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Title Solo! : the best monologues of the 80's (women) / edited by Michael Earley and Philippa Keil
Published New York : Applause Theatre Book Publishers, [1987]
©1987
©1987

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Description 145 pages ; 20 cm
Series Appliause acting series
Applause acting series.
Contents Introduction: Acting solo / Michael Earley -- Your sixty seconds of fame / Michael Earley -- Agnes of God / John Pielmeier -- Album / David Rimmer -- All she cares about is the Yankees / John Ford Noonan -- All kidding aside / Charles R. Johnson -- As is / William M. Hoffman -- Aunt Dan and Lemon / Wallace Shawn -- Birth on a hard shoulder / Howard Barker -- Blood moon / Nicholas Kazan -- Bodies / James Saunders -- Brighton Beach memoirs / Neil Simon -- The colored museum / George C. Wolfe -- Come back to the 5 & dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean / Ed Graczyk -- The conduct of life / Marla Irene Fornes -- Crimes of the heart / Beth Henley -- Danny and the deep blue sea / John Patrick Shanley -- The day they shot John Lennon / James McLure -- Demigod / Richard LaGravenese -- Duet for one / Tom Kempinski -- Extremities / William Mastrosimone -- Fences / August Wilson -- FOB / David Henry Hwang -- Fool for love / Sam Shepard -- A girl's guide to chaos / Cynthia Heimel -- Ghost on fire / Michael Weller -- The grace of Mary Traverse / Timberlake Wertenbaker -- Hawker / Eric Overmyer -- Highest standard of living / Keith Reddin -- Hunting cockroaches / Janusz Glowacki -- Hurlyburly / David Rabe -- In place / Corinne Jacker -- Lady day at Emerson's bar and grill / Lanie Robertson -- Later / Corinne Jacker -- A lesson from Aloes / Athol Fugard -- Les liasons dangereuses / Christopher Hampton -- A lie of the mind / Sam Shepard -- Little victories / Lavonne Mueller -- Lunch / Steven Berkoff -- The marriage of Bette and Boo / Christopher Durang -- Ma Rainey's black bottom / August Wilson -- My sister in this house / Wendy Kesselman -- Native speech / Eric Overmyer -- New York social life / Laurie Anderson -- 'night, mother / Marsha Norman -- Once a Catholic / Mary O'Malley -- Passione / Albert Innaurato -- Personality / Gina Wendkos, Ellen Ratner -- Play memory / Joanna M. Glass -- Plenty / David Hare -- Postcards/ Carol K. Mack -- The real thing / Tom Stoppard -- Reckless / Craig Lucas -- The resurrection of Lady Lester / OyamO -- Ripen our darkness / Sarah Daniels -- Road / Jim Cartwright -- Rockaby / Samuel Beckett -- The search for signs of intelligent life in the universe / Jane Wagner -- Shivaree / William Mastrosimone -- Spell #7 / Ntozake Shange -- Steaming / Nell Dunn -- Stevie / Hugh Whitemore -- Still life / Emily Mann -- Terminal bar / Paul Selig -- 'til the Beatles reunite / Len Berkman -- Tom and Viv / Michael Hastings -- Touched / Stephen Lowe -- True dare kiss / Debbie Horsfield -- The vampires / Harry Kondoleon -- When I was a girl I used to scream and shout / Sharman Macdonald -- Women of Manhattan / John Patrick Shanley -- The workroom / Jean-Claude Grumberg -- Wrecked eggs / David Hare
Summary Presents a collection of powerful monologues for actresses, written by the decade's most influential and popular dramatists from the United States and Great Britain
Notes Presents a collection of powerful monologues for actresses, written by the decade's most influential and popular dramatists from the United States and Great Britain
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 143-145
Notes Also issued online
Subject Acting -- Auditions.
Acting.
Actresses.
Drama.
English drama -- 20th century.
American drama -- 20th century.
Monologues.
Women -- Drama.
Acting.
American drama -- 20th century.
English drama -- 20th century.
Monologues.
Genre/Form Drama.
Author Earley, Michael.
Keil, Philippa.
LC no. 87017475
ISBN 093683966X (paperback)