ABSTRACT

Award Monologues for Women is a collection of fifty-four monologues taken from plays written since 1980 that have been nominated for the Pullitzer Prize, the Tony and the Drama Desk Awards in New York, and The Evening Standard and Laurence Olivier Awards in London. The book provides an excellent range of up-to-date audition pieces, usefully arranged in age groups, and is supplemented with audition tips to improve your acting, and to ensure that the best possible performance.

part |43 pages

Award Monologues for Women, 20s

chapter |2 pages

Wildest Dreams

ByAlan Ayckbourn

chapter |2 pages

Paul

ByHoward Brenton

chapter |2 pages

Betty's Summer Vacation

ByChristopher Durang

chapter |2 pages

The Marriage of Bette and Boo

ByChristopher Durang

chapter |3 pages

Crimes of the Heart

ByBeth Henley

chapter |2 pages

Cleo, Camping, Emmanuelle and Dick

ByTerry Johnson

chapter |2 pages

Hitchcock Blonde

ByTerry Johnson

chapter |2 pages

Lobby Hero

ByKenneth Lonergan

chapter |2 pages

Reckless

ByCraig Lucas

chapter |2 pages

Reckless

ByCraig Lucas

chapter |2 pages

The Dead Eye Boy

ByAngus MacLachlan

chapter |2 pages

Oleanna

ByDavid Mamet

chapter |2 pages

Bombshells

ByJoanna Murray-Smith

chapter |2 pages

Buicks

ByJulian Sheppard

chapter |2 pages

Pterodactyls

ByNicky Silver

chapter |4 pages

Twilight

Los Angeles, 1992
ByAnna Deavere Smith

chapter |2 pages

Hold Please

ByAnnie Weisman

chapter |2 pages

The Herbal Bed

ByPeter Whelan

chapter |2 pages

Jitney

ByAugust Wilson

part |39 pages

Award Monologues for Women, 30s

chapter |2 pages

Scenes from a Marriage

ByIngmar Bergman, Frederick J. Marker

chapter |2 pages

Joined at the Head

ByCatherine Butterfield

chapter |3 pages

Steaming

ByNell Dunn

chapter |2 pages

Sarah, Sarah

ByDaniel Goldfarb

chapter |2 pages

Snakebit

ByDavid Marshall Grant

chapter |3 pages

Perfect Days

ByLiz Lochhead

chapter |2 pages

Sin (A Cardinal Deposed)

ByMichael Murphy

chapter |2 pages

'Night Mother: A Play

ByMarsha Norman

chapter |3 pages

Lost in Yonkers

ByNeil Simon

chapter |2 pages

The Memory of Water

ByShelagh Stephenson

chapter |2 pages

Hapgood

ByTom Stoppard

chapter |2 pages

The Mineola Twins

ByPaula Vogel

chapter |2 pages

Three Birds Alighting on a Field

ByTimberlake Wertenbaker

chapter |3 pages

King Hedley II

ByAugust Wilson

chapter |2 pages

The Pavilion

ByCraig Wright

part |38 pages

Award Monologues for Women, 40s

chapter |3 pages

The Play About the Baby

ByEdward Albee

chapter |3 pages

Death and the Maiden

ByAriel Dorfman

chapter |3 pages

Betty's Summer Vacation

ByChristopher Durang

chapter |2 pages

Park your Car in the Harvard Yard

ByIsrael Horovitz

chapter |2 pages

String of Pearls

ByMichele Lowe

chapter |2 pages

Reckless

ByCraig Lucas

chapter |3 pages

Iron

ByRona Munro

chapter |3 pages

Virginia

ByEdna O’Brien

chapter |2 pages

A Kind of Alaska

ByHarold Pinter

chapter |2 pages

When She Danced

ByMartin Sherman

chapter |2 pages

Broadway Bound

ByNeil Simon

chapter |2 pages

How I Learned to Drive

ByPaula Vogel

chapter |3 pages

Not About Nightingales

ByTennessee Williams

part |18 pages

Award Monologues for Women, Over 50s

chapter |2 pages

The Tale of the Allergist's Wife

ByCharles Busch

chapter |2 pages

Prin

ByAndrew Davies

chapter |3 pages

Laughing Wild

ByChristopher Durang

chapter |2 pages

Sister Mary Ignatius Explains it All for you

ByChristopher Durang

chapter |2 pages

Humble Boy

ByCharlotte Jones

chapter |2 pages

The Retreat from Moscow

ByWilliam Nicholson

chapter |3 pages

Lettice and Lovage

ByPeter Shaffer