New edition of best-selling audition book - a third of the speeches are new to this editionExtracts for male and females roles taken from recent and well-known productionsSpeeches have been tried and tested by students and exam boardsIncludes advice from directors and casting directors from organisations such as RSC, RADA and Hampstead Youth Theatre
*Acknowledgements *Preface *Introduction *Why Go To Drama School (Tim Reynolds, Academy Drama School; Roland Rees, Director; Robert Croucher, President of American Academy of Arts) *Developing Extra Skills (Tona de Brett, singing coach; Sylvia Carson, actress and choreographer) *More About Auditioning (Anji Carroll, casting director; Gabrielle Dawes, deputy casting director at National Theatre) *Out On Your Own (Alan Ayckbourn; Vicky Ireland, Artistic Director, Polka Theatre; Jonathon Siddall, Artistic Director, Hampstead Theatre) *Advice From The Actors (Pat Keen, Michael Conrad, Rebecca Callard) *A Word About the Speeches (Choosing a speech; Shakespeare's Plays; Valeria King, Head of Drama at Laine Theatre Arts) *Audition Speeches for Men Wint Selby, Ah! Wilderness Guy Bennett, Another Country Serpent, Back to Methuselah Freddie, A Brief History of Helen of Troy or Everything Will Be Different Morgan Evans, The Corn is Green Honey, Cressida Billy, The Cripple of Inishmaan Sloane, Entertaining Mr Sloane Steve, Flatmates Tom, The Glass Menagerie Youngblood, Jitney Raleigh, Journey's End Harry, Love On The Dole Puck, A Midsummer Night's Dream Moses, Monsieur Ibrahim and the Flowers of the Qur'an The Templar, Nathan the Wise Mark, New Boy Romeo, Romeo and Juliet Lee, School Play Tony Lumpkin, She Stoops to Conquer Oggy Moxon, Teechers Dog, The Wtich of Edmonton *Audition Speeches for Women Agnes, Agnes of God Lulu, All the Ordinary Angels Joni, Ancient Lights Charlotte, A Brief History of Helen of Troy or Everything Will Be Different Grusha, The Caucasian Chalk Circle Nicola, City of Sugar Margaret Knox, Fanny's First Play Lynn, Flatmates Mabel Chiltern, An Ideal Husband Rena, Jitney Angela, Like a Virgin Girleen, The Lonesome West Sally, Love on the Dole Frankie, Member of the Wedding Mercy, Mercy Fine Frehia, Mercy Fine Rachel, Nathan the Wise Carol, Oleanna Mary Mooney, Once A Catholic Sally Stokes, The Passing-Out Parade Eliza Doolittle, Pygmalion Lucy, The Rivals Juliet, Romeo and Juliet Charlie, School Play Heavenly, Sweet Bird of Youth Ruby, When We Are Married Lue, The Winterling Tina, The Woman Before *More Ideas for Speeches for Men Mozart, Amadeus Carl, Madame Melville Derek, Once A Catholic George, Presence Andi, The Woman Before *More Ideas for Speeches for Women Linda, Enter a Free Man Pearl, House and Garden Elke, Presence Maire, Translations Pace, The Trestle at Pope Lick Park *Useful Addresses *Copyright Holders
Jean Marlow has run The Actors' Theatre School in London for a numberof years and is an experienced actress and teacher. She has editedseveral audition speeches books for A&C Black.