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The Actor's Book of Contemporary Stage Monologues
By Nina Shengold (editor)
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Penguin USA
Publication date October 1, 1987
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780140096491
ISBN-10 0140096493
Dimensions 0.75 by 5 by 7.75 in.
Weight 0.60 lbs.
Original list price $16.00
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Summary
Monologues by dramatists such as Lanford Wilson, Christopher Durang, Sam Shepard, and Charles Fuller are suitable for use in auditions and classwork
Amazon.com description: Product Description: This unique anthology provides a wealth of material for actors and acting students, and a wonderful overview of the best recent plays for anyone interested in theatre. The more than 150 monologues cover a diverse range of subjects, and offer a variety of dramatic styles and moods. Each monologue is introduced with a short description of the plot, setting, and character type by the leading plauwrights of our time.

Featured dramatists include:

Christopher Durang, Wendy Wasserstein, Lanford Wilson, Wallace Shawn, Tina Howe, Caryl Churchill, Athol Fugard, Beth Henley, Sam Shepard, David Henry Hwang, Harry Kondoleon, John Patrick Shanley, Larry Shue, Michael Weller, David Rabe, Marsha Norman, August Wilson, Albert Innaurato, Jules Feiffer, Harold Pinter, David Hare, Jose Rivera, Tom Stoppard, John Guare, David Mamet, Charles Fuller, William Matrosimone, Robert Patrick, Miguel Pinero

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Paperback
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from Penguin USA (October 1, 1987); titled "The Actor's Book of Contemporary Stage Monologues"
9780140096491 | details & prices | 5.00 × 7.75 × 0.75 in. | 0.60 lbs | List price $16.00
About: A splendid collection of monologues from both well-known and obscure scripts.
Prebinding
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from Turtleback Books (October 1, 1999); titled "Actor's Book of Contemporary Stage Monologues"
9780833511539 | details & prices | 5.25 × 8.00 × 0.75 in. | 0.80 lbs | List price $26.95
About: A splendid collection of monologues from both well-known and obscure scripts.

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