Category Archives for "Monologues"
This monologue was a request from Heidi Loveridge, a London-based actress coming to the U.S. for a round of auditions. She asked for something “really funny, really contemporary, and even a bit stupid, then turns into something that brings it … Continue reading
There have been several requests for shorter monologues. So here’s my attempt at something you can perform in about a minute. I try to be the kind of writer who gives an actor room to play. It’s risky; my writing … Continue reading
A while back, I got a request from an actress named Daisy Faith for a new monologue. She was auditioning for a reality show on which the grand prize was a role in a sitcom. Daisy asked for a female … Continue reading
OK, this one isn’t a monologue, but I’m sharing anyway. It was a request from brevityTV’s Tunisia Hardison, who needed an audition piece for the NBC Universal actor showcase. (She got in, btw!) The prompt I was given was “Two … Continue reading
I was lucky enough to encounter a fun and challenging writing exercise this weekend. A woman named Jenni was going to audition for a musical comedy. She had her song picked out (nothing less than some JOURNEY, believe it or not…) … Continue reading
Here’s the piece that started me down the path of posting the occasional monologue to this blog. The talented Arnica Skulstad Laurice did the first ever proto-sketch for brevityTV. When we held formal auditions for group membership, I asked her to try … Continue reading