18 Contemporary Monologues from Published Plays offers actors, drama teachers and creators original story material to explore and express.
18 Monologues from Published Plays
I’M SORRY YOU’RE SO BEAUTIFUL
Amanda is concerned that the guy she’s been seeing is interfering with her professional work.
GONE TOO SOON
Tarva’s father has been heartbroken ever since her mother passed on.
Wilma works in the mailroom and expresses her disdain to a co-worker with regard to her boring life.
Kimmie shares a personal story from her childhood, in order to help Cameron realize the damage he is creating for himself.
Never knowing if you are on the right life track.
ROSE TO ASH
Aggie tries her best to connect to her uncle but he doesn’t seem to understand the seriousness of her desperation.
This monologue focuses on coping with an abundance of strange thoughts that enter the mind.
Harrison seeks out and finds the woman he instantly had a connection with, only to find out that she isn’t everything she claimed to be.
DAY FOLLOWS NIGHT
Tyra explains to her friend how she wishes to die and come back a better version of herself.
EYE OF THE WHALE
Gene comes back after a two year disappearance and discusses his spiritual journey.
Philip is highly insulted that Reginald pretended not to see the dinner check on the table.
ACHE AND MOAN
Kendra gives her new worker a reality check over the world she left behind.
Cosmo expresses his feelings poetically to his girlfriend Rianna.
Marlo talks to his dear friend about his unlucky life and the misery that always stays with him.
Being a patient in a psycho ward brings about a confrontation between what is real and what doesn’t exist.
THE GARDEN MAZE
Anna speaks with her Uncle Toby about how she can’t seem to figure out her mother’s behavior.
A serial killer may have a change of heart with his latest victim.
SHADOWS OF MY MIND
Naomi opens up to her favorite Aunt about the inner battles she suffers with depression.