60 Seconds to Shine, Volume 4

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John Capecci, Irene Ziegler Aston
Smith and Kraus, 2007 - Drama - 235 pages
"...recommended to the monolog hunter and for public and college libraries, especially if other volumes in the series are present." LIBRARY JOURNAL, Mar 2008 "...an exceptional collection of unusual material for audition and study purposes." STAGE DIRECTIONS, May 2008 One minute is all it takes! Look no further for short, performable literature that they haven't heard before. The latest from S&K's best-selling Sixty Seconds to Shine series is 161 One-Minute Monologues from Literature. Comic and dramatic, contemporary and classical, this string of 161 pearls are culled from sources other than plays, such as: Novels, Narrative Poetry, Short stories, Essays, Memoirs. Ideal for the auditioning actor as well as the student of acting, the volume indexes by: gender, voice, age, author, tone. IRENE ZIEGLER ASTON is an actor, teacher, playwright, and novelist. She has taught speech, oral interpretation, and acting at Eastern Michigan University, Old Dominion University, and the University of Richmond, where she was an Artist in Residence. JOHN CAPECCI holds a Ph.D. in Speech Communication and has nearly twenty years experience coaching, teaching, and presenting public performances.

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Dabrowski's 101 monologs sound, to the mind's ear, like one side of an overheard cell-phone conversation. Reading through them all in about 101 minutes is like being consigned to a particular circle ... Read full review


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