The best 21st-century playwrights offer powerful narratives for the fairer sexChosen by theater professionals for their compelling stories and rich characters, these 40 female monologues have been culled from the most important and entertaining plays of the last decade. Each piece, from the deeply emotional to the scathingly hilarious, is accompanied by context from the play it comes from, past production information, and helpful commentary from professionals who previously performed the piece. Professional and amateur actors, acting students, and drama teachers will find pieces to both study and perform in this practical collection of current monologues.
Author BiographyMartha Burns is an award-winning stage and screen actress who is known for her work in youth theater and her leading role in the Canadian television drama Slings and Arrows. She is an instructor at George Brown College and Ryerson University. She lives in Toronto, Ontario.