The Actor's Book of Contemporary Stage Monologues

The Actor's Book of Contemporary Stage Monologues $16.00

Nina Shengold

Published by Penguin

More Than 150 Monologues from Over 70 Playwrights

A lifesaving resource for theater teachers and acting students, this book provides a refreshing supply of contemporary monologues for men and women from well-known and more obscure scripts

Readers will find comic, serious, and seriocomic monologues

And an index lists them by the age group of the characters

As a book for leisure, readers will find that the wide assortment of characters demonstrates a full range from the delightful to the dramatic

Informative conversations with a few playwrights, including Christopher Durang, provide greater insight into contemporary drama

High-school drama classes will appreciate this fresh material and its authoritative presentation

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