50 African American Audition Monologues

50 African American Audition Monologues

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by Gus Edwards
     
 

Finding authentic African American material has never been easy for actors. Gus Edwards continues to remedy that situation with this third collection of powerful, original monologues for African American men and women. The pieces offer a refreshing alternative to recycled standards. And they showcase the language and frame of reference that are immediately

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Overview

Finding authentic African American material has never been easy for actors. Gus Edwards continues to remedy that situation with this third collection of powerful, original monologues for African American men and women. The pieces offer a refreshing alternative to recycled standards. And they showcase the language and frame of reference that are immediately recognizable, both emotionally and culturally, to the people who will perform or view them.

Edwards has arranged the monologues by performance length, a key component in auditioning. Need a 30-second or a 3-minute piece? No problem. Just turn to these pages to find honest, vibrant material.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780325004570
Publisher:
Heinemann
Publication date:
07/01/2002
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
102
Sales rank:
613,842
Product dimensions:
5.60(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.21(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

One of America's leading playwrights, Gus Edwards is also a director and educator. He has written several books addressing the concerns of African American theatre and is a tenured faculty member of Arizona State University's theatre department, where he teaches film and theatre studies. His first collection, Monologues on Black Life (1997), was also published by Heinemann.

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