Stage plays suitable for adults, children and young people written by playwright John Summons. Play scripts are suitable for performance in theatres, drama workshops and youth theatre. Many playscripts are also suitable for study and performance by drama students in theatre studies courses or for use by drama and English teachers for classroom reading.

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Stage plays suitable for adults, children and young people written by playwright John Summons. Scripts are suitable for performance in theatres and drama workshops. Many scripts are also suitable for study and performance by drama students in theatre studies courses or for use by drama & English teachers in a classroom setting. 


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A stage play for four women A stage play script for two actors A stage script play for four actors A stage play one act script for twon actors A one-act stage play script for three actors Massacre at Myall Creek one-act play script for two actors


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JOHN SUMMONS has been writing plays for adults and children for many years. He has had productions by a number of Sydney's leading theatres with his plays directed by some of Australia's top directors including Richard Wherrett and Hayes Gordon. He was also playwright-in-residence at Sydney's Ensemble Theatre. In addition to his writing he has been a high school teacher of English, ESL, history and drama and a lecturer in a course for playwrights at Sydney's Institute of Technology (now UTS). His play publishers have included Cambridge University Press (UK), The Dramatic Publishing Company (USA)* and Currency Press (Australia). He has been produced for radio by the ABC (Australian Broadcasting Corporation). He has a keen interest in theatre for children and was involved in theatre-in-education for many years. His play Massacre at Myall Creek toured various states of Australia for several years and played to many thousands of students. He is a member of the Australian Writers Guild.  

In addition to writing plays he has had a long interest in e-learning and software development. In 2000 he received recognition for his contribution to public education by authoring Teacher's P.E.T., an interactive literacy CD resource for the Australian Commonwealth and NSW governments.

*His play Kamikaze Kate is available through The Dramatic Publishing Company (USA) and has been listed as an approved text for the University Interscholastic League one-act play competition for many years.


EBOOKS (e-Novels for kids) by John Summons
The following titles are available for purchcase and can be previewed for free in various formats - online reading, Kindle, Epub, LRF (for Sony Reader), Palm Doc (PDB) (for Palm reading devices).

Also available for purchase on the
Apple iPad, iPhone and iPod touch through iBooks and through iTunes for your computer.
Ebook for kids

My Dad the Duck ebook

The Shadow Boy ebook

Novel adaptation of the stage play Novel adaptation of the stage play
These ebook novel titles can be purchased NOW from the following sources:
Adventure at Whaler's Bay My Dad the Duck The Shadow Boy
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