Paperback New monologues for women by women /
Publication year: 2004
Media class: Paperback
Resource type: Physical
ISBN: 0325006261 0325006261(pbk)
Why Monologues? -- Geoffrey / Joan Ackermann -- Cantaloupe / Liz Duffy Adams -- Arm Bone / Janet Allard -- By Definition / Rachel Axler -- The Strawberry Scene / Bianca Bagatourian -- Excerpt from A Body of Water / Neena Beber -- Winter with Tambourine Boy / Brooke Berman -- Perry Mason, Parakeets, and Gorganzola / Meredith Besser -- The Women of Lockerbie / Deborah Brevoort -- Excerpt from con flama / Sharon Bridgforth -- I Am Not a Black Woman / Kim Brundidge -- Excerpt from Kate Crackernuts / Sheila Callaghan -- Excerpt from Scab / Sheila Callaghan -- Excerpt from Braille Garden / Darrah Cloud -- So Far / Connie Congdon -- Addicts / Tonya Derrickson -- Circles / Constance Dial -- The Four Effs / Donna DiNovelli -- F2F / Linda Eisenstein -- Lightning / Annie Evans -- Take Back the Classroom / Nell Grantham --
Excerpt from Jimmy Carter Was a Democrat / Rinne Groff -- Intimate Lay / Ellen Hagan -- Excerpt from Do You Have Time to Die? / Imani Harrington -- The Adventures of Munchkin Woman / Jean Kristen Hedgecock -- Excerpt from Mitzi's Abortion / Elizabeth Heffron -- Excerpt from Distance Over Time Equals / Lindsay Brandon Hunter -- Anymore / Carleen Jaspers -- Excerpt from Spring Thaw / Susan Johnston -- Cowslips / Honour Kane -- Shoes / Aurorae Khoo -- And What She Told Me / Marty Kingsbury --
Excerpt from Original Sin / Lisa M. Konoplisky -- Diet Cherry Coke / Sherry Kramer -- Fantasy Land / Mary Lathrop -- Excerpt from String of Pearls / Michele Lowe.
The styles and subject matter of these wide-ranging monologues include everything from the comic and the serious to the political and the personal, and the characters inside them offer the opportunity for any actress to stretch out and explore the idiosyncrasies of another woman's personality. In fact, New Monologues for Women by Women is not only a resource for professional actresses and acting students but also a source-book for theatre companies looking for new plays by women and a reader for anyone with a general interest in women's studies or contemporary theatre.
Extent: 159 pages ; 22cm.