Author(s): Various Authors ..
'One eye closed, the other locked on my target.'Monologues are a crucial element of theatre, for actors and students alike. From high school study to professional auditions and performances, the monologue exposes the heart of a play and the capacities of the performer.The monologue should be relevant to the performer, and a revelation to the audience. This new collection brings together 30 monologues from contemporary Australian plays. These voices-from ages 14 to 84, from the 1880s to the near future-showcase the best of our national writing for the stage.Featuring monologues written by:DONNA ABELA * JADA ALBERTS * ANGELA BETZIEN * ANDREW BOVELL * MELISSA BUBNIC * MARY ANNE BUTLER * JUSTINE CAMPBELL & SARAH HAMILTON * STEPHEN CARLETON * KATHERINE THOMSON, ANGELA CHAPLIN & KAVISHA MAZZELLA * ELIZABETH COLEMAN * PATRICIA CORNELIUS * WESLEY ENOCH * JANE MONTGOMERY GRIFFITHS * RASHMA N. KALSIE * DANIEL KEENE * FINEGAN KRUCKEMEYER * SUZIE MILLER * KATE MULVANY & CRAIG SILVEY * TERENCE O'CONNELL * DEBRA OSWALD * LACHLAN PHILPOTT * LEAH PURCELL * CAROLINE REID * DAMIEN RYAN * SAMAH SABAWI * STEPHEN SEWELL * NINNA TERSMAN * ALANA VALENTINE