Presents 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. This book also provides a range of audition pieces, which are arranged in age groups.
Offers audition pieces for actors at all levels. Drawing on her enormous experience in drama training, the author has selected over forty-five monologues for men and another forty-five for women drawn from classical plays throughout the ages and ranging across all of Western theatre. These classical monologues are presented chronologically.
This book rethinks the study of European Cinema in a way that centres on students and their needs, in a comprehensive volume introducing undergraduates to the main discourses, directions and genres of twenty-first-century European film.
Whether you are a professional actor looking for fresh audition pieces, an amateur in search of competition-worthy monologues, or a student in need of the right speech for workshop, this book offers an array of speeches from a diverse range of first-class playwrights. Each selection includes a synopsis of the play.
The Theatre and Films of Martin McDonagh provides a definitive account of the career to date of this important world dramatist. It combines an analysis of all of his work with interviews, critical essays and material relating to the original productions, making it essential for practitioners, students and general readers.
Exemplifies the documentation and contextualization of site-based performance and practice-as-research. This book allows for comparisons of three very contemporary performance events and their making, extending the possibilities of published performance texts beyond 'traditional' plays.