This sequel edition contains new works from plays produced in the US and Europe. It offers young actors a broad spectrum of challenges with contemporary styles and relevant topics in a variety of lengths. In addition to the scenes and monologs, the drama book includes nineteen useful exercises for strengthening acting skills. Many of the pieces require that performers dig deep into their imaginations to use their own emotional resources. A short acting preface precedes each selection to help guide the actors' interpretations. Recommended as a theatre text or a supplemental resource for acting classes. Scenes for all ages - most 18-30 years.