Short Plays, Drama Scenery: Interiors Comanche Cafe: 2 females In the late 1930's outside the seedy "Comanche Cafe," two waitresses pass the time: the older, Mattie recalls a fling; Ronnie, a regretful virgin, plans a bright future... Domino Courts: 2 males, 2 females Four years later, at a tourist cabin in the Oklahoma dust bowl, Floyd (now married to waitress Ronnie) and Roy, former bank robbers and self-proclaimed "Hot Grease Boys," meet up for an ill-fated reunion. "Haunting, t
An Actor's Reference to Over 1,000 Scenes and Monologues from More than 300 Contemporary Plays
Author: Ed Hooks
Pubpsher: Back Stage Books
Category: Performing Arts
All actors and acting teachers need The Ultimate Scene and Monologue Sourcebook, the invaluable guide to finding just the right piece for every audition. The unique format of the book is ideal for acting teachers who want their students to understand each monologue in context. This remarkable book describes the characters, action, and mood for more than 1,000 scenes in over 300 plays. Using these guidelines, the actor can quickly pinpoint the perfect monologue, then find the text in the Samuel French or Dramatist Play Service edition of the play. Newly revised and expanded, the book includes the author’s own assessment of each monologue.
Volume Four of the distinguished American Theatre: A Chronicle of Comedy and Drama series offers a thorough, candid, and fascinating look at the theater in New York during the last decades of the twentieth century.