Best Contemporary Monologues for Kids Ages 7-15 by Lawrence Harbison
  

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Best Contemporary Monologues for Kids Ages 7-15 by Lawrence Harbison

Inside these pages, aspiring young performers will find 75 challenging monologues just right for kids. All of the pieces are about subjects appropriate for production in schools-much of it serious and challenging -which will interest child performers without offending administrators, teachers, or parents. Some are comical, some are dramatic, and some are seriocomic (a little bit of both). Most of the monologues are from plays, and some are original pieces written especially for this book. Despite the listed age of each character, these monologue can all be performed by kids of any age. The collection features wonderful monologues by some of our finest playwrights, such as Don Nigro, Cassandra Lewis, Reina Hardy, Kayla Cagan, Jenny Lyn Bader, Eric Coble, Glenn Alterman, Constance Congdon, and Barbara Dana. It also highlights exciting up-and-comers, such as Sharon Goldner, Gabriel David, Deanna Alisa Ableser, Martha Patterson, David Eliet, Connie Schindewolf, Mark Lambeck, and Phoebe Farmer.

About the Author

For over 30 years LAWRENCE HARBISON (Brooklyn, NY) was in charge of new play acquisition for Samuel French, Inc. He edits annual anthologies of best plays by new playwrights and women playwrights, best ten-minute plays, and monologues for men and for women. His column, On the Aisle with Larry, is a regular feature at www.smithandkraus.com. He was a member of the Drama Desk Nominating Committee for the 2010-2011 and 2011-2012 seasons and is a member of the Outer Critics Circle as well as the Drama Desk. He works with individual playwrights to help them develop their plays (see his website: www.playfixer.com.) He is the author of Best Contemporary Monologues for Women and Best Contemporary Monologues for Men, both from Applause.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
216 pages

Author

Lawrence Harbison
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Publisher

Applause Theatre Book Publishers an imprint of Hal Leonard Corporation

Publication date

24th September 2015

ISBN

9781495011771


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