1559361980
Paperback:American Theatre book of monologues for women /:2003 Paperback American Theatre book of monologues for women /
American Theatre book of monologues for women /
Publication year: 2003
Language: English
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Theatre Communications Group,
Resource type: Physical
ISBN: 1559361980 9781559361989 1559361980(pbk)
Notes:
The Modern Drama Collection is shelved in the Group Study room.
Be specific: the actor's approach to the monologue / an interview with Bartlett Sher -- "Was I wrong to side with the living?". Angel, Marisol / Jose´ Rivera -- Susanah, A question of mercy / David Rabe -- Miss Evers, Miss evers' boys / David Feldshuh -- Phebe, The darker face of the Earth / Rita Dove -- "I have to do penance". Marion, Abingdon Square / Maria Irene Fornes -- Judith, An American daughter / Wendy Wasserstein -- Alexis, The gimmick / Dael Orlandersmith -- "My babies!". Bette, The marriage of Bette and Boo / Christopher Durang -- Bette, The marriage of Bette and Boo / Christopher Durang -- Dessa, Tongue of a bird / Ellen McLaughlin -- Dess, Tongue of a bird / Ellen McLaughlin -- Halie, Buried child / Sam Shepard -- Normal, The colored museum / George C. Wolfe -- "Happier ever after ... ". Wanda, The waiting room / Lisa Loomer -- Wanda, The waiting room / Lisa Loomer -- Hester, La Negrita, In the blood / Suzan-Lori Parks -- Rachel, Reckless / Craig Lucas --
"You will remember this". Maxine, Tongue of a bird / Ellen McLaughlin -- A, Three tall women / Edward Albee -- Claire, Fuddy Meers / David Lindsay-Abaire -- Roma, August snow / Reynolds Price -- Taw, August snow / Reynolds Price -- Sky, The monogamist / Christopher Kyle -- "I crossed the line". The welfare, In the blood / Suzan-Lori Parks -- Suzie, Silence, cunning, exile / Stuart Greenman -- Barbara, Three hotels / Jon Robin Baitz -- "Do you know who I am?". Callie, Stop kiss / Diana Son -- Miss Pat, The colored museum / George C. Wolfe -- Topsy, The colored museum / George C. Wolfe -- Shelly, Buried child / Sam Shepard -- Pooty, Reckless / Craig Lucas -- Jolene, They day room / Don DeLillo -- "It's my fate, do you see? This love". Masha, The three sisters / Anton Chekhov, adapted by David Mamet -- Yachiyo, Ballad of Yachiyo / Philip Kan Gotanda -- Lee, The chemistry of change / Marlane Meyer -- Mom, Lloyd's prayer / Kevin Kling -- Genevieve, August snow / Reynolds Price --
"Art was not a part of our lives". Bob's Mom, Bobrauschenbergamerica / Charles L. Mee -- Marie, Search and destroy / Howard Korder -- Alexis, The gimmick / Dael Orlandersmith -- Alexis, The gimmick / Dael Orlandersmith -- "There's bad blood between us ... ". Myrna, The Mineola twins / Paula Vogel -- Mrs. Siezmagraff, Betty's summer vacation / Christopher Durang -- Nan, Three days of rain / Richard Greenberg -- "The ones who crossed the ocean ... ". Rabbi Isidor Chemelwitz, Angels in America, part one: millennium approaches / Tony Kushner -- Zofia, Tongue of a bird / Ellen McLaughlin -- Anka, Hunting cockroaches / Janusz Glowacki -- "Yes, you are, he said; you're that kind of girl". C, Three tall women / Edward Albee -- Suzanne, Picasso at the lapin agile / Steve Martin -- Chata, Roosters / Milcha Sanchez-Scott -- "Aren't human beings the saddes people you ever met?". Dora, The swan / Elizabeth Egloff -- Dora, The swan / Elizabeth Egloff.
Rabbi Isidor Chemelwitz, Angels in America, part one: millennium approaches / Tony Kushner -- Zofia, Tongue of a bird / Ellen McLaughlin -- Anka, Hunting cockroaches / Janusz Glowacki -- "Yes, you are, he said; you're that kind of girl". C, Three tall women / Edward Albee -- Suzanne, Picasso at the lapin agile / Steve Martin -- Chata, Roosters / Milcha Sanchez-Scott -- "Aren't human beings the saddes people you ever met?". Dora, The swan / Elizabeth Egloff -- Dora, The swan / Elizabeth Egloff -- Harper, Angels in America, part one: millennium approaches / Tony Kushner -- Corlis, The chemistry of change / Marlane Meyer -- Bessie, Marvin's room / Scott McPherson -- Linda, Talk radio / Eric Bogosian -- Denise, Talk radio / Eric Bogosian -- Blonde, The incredibly famous Willy Rivers / Stephen Metcalfe -- "The happiest moment of all?". A, Three tall women / Edward Albee -- Emma, Pterodactyls / Nicky Silver -- Betty, Betty's summer vacation /
Marisol, Marisol / Jose´ Rivera -- Further reading.
Demand for audition pieces is insatiable. This volume includes pieces that have been selected from the best American plays of the last 15 years. It is written with female actors in mind. Most of the plays have yet to be seen in the UK resulting in a selection of material that is not yet stale from overuse.
Extent: xxiii, 145 pages ; 22 cm.
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