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Methuen Book of Modern Monologues f

Audition Speeches

Paperback Published: 23rd July 2009
ISBN: 9780413774248
Number Of Pages: 144

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This is a selection of speeches drawn from the great landmark plays of the twentieth century. The most famous playwrights of the British, American and European theatre - and the plays most constantly performed on stages around the world - are represented in this unique collection. Monologues of all types - both serious and comic, realist and absurdist - provide a dynamic challenge for all the actors: the student, the amateur and professional. Here is an invaluable resource for acting classes, competitions, auditions and rehearsals. A fuller appreciation of each speech is enhanced by the editor's introductions and commentaries, which set the plays and individual speeches in their dramatic and performance contexts.

Praise for Chrys Salt's MAKE ACTING WORK: "A really useful book for every actor to own" Prunella Scales; "This book should be part of every resourceful actor's armoury" Annette Badland

Introductionp. 1
Miss Juliep. 7
Rootsp. 11
The Springtime of Othersp. 14
Fanny's First Playp. 16
Castle Wettersteinp. 20
The Weaversp. 25
Confusionsp. 28
Sorry You've Been Troubledp. 31
The Good Woman of Setzuanp. 37
Camillep. 41
The Bald Prima Donnap. 44
Wine in the Wildernessp. 46
Eden Cinemap. 48
Saint's Dayp. 53
The Unexpected Guestp. 57
The Devilsp. 61
K D Dufford hears K D Duffordp. 64
Plentyp. 67
Play with a Tigerp. 71
The Maidsp. 74
What Shall I Wear?p. 79
The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kantp. 83
Mary Barnesp. 87
The Rehearsalp. 91
What Shall We Tell Caroline?p. 95
The Night of the Iguanap. 99
Don Juan or The Love of Geometryp. 103
The Open Couplep. 107
The American Dreamp. 111
Rosalindp. 114
Equusp. 118
A Woman of No Importancep. 121
Dona Rosita the Spinsterp. 124
Filulmena Marturanop. 127
A Night Outp. 130
The Glass Menageriep. 135
Absolutely! (perhaps)p. 139
Pour Lucrecep. 143
Ubu Rexp. 147
Acknowledgementsp. 150
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ISBN: 9780413774248
ISBN-10: 0413774244
Series: Audition Speeches
Audience: BAC
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 144
Published: 23rd July 2009
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.4 x 17.0  x 0.9
Weight (kg): 0.29
Edition Number: 1