Best Contemporary Monologues for Women 18-35

by Lawrence Harbison

Lawrence Harbison has selected 100 terrific monologues for women – 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, Adam Bock, and Jane Martin; by exciting up-and-comers such as Nicole Pandolfo, Peter Sinn Nachtrieb, Crystal Skillman, Greg Kalleres, and Frances Ya-Chu Cowhig; 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 her contemporary piece after bowling over teachers and casting directors alike with a classical excerpt.

Publisher: Applause Theatre & Cinema Books

Series: Applause Acting Series

Format: Softcover

Page Count: 210

Dimensions: 7.75 X 5.25 inches

ISBN: 9781480369627


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