eScripts Help

  • Playscripts has a vast catalog of exciting plays from traditional, printed acting editions to electronic editions. eScripts is what we've chosen to name these electronic editions. eScripts are available in: eScript Digital Editions for reading on personal computers, tablet devices, and eReaders (i.e. Nook, iPad, Kindle Fire, Kobo, Sony, Android).

    eScripts Quick Tips

    - You cannot print eScript Digital Editions files. You can only print our eScript Printable Editions available as cast sets.

    - You can only purchase eScripts with a credit card. We do not accept purchase orders for eScripts.

    - Your Account Dashboard on Playscripts.com will always contain your previous eScripts purchases.

    - If you would like to read your eScript on an Apple or Android tablet or phone, you will need to download the free Bluefire Reader App.

    - eScript Printable Editions are cast sets only, and contain a secured number of prints.

    - eScript Printable Editions cannot be shared digitally. They are meant to be printed out and shared that way.
    - Just like standard print editions, it is illegal to photocopy or share your eScript(s) without authorization.
  • eScript Digital Editions like an eBooks can only be viewed on personal computers, tablet devices and eReaders (i.e. Nook, iPad, Kindle Fire, Kobo, Sony). You cannot print these files. You can only purchase one copy of eScript Digital Editions.

    eScript Printable Editions are cast sets which are available with performances only. These files may be printed but they can't be shared digitally. The number of prints that you are allowed will correspond with the number of printable editions that you order. eScript Printable Editions have a minimum number of copies that need to be ordered based on cast size. If you are doing a show entirely remotely, we advise getting the Virtual Classroom Scripts.
  • To find out if a play is available as an eScript, simply search FIND A PLAY. On the play's profile page you will see if it is available as an eScript. Simply add the eScript to your cart and keep shopping or head to the checkout.
  • eScript Digital Editions like an eBooks can only be viewed on personal computers, tablet devices and eReaders (i.e. Nook, iPad, Kindle Fire, Kobo, Sony). You cannot print these files. You can only purchase one copy of eScript Digital Editions.

    The only printable eScripts are our eScript Printable Editions available only as cast sets. All eScript Printable Editions have a minimum number of prints you must order based on the cast size of the play.
  • eScripts Digital Editions can be read on your Android tablet/phone or iPad/iPhone via the
  • eScripts Digital Editions can be read on eReading devices such as Nook, Kobo or Sony
  • At the moment, eScript Digital Editions are only compatible with Amazon Kindle Fire devices, by using a reader app such as Bluefire. The Bluefire reader app is not available in the App Store, but can be downloaded from the Bluefire Blog.
  • No. Unauthorized photocopying of eScripts is strictly prohibited by law.
  • With the advanced technology of Adobe DRM (Digital Rights Management), each file is encrypted with a set number of times the file can be printed. This is specified by the Playscripts publication staff, based on the cast size of play.

    Both editions of our eScripts (Digital and Printable Editions) support all the capabilities of Adobe DRM for managing and securing content.
  • This acronym stands for Digital Rights Management, a technology used to protect digital products from copyright infringement. When a customer buys a DRM-protected eScript, the eScript is encrypted specifically for that customer. To view the eScript, they must activate their Adobe account, a process that verifies their identity and provides an electronic key for opening their eScript.
  • Our Printable Editions sold only as cast sets require that you purchase a minimum number of prints. The minimum is based on the cast size of the play. You can always add additional prints if needed. You will not be able to purchase single Printable Editions. Photocopying is strictly prohibited by law.
  • eScript Printable Edition are almost always ordered in connection with a performance, and should be ordered online at the same time you order your performance rights. If you have already ordered your performances separately or would like to use an eScript Printable production pack for classroom purposes, please contact our Customer Service Department: +1 (212) 540-9330.
  • Yes. For every eScript you would like to purchase, simply click ORDER THIS PLAY on the play's profile page, and your eScript of choice will all be located in your shopping cart ready for purchase
  • Yes. Simply add whatever items you wish to your shopping cart
  • Your Account Dashboard is where all of your purchased eScripts are stored, as well as where you can go to download your eScripts. To view your Account Dashboard, click here.
  • No, eScripts are not returnable.
  • You should visit your Account Dashboard or check your email inbox. If your purchase was successful, you will see the title in your Account Dashboard as well as an email with your receipt and instructions on how to access your file.

    If you do not have an email from Playscripts.com and your purchased title is not in your Account Dashboard, then the transaction did not complete and you will need to try again. If you are still unsure if your purchase was completed or not, please feel free to contact us.
  • Yes, to purchase on playscripts.com you must create an account. Purchased eScripts are available for download in your Account Dashboard.
  • The eScript file is likely corrupt for one reason or another.┬áPlease contact us, and we will look into the issue.