The Book of Monologues for Aspiring Actors

Grade Levels: 9-12

Monologues for Aspiring Actors is collection of cuttings from plays featuring young characters— adolescents to young adults. Playwrights range from Sophocles and Moliere to David Henry Hwang and Laura Harrington.

The Book of Monologues for Aspiring Actors

Divided into monologues for females and monologues for males, the collection offers introductory notes on each dramatic scene and practical advice on preparing, analyzing, and staging the monologues for interpretation and performance. This collection of monologues, selected by actor, director, teacher, and writer Marsh Cassady, invites aspiring actors to experience the challenges and joys of individual theatrical performance. It is also an ideal supplement for any of MHE's theater arts titles.