American Theatre Book of Monologues for Women


Author: Stephanie Coen
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Drama
Page: 145
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The best monologues from 15 years of American Theatre magazine plays. These monologue books present the best audition pieces for actors selected from over 80 plays first published in American Theatre magazine since 1985. The magazine has published many of the most important contemporary American plays over the last 15 years, including Angels in America, Three Tall Women, M. Butterfly, Talk Radio, The Baltimore Waltz, Buried Child, to name a few. Chosen by Stephanie Coen, the former managing editor of American Theatre, these books provide a remarkable array of styles and characters for use in auditions or scene study classes by male and female actors. Selected from the work of the following playwrights: Edward Albee, Jon Robin Baitz, Eric Bogosian, Pearl Cleage, Don DeLillo, Rita Dove, Christopher Durang, Horton Foote, Maria Irene Fornes, Athol Fugard, Vaclav Havel, Danny Hoch, David Henry Hwang, Moisès Kaufman, Tony Kushner, Craig Lucas, Emily Mann, Steve Martin, Reynolds Price, Dael Orlandersmith, David Rabe, Sam Shepard, Paula Vogel, Lanford Wilson and George C. Wolfe. Stephanie Coen is the former managing editor of American Theatre magazine. She is currently associated with the Intiman Theatre in Seattle, Washington, where she lives.

American Theatre Book of Monologues for Men


Author: Stephanie Coen
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Drama
Page: 159
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The best monologues from 15 years of American Theatre magazine plays. These monologue books present the best audition pieces for actors selected from over 80 plays first published in American Theatre magazine since 1985. The magazine has published many of the most important contemporary American plays over the last 15 years, including Angels in America, Three Tall Women, M. Butterfly, Talk Radio, The Baltimore Waltz, Buried Child, to name a few. Chosen by Stephanie Coen, the former managing editor of American Theatre, these books provide a remarkable array of styles and characters for use in auditions or scene study classes by male and female actors. Selected from the work of the following playwrights: Edward Albee, Jon Robin Baitz, Eric Bogosian, Pearl Cleage, Don DeLillo, Rita Dove, Christopher Durang, Horton Foote, Maria Irene Fornes, Athol Fugard, Vaclav Havel, Danny Hoch, David Henry Hwang, Moisès Kaufman, Tony Kushner, Craig Lucas, Emily Mann, Steve Martin, Reynolds Price, Dael Orlandersmith, David Rabe, Sam Shepard, Paula Vogel, Lanford Wilson and George C. Wolfe. Stephanie Coen is the former managing editor of American Theatre magazine. She is currently associated with the Intiman Theatre in Seattle, Washington, where she lives.

Contemporary American Monologues for Women


Author: Todd London
Publisher: Theatre Communications Group
ISBN: 1559367636
Category: Performing Arts
Page: 160
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Audition monologues from recent works by American playwrights.

The Oberon Book of Monologues for Black Actors: Classical and Contemporary Speeches from Black British Plays: Monologues for Women – Volume 1

Classical and Contemporary Speeches from Black British Plays
Author: Simeilia Hodge-Dallaway
Publisher: Oberon Books
ISBN: 178319555X
Category: Drama
Page: 128
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Foreword by Naomie Harris How many Black British plays can you name? Inspired by both classical and contemporary plays, The Oberon Book of Monologues for Black Actresses gives readers an insight into some of the best cutting-edge plays written by black British playwrights, over the last sixty years. This collection features over twenty speeches by Britain’s most prominent black dramatists. The monologues represent a wide-range of themes, characters, dialects and styles. Suitable for young people and adults, each selection includes production information, a synopsis of the play, a biography of the playwright and a scene summary. The aim of this collection is that actors will enjoy working on these speeches, using them to help strengthen their craft, and by doing so, help to ensure these plays are always remembered.

Monologues for Actors of Color

Women
Author: Roberta Uno
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9780878300693
Category: Performing Arts
Page: 139
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First Published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

The Dramatic Text Workbook and Video

Practical Tools for Actors and Directors
Author: David Carey,Rebecca Clark Carey
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1350055069
Category: Performing Arts
Page: 264
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The Dramatic Text Workbook and Video explores the expressive potential of language and how you, as an actor, director or teacher, can develop the skills to release that potential in rehearsal and performance. Written by acclaimed voice teachers David Carey and Rebecca Clark Carey, this practical textbook shows how to bring together the power of language with voice and provides practical approaches to each aspect of verbal expression with the aid of classical and modern scenes and speeches. Chapters consider: · Sound: speech sounds and how to use them more expressively · Image: bringing life and specificity to images when you speak · Sense: how to focus on the most significant words and phrases in a speech or scene · Rhythm: how rhythm is created and used in both verse and prose · Argument: the structure or logic of language The Dramatic Text Workbook and Video, a new edition of The Verbal Arts Workbook, includes a revised introduction, updated reading lists and access to over 90 minutes of online video workshops, exploring the key techniques and tactics discussed in the book.

Monologues for Women by Women


Author: Tori Haring-Smith
Publisher: Heinemann Drama
ISBN: N.A
Category: Drama
Page: 144
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This unique collection of monologues for women contains fifty pieces by women playwrights from all over the country.

The Verbal Arts Workbook


Author: David Carey,Rebecca Clark Carey
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 1408123460
Category: Performing Arts
Page: 215
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Teaches actors how to develop verbal skills in order to release the expressive potential of language.

The Methuen book of modern monologues for women


Author: Chrys Salt
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 9780413774248
Category: Performing Arts
Page: 154
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A brand new monologue book with up-to-date selections from the last century of playwriting. Beckett, Ayckbourn, O’Neil , Brecht, Strindberg and Wilde are a few of the great dramatists from whom pieces have been collected to make up this unique collection. This book is an invaluable resource for acting classes, competitions, auditions and rehearsals. A fuller appreciation of each speech is enhanced by the editor’s introduction and commentaries, which set the plays and individual speeches in their dramatic and performance contexts. Chrys Salt has been a performer in Rep, West End, TV and radio. She has written The Methuen Books of Contemporary Monologues for Men and Women, and Make Acting Work. She runs her own theatre company and teaches regularly at the London Actors Centre.

The Methuen book of contemporary monologues for women


Author: Chrys Salt
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 9780413772916
Category: Drama
Page: 133
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This is an exciting collection of the best stage monologues of the past three decades. It brings together a selection from some of the most vital and award-winning plays by major playwrights produced by British and American theatres. The volume includes monologues of all types—from serious to comic and shades in between—to provide a varied, dramatic challenge for any actor: professional, student, or amateur. Here is an invaluable resource for auditions, acting classes, competitions, and rehearsals. A fuller appreciation of each speech is enhanced by Salt's commentary, which puts each monologue in the context of the play from which it is drawn. Chrys Salt is an award-winning director and writer. She runs regular workshops at the Actors Centre in London.

Award Monologues for Women


Author: Patrick Tucker,Christine Ozanne
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136023747
Category: Performing Arts
Page: 192
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Award Monologues for Women is a collection of fifty-four monologues taken from plays written since 1980 that have been nominated for the Pullitzer Prize, the Tony and the Drama Desk Awards in New York, and The Evening Standard and Laurence Olivier Awards in London. The book provides an excellent range of up-to-date audition pieces, usefully arranged in age groups, and is supplemented with audition tips to improve your acting, and to ensure that the best possible performance.

Award Monologues for Men


Author: Patrick Tucker,Christine Ozanne
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136023429
Category: Performing Arts
Page: 208
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Award Monologues for Men is a collection of fifty monologues taken from plays written since 1980 that have been nominated for the Pullitzer Prize, the Tony and the Drama Desk Awards in New York, and The Evening Standard and Laurence Olivier Awards in London. The book provides an excellent range of up-to-date audition pieces, usefully arranged in age groups, and is supplemented with audition tips to improve your acting, and to ensure you give your best possible performance.

Outstanding Women's Monologues

volume two
Author: Craig Pospisil,Danna Call
Publisher: Dramatists Play Service Inc
ISBN: 9780822224075
Category: Drama
Page: 111
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Editors Craig Pospisil and Danna Call compiled this new collection of more than fifty monologues selected exclusively from Dramatists Play Service publications from recent seasons. Inside these pages you will find an enormous range of voices and subject matter, characters from their teens to their sixties and authors of widely varied styles, but all immensely talented. These monologues represent some of the best writing in the American theatre today, and we are proud to bring them together in this new volume.

Audition Monologues for Young Women #2

More Contemporary Auditions for Aspiring Actresses
Author: Gerald Lee Ratliff
Publisher: Meriwether Pub
ISBN: 9781566081931
Category: Drama
Page: 189
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Sourcebook of one hundred monologues and scene studies for use in acting classes, workshops, and competitive auditions or forensic contests, with thematic chapters on innocence, rebellion, independence, doubt, and cynicism.

Die Vagina-Monologe


Author: Eve Ensler
Publisher: Edition Nautilus
ISBN: 3960540299
Category: Social Science
Page: 100
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Das Buch ist eine kleine, kunstfertige Anregung zur weiblichen Selbsterkenntnis, eine liebevolle Aufforderung an alle Frauen, den eigenen Weg zur Lust zu finden. Gleichzeitig ist es ein entschiedenes Plädoyer gegen sexuelle Gewalt. Alte Damen und Mädchen, Singles, Ehefrauen, Lesben, Professorinnen, Arbeiterinnen, Schauspielerinnen, Prostituierte wurden von der Auto-rin zu ihrer Vagina befragt. Ihre unterschiedlichen Erfahrungen und Ausdrucksweisen geben dem Buch eine lebendige Vielfältigkeit. Witz und Leichtigkeit stehen neben Traurigem und Erschütterndem. Eve Ensler hat einer großen Bandbreite von Gefühlen eine poetische und charmante Form gegeben. Die Vagina-Monologe wurden zwei Jahre lang in einem New Yorker Off-Broadway-Theater gespielt und wurde dann auch in zahlreichen Städten Europas aufgeführt.

The Modern Monologue

Men
Author: Michael Earley,Philippa Keil
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136083561
Category: Performing Arts
Page: 172
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The Modern Monologue in two volumes, one for men and one for women, is an exciting selection of speeches drawn from the landmark plays of the 20th century. The great playwrights of the British, American and European theatre-- and the plays most constantly performed on stage throughout the world--are represented in this unique collection. Monologues of all types--both serious and comic, realistic and absurdist--provide a dynamic challenge for all actors: the student, the amateur and the professional. A fuller appreciation of each speech is enhanced by the editors' introduction and commentaries that set the plays and individual speeches in their dramatic and performance contexts.

50 African American Audition Monologues


Author: Gus Edwards
Publisher: Heinemann Drama
ISBN: 9780325004570
Category: Performing Arts
Page: 90
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This collection of powerful and original monologues for African American men and women offer a refreshing alternative to recycled standards.

The Actor's Book of Monologues for Women


Author: Various
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101173904
Category: Performing Arts
Page: 352
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A diverse collection of monologues featuring the voices of women through the ages Drawn from poetry, fiction, diaries, journals, and documents of public record, these selections, although not originally intended for theatrical or cinematic performances, offer unique dramatic opportunities for actors, speakers, students, or anyone interested in women’s studies. Stefan Rudnicki has brought together selections from well-known as well as obscure authors, providing a tremendous range of women’s perspectives from a variety of sources: poems by Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Emily Dickinson, Christina Rossetti, and Sappho, among others; passages from Mary Shelley’s journal, the diaries of Anais Nin, and the memoirs of Isadora Duncan; polemics from Mary Wollstonecraft and Joan of Arc, as well as Susan B. Anthony’s “On Woman’s Right to Suffrage”; and selections from the novels of Emily and Charlotte Bronte, Jane Austen, Ursula K. LeGuin, and others.

The Playwrights' Center Monologues for Women


Author: Kristen Gandrow,Polly K. Carl
Publisher: Heinemann Drama
ISBN: 9780325007410
Category: Drama
Page: 208
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New plays often originate from monologues, and the Playwrights' Center of Minneapolis is the creative home for hundreds of playwrights whose work is produced throughout the country. Kristen Gandrow and Polly Carl work with these exciting dramatists each day, and they have collected a broad range of monologues by Center writers for you to perform and enjoy. The work in The Playwrights' Center Monologues for Women is finely crafted, entertaining, often poignant, and features the best playwriting in present-day American theater. Among the scores of playwrights are notables such as Carlyle Brown, Lisa D'Amour, Jeffrey Hatcher, Melanie Marnich, Kira Obolensky, and the prestigious Jerome and McKnight fellows of the Center-including its most intriguing new voices.. Whether you are an actor looking for fresh material for auditions of every length or a theatre student honing your technique, The Playwrights' Center Monologues for Women showcases the amazing diversity and quality of contemporary American playwriting.

In Performance

Contemporary Monologues for Men and Women Late Thirties to Forties
Author: JV Mercanti
Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation
ISBN: 1495063631
Category: Performing Arts
Page: 280
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(Applause Acting Series). In this thoughtfully curated collection, actors preparing for an audition or searching for quality scenes to hone their chops will find a wealth of contemporary material from American and British plays. Almost all of the works are from the year 2000 to the recent 2014 Broadway production of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time , chosen from the point of view of a professional acting teacher, director, and casting director. Along with covering the basics of how to match the best monologue to the actor and how to approach the rehearsal and performance of a piece, the book provides a synopsis of the plays, character descriptions, and lists of questions specific to each monologue that will direct the actor toward shaping a complex, honest, and thoughtful performance with a strong emotional connection, a clear arc, and playable actions. There is also a brief lesson on appropriate rehearsal behavior and preparation.