Wednesday, October 3, 2018

New Release! Deena and the Dino Mights by David-Matthew Barnes

David-Matthew's new one-act play Deena and the Dino Mights is now available for purchase in 13 countries. This Kindle Unlimited title is available exclusively in eBook with a cover price of just .99¢.

About the Play: Fed up with her job as the host of a live-action children's show at Jurassic Park, Deena reaches her breaking point when her ex-boyfriend, Jeremiah, is hired to be her new co-host. Meanwhile, her co-stars, a classically trained actor and an eternal optimist, are reconsidering their career choices. This comedic short play features roles for 2 women and 2 men. This script contains adult language and subject matter.

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Where to purchase Deena and the Dino Mights:

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Thursday, September 27, 2018

New Release! Let's Not Confuse the Situation by David-Matthew Barnes

David-Matthew's new one-act play Let's Not Confuse the Situation is now available for purchase in 13 countries. This Kindle Unlimited title is available exclusively in eBook with a cover price of just .99¢.

About the Play: Having been burned by bad relationships in the past, Janessa Martin battles over her decision to give her new boyfriend, Colby Varner, a key to her apartment. As past issues begin to surface for both, Janessa and Colby are forced to address the fact they don't fully trust each other and why. This short play features roles for one woman and one man. The script was an official selection for The Makor Theatre 10-Minute Play Festival in New York.

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Where to purchase Let's Not Confuse the Situation:

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Wednesday, September 19, 2018

New Release! What Happened to Cindy by David-Matthew Barnes

David-Matthew's new one-act play What Happened to Cindy is now available for purchase in 13 countries. This Kindle Unlimited title is available exclusively in eBook with a cover price of just .99¢.

About the Play: Four young women come to terms with the haunting guilt they share over the tragic death of their friend Cindy, who was killed on the night of the junior prom. This dramatic play for young people features roles for four women. All characters are in high school.

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Where to purchase What Happened to Cindy:

Australia
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Wednesday, September 12, 2018

New Release! Vixen by David-Matthew Barnes

David-Matthew's new one-act play Vixen is now available for purchase in 13 countries. This Kindle Unlimited title is available exclusively in eBook with a cover price of just .99¢.

About the Play: After meeting in a local bar and drinking together, Justin brings Misty back to his apartment and lets her pass out on his couch. When morning comes, the two realize how much they actually need each other. This short play features roles for one woman and one man. Both characters are in their 20's.

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Where to purchase Vixen:

Australia
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Monday, August 27, 2018

New Cover! Bruised by David-Matthew Barnes

Bruised by David-Matthew Barnes has a new cover. This Kindle Unlimited title is available exclusively in eBook with a cover price of just .99¢.

About the Story: Anthony is a professional killer. Shane is a go-go dancer. When their worlds collide, both men are blindsided when their lust turns to love in this erotic novelette.

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Where to purchase Bruised:

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Monday, August 20, 2018

New Release! Awake by David-Matthew Barnes

David-Matthew's new one-act play Awake is now available for purchase in 13 countries. This Kindle Unlimited title is available exclusively in eBook with a cover price of just .99¢.

About the Play: After meeting in a local bar and drinking together, Justin brings Misty back to his apartment and lets her pass out on his couch. When morning comes, the two realize how much they actually need each other. This short play features roles for one woman and one man. Both characters are in their 20's.

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Where to purchase Awake:

Australia
Brazil
Canada
France
Germany
India
Italy
Japan
Mexico
Netherlands
Spain
UK
US

Information about producing Awake can be found here.

Monday, August 13, 2018

New Release! Trixie's Last Date with the Boogeyman by David-Matthew Barnes

David-Matthew's new one-act play Trixie's Last Date with the Boogeyman is now available for purchase in 13 countries. This Kindle Unlimited title is available exclusively in eBook with a cover price of just .99¢.

About the Play: A Southern belle named Trixie Howard is intent on surviving a date from Hell in a desperate attempt to no longer be single. This comedic short play features roles for two women and one man. All characters are in their 20's.

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Where to purchase Trixie's Last Date with the Boogeyman:

Australia
Brazil
Canada
France
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India
Italy
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Netherlands
Spain
UK
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Information about producing Trixie's Last Date with the Boogeyman can be found here.

Tuesday, August 7, 2018

New Release! The Seventh of August by David-Matthew Barnes

David-Matthew's new one-act play The Seventh of August is now available for purchase in 13 countries. This Kindle Unlimited title is available exclusively in eBook with a cover price of just .99¢.

About the Play: Erica's relationship of ten years has ended without her knowing how or why. Lloyd's girlfriend has slept with all of his friends and two of his relatives. When Erica loses her parking ticket in the underground garage Lloyd is the new customer service manager of, their shattered lives and bruised hearts collide. This offbeat short play features roles for one woman and one man. Both characters are in their early 30's.

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Where to purchase The Seventh of August:

Australia
Brazil
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Information about producing The Seventh of August can be found here.

Monday, August 6, 2018

Stage Plays for Teen Actors

Looking for a stage play specifically for high school students to perform? You Think You Know Us is a must-have.

This collection of widely-produced and award-winning scripts from acclaimed playwright David-Matthew Barnes includes stage plays featuring roles written specifically for teen actors. Titles include the one-act plays Baby in the Basement, Boxcar, Defenseless, It's a Pleasure to Be Sad, Johnny Ramirez Really Wants to Kiss Me, Last Dance, Number 76, Punch Bowl, Stay, There is No "D" in Revenge, and What Happened to Cindy. The collection also includes the complete scripts of the full length plays A Darling Among the Maidens and Frozen Stars. This Kindle Unlimited title is available exclusively in eBook with a cover price of just $2.99.

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Where to purchase You Think You Know Us:

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Friday, July 27, 2018

New Release! Last Dance by David-Matthew Barnes

David-Matthew's new one-act play Last Dance is now available for purchase in 13 countries. This Kindle Unlimited title is available exclusively in eBook with a cover price of just .99¢.

About the Play: While attending their senior prom, Spencer and Camden seek a quiet moment together, away from the crowd and away from their dates. Sitting on a bench outside of the ballroom, the two young men reveal why the night has been such a miserable experience - because they really just want to dance with each other. This short play features roles for two young men. Both characters are teenagers.

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Where to purchase Last Dance:

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USA 

Information about producing Last Dance can be found here.

Monday, July 23, 2018

New Release! Mary Day by David-Matthew Barnes

David-Matthew's new short story Mary Day is now available for purchase in 13 countries. This Kindle Unlimited title is available exclusively in eBook with a cover price of just .99¢.

About the Story: A bittersweet tale of a brief moment shared between a lonely man named Curtis and a recently fired waitress named Mary Day.

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Where to purchase Mary Day:

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New Release! Fractured by David-Matthew Barnes

David-Matthew's powerful one-act play Fractured is now available for purchase in 13 countries. This Kindle Unlimited title is available exclusively in eBook with a cover price of just .99¢.

About the Play: In 1965, a young college student named Anthony befriends a classmate out of sympathy because she’s struggling to fit in at their school. In an attempt to deny his homosexuality, Anthony spends a night with Wendy, causing her to become frighteningly obsessed with him. After Anthony reveals to Wendy that he’s transferring to another school in the morning, Wendy reaches her breaking point. This dramatic short play features roles for one woman and one man. Both characters are in their early 20's.

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Information about producing Fractured can be found here.

Where to purchase Fractured:

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Monday, July 9, 2018

New Release! I Think We're Alone Now by David-Matthew Barnes

The new short story I Think We're Alone Now by bestselling author David-Matthew Barnes is now available for purchase in 13 countries. This Kindle Unlimited title is available exclusively in eBook with a cover price of just .99¢.

About the Story: Snowed in at the record store he works at, Elijah's night takes an interesting turn when Clifton, a stranded folk rock star, walks through the front door.

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Where to purchase I Think We're Alone Now:

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Friday, January 19, 2018

Script of the Week: It's a Pleasure to Be Sad by David-Matthew Barnes

IT'S A PLEASURE TO BE SAD
Pay-what-you-want digital copy
Cast: 1 woman, 1 man (characters are teens)
Genre: Drama
Tags + Themes: 1960's, Depression, Classism, Los Angeles,
Dating, High School
Audience: High School
Read an Excerpt
Monologue: Cathy
Production Rights: Blue Dasher Press

It's a Pleasure to Be Sad by David-Matthew Barnes is our Script of the Week.

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Set in 1967, Cathy is haunted by images of the Watts Riots, an event she watched from her bedroom window two years ago. Dawson is conflicted with guilt and feels responsible for Cathy’s happiness while trying to understand the bizarre behavior of her wealthy parents as his own family struggles with poverty.

This dramatic short plays features roles for 1 woman and 1 man. Both characters are in high school.

Information about producing It's a Pleasure to Be Sad can be found here.