List of plays in English on the Internet

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The complete text of plays in English with modern spelling available to be read on the Internet and organized by country and playwright. Most of the plays are royalty-free, but some of the more modern ones require royalties when produced. One-act plays are indicated in this manner: (one act).

Albania[edit]

Assyria[edit]

Australia[edit]

Babe in a box by Paul McCann

Lazy in the Sun a Radio Play by Malcolm 'Max' Afford

Consulting Room by Malcolm 'Max' Afford

a comedy thriller in three acts by Max affrord

http://archive.org/details/MothersGroup

Austria[edit]

  • Arthur Schnitzler

The Lonely Way, Intermezzo, Countess Mizzie

http://www.archive.org/details/lonelywayinterm00hofmgoog

La Ronde

http://www.theatrehistory.com/plays/reigen001.html

Living Hours (one act)

http://www.one-act-plays.com/dramas/living_hours.html

Bangladesh[edit]

Belarus[edit]

Belgium[edit]

  • Maurice Maeterlinck

Home (one act)

http://www.one-act-plays.com/dramas/home.html

The Intruder

http://www.theatrehistory.com/plays/intruder.html

Bosnia and Herzegovina[edit]

Brazil[edit]

Canada[edit]

  • Charles Mair

Tecumseh

http://www.onread.com/book/Tecumseh-a-drama-and-Canadian-poems-692145/

  • Sarah Anne Curzon

Laura Secord

http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/7228

http://www.onread.com/book/Laura-Secord-the-heroine-of-1812-18689/

  • Eliza Lanesford Cushing

Esther (Cushing)|Esther

http://www.onread.com/book/Esther-a-sacred-drama-347214/

  • John Hunter-Duvar

The Enamorado

http://www.onread.com/book/The-enamorado-microform-a-drama-1158594/

De Roberval

ttp://www.onread.com/book/De-Roberval-microform-a-drama-also-The-Emigration-of-the-fairies-and-The-Triumph-of-constancy-a-romaunt-1158592/

  • William Wilfred Campbell

Mordred, Morning

http://www.uwo.ca/english/canadianpoetry/confederation/wwcampbell/poetical%20tragedies/index.htm

  • William Henry Fuller

The Unspecific Scandal

http://www.archive.org/details/cihm_03271

  • Caroli Candidus

The Female Consistory of Brockville

http://2020ok.com/books/18/the-female-consistory-of-brockville-a-melo-drama-in-three-acts-22318.htm

Orpheus and Eurydice

http://www.onread.com/book/Orpheus-and-Eurydice-microform-a-classical-extravaganza-1011693/

Dolorsolatio

http://www.onread.com/book/Dolorsolatio-a-local-political-burlesque-microform-1048140/

King of the Beavers

http://www.archive.org/details/cihm_93563

  • Nicholas Flood Davin

The Fair Grit

http://www.archive.org/stream/cihm_24107/cihm_24107_djvu.txt

http://www.onread.com/book/The-fair-grit-or-The-advantages-of-coalition-microform-a-farce-1044125/

  • Catharine Nina Merritt

When George the Third Was King

http://www.onread.com/book/When-George-the-Third-was-king-microform-an-historical-drama-in-III-acts-1176599/

http://www.archive.org/details/cihm_03010

  • John Louis Carleton

A Medieval Hun

http://www.onread.com/book/A-medieval-Hun-a-five-act-historical-drama-317474/

  • W.P. Wood

Minnie Trail

http://www.archive.org/details/cihm_92838

  • Robert Norwood

The Witch of Endor

http://www.onread.com/book/The-witch-of-Endor-a-tragedy-441840/

  • W.A. Tremayne

A Legal Puzzle

http://www.archive.org/details/legalpuzzle00trem

http://www.onread.com/book/A-legal-puzzle-207385/

The Man who Went

http://www.archive.org/details/manwhowent00trem

A Runaway Couple

http://www.archive.org/details/runawaycouple00trem

Cassie, The Cuckoo Song, Dropping Ballast, You Can't See Africa From Sicily

http://www.islandnet.com/my/playscripts/playlist.html

Sea Turtle, Puppet Play, Happiness Hunting, Something New, Ferry Terminal

The Bloody Banquet, Bewitched by them to Death, Galileo Galilei, Vesalius and Servetus, Everyone's Death, Cesare and Lucrezia Borgia, Johannes Kepler, Henry III of France, Lust's Dominion, The New Tereus

http://www.archive.org/search.php?query=creator%3A%22Robert+Lalonde%22

http://www.onread.com/writer/Robert-Lalonde-401205/

Czech Republic[edit]

  • Karel Čapek

R.U.R.

http://www.archive.org/details/dramacontemporar00wats

Denmark[edit]

  • Ludvig Holberg

The Political Tinker, Jeppe of the Hill, Erasumus Montanus

http://www.onread.com/book/Comedies-by-Holberg-Jeppe-of-the-hill-The-political-tinker-Erasmus-Montanus-286904/

http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/5749

Henry and Pernilla, Captain Bombastes Thunderton, Scatterbrains, or The busybody with no affair at hand

http://www.archive.org/details/threecomedies00holb

Egypt[edit]

Estonia[edit]

France[edit]

  • Honoré de Balzac

Mercadet, the Speculator

http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/14246

The Stepmother

http://www.archive.org/details/stepmothermercad00balziala

  • Pierre de Beaumarchais

The Barber of Seville

http://oll.libertyfund.org/index.php?option=com_staticxt&staticfile=show.php%3Ftitle=1562&Itemid=27

The Marriage of Figaro

http://oll.libertyfund.org/index.php?option=com_staticxt&staticfile=show.php%3Ftitle=1563&Itemid=27

  • Henry Becque

La Parisienne|The Parisian Woman

http://www.archive.org/details/cu31924027527286

  • Henry Bernstein

The Thief

http://www.archive.org/details/thiefaplayinthr00berngoog

  • Eugène Brieux

Damaged Goods

http://books.google.ca/books?id=za4dCQild10C&pg=PR29&dq=th%C3%A9%C3%A2tre+brieux&hl=en#v=onepage&q&f

  • Paul Claudel

The Tidings Brought to Mary

http://www.archive.org/details/tidingsbroughtto00clau

  • Pierre Corneille

Le Cid|The Cid

http://en.wikisource.org/wiki/Author:Pierre_Corneille

http://www.archive.org/details/greatplaysfrenc00mattgoog

Polyeucte|Polyeuctus

http://www.bartleby.com/26/2/

  • Georges Courteline

These Cornfields

http://www.archive.org/details/letsgetdivorceot00bentrich

  • François de Curel

The Fossils

http://www.archive.org/details/fourplaysoffreet00clar

  • Georges Feydeau

Keep an Eye on Amélie (requires daisy key)

http://www.archive.org/details/letsgetdivorceot00bentrich

  • Sacha Guitry

Deburau

http://www.archive.org/details/deburauacomedya00grangoog

  • Alexandre Hardy
  • Victor Hugo

Hernani

http://en.wikisource.org/wiki/Author:George_Bernard_Shaw#Plays

Ruy Blas

http://www.archive.org/details/victorhugosdram00hugogoog

  • Alfred Jarry

Ubu the King

http://www.archive.org/details/uburoidramain5ac00jarr

  • Eugène Labiche

A trip Abroad, Célimare

http://www.archive.org/details/letsgetdivorceot00bentrich

  • [Alain-René Lesage
  • Pierre de Marivaux
  • Molière

The Blunderer, The Love-tiff, The Pretentious Young Ladies, Sganarelle, Don Garcia of Navarre, The School for Husbands, The Bores, The School for Wives, The School for Wives Criticised, The Impromptu of Versailles, The Forced Marriage, The Princess of Elis, Don Juan, Love is the Best Doctor, The Misanthrope, he Physician in Spite of Himself, Melicerte, The Sicilian, Tartuffe, Amphitryon, George Dandin, The Miser, Monsieur de Pourceaugnac, The Magnificent Lovers, The Middle-Class Gentleman, Psyche, The Rogueries of Scapin, The Countess of Escarbagnas, The Learned Women, The Imaginary Invalid, The Jealousy of Le Barbouille, The Flying Doctor

http://www.archive.org/details/dramaticworksofm01moliiala

http://www.archive.org/details/dramaticworksofm02moliiala

http://www.archive.org/details/dramaticworksofm03moliiala

http://www.archive.org/details/dramaticworksofm04moliiala

http://www.archive.org/details/dramaticworksofm05moliiala

http://www.archive.org/details/dramaticworksofm06moliiala

The Pretentious Young Ladies, Tartuffe, The Misanthrope, The Middle-Class Gentleman, The Rogueries of Scapin, The Learned Women, The Imaginary Invalid

http://en.wikisource.org/wiki/Author:Moli%C3%A8re

  • Alfred de Musset

Lorenzaccio, No Trifling with Love, Les Caprices de Marianne|Marianne's Caprices, Fantasio, The Venetian Night, Andrea del Sarto, One Cannot Tell, One Cannot Think of Everything, The Chandelier, A Door must be Open or Closed, The Caprice, Bettina, Carmosine, Barberina's Distaff, The Ass and the River

http://www.archive.org/details/completewritings03mussiala

  • Jacques Prévert

A United Family

http://www.archive.org/details/letsgetdivorceot00bentrich

  • Jean Racine

Phaedra

http://en.wikisource.org/wiki/Author:Jean_Racine

Esther

http://www.onread.com/book/Esther-A-Tragedy-861533/

Esther, Berenice

http://www.archive.org/details/estherberenicetw00maseiala

Athaliah

http://www.archive.org/details/greatplaysfrenc00mattgoog

  • Edmond Rostand

Cyrano of Bergerac

http://www.classicbookshelf.com/library/edmond_rostand/cyrano_de_bergerac/
  • Victorien Sardou

Let's Get a Divorce!

http://www.archive.org/details/letsgetdivorceot00bentrich

  • Voltaire

Mohammed the Prophet

http://en.wikisource.org/wiki/Author:Voltaire

Georgia (country)|Georgia[edit]

Germany[edit]

  • Bertolt Brecht

The Good Person of Szechwan, The Caucasian Chalk Circle

http://www.archive.org/details/parablesfortheat00brec

  • Georg Büchner

Woyzeck

http://books.google.ca/books?id=TCac3aGR9bUC&printsec=frontcover&dq=Woyzeck&hl=en#v=onepage&q&f=

  • Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Faust part 1

http://www.poetryintranslation.com/PITBR/German/FaustIProl.htm

Faust part 2

http://www.poetryintranslation.com/PITBR/German/FaustIIActIScenesItoVII.htm

Götz von Berlichingen

http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/2321

Torquato Tasso

http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/10425

  • Gerhart Hauptmann

Before Dawn, The Weavers, The Beaver Coat, The Conflagration

http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/9971

The Rats, Drayman Henschel, Rose Bernd

http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/9972

  • Georg Kaiser

From Morn to Midnight

http://www.archive.org/details/frommorntomidni00dukegoog

  • Heinrich von Kleist

The Broken Jug

http://www.questia.com/PM.qst?a=o&d=9405298

  • August von Kotzebue

Misanthropy and Repentance (or The Stranger)

http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/20217

The Natural Son

http://www.archive.org/details/naturalsonplayin00kotziala

  • Gotthold Ephraim Lessing

Emilia Galotti

http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/33435

Nathan the Wise

http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/3820

  • Friedrich Schiller

Mary Stuart

http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/6791

William Tell

http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/6788 http://www.bartleby.com/26/6/

Hermann Sudermann

Streaks of Light, The Last Visit, Margot, The Far-away Princess (all 4 one act)

http://www.onread.com/books/key-one-act-plays

Morituri (one act)

http://www.onread.com/book/Morituri-three-one-act-plays-313772/

  • Frank Wedekind

Earth-Spirit

http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/29682

Spring Awakening

http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/35242

Ghana[edit]

Greece[edit]

  • Aeschylus

The Persians, Prometheus Bound, The Seven Against Thebes, The Suppliants, Agamemnon, The Libation Bearers, The Eumenides.

http://en.wikisource.org/wiki/Author:Aeschylus

  • Aristophanes

The Acharnians, The Knights, The Clouds, The Wasps, Peace, The Birds, Lysistrata, The Frogs

http://en.wikisource.org/wiki/Author:Aristophanes

  • Euripides

Alcestis, Medea, Hippolytus, The Trojan Women, The Bacchae, Iphigeneia at Aulis, The Cyclops,

http://en.wikisource.org/wiki/Author:Euripides

  • Menander

The Grouch

  • Sophocles

Trachiniae, Antigone, Oedipus at Colonus, Oedipus the King, Ajax (Sophocles)|Ajax, Electra, Phioloctetes

http://en.wikisource.org/wiki/Author:Sophocles

  • Theocritus

The Battle of the Bards (one act)

http://www.one-act-plays.com/comedies/battle_of_the_bards.html

Haiti[edit]

Hungary[edit]

  • Ödön von Horváth
  • Ferenc Molnar

Liliom

http://www.archive.org/details/liliomlegendinse00molnuoft

The Devil

http://www.archive.org/details/devil00herfgoog

A Matter of Husbands (one act)

http://www.one-act-plays.com/comedies/matter_of_husbands.html

Iran[edit]

Iraq[edit]

Ireland[edit]

  • Dion Boucicault

London Assurance

http://www.archive.org/details/londonassurance00boucgoog

  • Richard Butler, 2nd Earl of Glengall

The Irish Tutor (one act)

http://www.onread.com/book/The-Irish-tutor-or-New-lights-a-farce-in-one-act-951619/

  • Oliver Goldsmith

She Stoops to Conquer

http://www.ourcivilisation.com/smartboard/shop/goldsmth/stoops/index.htm

http://en.wikisource.org/wiki/She_Stoops_to_Conquer

  • Lady Gregory

The Bogie Men, The Full Moon, Coats Darmer's Gold, McDonough's Wife

http://www.onread.com/book/New-Irish-Comedies-10275/

The Image, Hanrahan's oath, Shanwalla, The Wrens

http://www.onread.com/book/The-image-and-other-plays-1055657/

Spreading the News (one act)

http://www.onread.com/book/Representative-one-act-plays-by-British-and-Irish-authors-359033/

  • Sean O'Casey

The Shadow of a Gunman, Juno and the Paycock

http://www.questia.com/PM.qst?a=o&d=9725938

The Plough and the Stars

http://www.archive.org/details/selectedplaysofs00ocas

  • George Bernard Shaw

Widowers' Houses, The Philanderer, Mrs. Warren's Profession, The Man of Destiny, Arms and the Man, Candida, You Never Can Tell, The Devil's Disciple, Captain Brassbound's Conversion, Caesar and Cleopatra, The Admirable Bashville, Man and Superman, John Bull's Other Island, How He Lied to Her Husband, Passion, Poison, and Petrifaction, Major Barbara, The Doctor’s Dilemma, The Interlude at the Playhouse, Getting Married, The Shewing-up of Blanco Posnet, Press Cuttings, Misalliance, The Dark Lady of the Sonnets, Fanny's First Play, Overruled, Androcles and the Lion, Great Catherine, Pygmalion, The Music Cure, O'Flaherty V.C., The Inca of Perusalem, Augustus Does His Bit, Annajanska, The Bolshevik Empress, Heartbreak House, Back to Methuselah, Saint Joan, The Apple Cart, Geneva, The Milionnairess

http://en.wikisource.org/wiki/Author:George_Bernard_Shaw#Plays

  • J.M. Synge

The Playboy of the Western World

http://www.bartleby.com/1010/

The Well of the Saints

http://www.bibliomania.com/0/6/289/2378/frameset.html

Riders to the Sea (one act)

http://www.one-act-plays.com/dramas/riders_to_the_sea.html

  • Oscar Wilde

The Importance of being Earnest, A Woman of No Importance, An Ideal Husband

http://www.bibliomania.com/0/6/frameset.html

India[edit]

Rabindranath Tagore

Chintra

http://www.theatrehistory.com/plays/chitra001.html

Israel[edit]

Italy[edit]

  • Vittorio Alfieri

Philip, Polynices, Antigone, Virginia, Agamemnon, Orestes

http://www.archive.org/details/tragediesofvitto01alfi

Rosmunda, Octavia, Timoleon, Merope, Mary Stuart, The Conspiracy of the Pazzi

http://www.archive.org/details/tragediesvittor02lloygoog

All of the above plus Don Garcia, Saul, Agis, Sophonisba, The First Brutus, Myrrha, The Second Brutus, Anthony and Cleopatra, Abel, Alcestis II

http://www.onread.com/book/The-tragedies-of-Vittorio-Alfieri-complete-including-his-posthumous-works-Tr-from-the-Italian-Edited-by-Edgar-Alfred-Bowring-2-1408392/

  • Ugo Betti

The Queen and the Rebels, The Burnt Flower-bed, Summertime

http://www.archive.org/details/threeplays00bett

  • Gabriele D'Annunzio

The Dead City

http://www.archive.org/details/deadcity00dan

  • Carlo Goldoni

The Venetian Twins, The Artful Widow The Mistress of the Inn (or Mirandolina), The Superior Residence

http://www.onread.com/book/four-comedies-52973/

A Curious Mishap, The Beneficent Bear, The Fan, The Spendthrift Miser

http://www.onread.com/book/The-Comedies-of-Carlo-Goldoni-1056430/

  • Luigi Pirandello

Six Characters in Search of an Author

http://www.ibiblio.org/eldritch/lp/six.htm

Henry IV

http://www.ibiblio.org/eldritch/lp/e4.htm

So it is, if you think it is

http://www.ibiblio.org/eldritch/lp/itisso.htm

Japan[edit]

  • Zembo Motoyaso

Ikuta (one act)

http://www.theatrehistory.com/plays/ikuta.html

Kurdistan[edit]

Latvia[edit]

Lithuania[edit]

Republic of Macedonia|Macedonia[edit]

Morocco[edit]

Netherlands[edit]

Nigeria[edit]

  • Wole Soyinka

Norway[edit]

  • Bjornstjerne Bjornson

Leonarda, The Newly Married Couple, A Gauntlet

http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/7366

The Editor, The Bankrupt, The King

http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/7844

  • Henrik Ibsen

Lady Inger of Oestraat, The Feast at Solhaug, Love's Comedy, The Vikings at Helgeland, The Pretenders, Brand, Peer Gynt, Emperor and Galilean, The League of Youth, Pillars of Society, A Doll's House, Ghosts, An Enemy of the People, The Wild Duck, Rosmersholm, The Lady from the Sea, Hedda Gabler, The Master Builder, Little Eyolf, John Gabriel Borkman, When We Dead Awaken

http://www.onread.com/book/The-collected-works-of-Henrik-Ibsen-298272/

Catilina with some of the above-cited plays

http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/search.html/?default_prefix=author_id&sort_order=downloads&query=861

Pakistan[edit]

Poland[edit]

Portugal[edit]

  • Gil Vicente

The Soul's Journey, Exhortation to War, The Carriers, Estrella's Mountain Range

http://www.archive.org/details/fourplaysofgilvi28399gut

Romania[edit]

Russia[edit]

  • Alexander Pushkin

Boris Godunov

http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/5089

  • Anton Chekhov

The Seagull, Uncle Vanya, The Three Sisters, The Cherry Orchard, Ivanov, The Boor, On the High Road, The Proposal

http://en.wikisource.org/wiki/Author:Anton_Chekhov

  • Maxim Gorky

http://archive.org/details/lowerdepthsplayi00gorkiala

  • Alexander Ostrovski

The Storm

http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/7991

Leo Tolstoy

The Power of Darkness, The Fruits of Culture, Redemption, The Cause of It All, The First Distiller, The Light Shines in Darkness,

http://en.wikisource.org/wiki/Author:Leo_Tolstoy

Senegal[edit]

Slovenia[edit]

Spain[edit]

Juan Ruiz de Alarcon

Walls Have Ears

http://www.comedias.org/play_texts/translat/wallhe1.html

  • Pedro Calderón de la Barca

Devotion to the Cross

http://www.archive.org/details/cu31924027516701

Life is a Dream

http://www.gutenberg.org/catalog/world/readfile?fk_files=1449506

  • José Echegaray

The Great Galateo, Mariana, Don Juan's Son

http://www.archive.org/details/greatgaleotofol00echegoog

Sweden[edit]

  • August Strindberg

The Father, Miss Julie, The Outlaw, The Stronger

http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/8499

Crimes and Crimes

http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/4970

Easter

http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/8500

The Ghost Sonata

http://www.archive.org/details/playcriticalanth00bent

Debit and Credit (one act)

http://www.one-act-plays.com/dramas/debit_and_credit.html

Facing Death (one act)

http://www.one-act-plays.com/dramas/facing_death.html

Pariah (one act)

http://www.one-act-plays.com/dramas/pariah.html

Simoom (one act)

http://www.one-act-plays.com/dramas/simoom.html

Creditors, Pariah (one act)

http://www.onread.com/book/Plays-by-August-Strindberg-Creditors-Pariah-12829/

The Bond, The Dream Play, The Dance of Death part 1, The Dance of Death part 2

http://www.onread.com/book/Plays-by-August-Strindberg-The-dream-play-The-link-The-dance-of-death-part-I-The-dance-of-death-part-II-768136/

Comrades

http://www.onread.com/book/Plays-Comrades-Facing-death-Pariah-Easter-414249/

Advent, The Thunderstorm, After the Fire, The Bridal Crown, The First Warning, Gustav Vasa

http://www.onread.com/book/Plays-1377277/

Master Olof

http://www.onread.com/book/Master-Olof-a-Drama-in-Five-Acts-12828/

Switzerland[edit]

  • Max Frisch

The Chinese Wall

http://www.archive.org/details/chinesewalldiech00frisrich

Syria[edit]

Turkey[edit]

Ukraine[edit]

  • Nikolay Vasilyevich Gogol

The Inspector General

http://en.wikisource.org/wiki/The_Inspector-General

United Kingdom[edit]

England[edit]

  • Joseph Addison

Cato

http://en.wikisource.org/wiki/Cato,_a_Tragedy

  • John Bale

Three Laws, A Song Upon Benedictus, God's Promises, John the Baptist, The Temptation of our Lord, King John,

http://www.archive.org/details/dramaticwritings00baleuoft

  • Francis Beaumont and *John Fletcher

The Maid's Tragedy

http://www.bibliomania.com/0/6/1/1971/frameset.html

A King and no King

http://www.bibliomania.com/0/6/1/1973/frameset.html

  • Aphra Behn

The Rover part 1, The Rover part 2

http://drama.eserver.org/plays/17th_century/rover/

  • Arnold Bennett

A Question of Sex (one act)

http://www.one-act-plays.com/comedies/question_of_sex.html

The Stepmother

http://www.one-act-plays.com/comedies/stepmother.html

  • Richard Brome

The Antipodes, The City Wit, The Court Beggar, Covent Garden Weeded, The Demoiselle, The English Moor, A Jovial Crew, The Late Lancashire Witches, The Love-Sick Court, A Mad Couple Well Matched, The New Academy, The Northern Lass, The Novella, The Queen and Concubine, The Queen's Exchange, The Sparagus Garden

http://www.hrionline.ac.uk/brome/

  • Edward Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Baron Lytton

The Lady of Lyons, Money, Richelieu, The Rightful Heir, Walpole, Not so Bad as we Seem, The Duchess De La Vallière.

http://www.onread.com/book/Bulwer-s-plays-being-the-complete-dramatic-works-of-Lore-Lytton-288169/

  • George Gordon Byron, 6th Baron Byron|Lord Byron

Manfred

http://en.wikisource.org/wiki/Manfred

  • George Calderon

Peace, The Little Stone House, Derelicts, Geminae, Parkin Bros., The Two Talismans, The Lamp, Longing (all one acts)

http://www.onread.com/book/Eight-one-act-plays-840493/

  • Susannah Centlivre

Love's Contrivance, The Busy Body, Marplot, The Platonic Lady, The Perplexed Lovers, the Cruel Gift

http://www.archive.org/details/dramaticworksce01centgoog

  • George Chapman

Bussy D'Ambois

http://www.archive.org/details/playsandpoemsofg01chapuoft

Monsieur d'Olive, May Day

http://www.archive.org/details/oldenglishplaysb04dilkiala

  • George Colman the Elder

John Bull

http://www.archive.org/details/johnbulloraneng00ficgoog

  • William Congreve

The Double Dealer, Love for Love, The Old Bachelor, The Way of the World, The Mourning Bride

http://en.wikisource.org/wiki/Author:William_Congreve

  • John Crowne

The Country Wit, The Ambitious Statesman, Sir Courtly Nice, Darius

http://www.archive.org/details/dramaticworksjo01unkngoog

  • Richard Cumberland

The West Indian

http://www.archive.org/details/westindiancomedy00cumb

  • Thomas Dekker

The Shoemaker's Holiday

http://www.archive.org/details/tenplaysintroduc00bloo

The Spanish Gypsy (with John Ford), Lust's Dominion, The Noble Spanish Soldier, Old Fortunatus, Appius and Virginia (with John Webster)

http://www.archive.org/details/oldenglishplaysb04dilkiala

  • John Dryden

All for Love

http://www.bibliomania.com/0/6/192/1089/frameset.html

  • Annie Eliot

St. Valentine's Day (one act)

http://www.one-act-plays.com/comedies/st_valentines_day.html

  • St. John Ervine

The Magnanimous Lover (one act)

http://www.onread.com/book/Representative-one-act-plays-by-British-and-Irish-authors-359033/

  • George Etherege

The Man of Mode

http://www.bibliomania.com/0/6/88/frameset.html

  • George Farquhar

http://www.bibliomania.com/0/6/87/1879/frameset.html

  • Henry Fielding

Tom Thumb

http://www.archive.org/details/tragedyoftragedi00fielrich

  • John Ford

'Tis Pity She's a Whore, The Broken Heart

http://www.archive.org/details/dramaticworksjo01fordgoog

John Galsworthy

Loyalties

http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/4765

The Silver Box, Joy, Strife, The Eldest Son, The Little Dream, Justice, The Fugitive, The Pigeon, The Mob, A Bit O' Love, The Foundations, The Skin Game, The First and the Last, The Little Man, Half-marked Defeat, Punch and Go, The Silver Box, Joy, The Sun,

http://www.onread.com/book/Complete-Plays-of-John-Galsworthy-6285/

The Sun

http://www.theatrehistory.com/plays/the_sun.html

  • John Gay

The Beggars' Opera

http://www.bibliomania.com/0/6/2/1088/frameset.html

  • Harley Granville-Barker

The Madras House

http://www.archive.org/details/madrashouseacom00bargoog

  • Robert Greene

A Looking Glass for London and England, James the Fourth, Friar Bacon and Friar Bungay, Alphonsus, King of Aragon

http://www.archive.org/details/dramaticgreene00gree

  • Cosmo Hamilton

St. Martin's Summer (one act)

http://www.one-act-plays.com/comedies/st_martins_summer.html

Why Cupid Came to Earl's Court (one act)

http://www.one-act-plays.com/comedies/why_cupid_came_to_earls_court.html

  • St. John Hankin

The Return of the Prodigal

http://www.archive.org/details/returnofprodigal00hank

  • Thomas Heywood

A Woman Killed with Kindness

http://www.archive.org/details/awomankilledwit00heywgoog

The English Traveller, Royal King and Loyal Subject, Challenge for Beauty

http://www.archive.org/details/oldenglishplaysb04dilkiala

  • Stanley Houghton

The Dear Departed, Fancy Free, The Master of the House, Phipps, The Fifth Commandment (all one act)

http://www.onread.com/book/Five-one-act-plays-734566/

  • Henry Arthur Jones

Her Tongue (one act)

http://www.one-act-plays.com/comedies/her_tongue.html

The Goal (one act)

http://www.onread.com/book/Representative-one-act-plays-by-British-and-Irish-authors-359033/

Grace Mary (one act)

http://www.onread.com/book/The-theatre-of-ideas-a-burlesque-allegory-and-three-one-act-plays-The-goal-Her-tongue-Grace-Mary-410871/

  • Ben Jonson

A Tale of a Tub, The Case is Altered, Every Man in His Humour, Every Man out of His Humour, Cynthia's Revels, The Poetaster, Sejanus' Fall, Eastward Ho, with John Marston and George Chapman, Volpone, Epicoene, or the Silent Woman, The Alchemist, Catiline's Conspiracy, Bartholomew Fair, The Devil is an Ass, The Staple of News, The New Inn, The Magnetic Lady

http://www.onread.com/fbreader/1363148

Volpone

http://www.bibliomania.com/0/6/238/1090/frameset.html

The Alchemist, Bartholomew Fair

http://en.wikisource.org/wiki/Author:Ben_Jonson

  • John Keats

Otho

http://www.bibliomania.com/0/6/244/1882/frameset.html

  • Thomas Kyd

The Spanish Tragedy

http://www.archive.org/details/spanishtragedya00kydgoog

  • George Lillo

The London Merchant

http://www.archive.org/details/londonmerchanto00lillgoog

  • Frederick Lonsdale

http://gutenberg.net.au/ebooks12/1203831.txt

  • John Lyly

Mother Bombie, Endymion

http://www.archive.org/details/oldenglishplaysb04dilkiala

  • Christopher Marlowe

Dido, Queen of Carthage, The Massacre at Paris, Tamburlaine, part 1, Tamburlaine part 2, The Jew of Malta, Edward II, Doctor Faustus

http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/search.html/?default_prefix=author_id&sort_order=downloads&query=410

  • John Marston

The Malcontent

http://www.archive.org/details/worksjohnmarsto01bullgoog

Antonio and Mellida

http://www.archive.org/details/oldenglishplaysb04dilkiala

  • John Masefield

The Locked Chest, The Sweeps of Ninety-eight (both one act)

http://www.onread.com/book/The-locked-chest-and-The-sweeps-of-ninety-eight-two-one-act-plays-614555/

  • Philip Massinger

A New Way to Pay Old Debts

http://www.archive.org/details/newwaytopayoldde00massuoft

  • Somerset Maugham

Our Betters

http://openlibrary.org/books/OL13536092M/The_Maugham_reader

  • Thomas Middleton

The Phoenix, A Trick to Catch the Old One, Your Five Gallants, The Second Maiden's Tragedy, No Wit, No Help like a Woman's, A Chaste Maid in Cheapside, The Witch, Hengist, The Honest Whore part 1, The Roaring Girl, The Old Law, Anything for a Quiet Life, The Changeling, Blurt Master Constable, The Bloody Banquet,

http://www.tech.org/~cleary/middhome.html

Women Beware Women, More Dissemblers Besides Women

http://www.archive.org/details/oldenglishplaysb04dilkiala

  • Philip Moeller

The Roadhouse in Arden (one act)

http://www.one-act-plays.com/comedies/roadhouse_in_arden.html

  • Thomas Norton and *Thomas Sackville

Gorboduc, Damon and Pithias

http://www.archive.org/details/dramaticwritings00edwauoft

  • Thomas Otway

Venice Preserved

http://www.bibliomania.com/0/6/275/1878/frameset.html

  • George Peele

The Arraignment of Paris

http://www.archive.org/details/dramaticgreene00gree

  • William Rowley

A New Wonder, A Woman never Vext, The Thracian Wonder

http://www.archive.org/details/oldenglishplaysb04dilkiala

  • William Shakespeare

-Comedies: All's Well That Ends Well, As You Like It, The Comedy of Errors, Love's Labour's Lost, Measure for Measure, The Merchant of Venice, The Merry Wives of Windsor, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Much Ado About Nothing, The Taming of the Shrew, Twelfth Night, The Two Gentlemen of Verona, The Tempest, The Winter's Tale

-Tragedies: Antony and Cleopatra, Cymbeline, Julius Caesar, Hamlet, Macbeth, Othello, Pericles, Romeo and Juliet, Timon of Athens, Titus Andronicus, Troilus and Cressida, The Two Noble Kinsmen

-Histories: King John, Richard the Second, Richard the Third, The First Part of King Henry the Fourth, The Second Part of King Henry the Fourth, Henry the Fifth, The First Part of King Henry the Sixth, The Second Part of King Henry the Sixth, The Third Part of King Henry the Sixth, Henry the Eighth

http://www.opensourceshakespeare.org

http://en.wikisource.org/wiki/Author:William_Shakespeare

  • Percy Bysshe Shelley

The Cenci

http://www.bartleby.com/18/4/

  • Richard Sheridan

A Trip to Scarborough, Pizarro, The School for Scandal, St. Patrick's Day, The Critic, The Duenna, The Rivals

http://www.bibliomania.com/0/6/frameset.html

  • James Shirley

The Cardinal

http://www.archive.org/details/dramaticworksan06dycegoog

  • George Jay Smith

Forbidden Fruit (one act)

http://www.one-act-plays.com/comedies/forbidden_fruit.html

  • Richard Steele

The Conscious Lovers

http://www.archive.org/details/consciouslovers00steegoog

  • Alfred Sutro

A Marriage Has Been Arranged (one act)

http://www.one-act-plays.com/dramas/marriage_has_been_arranged.html

The Open Door (one act)

http://www.one-act-plays.com/comedies/open_door.html

The Man in the Stalls (one act)

http://www.onread.com/book/Representative-one-act-plays-by-British-and-Irish-authors-359033/

Cyril Tourneur (or Thomas Middleton)

The Revenger's Tragedy

http://en.wikisource.org/wiki/The_Revenger%27s_Tragedy

  • Walter Watts

An Irish Engagement (one act)

http://www.one-act-plays.com/comedies/irish_engagement.html

  • John Webster

The Duchess of Malfi

http://en.wikisource.org/wiki/The_Duchess_of_Malfi

The White Devil

http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/12915

  • William Wordsworth

The Borderers

http://www.everypoet.com/archive/poetry/William_Wordsworth/william_wordsworth_120.htm

  • William Wycherley

The Country Wife

http://www.bibliomania.com/0/6/274/1876/frameset.html

John Vanbrugh

The Relapse

http://www.archive.org/details/sirjohnvanbrugh01vanbiala

Scotland[edit]

J.M. Barrie

Peter Pan

http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/16

Wales[edit]

United States[edit]

  • James Nelson Barker

Superstition

http://www.archive.org/details/tragedyofsuperst00bark

The Indian Princess

http://www.archive.org/details/theindianprinces29230gut

  • David Belasco

The Return of Peter Grimm

http://www.archive.org/details/thereturnofpeter13319gut

  • Maxwell Bodenheim

The Master-Poisoner (one act)

http://www.one-act-plays.com/dramas/the_master_poisoner.html

Poet's Heart (one act)

http://www.one-act-plays.com/dramas/poets_heart.html

  • Neith Boyce and Hutchins Hapgood

Enemies (one act)

http://www.one-act-plays.com/dramas/enemies.html

  • Alice Brown

A March Wind (one act)

http://www.one-act-plays.com/dramas/march_wind.html

  • Louise Bryant

The Game (one act)

http://www.one-act-plays.com/dramas/game.html

Overtones (one act)

http://www.one-act-plays.com/dramas/overtones.html

  • Mary Burrill

They That Sit in Darkness (one act)

  • Harold Chapin

The Philosopher of Butterbiggens (one act)

http://www.one-act-plays.com/comedies/philosopher_of_butterbiggens.html

  • Colin Campbell Clements

Yesterday

http://www.one-act-plays.com/comedies/yesterday.html

  • Augustin Daly

Under the Gaslight

http://www.archive.org/details/undergaslighttot00daly

  • Floyd Dell

The Angel Intrudes (one act)

http://www.one-act-plays.com/comedies/angel_intrudes.html

Enigma (one act)

http://www.one-act-plays.com/dramas/enigma.html

King Arthur's Socks (one act)

http://www.one-act-plays.com/comedies/king_arthurs_socks.html

Legend (one act)

http://www.one-act-plays.com/dramas/legend.html

A Long Time Ago (one act)

http://www.one-act-plays.com/dramas/long_time_ago.html

Sweet-and-Twenty (one act)

http://www.one-act-plays.com/comedies/sweet_and_twenty.html

  • Alice Dunbar-Nelson

Mine Eyes Have Seen

http://www.one-act-plays.com/dramas/mine_eyes_have_seen.html

  • William Dunlap

André

http://www.archive.org/details/andr29229gut

  • Clyde Fitch

Her Own Way

http://www.archive.org/details/herownway16198gut

The Climbers

http://www.archive.org/details/theclimbers16635gut

The Girl with the Green Eyes

http://www.archive.org/details/thegirlwiththegr19101gut

The Moth and the Flame

http://www.archive.org/details/representativepl25531gut

Beau Brummel

http://www.archive.org/details/beaubrummelapla01mansgoog

  • J.A. Ferguson

Campbell of Kilmhor (one act)

http://www.one-act-plays.com/dramas/campbell_of_kilmhor.html

F. Scott Fitzgerald

Mr. Icky (one act)

http://www.one-act-plays.com/comedies/mr_icky.html

Porcelain and Pink (one act)

http://www.one-act-plays.com/comedies/porcelain_and_pink.html

  • Hortense Flexner

Voices

http://www.one-act-plays.com/dramas/voices.html

  • Robert Frost

The Witch of Coös (one act)

http://www.one-act-plays.com/dramas/the_witch_of_coos.html

  • Alice Gerstenberg

Ever Young (one act)

http://www.one-act-plays.com/dramas/ever_young.html

Fourteen (one act)

http://www.theatrehistory.com/plays/fourteen.html

He Said and She Said (one act)

http://www.one-act-plays.com/comedies/he_said_and_she_said.html

The Illuminati in Drama Libre (one act)

http://www.theatrehistory.com/plays/illuminati.html

  • Susan Glaspell

The People

http://www.one-act-plays.com/dramas/people.html

Trifles (one act)

http://www.one-act-plays.com/dramas/trifles.html

  • Harry Greenwood Grover

Thompson's Luck (one act)

http://www.one-act-plays.com/dramas/thompsons_luck.html

  • James Herne

Within an Inch of His life, The Minute Men of 1774-1775, Drifting Apart

http://www.archive.org/details/earlyplaysofjame012879mbp

  • Horace Holley

The Genius

http://www.one-act-plays.com/dramas/genius.html

His Luck (one act)

http://www.one-act-plays.com/dramas/his_luck.html

The Incompatibles (one act)

http://www.one-act-plays.com/comedies/incompatibles.html

Pictures (one act)

http://www.one-act-plays.com/dramas/pictures.html

The Telegram (one act)

http://www.one-act-plays.com/dramas/telegram.html

Spirit and Flesh, Choices- aka Under Siege, Intercourse, Ohio, Good Blood and High Standards, Partners, Inquest, Amazons, The Prophet Freeman, No Secrets

http://www.stagepage.info/playscripts/_play.html

  • Bronson Howard

Shenandoah

http://www.archive.org/details/shenandoahlovean00tyrriala

  • Pendleton King

Cocaine (one act)

http://www.one-act-plays.com/dramas/cocaine.html

  • Percy MacKaye

Gettysburg (one act)

http://www.one-act-plays.com/dramas/gettysburg.html

Helena's Husband (one act)

http://www.one-act-plays.com/comedies/helenas_husband.html

Chuck, Gettysburg, The Antick, The Cat-boat, Sam Average (all 5 one act)

http://www.onread.com/book/Yankee-fantasies-five-one-act-plays-263983/

  • Steele MacKaye

Hazel Kirke

http://www.archive.org/details/hazelkirkedomest00mack

Paul Kauvar

http://www.archive.org/details/representativepl13006gut

An Arrant Knave, Rose Michel, Won At Last, In Spite of All

http://www.archive.org/details/arrantknaveandot028539mbp

  • Charles L. Mee|Charles Mee

-Solos: First Love, The House of Cards, Life is a Dream, Salome

-Duets: Limonade Tous les Jours, The Trilogy: Imperial Dreams: Iphigenia 2.0, Trojan Women: A Love Story, Orestes 2.0

-Other Tragedies and History Plays: Agamemnon 2.0, The Bacchae 2.1, The Constitutional Convention: A Sequel, Full Circle, Bedtime Stories, The Investigation, Time to Burn, True Love, The War to End War

-Fragments: Gone, Requiem for the Dead, The Lives of the Artists

-Comedies and Romances: Big Love, Fetes de la Nuit, Fire Island, A Perfect Wedding, Paradise Park, Summertime, Wintertime, Cardenio (written with Stephen Greenblatt)

-Dance Theatre Pieces: American Document, Another Person Is a Foreign Country, Belle Époque, Café le Monde, Daily Life Everlasting, Eterniday, The Four Seasons, Heaven on Earth, The Life Of George Washington, Memory Palace, Night and Day, Vienna: Lusthaus, A Walk in the Park

-The Streets of New York: The New World Order, Coney Island Avenue, The Mail Order Bride, Queens Boulevard, Utopia Parkway

http://charlesmee.org/html/plays.html

  • Anna Cora Mowatt

Fashion

http://en.wikisource.org/wiki/Fashion

  • Eugene O'Neill

Thirst (one act)

http://www.theatrehistory.com/plays/thirst001.html

ILE (one act)

http://www.one-act-plays.com/dramas/ile.html

  • Winthrop Parkhurst

The Beggar and the King

http://www.one-act-plays.com/comedies/beggar_and_the_king.html

  • David Pinski

A Dollar (one act)

http://www.one-act-plays.com/comedies/dollar.html

  • Joseph T. Shipley

Echo

http://www.one-act-plays.com/dramas/echo.html

  • Wilbur Daniel Steele

Not Smart (one act)

http://www.one-act-plays.com/comedies/not_smart.html

Edna St. Vincent Millay

Two Slatterns and a King (one act)

http://www.one-act-plays.com/comedies/two_slatterns_and_a_king.html

  • Carolyn Wells

The Sweet Girl Graduate

http://www.onread.com/book/The-sweet-girl-graduate-a-commencement-play-274559/

  • Percival Wilde

His Return (one act)

http://www.one-act-plays.com/comedies/his_return.html

The Sequel (one act)

http://www.one-act-plays.com/comedies/sequel.html

Dawn, The Noble Lord, The Traitor, A House of Cards, Playing with Fire, The Finger of God (all 6 one act)

http://www.onread.com/book/Dawn-with-The-noble-lord-The-traitor-A-house-of-cards-Playing-with-fire-The-finger-of-God-one-act-plays-of-life-to-day-1400258/ 'Bold text'