The Actor's Book of Contemporary Stage Monologues: More Than 150 Monologues from More Than 70 Playwrights [Paperback]

Edited by Nina Shengold

This is the only book that offers a comprehensive collection of contemporary stage monologues for a complete range of roles. An invaluable tool for actors looking for new audition material or for anyone interested in theater.

Magnificent Monologues for Teens: The Teens' Monologue Source for Every Occasion [Paperback]

by Chambers Stevens

Magnificent Monologues For Teens: The Teens’ Monologue Source For Every Occasion! 

provides 12-17 year-olds with performable age-appropriate comedic and dramatic monologues, all 100% teen tested. CHAMBERS STEVENS introduces young actors to the joys and how-to’s of performing monologues written in true Hollywood industry-standard style in preparation for competitions, debates and professional stage and screen auditions. +40 monologues are incorporated, each is titled for quick content perusal, easy to understand & requires a minimum of props and works in impromptu settings. Interviews are presented with two veteran casting directors discussing current requirements for teen actors. A glossary of industry terms, index and extensive bibliography of plays are also included as a study aid. Great for oral language classroom assignments, talent shows, competitions, and ultimately, auditions.


The Ultimate Audition Book:

222 Comedy Monologues,

2 Minutes And Under Vol. 4 (Monologue Audition Series) [Paperback]

By Irene Zieglar Aston and Jon Capecci

The Hottest Collection of Comedy Monologues Available!

If you've ever searched for a good comic monologue-whether for a professional audition, a class, or a competition-you know how frustrating the hunt can be. We've combed over some of the world's best comic writing to bring you 222 Comic Monologues: Two Minutes and Under. It's all funny stuff here: classic and contemporary works; roles for men and women ages 7 to 100; entertaining voices from writers as varied as Christopher Durang and Langston Hughes, Dorothy Parker and Steve Martin, Margaret Cho and Molière. You'll find shades of comedy from light to dark: situational humor, word play, absurdity, and surrealism. These monologues are alternately romantic, silly, militant, downright zany-first-rate character work by both new and established comic writers.