Here’s 25 Best Audition Monologues for Actors who are looking for contemporary monologues from play scripts.
25 Best Audition Monologues for Actors
LAND OF THE FORGOTTEN
George meets Kim at the park, two people who have never met but have a lot in common.
MORE WAYS THAN ONE
Porterfield has a lot of trouble going on for himself at school and his principal may or may not try to help him out.
Dabney and his wife Harlotte are conflicted about their son Jacob’s future.
Bella wishes she and her mother saw eye to eye and were close.
Jessica and Brian have been trapped inside their home because of a pandemic.
LOCAL GUY FROM THE NEIGHBORHOOD
Jack falls in love the first time he meets his neighbor’s daughter.
WHATEVER HAPPENED TO LUELLA BEANS?
Rebecca talks to her daughter about who her real mother is.
EVEN THE COLOR BLUE
Johan visits his parents with the desire to let them know he is gay but bad news beats him to the punch.
COME WITH ME, BACK HOME
Daz receives a phone call from the local bar owner to come pick up his alcoholic mother who remains passed out in a booth.
NO HARM NO FOUL
Cuddy and Dean are the only one’s present at their mutually best friend’s wake.
A short play about suicide told through the eyes of Donnie.
Tiffany is conflicted over how she can take steps to do more for her own life.
A one-act play about a humanoid taking the place of a man.
Jeffrey was an actor who tried to take the life of his director and has ended up in a mental institution.
THE PIT OF MY STOMACH
Nina is teenager who only has one parent, her father, but she doesn’t live your average teenage life because her father is constantly on the move due to his criminal activity.
DOWN FOR THE CAUSE
Joselly desperately needs relief for how hard she’s been working and when she let’s her boss know, she gets a kick in the pants.
DARK SIDE OF MY MOON
Jobe is border line psychotic within himself based on how serious he takes competition.
DEATH OF A LITTLE MONSTER
Rory’s sister’s dog died and he gets guilted by his mother to send his condolences.
FRONT ROW SEATS
Joe is happy to have a great night out with his girlfriend, only to run into stomach trouble right before a play is about to begin.
THERE HE IS
Pete loves his job but is tortured by his co-worker Andrew who wants to be his best friend for life.
A father has to admit that his daughter needs to get kicked out of the house in order to save a healthy balance for the rest of his family.
Eliza is devastated when she gets handed a prenuptial agreement to sign.
Byra suffers the pain of having her best friend Ramsey try to force himself on her.
WHEN THE COOKING IS DONE
Marza gets enlightened when she goes to the theatre and see a play that reawakens the truth she must follow in her own life.
BEFORE THE LIGHT WENT OUT
Roisin speaks with her brother Samuel over his issues with their mother who has just died.