The Best Men s Monologues from New Plays 2019

This collection is an invaluable resource for aspiring actors hoping to ace their auditions and impress directors and teachers with contemporary pieces.

Author: Lawrence Harbison

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 9781493053308

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 184

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Renowned editor Larwrence Harbison brings together approximately one hundred never-before-published men’s monologues for actors to use for auditions and in class, all from recently produced plays. The selections include monologues from plays by both well-known playwrights and future stars, including Jonathan Yukitch, Don Nigro, Lloyd Su, Daniel Damiano, Molly Goforth, Carlyle Brown, Seth Svi Rosenfeld, Brian Dykstra, Steven Hayet, David MacGregor, and Nat Cassidy. There are terrific comic pieces (laughs) and terrific dramatic pieces (no laughs), and all represent the best of contemporary playwriting. This collection is an invaluable resource for aspiring actors hoping to ace their auditions and impress directors and teachers with contemporary pieces.
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Fifty Fabulous New Classical Monologues for Men

There are 25 dramatic and 25 comic-the largest collection of comic classical monologues on the market. The book is divided into 4 sections: Young Men's Dramatic, Mature Men's Dramatic, Young Men's Comedic and Mature Men's Comedic. Mo

Author: Freyda Thomas

Publisher: Samuel French, Inc.

ISBN: 9780573662720

Category: Drama

Page: 97

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Fifty fabulous, fresh, new classical monologues for men await you within these pages. Everyone from the ancient Greeks to novelists of the 19th century is represented. They are not translated; they are adapted to the actor's needs and accessible to modern audiences. There are 25 dramatic and 25 comic-the largest collection of comic classical monologues on the market. The book is divided into 4 sections: Young Men's Dramatic, Mature Men's Dramatic, Young Men's Comedic and Mature Men's Comedic. Most are in iambic pentameter, in keeping with their originals, but some are in prose as well. Some are in rhymed couplets. There's a short synopsis at the beginning of each monologue to assist the actor's preparation and execution. Some are trans-gender and non-age specific. All are meant to enhance the actor's craft. "This collection will be a delight and an invaluable resource for actors everywhere." Carey Perloff, Artistic Director, American Conservatory Theatre "Every actor must have this invaluable collection of fresh, eminently actable monologues." Ron Lagomarsino, Broadway, regional and TV director "A treasure trove of wonderful new classical material for auditions, classes and practice of our craft." Mark Zimmerman, President, Actors' Equity Assoc.
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Best Contemporary Monologues for Men 18 35

This is a must-have resource in the arsenal of every aspiring actor hoping to knock 'em dead with his contemporary piece after bowling over teachers and casting directors alike with a classical excerpt.

Author: Lawrence Harbison

Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation

ISBN: 9781495013584

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 216

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(Applause Acting Series). Lawrence Harbison has selected 100 terrific monologues for men from contemporary plays, all by characters between the ages of 18 and 35 perfect for auditions or class. There are comic monologues (laughs) and dramatic monologues (no laughs). Most have a compelling present-tense action for actors to perform. A few are story monologues and they're great stories. Actors will find pieces by star playwrights such as Don Nigro, Itamar Moses, Stephen Adly Guirgis, and Terence McNally; by exciting up-and-comers such as Nicole Pandolfo, Peter Sinn Nachtrieb, Crystal Skillman, Greg Kalleres, Reina Hardy, and J. Thalia Cunningham; and information on getting the complete text of each play. This is a must-have resource in the arsenal of every aspiring actor hoping to knock 'em dead with his contemporary piece after bowling over teachers and casting directors alike with a classical excerpt.
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Actor s Choice

The source material for each monologue may be found on the Playscripts website, where nearly the entire text of every play can be read for free. Intended for male actors"--Provided by publisher.

Author: Erin Detrick

Publisher: Playscripts, Inc.

ISBN: 9780970904652

Category: Drama

Page: 137

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"Collection of monologues from the Playscripts, Inc. catalog of plays, representing a variety of American playwrights. The source material for each monologue may be found on the Playscripts website, where nearly the entire text of every play can be read for free. Intended for male actors"--Provided by publisher.
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Award Monologues for Men

Author: Patrick Tucker

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781136023422

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.
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Monologues for Men by Men

A collection of monologues about what men are thinking in the new millennium and how they're putting those thoughts and feelings into theatrical expression.

Author: Gary Garrison

Publisher: Heinemann Drama

ISBN: UCSC:32106017313690

Category: Drama

Page: 158

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A collection of monologues about what men are thinking in the new millennium and how they're putting those thoughts and feelings into theatrical expression.
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Contemporary Monologues for Men

In this volume of the Good Audition Guides, you'll find fifty fantastic speeches for men, all written since the year 2000, by some of our most exciting dramatic voices.

Author: Jane Maud

Publisher: Nick Hern Books

ISBN: 1854595636

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 176

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Fifty fantastic speeches for men, from top plays by some of Britain's most exciting dramatists.
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Contemporary American Monologues for Men

Audition monologues from recent works by American playwrights.

Author: Todd London

Publisher: Theatre Communications Group

ISBN: 9781559361347

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 160

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Audition monologues from recent works by American playwrights.
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Editor s Choice

Playbook/monologues.

Author: Linda Habjan

Publisher: Dramatic Publishing

ISBN: 1583422781

Category: Acting

Page: 96

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Playbook/monologues.
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Classical Monologues for Men

Offers over forty-five monologues for men drawn from classical plays throughout the ages and ranging across all of Western theater.

Author: Marina Caldarone

Publisher: Theatre Communications Group

ISBN: 1854598694

Category: Drama

Page: 159

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Offers over forty-five monologues for men drawn from classical plays throughout the ages and ranging across all of Western theater.
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The Faber Book of Monologues for Men

With an impressive array of speeches from a diverse range of first-class playwrights, the Faber Book of Monologues is an indispensable guide to new, untapped, and cutting-edge material.

Author: Jane Edwardes

Publisher:

ISBN: 0571217648

Category: Drama

Page: 114

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With an impressive array of speeches from a diverse range of first-class playwrights, the Faber Book of Monologues is an indispensable guide to new, untapped, and cutting-edge material. Designed for use in professional auditions as well as student workshops, each volume contains over twenty-five selections, ranging in age from twenty to sixty-five, which are culled from a rich variety of tragic, comic, realist and absurdist works by the most vibrant new playwrights, as well as critically-acclaimed pieces from established masters such as Richard Greenberg, David Hare, Neil LaBute, and Yasmina Reza. In order to foster a more nuanced association between the actor and the material, each selection includes insightful character commentary, staging and vocalization recommendations, and references to past great performances. A thoughtful introduction, written by critic Jane Edwardes, provides helpful hints for the nerve-wracking audition process.
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The Oberon Book of Modern Monologues for Men Teens to Thirties

This volume comes in a brand new format, with a notes page next to each speech, acting as an actor’s workbook as well as a monologue resource.

Author: Dee Cannon

Publisher: Oberon Books

ISBN: 9781783199389

Category: Drama

Page: 200

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Monologues are an essential part of every actor’s toolkit. Actors need them for drama school entry, training, showcases and when auditioning for roles in the industry. This book showcases selected monologues from some of the finest modern plays by some of today’s leading contemporary playwrights. The monologues contain a diverse range of quirky and memorable characters that cross cultural and historical boundaries. The pieces are organised in age-specific groups: ‘Teens’, ‘Twenties’ and ‘Thirties’. This volume comes in a brand new format, with a notes page next to each speech, acting as an actor’s workbook as well as a monologue resource.
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American Theatre Book of Monologues for Men

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.

Author: Stephanie Coen

Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39015059967573

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.
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Outstanding Men s Monologues

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.

Author: Craig Pospisil

Publisher: Dramatists Play Service Inc

ISBN: 0822224089

Category: Drama

Page: 105

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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.
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The Modern Monologue

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.

Author: Michael Earley

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781136083488

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.
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Monologues for Actors of Color

"This collection features 45 monologues excerpted from contemporary plays and specially geared for actors of color.

Author: Roberta Uno

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 0878300716

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 161

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"This collection features 45 monologues excerpted from contemporary plays and specially geared for actors of color. Robert Uno has carefully selected the monologues so that there is a wide-range of ethnicities included: African American, Native American, Latino and Asian American. Each monologue comes with an introduction with notes on the characters and stage directions to set the scene for the actor."--Publisher.
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The Oberon Book of Modern Monologues for Men Volume Two

Following on from the bestselling first volume (2008), this book showcases selected monologues from some of the finest modern plays by some of today’s leading contemporary playwrights.

Author: Catherine Weate

Publisher: Oberon Books

ISBN: 9781849436052

Category: Drama

Page: 200

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Monologues are an essential part of every actor’s toolkit. Actors are required to perform monologues regularly throughout their career: preparing for drama school entry, showcasing skills for agents or auditioning for a role. Following on from the bestselling first volume (2008), this book showcases selected monologues from some of the finest modern plays by some of today’s leading contemporary playwrights. These monologues contain a diverse range of quirky and memorable characters that cross cultural and historical boundaries. The pieces are helpfully organised into age-specific groups: ‘Teens’, ‘Twenties’, ‘Thirties’ and ‘Forties plus’.
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Audition Monologues for Young Men

This collection of 70 monologues for young men approximately 15 to 30 years old includes a complete chapter that details how to choose a monologue, develop the character, and audition with confidence.

Author: Gerald Lee Ratliff

Publisher: Meriwether Publishing

ISBN: 1566082080

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 176

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This compelling collection of 70 monologues for young men approximately 15 to 30 years old includes a complete chapter that details how to choose a monologue, develop the character, and audition with confidence. With a variety of contemporary sources including both published plays and original works, this book provides selections that will help capture the minds and hearts of directors. Each monologue is prefaced by a description of the character and his emotional context, as well as hints on how to effectively portray the mood of the piece. The characters are diverse in age, background, ethnicity, and social status. The book is organized into unique categories based on the content of the monologues: A Lighter Touch, Guilt and Regret, Tragedy and Trauma, Hope and Gratitude, Outsiders, Birds of a Feather, and Literary and Period. With excerpts of various lengths that are ideal for auditions, contests, workshops, and acting classes, this anthology belongs in every school and theatre library.
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The Best Men s Stage Monologues of 1991

Gathers fifty-one selections from new plays suitable for use as audition monologues

Author: Jocelyn A. Beard

Publisher: Smith & Kraus Pub Incorporated

ISBN: UCSC:32106011647275

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 95

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Gathers fifty-one selections from new plays suitable for use as audition monologues
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The Methuen Book of Contemporary Monologues for Men

This book of contemporary monologues for women includes pieces from the best of the last three decades of contemporary playwriting, from Howard Brenton and Bryony Lavery to Charlotte Jones and Mark Ravenhill.

Author: Chrys Salt

Publisher: Bloomsbury Methuen Drama

ISBN: 0413772926

Category: Drama

Page: 144

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This book of contemporary monologues for women includes pieces from the best of the last three decades of contemporary playwriting, from Howard Brenton and Bryony Lavery to Charlotte Jones and Mark Ravenhill. Including extracts from plays by award-winning British playwrights, there are pieces both serious and comic providing the actor with all the challenges of performing contemporary plays. The book is an invaluable resource for auditions, acting class, competitions and rehearsals. A fuller appreciation of each monologue is provided by Chrys Salt's invaluable commentaries, giving clues as to possible direction and setting each piece in the context of the play as a whole. Praise for Chrys Salt's Make Acting Work: "A really useful book for every actor to own" Prunella Scales; "This book should be part of every resourceful actor's armoury" Annette Badland
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