More Monologues for Women, by Women

Overview

Tori Haring-Smith is a director and instructor as well as administrator of the Jane Chambers Memorial Playwriting Award. Her experience in the theatre has shown her, time and time again, that actors constantly draw from the same sources for monologues. This second volume should supply a greater source of refreshingly new material from some of the country's top new female playwrights.

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Overview

Tori Haring-Smith is a director and instructor as well as administrator of the Jane Chambers Memorial Playwriting Award. Her experience in the theatre has shown her, time and time again, that actors constantly draw from the same sources for monologues. This second volume should supply a greater source of refreshingly new material from some of the country's top new female playwrights.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780435070229
  • Publisher: Heinemann
  • Publication date: 8/5/1996
  • Pages: 176
  • Product dimensions: 5.43 (w) x 8.46 (h) x 0.46 (d)

Meet the Author

Tori Haring-Smith has been a director, dramaturg, and translator for more than twenty years in academic and professional theatres. She has served as dramaturg for Trinity Repertory Company; artistic director for the Wallace Theatre in Cairo, Egypt; coordinated the Jane Chambers Playwriting Award; and is now Vice President for Educational Affairs at Willamette University.
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Table of Contents

Subject Index
Introduction
Tips on Auditioning with a Monologue
Barbed Wire Under Your Armpits 1
Mamma 3
Friendship 6
Signs of Life 9
Gracie and Butch 11
Lily 13
Wax Joints 16
Asylum/Holdin on 18
Angel's Share 20
F-64 22
La Casa de las Mananas 25
Gideon and Josephine 30
A Cock. A Dream. A True Story 32
Vagina Monologues 38
Spackling in Tongues 42
Babe 46
Lardo Weeping 48
Jigsaw 53
One Hundred Women 56
Affair on the Air 58
Don't 61
Eggs and Bones 64
Napoleon's China 66
The Patient 68
What Mary Says After (from Skin) 74
Excerpt from White Noises 76
Aisle 12-B, Sundries 84
Grace, Honey 87
Making a Community 89
Rosie (from Reincarnation) 93
Excerpt from Mad Love 95
The Mouse and William (from The Breaks by Deborah Margolin and Rae C. Wright) 98
House (from All Those Violent Sweaters) 100
The Handwriting, The Soup, and The Hays 102
Waking Women 104
Other People's Ancestors 111
Juice 114
Locofoco 116
When Our Daddies Come (from Rage) 118
A Line of Cutting Women 120
The Lion 123
Tipped Uterus 128
Fireweed 130
Girl Gone 132
Flo-Jo Jenkins 133
Glow in the Dark Woman (from Living Dolls) 135
Based on a True Story 138
Boxes 140
Vegetable Love 143
Making It (Part I) 145
Where the unknown god abides 147
Alchemy of Desire/Dead-Man's Blues 149
The Bird 151
Waiting for the Big One 154
Southern Utah: Another Tragedy (from Hurricane) 157
Andie (from Andie & Swain) 161
Biographies 164
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