Scripts, inspiration, and good times
A blog for playwrights, dramatists, dramaturges and theatre enthusiasts.
The spotlight shines, the hushed anticipation of the audience surrounds you, and it's just you and your words. Monologues, those singular moments in performance when a single voice takes center stage, have the power to captivate, inspire, and provoke deep emotions. Whether you're an aspiring actor or director, selecting the right monologue involves both art and technique. Let's review how to select and perform solo scripts with confidence, unlocking the essence of these compelling narrative soliloquies.
Two empowering scripts for female actors are "Notorious to Glorious: The Woman at the Well" by Rebecca Wimmer and "If It Meant Running" by Andrew Kooman. These scripts challenge conventional norms, delve into complex female characters, and provide a platform for actresses to shine in powerful roles.
How do drama play scripts mirror society, spark conversations, and evoke empathy in audiences? Theater leads to collective action and a deeper understanding of the human condition.