12 Monologues from Published Plays (drama/comedy) that you can use for classroom study, auditions, competitions, college and high school castings.
12 Monologues from Published Plays
NO COMPARISON – Cordelia and Sophia encounter a pivotal moment within their friendship. As this one act play unfolds we see how true of a relationship these two young women really have.
PROTECTIVE SHIELD – In this one-act play, Rita talks to her friend about how she has a difficult time connecting with people without feeling anxiety.
THE BEAR – Tiffany talks with her teacher to try and gain clarity on the stresses she has in her creative work.
TWO SHADES AWAY – In this one-act play, Melanie has been doubting herself for far too long…her good friend Charla makes her realize the importance of following her dreams.
SHADOWS OF MY MIND – In this one-act play, Naomi opens up to her Aunt about a circle of depression she encounters in her life. Her Aunt shares her own personal story with her which grows their bond.
BEAUTIFUL DAY – In this one-act play, Linda talks to a stranger she met in a park about not having the confidence to be herself.
PAY ATTENTION – This one-act play is the story of a brokenhearted woman (Linda) and her cab driver (AL) who appeal to one another’s pain.
I CAN’T WIN – A one-act play between two parents coming to terms with the man their daughter is dating.
JASPER THE WHALE – This is a one-act play about Charlie, a man at the end of his rope, who undergoes a final series of life memories, while talking to his best friend in the whole wide world, an ironclad statue of a whale.
BURDEN OF BEING TAKEN – BAKER comes home from the war and the repercussions of it reveal its impact on one small family in this one-act play.
TOAST OF BROADWAY – This is a one-act play about Charlie and Tula, two creative dreamers with nothing in the world but their hopes in one another.
TRUE CALLING – Charla talks to her good friend about how she needs to follow her passion and not quit doing what makes her happy in her life.