A collection of fifty audition speeches for men selected from the finest plays of the last thirty years
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 Audition Book for Women.