One on One: The Best Women's Monologues for the 21st Century

This superb volume brings together a collection of the works of over 70 playwrights, spotlighting the very best of Broadway, Off-Broadway, regional, and experimental writings since the turn of the 21st century. One on One begins with a special section which shows readers how to choose, practice, and perform a speech for auditions. Comic or serious - or both - these monologues have been written for young and old actors by famous names and up-and-coming talent.Works include House Arrest by Anna Deavere Smith; Gem of the Ocean by August Wilson; David Auburn's Are You Ready? ; Brain Dykstra's The Committee , and many more.