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Methuen Book of Modern Monologues f : Audition Speeches - BLOOMSBURY ACADEMIC

Methuen Book of Modern Monologues f

Audition Speeches

Paperback

Published: 29th April 2004
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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, from Shaw to Sartre and Williams to Fo - 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, naturalistic 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 introduction 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
Spring Awakeningp. 7
Crime Passionelp. 10
Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Deadp. 12
Entertaining Mr Sloanep. 16
The Music Curep. 18
Anatolp. 20
The Playboy of the Western Worldp. 22
Don Juan or The Love of Geometryp. 24
The White Liarsp. 27
The Kitchenp. 31
Rossp. 35
The Glass Menageriep. 39
Woyzeckp. 43
The National Health (Speech)p. 47
The National Health (Speech 2)p. 51
The Life of Galileop. 55
The Devilsp. 59
Accidental Death of an Anarchistp. 62
Inadmissible Evidencep. 65
Justicep. 68
The Hairy Apep. 73
Oh What a Lovely Warp. 77
Eden Cinemap. 81
Travestiesp. 84
A Man for All Seasonsp. 86
The Weaversp. 89
The Quare Fellowp. 93
Play with a Tigerp. 96
Sergeant Musgrave's Dancep. 98
Poor Bitosp. 102
Equusp. 105
Confusionsp. 108
The Long and the Short and the Tallp. 111
Honour and Offerp. 115
A View from the Bridgep. 119
An Inspector Callsp. 123
The Insect Playp. 126
Sleuthp. 129
Waiting for Godotp. 133
Ubu Rexp. 136
Noahp. 139
Acknowledgementsp. 143
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ISBN: 9780413774255
ISBN-10: 0413774252
Series: Audition Speeches
Audience: BAC
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 144
Published: 29th April 2004
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 19.7 x 12.9  x 1.0
Weight (kg): 0.11
Edition Number: 1