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Find a Monologue
Use the following to identify a monologue, then check the Library Catalog to see if it's available through Sprague.:
Resource to find dramatic & comedic monologues to assist you in preparing for auditions. From .Backstage
More focused on full plays, but still helpful. From Dramatists Play Service
Search the Sprague Library catalog by author or title for particular play scripts.
Browse for scripts by (1) searching the genre heading 'plays'. Type ge:plays into the catalog search box; or (2) searching for the subject heading of 'scripts (documents)' (su:scripts (documents).
You can also find scripts within anthologies as well as scenes and monologues.
2 Minutes and Under by Glenn Alterman
Call Number: PN2080 .A44 1993
Publication Date: 1993
Original character monologs for men and women covering a variety of types, ages, and moods and ranging from serious to comic.
The Playwrights' Center Monologues for Women by Kristen Gandrow; Polly K. Carl (Editor)
Call Number: PN2080 .P6215 2005
Publication Date: 2005
Broad range of monologues by Playwrights' Center of Minneapolis writers to perform and enjoy.
Marjorie Prime by Jordan Harrison
Call Number: PS3608.A78348 M37 2016
Publication Date: 2017
Finalist for the 2015 Pulitzer Prize for Drama Now a major motion picture starring Jon Hamm, Geena Davis, Lois Smith, and Tim Robbins.
Yen by Anna Jordan
Call Number: PR6110 .O72 2016
Publication Date: 2016
Anna Jordan's Bruntwood Prize-winning play, Yen explores a childhood lived without boundaries and the consequences of being forced to grow up on your own.
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