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New Monologues for Mature Actors
New Monologues for Mature Actors
Compiled and edited by Ann McDonough. Written by Kent Brown, Ann Deagon, Emanuel Fried, L.B. Hamilton, Rand Higbee, Douglas Hill, Cheryldee Huddleston, Julie Jensen, Mark Steven Jensen, Jenny Laird, Moire K. Lynch, Davey Marlin-Jones, Terryl Paiste, Erik Ramsey, Paula Reibel Schwartz, Grady A. Smith, Jeffrey Sweet, Julie Stainer, Ralph Tropf, Vernon Troutner and Gregory M. Vovos.

 This first-of-its-kind anthology of comic and serious monologues is specially tailored for actors age 55 and older. Leading American playwrights have penned characters who are fresh and reflective of older adults in the modern world. A convenient source book of monologues ideally suited for auditions or acting classes. The book also contains suggestions and exercises to use when preparing for an audition, plus listings of previously published and produced classical, comic and serious monologues for mature actors and actresses. A must for senior performers!

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Status:  In Stock
Type of show:  Anthology
Catalog Code:  N44
Royalty:  $0.00 /perf.*
Cost:  $19.95
Performing Group: Senior Theatre
ISBN (10): 0871297159
Kent R. Brown is a director, editor and playwright whose works have been produced throughout Canada, Belgium, The Netherlands, Australia and the United States. American venues include People's Light & Theatre Company, Walnut Street Theatre, Greenbrier Valley Theatre, Orlando Repertory, BoarsHead Theater, West Coast Ensemble, Boston Theatre Works, Moving Arts, The Side Project and Pulse Ensemble. Titles include Two Beers ...More
Cheryldee Huddleston received her M.F.A. in playwriting from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, under the tutelage of Julie Jensen and the late Davey Marlin-Jones. In 2002, her play Who Loves You, Jimmie Orrio? won the prestigious PEN USA West Coast Literary Award for Drama. Her play Prodigals has been produced at L.A.'s Odyssey Theatre and off-Broadway's Vital Theatre. Children ...More
Julie Jensen's play, Two-Headed, was commissioned by ASK Theatre Projects in Los Angeles and was developed in the Common Ground Festival. It has had successful productions at Salt Lake Acting Company, Salt Lake City, Utah; Mill Mountain Theatre, Roanoke, Va.; the Women's Project and Productions in New York City and by Timescape Arts Group in Los Angeles. Jensen's earlier plays ...More
Jenny Laird is a resident playwright at Chicago Dramatists, where her play Ballad Hunter received its premiere and a Joseph Jefferson Nomination for Outstanding New Work. She is also the recipient of the Cunningham Prize for playwriting, Mill Mountain Theatre's New Play Award, an Illinois Arts Council Playwriting Fellowship as well as developmental and production grants from the NEA. Her ...More
Ann McDonough holds a Ph.D. in theater from the University of Minnesota and is the co-founder and head of the senior adult theater program at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Her books available through Dramatic Publishing are New Monologues for Mature Actors and Short Stuff: Ten- to Twenty-Minute Plays for Mature Actors and (with Kent R. Brown) A Grand ...More
Erik Ramsey shares teaching duties with Charles Smith in the M.F.A. Playwriting Program at Ohio University and is also head of the B.F.A. playwriting program. His latest play, Lions Lost (In Translation), has been developed at numerous regional theaters including Cleveland Public Theatre, American Stage, the Tony-award winning Victory Gardens and Pittsburgh Irish and Classical Theatre. He is currently writing ...More
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