legend meddle in affairs of the human heart. Medea betrayed her father and her country in order to help Jason obtain the Golden Fleece. She helped murder her own brother to aid their escape. Before it was all over, a giant, two kings, and a princess, among others, were dead. And depending on which version you believe, Medea’s sons die as well. But who kills them, and why?< Less
24 Hour Play Project Volume 1 By Matthew Everett
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Profits from sale of this book go to support Theatre Unbound - - Selected scripts by Anne Bertram & Matthew A. Everett from the Theatre Unbound’s past 24-Hour Play... More > Projects - plays written, rehearsed and presented to an audience, all within 24 hours - including - “Hunt for the Bus Monkey” - Undercover Animal Control Detective Riley pursues the elusive Bus Monkey, terror of the mass transit system. - “Feather Duster” - Mrs. Danvers is tending to her cupcakes when the Special Agent comes upon the scene, gun drawn. - “Touched By A Handbag” - Edwina is bringing her daughter Paulina home from the psych ward when they come across a talking purple handbag by the side of the road. - “Accessories” - A trip back in time to Edwina in her 20s, newly pregnant with Paulina but trying to avoid dealing with it. - “Dog Tag” - Ed is out walking his dog Percy, when he runs into ex-lover Paul. - Sample scenes and monologues available at< Less
The Hopes & Fears of All The Years By Matthew Everett
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Six actors (three men and three women) portray eighteen characters in four interlocking stories which span four generations of an American family in the living room of the Harrison home on a day... More > prior to Christmas in 1998, 1971, 1951 and 1921. These holidays hold a mix of love - both requited and unrequited, pregnancy, unemployment, war, divorce, mourning, and distance - both physical and emotional. Equal parts humor and heartache, the script and musical styles jump back and forth in time, until the tree is decorated, the families in their new configurations are united, and new traditions are forged as old ones are reaffirmed. Sample songs and scenes available for download and viewing at< Less
Plays for Young Actors and Audiences By Matthew Everett
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Short plays for young actors and audiences including - “How The Coyote Stole Fire” - In the early days of humanity, the cold of winter caught them unprepared and undefended. The coyote... More > gathers a crew of friends to steal fire from the Fire Beings who guarded its secret so jealously. - “Bethesda” - Dennis has been admitted to the psychiatric ward. He is alone and uneasy until he receives an unexpected visitor, the ghost of a young girl named Miranda. - “Dr. Worm” - Dr. Worm has been forced out of his flooded home by a spring rain storm. After nearly stepping on the learned worm, a young boy named Pete engages him in some spirited word play. - “Champion of Breakfast” - A malicious game show host puts various breakfast foods through the tortures of the damned in order to earn the title of Champion of Breakfast. - “Snowball's Chance” - The first snowball of winter is magic. The time has come to put them to use. - Sample scenes and monologues available at< Less
Studpuppy By Matthew Everett
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Harris likes Ralph who likes Isobel who likes Linc who likes Skippy, who he doesn’t know is Spencer under that dog suit. Harris is struggling to be true to his fabulous self in a butch gay... More > boy’s world. Ralph is trying to get out from under his brother Linc’s shadow. Isobel is trying to free herself from her irrational obsession with Linc. Linc is just trying to hold together the pieces of his broken heart in the wake of his first big breakup. Diana is struggling to come out to Isobel, which is complicated by the fact that Diana has bonded with Isobel over their common religion, but also likes Isobel as more than a friend. And Spencer would like to be more than just the guy in the dog suit at the mall for Linc, but can’t reveal himself to him while on duty - a job he needs to support himself since his parents kicked him out. Script commissioned and first produced by Allegheny College, Meadville, PA. Additional sample scenes, monologues, & more can be found at< Less
Short Plays Volume 2 By Matthew Everett
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Included in this volume - the Dandelion Snow cycle of short plays (Dandelion Snow, Across Their River, Extra Cheese, & Tools) - When Dana and Ash, two high school sweethearts now in their... More > thirties, meet again in the ruins of their old elementary school, the undertow of old emotional ties threatens to undo their current relationships with others - and the Thirst Collection (Invisible, Head Above Water, Dents, Template, & Head Above Water version 1.0) - Thirst is a series of rotating short plays written in short order as a collaborative exercise between writers and actors to stretch their creative muscles and get some live theater on its feet in front of a live audience that's game for anything - all taking place in a restaurant/bar where the audience has gathered to eat, drink and be entertained without a stage or fourth wall to speak of - - Additional sample scenes, monologues, photos and other production information can be found at< Less