New plays often originate from monologues, and the Playwrights' Center of Minneapolis is the creative home for hundreds of playwrights whose work is produced throughout the country. Kristen Gandrow and Polly Carl work with these exciting dramatists each day, and they have collected a broad range of monologues by Center writers for you to perform and enjoy.
The work in "The Playwrights' Center Monologues for Women" is finely crafted, entertaining, often poignant, and features the best playwriting in present-day American theater. Among the scores of playwrights are notables such as Carlyle Brown, Lisa D'Amour, Jeffrey Hatcher, Melanie Marnich, Kira Obolensky, and the prestigious Jerome and McKnight fellows of the Center-including its most intriguing new voices..
Whether you are an actor looking for fresh material for auditions of every length or a theatre student honing your technique, "The Playwrights' Center Monologues for Women" showcases the amazing diversity and quality of contemporary American playwriting.