" Monologues are an essential part of every actor's tool-kit.
Actors are required to perform monologues regularly throughout their career: in particular, preparing for drama school entry, showcasing skills for agents or auditioning for a professional role.
Following on from the bestselling first volume (2008), this book showcases selected monologues from some of the best modern plays by some of today's leading contemporary playwrights.
These monologues contain a diverse range of quirky and memorable characters that cross cultural and historical boundaries.
The pieces have been organised into age-specific groups: 'teens', 'twenties', 'thirties' and 'forties plus'. "