Contemporary Scenes for Actors; Women

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Overview

First Published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780878300785
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 7/28/1999
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 240
  • Sales rank: 523,543
  • Product dimensions: 5.10 (w) x 7.60 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Michael Earley and Philippa Keil are the editors of The Classical Monologue, The Modern Monologue and The Contemporary Monologue, all available from Routledge.

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Table of Contents

Notes to the Actors
Scenes for One Woman and One Man 1
The Beauty Queen of Leenane 3
Boys' Life 11
Broken Glass 19
Closer 27
Dog Opera 34
The Heidi Chronicles 40
The Lodger 44
The Pitchfork Disney 52
Raised in Captivity 58
Shopping and F***ing 64
Simpatico 71
Some Voices 79
Two 86
The Woman Who Cooked Her Husband 93
Scenes for Two Women 99
Amy's View 101
The Beauty Queen of Leenane 108
The Cripple of Inishmaan 116
Kindertransport 120
Low Level Panic 126
The Memory of Water 131
My Mother Said I Never Should 138
A Perfect Ganesh 144
Serving it Up 150
Sweet Panic 156
Talking in Tongues 166
Weldon Rising 173
The Woman Who Cooked Her Husband 178
Play Sources 182
Acknowledgements 184
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