The Playwrights' Center Monologues for Women (Paperback)

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New plays often originate from monologues, and the Playwrights' Center of Minneapolis is the creative home for hundreds of playwrights whose work is produced throughout the country. Kristen Gandrow and Polly Carl work with these exciting dramatists each day, and they have collected a broad range of monologues by Center writers for you to perform and enjoy.

The work in The Playwrights' Center Monologues for Women is finely crafted, entertaining, often poignant, and features the best playwriting in present-day American theater. Among the scores of playwrights are notables such as Carlyle Brown, Lisa D'Amour, Jeffrey Hatcher, Melanie Marnich, Kira Obolensky, and the prestigious Jerome and McKnight fellows of the Center-including its most intriguing new voices..

Whether you are an actor looking for fresh material for auditions of every length or a theatre student honing your technique, The Playwrights' Center Monologues for Women showcases the amazing diversity and quality of contemporary American playwriting.

About the Author

Kristen Gandrow is Director of New Play Development for the Playwrights' Center. She's been a dramaturg for festivals and productions throughout the country and Off-Broadway. She received an MA in creative nonfiction and an MFA in dramaturgy from the University of Iowa, where she participated in its Playwrights Workshop. Polly K. Carl is Producing Artistic Director for the Playwrights' Center, where she oversees artistic programming, community and institutional development, and organizational finances. She has been with the Center for six years and received a PhD in Comparative Studies in Discourse and Society from the University of Minnesota.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780325007410
ISBN-10: 0325007411
Publisher: Heinemann Drama
Publication Date: April 5th, 2005
Pages: 224
Language: English