5 Shakespeare Audition Monologues for Young Women

5 Shakespeare monologues for young female theatre auditions.  Full monologues of Ophelia, Portia, Juliet, Desdemona and Cordelia.  Shakespeare monologues.

1. Hamlet

Character: OPHELIA

Location: Act III, sc. 1

Genre: Tragedy

First line: O, what a noble mind is here o’erthrown!

2. Julius Caesar


Location: Act II, sc. 1

Genre: Tragedy

First Line: Nor for yours neither. You’ve ungently, Brutus, Stole from my bed:

3. Romeo and Juliet


Location: Act III, sc. 2

Genre: Tragedy

First Line: O serpent heart, hid with a flowering face!

4. Othello

Character: DESDEMONA

Location: Act I, sc. 3

Genre: Tragedy

First line: That I did love the Moor to live with him, My downright violence and storm of fortunes

5. King Lear


Location: Act I, sc. 1

Genre: Tragedy

First Line: Unhappy that I am, I cannot heave My heart into my mouth:

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