Actor's Choice: Monologues for Men

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Discover a monologue book like no other. Actor's Choice: Monologues for Men gives you an extraordinary array of cutting-edge new monologues, from comedic to dramatic and everything in between. Unlike other monologue books, the source of every monologue is easily accessible -- each play is available through the Playscripts website, where you can read nearly the entire published script online for free. Explore the work of today's most celebrated theatrical voices, including Naomi Iizuka, Mac Wellman, Tanya Barfield, Jordan Harrison, Tony Award winner David Henry Hwang, and many more!

Includes a foreword by Broadway casting director Kate Schwabe and monologues by Keith Aisner, Robert Alexander, Tanya Barfield, Stephen Belber, Adam Bock, Sheila Callaghan, Cathy Caplan, Christopher Cartmill, James Christy, Eric Coble, Bill Corbett, William Missouri Downs, Tom Dudzick, Stephanie Fleischmann, Matthew Freeman, Thomas Gibbons, Kirsten Greenidge, Paul Grellong, Steven Gridley, Rinne Groff, Jordan Harrison, Jeffrey Hatcher, J. Holtham, Lew Holton, David Henry Hwang, Naomi Iizuka, Jeffrey M. Jones, Jon Jory, Jesse Kellerman, Robert Kerr, Richard Kramer, Seth Kramer, Carson Kreitzer, Quincy Long, Cybele May, Lucinda McDermott, Allison Moore, Robert Myers, Kira Obolensky, Rich Orloff, Peter Papadopoulos, Theresa Rebeck, David Riedy, J.T. Rogers, Elaine Romero, Sarah Schulman, Edward Seymour, Jeffrey Sweet, Alexander Thomas, Kathleen Tolan, Werner Trieschmann, Christopher Trumbo, Bill Warnock, Mac Wellman, Jeanmarie Williams, Sheri Wilner, Craig Wright and Stephan Muller.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780970904652
  • Publisher: Theatre Communications Group
  • Publication date: 4/1/2008
  • Series: Actor's Choice Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 152
  • Sales rank: 971,064
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction     ix
Foreword   Kate Schwabe     xi
Act A Lady   Jordan Harrison     1
Aloha, Say the Pretty Girls (2)   Naomi Iizuka     2
Asylum   Keith Aisner     4
Atwater: Fixin' to Die (2)   Robert Myers     6
Carson McCullers (Historically Inaccurate)   Sarah Schulman     9
The Clawfoot and Hot Tub Interviews   Werner Trieschmann     10
Court-Martial at Fort Devens (2)   Jeffrey Sweet     12
Dead Wait   Carson Kreitzer     15
Dead White Males: A Year in the Trenches of Teaching   William Missouri Downs     17
The Death of King Arthur   Matthew Freeman     19
Debt   Seth Kramer     20
Defacing Patriotic Property   Tanya Barfield     22
Dirty Little Secrets   Jeffrey M. Jones     24
DollHouse   Theresa Rebeck     26
Dracula (2)   Mac Wellman     27
Eloise & Ray (2)   Stephanie Fleischmann     30
The Elsinore Follies   Bill Warnock     34
Feeding on Mulberry Leaves   LucindaMcDermott     35
The First Night of Chanukah   Sheri Wilner     36
Five Flights   Adam Bock     38
The Five Hysterical Girls Theorem   Rinne Groff     39
Freak of Nature   Robert Alexander     41
Freakshow   Carson Kreitzer     42
Hamlet: Blood in the Brain (3)   Naomi Iizuka     43
Hand Jive   Lew Holton     47
Hate Mail   Bill Corbett   Kira Obolensky     49
Hazard County (3)   Allison Moore     51
Iphigenia in Tauris   Edward Seymour     57
King o' the Moon   Tom Dudzick     59
Language of Angels   Naomi Iizuka     60
Lapis Blue Blood Red   Cathy Caplan     62
Last Love   Peter Papadopoulos     64
The Legend of Sleepy Hollow   Christopher Cartmill     66
Lobster Alice   Kira Obolensky     67
Love   Stephen Belber     70
The Lynching of Leo Frank   Robert Myers     72
Mars Needs Women, But Not As Much As Arnold Schecter   Rich Orloff     74
Men Suck   J. Holtham     75
Mother Russia   Jeffrey Hatcher     77
A Murder of Crows (3)   Mac Wellman     79
Murmuring in a Dead Tongue   J.T. Rogers     85
Natural Selection   Eric Coble     87
Never Tell (3)   James Christy     90
The New Fire   Paul Grellong     93
Peer Gynt   David Henry Hwang   Stephan Muller     96
Permanent Collection   Thomas Gibbons     98
Post-Oedipus   Steven Gridley     102
The Potato Creek Chair of Death   Robert Kerr     103
Pride and Prejudice   Jon Jory     105
Proclivities   Kirsten Greenidge     106
The Redeemer (2)   Cybele May     107
Secret Things (2)   Elaine Romero     111
Split   Allison Moore     115
Still Life   Seth Kramer     116
Theater District   Richard Kramer     118
Throw Pitchfork   Alexander Thomas     120
To Moscow!   Jeanmarie Williams     122
Trumbo: Red, White & Blacklisted    Christopher Trumbo     123
Tumor   Sheila Callaghan     124
Two Guys Moving Heavy Stuff   David Riedy     126
The Typographer's Dream (2)   Adam Bock     127
The Unseen (2)   Craig Wright     129
The Virgin Molly   Quincy Long     132
The Wax   Kathleen Tolan     134
Whatever, Whenever   Jesse Kellerman     136
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