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In performance : contemporary monologues for men and women late twenties to thirties / [edited by] J V Mercanti.

Mercanti, J. V. (Editor).

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Berklee College of Music.

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0 current holds with 1 total copy.

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Main Library PN2080 .I52 2014 37684001089548 Library Stacks Copy hold / Volume hold Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781480367470 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 1480367478 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: xvii, 238 pages ; 20 cm.
  • Publisher: Milwaukee, WI : Applause Theater & Cinema Books, An Imprint of Hal Leonard Corporation, [2014]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 235-238).
Formatted Contents Note:
Preface -- Introduction: approaching the monologue -- Etiquette for scene study, rehearsal, and beyond -- Men's monologues -- Tabletop / Rob Ackerman -- Tabletop / Rob Ackerman -- Carol Mulroney / Stephen Belber -- Carol Mulroney / Stephen Belber -- Swimming in the shallows / Adam Bock -- Swimming in the shallows / Adam Bock -- The pride / Alexi Kaye Campbell -- 99 histories / Julia Cho -- The language archive / Julia Cho -- The language archive / Julia Cho -- Living room in Africa / Bathsheba Doran -- Asuncion / Jesse Eisenberg -- Bethany / Laura Marks -- Next fall / Geoffrey Nauffts -- Crumbs from the table of joy / Lynn Nottage -- Late: a cowboy song / Sarah Ruhl -- The lyons / Nicky Silver -- Killers and other family / Lucy Thurber -- Where we're born / Lucy Thurber -- Women's Monologues -- Swimming in the shallows / Adam Bock -- The pride / Alexi Kaye Campbell -- Jericho / Jack Canfora -- 99 histories / Julia Cho -- The language archive / Julia Cho -- The language archive / Julia Cho -- Detroit / Lisa D'Amour -- Detroit / Lisa D'Amour -- Detroit / Lisa D'Amour -- Living room in Africa / Bathsheba Doran -- Asuncion / Jesse Eisenberg -- Milk like sugar / Kirsten Greenidge -- Collected stories / Donald Margulies -- Next fall / Geoffrey Nauffts -- Crumbs from the table of joy / Lynn Nottage -- Intellectuals / Scott C. Sickles -- Perfect pie / Judith Thompson -- Perfect pie / Judith Thompson -- Perfect pie / Judith Thompson -- Killers and other family / Lucy Thurber -- Killers and other family / Lucy Thurber -- Beside myself / Jennifer Wynne Webber -- BFF / Anna Ziegler -- Acknowlegments -- Play sources and acknowledgments.
Summary, etc.:
"In Performance is an indispensable collection of monologues for today's aspiring young actors. Featured are dynamic monologues from contemporary stage plays of the past 15 years, as selected by a professional acting teacher, director, and casting director. Along with covering the basics of how best to match the monologue to the actor and how to approach the rehearsal and performance of the piece, this handy guide provides a synopsis of each play, character descriptions, and a list of questions specific to each monologue that will help actors develop complex, honest, and thoughtful performances with a strong emotional connection, a clear arc, and playable actions"--Provided by publisher.
Subject: Monologues.
Acting > Auditions.

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