American theatre book of monologues for men / edited by Stephanie Coen

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Subjects: Monologues
Acting--Auditions
American drama--20th century
Men--Drama
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Edition: 1st ed
Published: New York : Theatre Communications Group ; St. Paul, MN : Distributed to the book trade by Consortium Book Sales and Distribution, 2003
LC Classification: P, PN
Physical Description: xxiii, 159 p. ; 22 cm
Table of Contents: Introduction
Be Specific: The Actor's Approach to the Monologue - An Interview with Bartlett Sher
1. "We were a Well-Established Family Once" 1
Dodge, Buried Child / Sam Shepard 3
Vince, Buried Child / Sam Shepard 4
Walker, Three Days of Rain / Richard Greenberg 5
2. "It was Love. Always Love" 9
Anthony, A Question of Mercy / David Rabe 11
Chilli, In the Blood / Suzan-Lori Parks 12
Craver, In the Heart of America / Naomi Wallace 14
Gallimard, M. Butterfly / David Henry Hwang 16
Porter, August Snow / Reynolds Price 17
Pip, Three Days of Rain / Richard Greenberg 19
3. "Trying to Talk, Saying Good-Bye" 21
Thomas, A Question of Mercy / David Rabe 23
Lord Alfred Douglas, Gross Indecency: The Three Trials of Oscar Wilde / Moises Kaufman 24
Oscar Wilde, Gross Indecency: The Three Trials of Oscar Wilde / Moises Kaufman 26
Walter, Unfinished Stories / Sybille Pearson 28
4. "Once you Know you're Dead, why Keep on Dyin ..." 31
Junie, The Colored Museum / George C. Wolfe 33
Lou, The Speed of Darkness / Steve Tesich 35
Joe, The Speed of Darkness / Steve Tesich 36
Joe, The Speed of Darkness / Steve Tesich 38
5. "Some Sense of History" 41
Todd, Pterodactyls / Nicky Silver 43
The Foundling Father as Abraham Lincoln, The America Play / Suzan-Lori Parks 45
The Foundling Father as Abraham Lincoln, The America Play / Suzan-Lori Parks 48
T.J., Insurrection: Holding History / Robert O'Hara 49
Brodus, Miss Evers' Boys / David Feldshuh 51
Vershinin, Three Sisters / Anton Chekhov, David Mamet 52
6. "Here I am, Talking to you about my Revolutionary Life" 55
Pio, The Day You'll Love Me / Jose Ignacio Cabrujas 57
Ernesto, Principia Scriptoriae / Richard Nelson 59
The Little Dutch Boy at Age 50, The Baltimore Waltz / Paula Vogel 60
Jonesy, Side Man / Warren Leight 62
Swahili, I Am a Man / OyamO 63
Augustus, The Darker Face of the Earth / Rita Dove 64
7. "People Fall for Me, What they Think is Me" 67
Neal, August Snow / Reynolds Price 69
Baron, The Chemistry of Change / Marlane Meyer 70
Patrick, Zero Positive / Harry Kondoleon 71
Roy, Angels in America, Part One: Millennium Approaches / Tony Kushner 72
8. "People I Know are Dying" 75
Jody, Lonely Planet / Steven Dietz 77
Carl, Lonely Planet / Steven Dietz 79
Carl, The Baltimore Waltz / Paula Vogel 80
Captain John Graunt, The Living / Anthony Clarvoe 82
Captain John Graunt, The Living / Anthony Clarvoe 84
9. "The Point is Husband and Wife, Man and Woman, Adam and Rib" 87
Father Donnally, The Marriage of Bette and Boo / Christopher Durang 89
Chilli, In the Blood / Suzan-Lori Parks 92
Pip, Three Days of Rain / Richard Greenberg 94
Nick, Sight Unseen / Donald Margulies 96
Takamura, Ballad of Yachiyo / Philip Kan Gotanda 97
10. "You Want to be Nice, or you Want to be Effective?" 99
Roy, Angels in America, Part One: Millennium Approaches / Tony Kushner 101
Hoyle, Three Hotels / Jon Robin Baitz 102
Barry, Talk Radio / Eric Bogosian 104
Judge, Santos & Santos / Octavio Solis 106
11. "I am a Man of the People ..." 109
The Doctor, In the Blood / Suzan-Lori Parks 111
Reverend D., In the Blood / Suzan-Lori Parks 113
Lou, The Speed of Darkness / Steve Tesich 115
12. "The Most Precious Asset in Life ... is the Ability to be a Good Son" 119
Roy, Angels in America, Part One: Millennium Approaches / Tony Kushner 121
Jonathan, Sight Unseen / Donald Margulies 123
Bob, Lloyd's Prayer / Kevin Kling 124
13. "A Father's Love is a Fairly Spectacular Thing" 127
Samuel, An Almost Holy Picture / Heather McDonald 129
Samuel, An Almost Holy Picture / Heather McDonald 130
Hector, Roosters / Milcha Sanchez-Scott 132
Lloyd, Lloyd's Prayer / Kevin Kling 133
Will, The Young Man from Atlanta / Horton Foote 135
14. "You Ever Killed Anybody? Ever Want to?" 137
Prisoner, The Incredibly Famous Willy Rivers / Stephen Metcalfe 139
Boxler, In the Heart of America / Naomi Wallace 140
Golf Club, Marisol / Jose Rivera 141
Ron, Search and Destroy / Howard Korder 142
Gallo, Roosters / Milcha Sanchez-Scott 144
15. "What is it that Makes a Man Feel Sorry?" 145
Martinus, Playland / Athol Fugard 147
Gideon, Playland / Athol Fugard 149
Bob, the Pizza Boy, Bobrauschenbergamerica / Charles L. Mee 151
Lunga, Middle Finger / Han Ong 153
Further Reading 155
Added Titles: American theatre magazine
Alternate Title(s): American theatre magazine.
Additional Authors: Coen, Stephanie
Notes: LCCN: 2001027315
ISBN: 1559361972 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Audition monologues selected from plays first published in American theatre magazine since 1985
Includes bibliographical references (p. 155-159)
OCLC Number: 46402217
ISBN/ISSN: 1559361972