Talk to me: monologue plays
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New York : Vintage Books, [2004].
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Columbia Pike Adult Nonfiction
812.04508 TALKT
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In this one-of-a-kind collection of monologue plays, Eric Lane and Nina Shengold have gathered a breathtaking array of human voices and stories by master playwrights and emerging new writers. Each of the plays, ranging from one-acts and ten-minute plays to full-length works, creates a rich and specific world. In these pages, readers will meet a dazzling group of dramatic and comic characters: an actress chasing a role as a prison guard on a soap opera, an Indian waiter new to America, a lesbian performance artist taking her father to Auschwitz, a surfer dude trying to summarize the plot of Moby-Dick in under two minutes, and a Dutch librarian hunting down a book that's 123 years overdue. Because each selection is a complete monologue, Talk to Me is an unprecedented source for actors in search of material for auditions, classes, and performances, as well as a literary gold mine for anyone who loves drama.
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Book
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xii, 545 pages ; 20.
Language:
English
ISBN:
1400076153, 9781400076154

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"A Vintage original"--Title page verso.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Shengold, N., & Lane, E. (2004). Talk to me: monologue plays. New York: Vintage Books.

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Shengold, Nina and Eric. Lane. 2004. Talk to Me: Monologue Plays. New York: Vintage Books.

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Shengold, Nina and Eric. Lane, Talk to Me: Monologue Plays. New York: Vintage Books, 2004.

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Shengold, Nina., and Eric Lane. Talk to Me: Monologue Plays. New York: Vintage Books, 2004. Print.

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