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: $100 per performance
    $45 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 Louisville’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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