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Monologues

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Female Classical

Roles for 2019 are from:

  • The Winter's Tale by William Shakespeare, Act 3 Scene 2
  • Hamlet by William Shakespeare, Act 4 Scene 7
  • The Merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare, Act 3 Scene 2
  • A Midsummer Night's Dream by William Shakespeare, Act 1 Scene 2
  • Twelfth Night, or What You Will by William Shakespeare, Act 2 Scene 2
  • Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare, Act 3 Scene 2
  • Henry VI Part 3 by William Shakespeare, Act 1 Scene 1

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Female or Male Classical

Roles for 2019 are from:

  • The Tempest by William Shakespeare, Act 1 Scene 2
  • Henry VI Part 3 by William Shakespeare, Act 5 Scene 6
  • Hamlet by William Shakespeare, Act 1 Scene 5
  • A Midsummer Night's Dream by William Shakespeare, Act 3 Scene 2

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Male Classical

Roles for 2019 are from:

  • Macbeth by William Shakespeare, Act 1 Scene 7
  • Much Ado About Nothing by William Shakespeare, Act 2 Scene 3
  • Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare, Act 3 Scene 1
  • Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare, Act 2 Scene 2
  • Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare, Act 4 Scene 3
  • The Two Gentlemen of Verona by William Shakespeare, Act 2 Scene 3
  • The Comedy of Errors by William Shakespeare, Act 3 Scene 2

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Female Contemporary

Roles for 2019 are from:

  • Oleanna by David Mamet (Methuen, 1993)
  • Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune by Terrence McNally (Penguin Books USA, 1991)
  • Three Sisters by Anton Chekhov (Translated by Michael Frayn)
  • Saint Joan by George Bernard Shaw
  • Dags by Debra Oswald (Currency Press, 1987)
  • Proof by David Auburn (Faber and Faber, 2000)
  • A Doll's House by Henrik Ibsen (Translated by William Archer)
  • Spike Heels by Theresa Rebeck (Samuel French, 1992)

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Male Contemporary

Roles for 2019 are from:

  • The Cherry Orchard by Anton Chekov (Translated by Michael Frayn)
  • The Matchmaker by Thornton Wilder
  • White with Wire Wheels by Jack Hibberd (Currency Press, 1968)
  • Mother Courage and Her Children by Bertolt Brecht (Translated by John Willett)
  • Punk Rock by Simon Stephens (Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2009)
  • Crazy Brave by Michael Gurr (Currency Press, 2000)
  • Away by Michael Gow
  • The Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Williams

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