Award Monologues for Women is a collection of fifty-four monologues taken from plays written since 1980 that have been nominated for the Pullitzer Prize, the Tony and the Drama Desk Awards in New York, and The Evening Standard and Laurence Olivier Awards in London. The book provides an excellent range of up-to-date audition pieces, usefully arranged in age groups, and is supplemented with audition tips to improve your acting, and to ensure that the best possible performance.
'Patrick and Christine have researched, in depth, the latest modern plays of high calibre writing, many of which are extraordinary and, indeed, unfamiliar … I highly recommend this book to anyone studying or auditioning, as the individual information and notes given for each speech are immensely helpful.' – David Suchet
Introduction. How to Use this Book. Quick Advice on Auditioning. Notes on Speeches. The Award Monologues for Women, 20s. The Award Monologues for Women, 30s. The Award Monologues for Women, 40s. The Award Monologues for Women, Over 50s. Index of Playwrights. Index of Plays. The Award List from 1980 to 2006