Talking With...

by  Jane Martin

Full Length Play, Dramatic Comedy  /  11f

Winner! 1982 American Theatre Critics Association Award, Best Regional Play

"A dramatist with an original voice... [and] gladsome humor." - The New York Times

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Talking With...

by  Jane Martin

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    11f
  • Accolades

    Accolades

    Winner! 1982 American Theatre Critics Association Award, Best Regional Play
  • Suggested Use

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    • Cutting Approved for Competition
    • Monologues

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These extraordinary monologues received a standing ovation at Louisville's Actors Theatre. Idiosyncratic characters amuse, move and frighten, always speaking from the depths of their souls. They include a baton twirler, a fundamentalist snake handler, an ex rodeo rider and an actress willing to go to any length to get a job.
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Accolades

  • Winner! 1982 American Theatre Critics Association Award, Best Regional Play

Reviews

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"A dramatist with an original voice... [and] gladsome humor." - The New York Times

"With Jane Martin, the monologue has taken on a new poetic form, intensive in its method and revelatory in its impact." - Philadelphia Inquirer

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  • Minimum Fee: $125 per performance
    $75 per play individually

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Jane Martin

Jane Martin, a Kentuckian, first came to national attention for Talking With, a collection of monologues premiering in Actors Theatre of Louisvilleā€™s 1982 Humana Festival of New American Plays. Since its New York premiere at Manhattan Theatre Club in 1982, Talking With has been performed around the world, winning the B ...

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Talking With... premiered at the Manhattan Theatre Club in October 1982 under the direction of Jon Jory.

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