10-Minute Shakespeare

10-Minute Shakespeare   THE PLAYERS   Chris BJ JT Ralph Frost Dave Jeff Savage Richard John M   Shakespeare 1 Shakespeare 2 Othello Emilia Desdemona Duke of Venice Cassio Montano Edward De Vere Brabantio Desdemona Iago Roderigo CHRIS:   We waited a year for you to get here—And now let’s be      perfectly clear In our… More

Not Guilty

FADE IN: EXT. A BLUE SKY - MORNING 7:02 A.M. Flying over an isolated campus, sprawled across 45 acres of green grass, wooded countryside and hills, a hawk spots a… More

Beasts of Autumn

FADE IN: EXT. FRANCE - NIGHT - WINTER SUPERIMPOSE over HOWLING WIND and snow: “FRANCE, 13TH CENTURY” Gradually revealed, an eminent well-built castle crowning a prominent hill. A lord’s residence and a… More

Second Chance

FADE IN:  INSERT: A collage of photos and headlines covering a century of Hollywood’s fame and splendor. EXT. LOS ANGELES CITYSCAPE - NIGHT The vast black carpet unfolds below. The speckled… More

A Game

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If This Is Serious, Why Am I Laughing?

CAST OF CHARACTERS INDIO...PUERTO RICAN MALE, 25—30, HAS SLIGHT ACCENT, SHORT AND THIN, BEARDBLACK...BLACK MALE, 20, TALL AND MUSCULAR, VERY PHYSICALWHITE...WHITE MALE, 35-40, MEDIUM HEIGHT, GOING BALDGUARD...WHITE FEMALE, 22-24,… More

Wrong Decision

CAST OF CHARACTERSRobert: picked to do a “hit” on one of his fellow gang members, who has used up drugs belonging to the gangDavid: member of the same gang,… More

Trouble On a Rainy Day

THE SETTING is a kitchen and living room seperated by a wall with a doorway. Through the window over the kitchen sink rain and the occasional flash of lightning… More

eBoy

CAST OF CHARACTERSLisa: 21-year-old daughterDavid: 10-year-old sonGrandma: mother of DadGrandpa: father of DadMom: mother of Lisa and DavidDad: father of Lisa and DavidJames Bond: eBay auctioned MaleNews Reporter/Field ReporterThe… More

Heavy Hearts

Scene 1 SETTING: The lobby of the Administrative Building of Texas’ Death Row. A leather couch sits in the middle of the lobby. In front of the couch is… More

Belarusian protesters in background; on top: “I Support PEN Belarus” and PEN America logo

Our sister organization PEN Belarus has spent years uplifting writers and supporting the freedom to write. Now, the government is trying to shut them down. Show your support and tell them they’re not alone.

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