It is hard to imagine any actor or acting student who would not benefit greatly from these titles which are enlightening a great pleasure to read and filled with lines that literally jump off the page. An outstanding group of books, most highly recommended.
Playwright/Editor JOCELYN A. BEARD, a veteran of NYU's film school and the Yale School of Drama, has edited almost forty monologue books for Smith and Kraus. Her Screenplay, Igor and the Lunatics, was made into a feature film and subsequently listed in Heavy Metal magazine as "One of the 10 Sleaziest Movies Ever Made!" Notwithstanding, Jocelyn lives in an old haunted house in the Hudson River Valley with her husband, Kevin Kitowski, their beautiful daughter, Blythe, and lots of dogs.
24 great audition scenes for 1 woman and 1 man, and 21 scenes for 2 women from the 1980's.
The pieces in the volume include selections from: When We Were Women by Sharman MacDonald The Undoing by William Mastrosimone Sally And Marsha by Sybille Pearson Prelude to a Kiss by Craig Lucas The Pink Studio by Jane Anderson Henceforward by Alan Ayckbourn Lettice and Lovage by Peter Shaffer La Chunga by Mario Vargas Llosa