Check out the list below of modern/contemporary plays. These plays contain one or more monologues suitable for audition purposes, though some may need to be cut together or edited somewhat.

Monologues For Young  Men

Name of Play

Author

Character

The Dark at the Top of the Stairs

William Inge

Sammy

Fences

August Wilson

Cory

Orphans

Lyle Kessler

Phillip or Treat

Rabbit Hole

David Lindsey Abaire

Jason

Monologues For Young Women

Name of Play

Author

Character

The Red Coat

John Patrick Shanley

Mary

Collected Stories

Donald Margulies

Lisa

The Piano Lesson

August Wilson

Bernice

A Raisin in the Sun

Lorraine Hansberry

Beneatha

A Young Lady of Property

Horton Foote

Wilma

You may contact Drama Chair Daniel Murray or Faculty Member Jayce Tromsness with questions.