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A Monologue is an Outrageous Situation! by Herb Parker

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The Sixty-Second Dilemma

The best possible way to be cast in a play is for a director to pick up the phone and call to offer you the job. They can do this because they have cast you before, you did good work for them and you did not cause any problems during their production. If your career has not yet reached this point you will have to go through what countless aspiring actors have had to go through before you. You will have to audition. This means you will have to prepare a monologue to perform for them to give them an idea of your talent and suitability for the play or plays they are casting. A monologue is required for audition across the spectrum of theatre in America, including Broadway, Off Broadway, Off Off Broadway, regional ...

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