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

The Actor's Book of Contemporary Stage Monologues

More Than 150 Monologues from More Than 70 Playwrights

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ISBN10: 0140096493 ISBN13: 9780140096491 Publisher: Penguin Group USA Published: Oct 1 1987 Weight: 0.60lbs. Height: 7.75" Width: 5.00" Depth: 0.75" Language: English

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This unique anthology provides a wealth of material for actors and acting students, and a wonderful overview of the best recent plays for anyone interested in theatre. The more than 150 monologues cover a diverse range of subjects, and offer a variety of dramatic styles and moods. Each monologue is introduced with a short description of the plot, setting, and character type by the leading plauwrights of our time.

Featured dramatists include:

Christopher Durang, Wendy Wasserstein, Lanford Wilson, Wallace Shawn, Tina Howe, Caryl Churchill, Athol Fugard, Beth Henley, Sam Shepard, David Henry Hwang, Harry Kondoleon, John Patrick Shanley, Larry Shue, Michael Weller, David Rabe, Marsha Norman, August Wilson, Albert Innaurato, Jules Feiffer, Harold Pinter, David Hare, Jose Rivera, Tom Stoppard, John Guare, David Mamet, Charles Fuller, William Matrosimone, Robert Patrick, Miguel Pinero
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