Paperback New monologues for women : volume 1 /
Publication year: 2016
Media class: Paperback
Resource type: Physical
ISBN: 147257351X 9781472573513(pbk)
Selections from: Actor's lament / Steven Berkoff -- Birthday / Joe Penhall -- Black Jesus / Anders Lustgarten -- Blackout / Davey Anderson -- Blackta / Nathaniel Martello-White -- Bullet catch / Rob Drummond -- Can't forget about you / David Ireland -- Candide / Mark Ravenhill -- Casualties / Ross Ericson -- City love / Simon Vinnicombe -- The cow play / Ed Harris -- The effect / Lucy Prebble -- Even stillness breathes softly against a brick wall / Brad Birch -- The grand gesture / Deborah McAndrew -- Hidden in the sand / James Phillips -- A history of falling things / James Graham -- If you don't let us dream, we won't let you sleep / Anders Lustgarten -- Joe Guy / Roy Williams -- The kindness of strangers / Curious Directive.
Land of our fathers / Christ Urch -- A life of Galileo / Bertolt Brecht, adapted by Mark Ravenhill -- Playing with grown-ups / Hannah Patterson -- Red velvet / Lolita Chakrabarti -- The resistible rise of Arturo Ui / Bertolt Brecht, translated by George Tabori and revised by Alistair Beaton -- Skin tight / Gary Henderson -- Sucker punch / Roy Williams -- True Brits / Vinay Patel -- Wasted / Kate Tempest -- The whisky taster / James Graham.
This volume collects 40 monologues from plays published by Bloomsbury Methuen Drama recently. Selected by the editor, Geoffrey Colman, on account of their suitability and relevance to drama school students and recent graduates entering the profession, each monologue is preceded by an introductory paragraph, outlining the setting, character type and point in the plot. Suggestions are also offered for staging, performance decisions, points of significance in the text and how to draw from decisions made in professional productions.
Audience: Teen readers
Series title: Methuen Drama
Extent: 224 pages ; 22 cm.