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
View: 1381
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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.

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 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 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.

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 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.

El actor y la diana


Author: Declan Donnellan
Publisher: Editorial Fundamentos
ISBN: 9788424510312
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 208
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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.

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.

Monólogos de la vagina


Author: Eve Ensler
Publisher: EDICIONES B
ISBN: 8466663266
Category: Social Science
Page: 288
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Considerado como una biblia por una nueva generación de mujeres, Los monólogos de la vagina es un libro agudo eirreverente. La obra maestra de Ensler que da voz a las fantasías y los temores más profundos del sexo femenino. «Me preocupan las vaginas. Me preocupaba lo que pensamos sobre las vaginas, y lo que no pensamos acerca de ellas... De modo que decidí hablar a las mujeres acerca de sus vaginas, entrevistar a la vagina, y así comenzaron los monólogos de la vagina. »Hablé con más de doscientas mujeres. Hablé con mujeres ancianas, con mujeres jóvenes, casadas, solteras, profesoras, actrices, profesionales, afroamericanas, hispanas, asiáticas, judías... Al principio se mostraban renuentes, un poco tímidas. Pero una vez que empezaban, no había modo de que parasen.»

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.

More Monologues for Women, by Women


Author: Tori Haring-Smith
Publisher: Heinemann Drama
ISBN: N.A
Category: Drama
Page: 178
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Tori Haring-Smith is a director and instructor as well as administrator of the Jane Chambers Memorial Playwriting Award. Her experience in the theatre has shown her, time and time again, that actors constantly draw from the same sources for monologues. This second volume should supply a greater source of refreshingly new material from some of the country's top new female playwrights.

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.

One on One

The Best Women's Monologues for the 21st Century
Author: Joyce E. Henry,Rebecca Dunn Jaroff,Bob Shuman
Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation
ISBN: 9781557837004
Category: Performing Arts
Page: 271
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(Applause Acting Series). Three editors, each associated with theatre, collaborated on this book of monologues for actresses. What they discovered, besides bravura pieces for auditions, acting classes, and study, was the pulse of the millennial theatrical scene. A follow-up to the popular previous edition from the 1990s, One on One: The Best Women's Monologues for the 21st Century includes the work of over 70 playwrights, spotlighting the best of Broadway, Off-Broadway, regional, and experimental writings since 2000. A special introduction also explains how to choose, practice, and perform a speech for auditions. Comic or serious or both the monologues are written for young, old, and multicultural players by famous names and up-and-coming talent. Anna Deavere Smith records abuse in "real" relationships ( House Arrest ); August Wilson relates trials of those who survived coming to America and those who did not ( Gem of the Ocean ); and William Gibson recreates the dark, fledgling days of Israel ( Golda's Balcony ). Additional works include Are You Ready? by David Auburn, Bad Dates by Theresa Rebeck, The Committee by Brian Dykstra, and many others.

The Actor's book of contemporary stage monologues


Author: Nina Shengold
Publisher: Penguin Group USA
ISBN: N.A
Category: Drama
Page: 355
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A splendid collection of monologues from both well-known and obscure scripts.