The Methuen Audition Book for Women

The Methuen Audition Book for Women

by Annika Bluhm (Editor)


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The Methuen Audition Book for Women by Annika Bluhm

Annika Bluhm has compiled pieces from mainstream contemporary classics as well as cutting-edge plays from the last ten years. They cover a wide range of mood and character, from comedy to tragedy, from youth to old age. Each piece is accompanied by a synopsis setting the extract firmly in context
Contains an introduction from the editor with a note of advice for those preparing audition pieces.

Annika Bluhm is herself an actress and worked for one year at French's Bookshop, prior to training at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. In the course of compiling this collection of fifty audition speeches from some of our finest contemporary playwrights, she interviewed a number of directors from small companies to major institutions. She has also compiled The Methuen Drama Audition Book for Women.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780413771933
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date: 07/01/2003
Series: Audition Speeches Series
Edition description: REV
Pages: 112
Product dimensions: 5.06(w) x 7.81(h) x 0.23(d)

Table of Contents


After Miss Julie by Patrick Marber

Donkey's Years by Michael Frayn

Treehouses by Elizabeth Kuti

Joyriders by Christina Reid

Cooking with Elvis by Lee Hall

Fear and Misery of the Third Reich by Bertolt Brecht

Two by Ron Elisha

Educating Rita by Willy Russell

Junk by John Retallack, adapted from the novel by Melvin Burgess

Bazaar & Rummage by Sue Townsend

Why is John Lennon Wearing a Skirt? by Claire Dowie

Teendreams by David Edgar and Susan Todd

Cleo, Camping, Emmanuelle and Dick by Terry Johnson

My Mother Said I Never Should by Charlotte Keatley

A State Affair by Robin Soans

Summer by Edward Bond

Truly, Madly, Deeply by Anthony Minghella

The Art of Success by Nick Dear

Oleanna by David Mamet

Up to You, Porky by Victoria Wood

Beached by Kevin Hood

Our Country's Good by Timberlake Wertenbaker

The Pitchfork Disney by Philip Ridley

The Great Celestial Cow by Sue Townsend

Silly Cow by Ben Elton

Adult Child/Dead Child by Claire Dowie

Down the Line by Paul Mercier

Bazaar & Rummage by Sue Townsend

An Experienced Woman Gives Advice by Iain Heggie

Waking Up by Dario Fo and Franca Rame

The Age of Consent by Peter Morris

Joyriders by Christina Reid

Spoonface Steinberg by Lee Hall

Made in Bangkok by Anthony Minghella

The Lament for Arthur Cleary by Dermot Bolger

City Sugar by Stephen Poliakoff

Can't Stand Up for Falling Down by Richard Cameron

Serious Money by Caryl Churchill

Pond Life by Richard Cameron

Confusions by Alan Ayckbourban

The Gift by Roy Williams

Find Me by Olwen Wymark

Shoping and F***ing by Mark Ravenhill

Road by Jim Cartwright

Ten Tiny Fnigers, Nine Tiny Toes by Sue Townsend

Whale Music by Anthony Minghella

Five Kinds of Silence by Shelagh Stephenson

Touched by Stephen Lowe

The Wild at Heart Club by Jenny McLeod

Fen by Caryl Churchill

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