Asher Wyndham

Asher Wyndham

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Asher Wyndham (1978-) specializes in the monologue form. He can be reached at asherwyndham"at"yahoo.com.

He...
***Let the playwright know if you're going to record a monologue for YouTube.***

His work can't be staged read, developed, or produced at any school that discriminates based on sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, race, etc.

Asher Wyndham (1978-) specializes in the monologue form. He can be reached at asherwyndham"at"yahoo.com.

He is a former ice cream cake maker, postal worker, burger flipper, K-cup sales agent, adjunct teacher of Modern Drama, furniture stainer, barista, bookstore worker, dancing rat and bear and ice cream cone, French fry truck worker, TTY intermediary, graveyard-shift garbage bag factory worker, among other jobs.

He's finishing up a 24-volume collection titled SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES totaling 24 hours of running time. 24 full lengths. While finishing that up, he's at work on the next 24 volumes.

His plays have been produced and staged read all over the United States, also Canada, England, Costa Rica, Denmark, and Australia. Theatres that have developed/read his work include Theatre InspiraTO in Toronto, Movement Theatre Company in NYC; Wordsmyth Theater Company and Mildred's Umbrella in Houston. In 2010 he was awarded the John Cauble Award for Outstanding Short Play and a fellowship to the Eugene O'Neill National Playwrights Conference from the Kennedy Center, and a mainstage reading and the Holland New Voices Award from the Great Plains Theatre Conference in Omaha. He has been a semi-finalist for the Eugene O'Neill Playwrights Conference and a national finalist for the David Cohen Award from the Kennedy Center's ACTF. His short plays are published by YouthPlays, Smith & Kraus, Dramatic Publishing, and Applause. He studied playwriting under the late Lanford Wilson at the Edward Albee New Playwrights Workshop at the University of Houston. He lives in Arizona.

Plays

  • EXEMPLARY EMPLOYEE OF THE YEAR FOR CUSTOMER SERVICE: AN AWARDS CEREMONY: A MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. A veteran employee picks up an award in Las Vegas! Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 6. 9 MINS.
  • FINE YOUNG SATANIST: A HIGH-SCHOOL MORNING ANNOUNCEMENT: A MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. A student in an Eastern Oklahoma high school decides to make the most of Morning Announcements - and Prayer. Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 20. 8 MINS.
  • RUBEN RAIDEN THUNDER GOD: A MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. A 15-year-old waits to visit his older brother at an Atlanta hospital. Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 21. 9 mins.
  • HELENA DOMINA, FEMALE PERFORMER OF THE YEAR: A MONOLOGUE
    ONE-ACT. Helena Domina, a celebrity sex performer, stands up for herself as a mother. Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 8. 15-20 MINS.
  • BRITNEY, BITCH BARISTA: A MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. Britney a barista in a Drive-Thru coffee "shed" complains about life and not many tips. Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 5. 8 mins.
  • GAIL BOUCHER: A MONOLOGUE
    TEN-MINS. Gail Boucher finally attends a support group for survivors of domestic violence. Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 2.
  • IDA HO: A DRAG QUEEN MONOLOGUE WITH JELLO SHOTS
    ONE-ACT. Ida Ho, a young drag queen and senior college student in Florida, tells you why her final semester is Literally a Nightmare. Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 11. 30-35 MINS.
  • ZOSHA: A MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. Zosha's bank closed her account. Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 15. 7 MINS.
  • GOVERNOR'S SPEECHWRITER: A MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. A Republican speechwriter for an Alabama Governor gets a difficult assignment. Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 38. 7 mins.
  • BARRON OF ROANOKE: A MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. A guy waits for his time in court. Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 31. 7 mins.
  • THE ANGOLAN'S CARETAKER: A MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. During the Christmas season in Maine, a university student on work study tries to find the whereabouts of an Angolan refugee. Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 18. 6 MINS.
  • WANEETA OF WICHITA: A MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. Waneeta's dream got interrupted by some cops. Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 31. 5-6 MINS.
  • SINGLE WOMAN IN ALABAMA: A MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. She didn't have any success at speed dating again. Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 30. 9 MINS.
  • FRAIDY CAT: A MIDLIFE CRISIS MONOLOGUE IN AN ESCAPE ROOM
    SHORT. Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES. (unassigned) 7 MINS.
  • ZAMERA: A MONOLOGUE WITH THREE PROM DRESSES
    TEN MINS. Zamera needs your help choosing the right Prom dress. Because, duh, you're her friends. Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 18.
  • MRS. GUNTHER, HIGH SCHOOL SECRETARY: A MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. A secretary in a Florida high school is written up for not following the principal's order. Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 33. 6 MINS.
  • EVENT MANAGER: A MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. An event manager for a political rally in Wisconsin chews out his team. Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 27. 6 MINS.
  • BODY MAN OF TINSELTOWN: A CORONER MONOLOGUE
    TEN-MINS. A coroner in a Hollywood morgue delivers the findings of the most recent celebrity death. Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES. Unassigned.
  • SALES ASSOCIATE FROM PAT STEVITZ FURNITURE EMPORIUM: A COMMERCIAL: A MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. Celebrate the Fourth of July with incredible savings at Pat Stevitz Furniture Emporium! Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES. (unassigned) 4 MINS.
  • DEV ON BMX: A MONOLOGUE FOR A HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT
    SHORT. Dev had their first detention since moving to rural Tennessee. Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 22. 6 MINS.
  • FATHER OF THE YEAR: A MONOLOGUE
    Work in progress. SHORT. A father has a lot to say at a school board meeting. Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 23. 6 MINS.
  • MINI$TER MONEYBAG$: A PROSPERITY GOSPEL MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. A minister of Prosperity Gospel in Georgia got back from an African trip. Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 19. 8 MINS.
  • @mangusmuscle: A FITNESS INFLUENCER MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. A pro-bodybuilder/fitness influencer responds to cyberbullies. Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 25. 7-8 MINS.
  • BAD GAY: A PRIDE-IN-THE-PARK MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. A white cis gay guy with six-pack abs waits in line for the Port-a-Potty while complaining about Pride. Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, (unassigned). 6 MINS.
  • DEI STRATEGIST: A JERSEY SHORE MONOLOGUE
    Work in progress. SHORT. A drunk DEI Strategist celebrates Juneteenth on the beach in New Jersey. Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 34. 7 MINS.
  • DUTIFUL DAUGHTER: A MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. A woman sells her mother's possessions at a yard sale. Everything must be sold. Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 31. 6 MINS.
  • FIRST-TIME PROTESTER: A MONOLOGUE
    Work in progress. SHORT. A young person, nursing a bloody face, reflects on their first-time protesting after the protest got broken up by police. Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 32. 5 MINS.
  • JACKIE JOINER, JUVENILE COURT JUDGE: A MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. A Juvenile Court Judge responds to a reporter about accusations of racism. Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 26. 8-9 MINS.
  • TERRI (or, INMATE 709578, ST. CLAIR CORRECTIONAL FACILITY, MAXIMUM SECURITY, SPRINGVILLE, ALABAMA): A MONOLOGUE FOR A TRANS WOMAN
    SHORT. A trans female prisoner has access denied whenever they do internet searches at the library. Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 26. 5 MINS.
  • ETHAN GARNER, L&D NURSE: A MONOLOGUE
    TEN-MINS. Ethan Garner, a Labor & Delivery nurse in Anchorage, Alaska addresses his interns after a violent incident. Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 2.
  • THICK BOY: A MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. A gym guy stands up against homophobia. Because it's Pride Month. Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 34. 5 MINS.
  • FLAT DADDY: A MONOLOGUE
    Work in progress. SHORT. An Army veteran is having a difficult time during Moving Day. Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 25.
  • ZEPHYR COX, NEWLY APPOINTED CEO OF Q-SYNERGY TECHNOLOGICAL INNOVATIONS USA: A MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. A newbie CEO responds to a big loss. Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 19. 5 MINS.
  • CHRIS FALCON, STATE AUDITOR: A STATE FAIR MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. Chris Falcon, cowboy boots and hat, makes a re-election bid for State Auditor at the State Fair in Jackson, Mississippi. Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 27. 6 MINS.
  • ALAN, THE COMMUNITY COLLEGE ENGLISH TEACHER: A MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. An adjunct teacher of English Studies gets drunk at Happy Hour. Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 34. 5 MINS.
  • HOG MAN: A MONOLOGUE
    Work in progress. SHORT. A factory farmworker in Texas drinks some beer while talking about pigs and women. CONTENT WARNING: This deals with sexual abuse. This is NOT appropriate for auditions or competition. Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 21. 7 MINS.
  • CONGRESSWOMAN RACHEL WOLFF: A MONOLOGUE LIVE ON RADIO
    SHORT. A first-time congress member who switched to the Republican party takes to the airwaves at a conservative radio station. She responds to critics who say she deceived voters. Part of SOME AMERICANS SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 27. 6 MINS.
  • MRS. MARMALADE, TEACHER OF ETIQUETTE AND MANNERS: A MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. Mrs. Marmalade scolds some students for bullying. Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 35. 7 MINS.
  • SON OF A BEET FARMER: A MONOLOGUE
    Work in progress. SHORT. A son comes back home to say something at Town Hall about fracking. Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES. (unassigned). 7 MINS.
  • ARNO: A MONOLOGUE
    Work in progress. SHORT. Arno doesn't want his mother living with him anymore--it's driving him crazy! Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 31. 8-9 MINS.
  • RENT BOY: A MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. A gay prostitute talks to a man in a hotel room after a convention. Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 24. 5 MINS.
  • ANSEL GRIMM, PROFESSOR OF GYNECOLOGY: A MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. A professor of Gynecology at a Jesuit Catholic Medical School answers a student's question. Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 35. 8-9 mins.
  • (FORMER) CANDIDATE FOR SENATOR: A MONOLOGUE FOR A TRANS ACTOR
    Work in progress. SHORT. A trans candidate for senator ends their campaign. Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 27. 9-10 MINS.
  • BBDLTOP: A MONOLOGUE IN A SEX SWING
    SHORT. You really need a description? Read the title again, ha. Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 37. 5 MINS+.
  • LIOR DRUCKER, CUB REPORTER: A MONOLOGUE
    Work in progress. ONE ACT. While trying to figure out what to order at a Thai restaurant, a Journalism student/cub reporter talks about the previous evening's dinner with classmates. Part of VOLUME 20 of SOME AMERICANS: SOME AMERICANS. 15 MINS.
  • GRANNY SUNSHINE: A MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. Former hoarder Charlotte Marsh, aka Granny Sunshine, opens her garage to showcase donations of baby stuff. Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 9. 7-8 MINS.
  • EMERGENCY ATTORNEY: A MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. An emergency attorney responds to a hospital with a complicated pregnancy. Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 9. 7-8 MINS.
  • ANTI-RACIST FOOD CREATOR: AN INFLUENCER MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. A food creator with their own YouTube channel combats white supremacy one ethnic dish at a time. A monologue on performative allyship. 6-7 MINS. Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 34.
  • ERIN WENDALL, SONOGRAPHER: A MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. A travelling sonographer in Northern Idaho has a big decision to make. Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 16. 8 MINS.
  • JAIL NURSE: A MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. CONTENT WARNING: deals with sexual assault.
    A nurse in an ICE detention center responds to another accusation from an inmate. Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 26. 7 MINS.
  • DONATELLA ROBUSTELLI, SERVER AT ROBUSTELLI RISTORANTE AND ALSO FOR LORD AND SAVIOR JESUS CHRIST AT HOLY ANGELS CATHOLIC CHURCH OF PROVIDENCE, RHODE ISLAND: A MONOLOGUE FOR A TEEN GIRL
    SHORT. An Italian altar girl in a Rhode Island Catholic church chews out some altar boys. Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 8. 7 MINS.
  • LARISSA THE LUNCH LADY: A MIDDLE-SCHOOL CAFETERIA MONOLOGUE
    TEN-MINS. A lunch lady in a middle-school in rural Alaska defends herself. Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 10.
  • IZAX: A MONOLOGUE
    ONE-ACT. Content Warning: For Adults Only. Beyond NC-17. Sex acts are described.
    In rural Arkansas, a young man waits for dinner at a coworker's house. Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 15. 15-20 MINS.
  • HARLEY SLOANE, SKATER GIRL: A MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. A skater girl in Wisconsin stops to observe a march through downtown. Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 20. 5 MINS.
  • JAZZ JOCKEY JOZZIE: A SPONSOR PLUG: A MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. Jazz Jockey Jozzie delivers a sponsor plug. Part of VOLUME 13 of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES. 4 MINS.
  • C.M.P.: A PRISON MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. A Correctional Medical Physician at a private prison in Arizona notices some gaps in a work schedule. Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 26. 6 MINS.
  • QASIM HALAWANI THE CANDY STRIPER: A MONOLOGUE
    Work in progress. First draft. ONE-ACT. Qasim Halawani, a Syrian refugee living in Maine, got fired from his volunteer position as a candy striper. Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 16. 12 mins.
  • HILDA: A MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. Hilda and the mysterious stain on her blouse. Part of VOLUME 30 of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES. 8 MINS.
  • LEIGHTON: A MONOLOGUE FOR A FIFTH GRADER
    SHORT. A fifth-grader's stomach growls during Lunch Period in South Dakota. Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 38. 3 MINS.
  • TOMMY THE TWINK: A MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. Tommy would rather be at White Castle than the gay bar. Part of VOLUME 36 of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES. 4 MINS.
  • ATTORNEY GENERAL: A PRESS CONFERENCE: A MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. A Republican state Attorney General addresses the news media soon after a controversial court case. Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 24. 7 MINS.
  • SYLVESTER THE SLUMLORD: A MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. A landlord of several apartment complexes addresses his staff before renewal season. Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 31.
  • KID WITH A BIKE: A MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. A kid has some alternative ideas for summer fun now that the local library is closed. 4 MINS. Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 22.
  • GARY (THE PRINCE OF UNICORNIA): A MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. Gary, a Unicorn Prince, defends his castle from ogres. Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 22. 5 Mins.
  • ASPEN SNOW BUNNY: A TRASHY CHRISTMAS MONOLOGUE
    Work in progress. First draft. SHORT. A snow bunny tries to remind her girlfriends and everyone else in the Aspen resort about the true meaning of Christmas. And she brought a little friend. Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 35. 8-9 MINS.
  • OLEKSANDRA CHERNENKO: A REFUGEE MONOLOGUE
    Work in progress. ONE-ACT. A Ukrainian refugee finds herself in a Missouri detention center with two cellmates but only two bunks. Part of VOLUME 26 of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES. 12 MINS.
  • ELIZA DONNELLY: A MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. Eliza returns to her former high school to confront administration about her little sister being bullied. Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES. (unassigned). 8 MINS.
  • IVY: A MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. Ivy mourns the loss of her father in her own way. Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 12. 8-9 MINS.
  • NELLERINE, THE NOSEY NEIGHBOR: A MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. Nellerine is worried about a young man who lives above her on the fifth floor. Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 4. 6 MINS.
  • ARMY NURSE: A MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. An Army nurse stationed in a base in Saudi Arabia questions some health data. Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES. (unassigned).
  • HAZMAT GUY: A MONOLOGUE
    Work in progress. TEN-MINUTES. An employee of a HAZMAT company has a lot to say to a news reporter in a motel room in Northern Maine. Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES. Unassigned.
  • FOREMAN FLOYD: A MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. A construction foreman with red polished nails. Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 25. 4 MINS.
  • BONNIE BUNION: A MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. Bonnie Bunion makes a 911 call from her local library. Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 22. 4 MINS.
  • HOT DOG WOMAN: A VOLUNTEER MONOLOGUE
    Work in progress. SHORT. A volunteer feeding people experiencing homelessness in Oklahoma can't help complaining about the police spying on them. Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 38. 7 MINS.
  • OFFICER FEEKO: A MONOLOGUE
    TEN-MINS/ONE-ACT. A police officer reviews some returned books at his local library. Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUMES 35.
  • WADE WRIGHTMAN: A MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. Handcuffed in the emergency room. Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 32. 8 mins.
  • JERMAINE THE JACKHAMMER: A SECURITY GUARD MONOLOGUE
    ONE-ACT. A manager of security guards addresses his crew on the dancefloor before a Queer bar opens up. Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 17. 12 MINS.
  • THE PHILANTHROPIST: A MONOLOGUE IN A TUX, WITH CHAMPAGNE
    SHORT. A Silicon Valley A.I. billionaire admires some kid artwork before an appreciation dinner at a museum. Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 19. 7 mins.
  • MORTUARY BEAUTICIAN: A MONOLOGUE
    Work in progress. First draft. ONE-ACT. A mortuary beautician talks to a dead child. Part of VOLUME 12 of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES. 20 MINS.
  • LARRY __________ OF SAN BERNARDINO: A MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. Larry ________ tries to grab his possessions before the park is closed for maintenance. Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 18. 7 MINS.
  • MEAT PUPPET: A MONOLOGUE
    ONE-ACT. CONTENT WARNING: Focuses on hate, ignorance and racism on the internet.
    A course on how to join the national conversations across social media. A great monologue for scenic and media designers. Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 23. 13-15 MINS. The monologue's emojis look better in Word doc than pdf. Ask me for the Word doc.
  • OBADIAH STOKES: A MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. A man outside a coffee shop in a town in Iowa on a lovely day in May. Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 22. 7-8 MINS.
  • ORIANNA: A MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. Orianna wants to fuck. But only if you agree to her terms. Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 30. 5 MINS.
  • DANI Q: A MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. Content warning: deals with sexual assault. Dani Q, a 3D artist for a video game company, speaks to HR about an incident in a virtual reality meeting. A monologue for Microsoft Teams or Zoom. Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 2. 8-9 mins.
  • KAYLA DUNN: A MONOLOGUE
    ONE ACT. 20 MINS. Kayla Dunn is having a really bad week. PART OF SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 2.
  • HONORARY CITIZEN OF UGANDA: A MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. CONTENT WARNING: Spotlights homophobia and hate from the perspective of an unapologetic homophobe.
    An Evangelical leader from the United States receives honorary citizenship from Uganda for working with the government. Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, Volume 33. 7 MINS.
  • QUENTIN, QUARTERBACK: A MONOLOGUE IN A LOCKER ROOM
    SHORT. A Florida college quarterback addresses his teammates about his off-the-field battle. Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 23. 8 MINS.
  • EMILOUANN: A MONOLOGUE FOR A TEEN GIRL
    SHORT. A fifteen-year-old girl got banned from Worship Camp. Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES. (unassigned). 8-9 MINS.
  • TINA TACO REINA: A MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. A night worker at a taco fast-food restaurant helps out some guests. Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 18. 4-5 MINS.
  • GHASSAN FAHEEM THE GYM TEACHER: A MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. A Muslim high-school gym teacher in Arkansas wipes down sweaty exercise mats while complaining about a new directive from administration. Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 35. 9-10 MINS.
  • 911 DISPATCHER: A MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. A female 911 dispatcher in Texas has a difficult call. Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 9. 6 MINS.
  • SWAT OFFICER #11: A MONOLOGUE
    ONE-ACT. SWAT Officer #11 during a meeting with a psychiatrist talks about two training sessions. Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 32. 30 MINS.
  • THE GREAT AMERICAN SUBMARINE SANDWICH ARTIST: A MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. A sandwich maker at Sub Station helps the last customer of the night. Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 33. 5 MINS.
  • EUGENIA VICKERS, SEX ED TEACHER: A MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. Eugenia Vickers, a part-time STD tester at a city clinic, speaks about her high school Sex Ed curriculum. Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 10. 7 mins.
  • SHILOH: A MONOLOGUE FOR A YOUNG QUEER ACTOR
    SHORT. A young adult, homeless and Queer in Utah, has some demands before staying over at a stranger's place. 5 MINS. Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 15.
  • SISTER CONSTANCE OF HOLY CROSS MEDICAL OF MISSOURI: A MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. A nurse-nun goes into action after an AMBER Alert. Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 16. 6 MINS.
  • HUMAN RESOURCES REPRESENTATIVE: A MONOLOGUE
    Work in progress. First draft. SHORT. A representative from Human Resources talks to the grocery store workers before their morning shift. Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 6. 5 MINS.
  • CHAPLAIN CHUMMY, NEW SCHOOL COUNSELOR: A MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. The new school counselor at the public high school is an Evangelical chaplain. Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 35. 6 MINS.
  • ELDREDGE HARIMANN, MINISTER OF UNITED NEW LIFE GRACE AND TRUTH APOSTOLIC WORSHIP CHURCH OF EASTERN OREGON: A MONOLOGUE
    ONE-ACT. Work in progress. CONTENT WARNING: A satire/comedy that deals with homophobia from the perspective of an unapologetic homophobe.
    Eldredge Harimann, a Christian fundamentalist minister in Oregon, tries to persuade his members to team up with an unusual group of believers. Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 33. 15 MINS.
  • DIRK MCCLINTOCK FROM MCCLINTOCK GUNS & AMMO AMERICA: A COMMERCIAL: A MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. Celebrate MLK's birthday with big savings. PART OF SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 13. 2 MINS.
  • GOOD SAMARITAN: A HIP-HOP MONOLOGUE WITH OTHER DANCE MOVES
    SHORT. A competitor on a dance competition show answers the question, "How has this experience changed your life?" Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, (unassigned). 8 MINS.
  • SOME JUDGE: A MONOLOGUE AT A PRIVATE RESORT
    SHORT. A judge relaxes during a vacation, poolside at a private resort in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, Volume 24. 6 mins.
  • GYM GUY: A MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. Gym Guy confronts players in front of the racquetball rooms. Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 20. 5-6 MINS.
  • EVELYN LEONARD, PEDIATRIC RESIDENT: A MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. A resident pediatrician a few months out of medical school defends herself against a complaint. Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 33. 6 MINS.
  • MOTHER OF A MASS MURDERER: A MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. A mother of a mass murderer has her say, finally. PART OF SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 12. 6 mins.
  • HUBBY HUEY: A MONOLOGUE
    Work in progress. SHORT. A guy in his man cave tries to watch a UFC Championship Game while his wife tries to talk to him. Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 36. 5 MINS.
  • PRAYER WARRIOR: A RALLY MONOLOGUE IN A MONSTER TRUCK ARENA
    Work in progress. SHORT. An Evangelical pastor, aka a prayer warrior, for the Presidential Candidate Elect for the Republican Party addresses a crowd in a monster truck arena. Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 24. 7 MINS.
  • TRUST FUND BABY: A MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. Trust Fund Baby schools their bestie on kindness inside a posh furniture store on Madison Avenue, New York City. Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 19. 6-7 MINS.
  • ZILLIONAIRE SPACE TOURIST: A PRESS CONFERENCE: A MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. A zillionaire CEO speaks at a press conference before lifting off into outer space. Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 19. 10 mins.
  • MAMA BEAR: A MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. A conservative mother raises her concerns--and her voice--at a school board meeting. Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 22. 6 MINS.
  • MADDIE: A MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. A parent in Iowa attempts to get some books removed from the library bookshelves. Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 22. 8-9 MINS.
  • XIONA OF SAINT MARY OF THE IMMACULATE CONCEPTION IN EL PASO: A VOLUNTEER MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. A volunteer at a shelter for undocumented immigrants in El Paso responds to police presence. Part of VOLUME 21 of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES. 8-9 MINS.
  • AUCTIONEER: A MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. An unusual auction in the South. Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 13. 6 MINS.
  • dtfrnhosting: A MONOLOGUE
    ONE-ACT. CONTENT WARNING: Deals with sex and graphic Grindr interactions.
    A recently out gay guy reflects on an unusual interaction on a hookup app. Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 17. 12 MINS.
  • BRAND AMBASSADOR: A MONOLOGUE IN A FITTING ROOM
    ONE-ACT. A teenage worker in a Fitting Room at a Swedish brand clothing store in a slowly dying mall takes it easy as a sloth. Why not? A monologue on quiet quitting at a sucky job. Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUE, VOLUME 5.
  • KYLE MUNSON, SWOL TRAINER: A WORKOUT MONOLOGUE
    ONE-ACT. A personal bodybuilding trainer is distracted during a private workout session. WARNING: Images of gun violence. PART OF SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 13.
  • BRYSON BRAUN, ACTION MOVIE SUPERSTAR: A MONOLOGUE
    10 MINS. Sexiest Man Alive and Hollywood superstar Bryson Braun entertains his fans and addresses the most recent controversy. A fun monologue for a sound designer. Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES (unassigned)
  • RENT-A-REPUBLICAN-GIRLFRIEND: A MONOLOGUE
    Work in progress. First draft. 10 MINS. Promo videos for a website for rich Republican men to find/date Republican women. A fun monologue for lighting, sound, set and costume designers. Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 24.
  • ISABEL HALE, ONCOLOGY INTERN: A MONOLOGUE
    ONE-ACT. 20 MINS. An oncology intern (also an atheist) has an after-shift meltdown in the prayer room of a Catholic hospital in Ohio. Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 16.
  • MARION DUVALL: A MONOLOGUE FOR A SENIOR ACTOR
    SHORT. Senior Marion Duvall has some bad news for their spouse who's suffering from early Alzheimer's. Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 7. 8-9 MINS.
  • (NON)VOTER: A MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 27. 5 MINS.
  • THIRD GRADER: A MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. A third grader sometimes questions what is real and what is not and who to believe at school. Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 12. 3-4 MINS.
  • JUNIOR CONGRESSMAN FROM OASIS MASSAGE & SPA: A MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. A congressman takes a call at an uber spa. Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 24. 7-8 MINS.
  • GENTLEWOMAN FROM GEORGIA: A MONOLOGUE IN A STEAK RESTAURANT
    SHORT. A woman makes a scene at a steak restaurant in DC. Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 24. 7-8 MINS.
  • FACTORY SUPERVISOR: A MONOLOGUE IN A CHICKEN PROCESSING PLANT
    SHORT. A factory supervisor in Texas works on his Spanish. Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 21. 6 MINS.
  • GRADUATE STUDENT OF CERAMIC ARTS: A MELTDOWN MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. A graduate student of ceramic arts has an existential crisis during a 1-on-1 with their mentor. Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 11. 9 mins.
  • PASTOR JOAN HARTLEY OF OPEN HOUSE CHRISTIAN IN INDIANA: A SERMON: A MONOLOGUE
    10 MINS. Pastor Joan Hartley delivers an unscripted sermon after a hate act against her church. Part of VOLUME 20 of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES.
  • POSSIBLE FUTURE FELON: A MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. A third-grade English teacher in Florida has some sad news. Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 22. 6 MINS.
  • BRODY: A POST-HOOKUP MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. Brody doesn't date. He doesn't go out that much. He orders in Olive Garden. When he goes out it's to hookup in hotel rooms. Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 37.
  • GYNOTICIAN: A MONOLOGUE
    Work in progress. SHORT. An anti-choice member of a Republican state senate responds to a female member. Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 9. 6-7 MINS.
  • WHITNEY THE WAITRESS: A MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. Whitney, a waitress at a Sports Bar & Restaurant, responds to her manager who said she wasn't a team player. Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 6.
  • SOME GROCERY STORE SHOPPER: A MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. A grocery store shopper responds to being questioned by cops. Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 13. 6-7 mins.
  • FABULOUSLY FURRY FOX: A QUEER COSPLAY MONOLOGUE
    Work in progress. 10 MINS with dancing and EDM. A furry fox just wants to dance to some EDM but some unwanted furries show up to the party. A perfect monologue for costume, lighting, media and sound designers.
    Part of Volume 17 of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES.
  • P.S.A.: AN AIRPORT MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. A passenger service assistant (a gate agent) makes another announcement on a delayed flight. A monologue perfect for a sound designer. Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 5. 8-9 MINS.
  • ZELLA JOHNSON, BREAKING NEWS REPORTER: A MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. A veteran breaking news reporter wants to delay the reporting just a bit longer. Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 13. 6-7 MINS.
  • IDA: A MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. A young mother in Texas wishes she wasn't in the Maternity House for poor mothers. Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 9. 7-8. MINS.
  • MRS. FREDERICKSON: A MIDDLE-SCHOOL TEACHER MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. Mrs. Frederickson responds to the principal after a new teacher complains that's she not being nice. This monologue can be performed as a companion play to Karen Maverick. Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 10. 6-7 MINS.
  • KAT SPARKS (HOME SHOPPING HOST): A MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. Kat Sparks can't wait to showcase the latest in children's back-to-school fashion. Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 13. 5 MINS.
  • NURSE HOLLYWOOD: A MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. A maternity nurse for celebrities returns to work shortly after miscarriage. Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 30. 5-6 MINS.
  • NIGHT OWL: A PARAMEDIC MONOLOGUE
    ONE-ACT. A paramedic responds to being reprimanded for not following a police officer's orders. Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 32. 15 MINS.
  • ROOKIE MCPHILLIPS: A MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. A new police officer has questions before arresting someone. Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 32. 7-8 MINS.
  • BUTTLOADER: A STONER MONOLOGUE
    ONE-ACT. An employee at a luxury ski resort in Colorado gets high on top of a slope before busy season. Part of VOLUME 5 of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES. 15 MINS.
  • SOME PLUMBER: A MONOLOGUE
    Work in progress. First draft. ONE-ACT. The day after Thanksgiving, the busiest time of the year for plumbers, a plumber loses an assignment because he wouldn't unmask. Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 6. 15 MINS.
  • DWAYNE, AUTO MECHANIC: A MONOLOGUE
    Work in progress. SHORT. Dwayne, an auto mechanic, is being guilted into giving money toward the dealership owner's lavish birthday gift. Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 6. 5 mins.
  • STEPHEN THE SCROOGE: A CHRISTMAS MONOLOGUE
    ONE-ACT. Stephen doesn't want his little brother to go overboard again on Christmas gifts for his daughters. Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 1. 12-15. MINS.
  • JORJA: A MONOLOGUE
    Work in progress. Jorja, a senior citizen working a supercenter during a graveyard shift, tells you about the time her husband went missing. Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 7. 5 MINS.
  • ELOISE: A MONOLOGUE
    ONE-ACT. 15 MINS. Eloise tells you about what happened in the school restroom while waiting for the bus. Part of VOLUME 13 of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES.
  • SOME VOTER: A MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. A voter in a Republican state waits in line longer than two hours. Luckily, they've come prepared for the wait: drink, food, and Carly. The Carly. 8-9 MINS. Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 27.
  • KAREN MAVERICK: A MIDDLE-SCHOOL TEACHER MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. Karen Maverick, a new middle-school math teacher in Florida, is not getting along with the other teachers. Part of VOLUME 23 of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES. 6 MINS.
  • DOUGLAS DOOLEY: A GAMING MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. Douglas Dooley, a gamer in his 30s, has some questions for some younger guys at a gaming expo. Part of VOLUME 36 of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES. 5 mins.
  • SGT. 1st CLASS CLARK PLIMOTH, ARMY RECRUITER: A MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. A travelling Army recruiter has a difficult time recruiting in a mall. Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 4. 7 mins.
  • EMMA EMMERICH: A MONOLOGUE
    TEN-MINS. Emma, a third-grade teacher, doesn't want to be a mother. There's nothing you can say to change her mind. Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 30.
  • PAULETTE GILMAN: A MONOLOGUE
    10 mins. No credits transferable, but she has to leave state for another college. Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 9.
  • BRAYCEE BERMLOW: A MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. A transport trucker just wants her Waffle House dinner, but was questioned by a cop and can't leave. Part of VOLUME 2 of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES. 6 MINS.
  • HENRIETTA DUNKINS: A MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. Henrietta Dunkins is on a date at Paintball Arena and doesn't know how to tell her boyfriend she's not having fun. 6 MINS. Part of VOLUME 2 of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES.
  • MASTER OF FINE ARTS: A MONOLOGUE
    TEN-MINS. A recent graduate has a difficult interview via Zoom in their apartment. Part of VOLUME 5 of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES. Zoom appropriate.
  • DAGMAR BREINER, DIRECTOR OF NUTRITION: A MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. A director of nutrition in a school district makes some after-school calls to parents. Part of VOLUME 38 of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES. 7-8 MINS.
  • NEXT CUSTOMER: A MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. 6-7 mins. A customer responds to a pharmacist refusing to hand over a prescription. Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES. (unassigned).
  • RUTHANNA DURHAM: A MONOLOGUE
    Work in progress. First draft. SHORT. Ruthanna Durham confronts some women in a dollar store that want her to return to church. 9-10 MINS. Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES. (unassigned)
  • CANDIDATE FOR GOVERNOR: A MONOLOGUE
    TEN-MINS. A Republican candidate for governor gets the office ready for a recording after a recent controversy. Part of VOLUME 27 of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES.
  • FRESHMAN: A MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. A pregnant first-year Science student responds to her academic advisor. Part of VOLUME 30 of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES. 5 MINS.
  • CHENELLE (MEDICAL RECEPTIONIST): A MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. Chenelle, a medical receptionist, makes some callbacks regarding prostate and colonoscopy exams. Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 36. 5 MINS.
  • BURGER BOY: A MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. He's really craving a burger right now. Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 36. 5 MINS.
  • THE GROUNDSKEEPER: A MONOLOGUE
    Work in progress. First draft. ONE-ACT. A gay groundskeeper at a Christian Liberal Arts College picks up some trash while talking to a Jesus statue. Part of Volume 37 of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES.
  • DJ MC: A MONOLOGUE
    Work in progress. First draft. SHORT. A college student speaks to you at the bar with a warning about Roofied drinks. Part of VOLUME 11 of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES. 6-7 MINS.
  • B.J. BOVA, DRAG KING CHAMPION: A COLLEGE PROTEST MONOLOGUE
    Work in progress. ONE-ACT. B.J. Bova, a drag king champion, tries to sell tickets to his next show on a campus to help raise funds for charity. Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 13. 15 MINS.
  • DUSTIN: AN ORGY MONOLOGUE
    Work in progress. SHORT. Dustin quits the orgy club because it's fucking racist. 4 MINS. Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 37.
  • XANDRA: A PTA MEETING MONOLOGUE
    10 MINS. Xandra, a parent and member of a high-school PTA, delivers a speech before a vote - whether or not to remove her for having an Only Fans account. Part of VOLUME 15 of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES.
  • MISTER MARTIN: A SPECIAL ED TEACHER MONOLOGUE
    ONE-ACT. Mister Martin, a Special Education Teacher's Aid for troubled kids, nurses a bruised eye and a bloody nose in the teacher's breakroom. 10 -12 mins.
    Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 10.
  • SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 1
    Work in progress. ONE-ACT. 50 MINS so far. First volume on American themes. YOUNG VETERAN ADAM AMERSON, GRANDPA BUDDY, CANDYCE, STEPHEN THE SCROOGE, WILLIE, NO NAME, "DISH BITCH"
  • SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 2
    Work in progress. FULL-LENGTH. Second volume of monologues on American themes. Includes: KAYLA DUNN, LIDIA, HENRIETTA DUNKINS, DANI Q, BRAYCEE BERMLOW, GAIL BOUCHER, and ETHAN GARNER L&D NURSE.
  • SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 3
    Work in progress. ONE ACT (50 mins so far) Third volume in a series of adult monologues on American themes. This volume includes: BARSHA BADAL, DR. D. NGUYEN SUPERCENTER PHARMACIST, RANDY, MANNY AQUINO.
  • SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 4
    ONE-ACT so far. 55 mins. Fourth volume on American themes. This volume contains: MANDY BREWSTER, JOSEPHINE, SGT. 1st CLASS CLARK PLIMOTH ARMY RECRUITER, NELLERINE THE NOSEY NEIGHBÒR, VETERAN AMANDA PATTON, DON PONZO!!!
  • SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 5
    FULL-LENGTH. Fifth volume in a series of adult monologues on American themes.
    This volume includes the monologues RECRUITER, MASTER OF FINE ARTS, BRAND AMBASSADOR, P.S.A., BRITNEY BITCH BARISTA, BUTTLOADER, SLOSHA, and SANDY.
  • SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 6
    FULL LENGTH. Sixth volume on American themes. This volume includes: HUMAN RESOURCES REPRESENTATIVE, NIGHT STOCKER, SOME FACTORY WORKER, SOME PLUMBER, DWAYNE (AUTO MECHANIC), WHITNEY THE WAITRESS, CAMERON, NICKY (FAST FOOD WORKER), and EXEMPLARY EMPLOYEE OF THE YEAR FOR CUSTOMER SERVICE.
  • SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 7
    FULL LENGTH. Work in progress. Seventh volume of monologues on American themes. The volumes includes GRANNY LOLA, CASEY, JORJA, MARION DUVALL, EDIE MCDOUGAL, YUKI, ALTAR BOY, and BRUCE.
  • SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 8
    FULL-LENGTH. Eighth volume of monologues on American themes. This volume includes: DONATELLA ROBUSTELLI, RENATA, VALERIE, ZOEY, XARIA, HELENA DOMINA FEMALE PERFORMER OF THE YEAR.
  • SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 9
    Work in progress. FULL-LENGTH. Ninth volume of monologues. This volume includes the following monologues: PAULETTE GILMAN, GYNOTICIAN, GRANNY SUNSHINE, EMERGENCY ATTORNEY, 911 DISPATCHER, IDA, and WANDA.
  • SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 10
    FULL-LENGTH. Tenth volume of monologues on American themes. The volume includes TEACHER MCCLELLAND, PRINCIPAL PALACHEK, CAMILLA CRAWFORD, MISTER MARTIN, EUGENIA VICKERS (SEX ED TEACHER), MRS. FREDERICKSON, LARISSA THE LUNCH LADY.
  • SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 11
    Work in progress. FULL-LENGTH. Eleventh volume on American themes. Work in progress. This volume includes (more to be added): FINN, CAMPUS CAMPER, DJ MC, GRADUATE STUDENT OF CERAMIC ARTS, Z-MAN, POOPER, and IDA HO.
  • SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 12
    FULL-LENGTH. Twelfth volume on American themes. Includes the following monologues: KAT SPARKS (HOME SHOPPING HOST), THIRD GRADER, SOME AMERICAN DAD, TIA MALONE, IVY, MOTHER OF A MASS MURDERER, TEACH, FIRST-AID INSTRUCTOR, and MORTUARY BEAUTICIAN.
  • SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 13
    FULL LENGTH. Thirteenth volume of monologues on American themes. This volume contains the following monologues: DIRK MCCLINTOCK FROM MCCLINTOCK GUNS & AMMO AMERICA, AUCTIONEER, ZELLA JOHNSON BREAKING NEWS REPORTER, ELOISE, KYLE MUNSON SWOL TRAINER, SOME GROCERY STORE SHOPPER, JAZZ JOCKEY JOZIE, B.J. BOVA DRAG KING CHAMPION.
  • SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 14
    FULL LENGTH. Fourteenth volume on American themes. This volume contains the following monologues for kid, pre-teen and young teen actors: FRANCIS/FRANCES, NOLAN, MARGARET, JESSE/JESSIE, JOHNNY RIVERS, ALEX, PHOEBE, RILEY, PASHA, JANINE.
  • SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 15
    Work in progress. FULL-LENGTH. The fifteenth volume on monologues on American themes. This volume includes REBECCA, ZOSHA, JANEY SMITH, SHILOH, IZAX, XANDRA.
  • SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 16
    FULL-LENGTH. Sixteenth volume of monologues on American themes. The monologues include: DORA (HOSPITAL FLORIST), LEE CRAGLE (RN), ERIN WENDALL SONOGRAPHER, ISABEL HALE ONCOLOGY INTERN, QASIM HALAWANI THE CANDY STRIPER, SISTER CONSTANCE OF HOLY CROSS MEDICAL OF MISSOURI.
  • SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 17
    Work in progress. FULL-LENGTH. Seventeenth volume on American themes. The monologues include (for now, more to be added): QUINN, DANA (DENTAL HYGENIST), JAX, OLD COWBOY CHUCK, dtfrnhosting, FABULOUSLY FURRY FOX, JERMAINE THE JACKHAMMER.
  • SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 18
    FULL-LENGTH. Eighteenth volume of monologues. For now the volume includes: JOCEYLN, RICHARD, TINA TACO REINA, THE ANGOLAN'S CARETAKER, LARRY _______ OF SAN BERNARDINO, AARON LOWELL, RONNIE FELDMAN (CONSTRUCTION WORKER), MAX, VIVVY, and ZAMERA.
  • SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 19
    Work in progress. The nineteenth volume of monologues on American themes. One act so far (50 mins) This volume includes for now (more to come): TRUST FUND BABY, THE PHILANTHROPIST, ZILLIONAIRE SPACE TOURIST, ZEPHYR COX NEWLY APPOINTED CEO OF Q-SYNERGY TECHNOLOGICAL INNOVATIONS USA, HUMPHREY WORSLEY III, MINI$TER MONEYBAG$
  • SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 20
    FULL-LENGTH. Twentieth volume of monologues on American themes. This volume contains the following monologues (more to be added): FINE YOUNG SATANIST, GYM GUY, FAWZIE, HARLEY SLOANE SKATER GIRL, LIOR DRUCKER CUB REPORTER, PASTOR JOAN.
  • SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 21
    Work in progress. FULL LENGTH. Volume 21 of monologues on American themes. The volume includes MINI, CHARLIE, PADRE RUIZ, RUBEN RAIDEN THUNDER GOD, ALEXIS, XIONA OF SAINT MARY OF THE IMMACULATE CONCEPTION IN EL PASO, AMELIA RICARDO, FACTORY SUPERVISOR, and HOG MAN.
  • SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 22
    FULL-LENGTH. The twenty-second volume on Americans themes. The volume includes KID WITH A BIKE, DEV ON BMX, BONNIE BUNION, GARY (THE PRINCE OF UNICORNIA), OBADIAH STOKES, MADDIE, MAMA BEAR, POSSIBLE FUTURE FELON, ANOTHER FUCKING WHITE DUDE.
  • SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 23
    Work in progress. ONE-ACT so far (55 MINS.) The twenty-third volume on American themes includes: KAREN MAVERICK, FATHER OF THE YEAR, QUENTIN QUARTERBACK, ELLA-BELLA (THE BOOK FAIRY), SOME SCHOOL BUS DRIVER
  • SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 24
    Work in progress. FULL-LENGTH. The twenty-fourth volume of monologues on American themes. This volume includes for now (more to be added): JUNIOR CONGRESSMAN, GENTLEWOMAN FROM GEORGIA, PRAYER WARRIOR, ATTORNEY GENERAL, SOME JUDGE, RENT-A-REPUBLICAN-GIRLFRIEND, RENT BOY, MEAT PUPPET
  • SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 25
    Work in progress. Twenty-fifth volume. 50 mins (so far). Monologues include: MIKE, PHIL, FOREMAN FLOYD, FLYNN FLECK, @mangusmuscle, FREAKIN' AWESOME STEP-DAD, FLAT DADDY.
  • SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 26
    Work in progress. Twenty-sixth volume on American themes. 50 MINS so far. This volume includes for now (more to be added): C.M.P., JACKIE JOINER JUVENILE COURT JUDGE, JAIL NURSE, TERRI, OLEKSANDRA CHERNENKO, LEENA
  • SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 27
    Work in progress. The twenty-seventh volume on American themes. 55 MINS so far. For now the volume includes: (NON)VOTER, SOME VOTER, ALBERT(A) GREER, CANDIDATE FOR GOVERNOR, CHRIS FALCON STATE AUDITOR, CONGRESSWOMAN RACHEL WOLFF, EVENT MANAGER, (FORMER) CANDIDATE FOR SENATOR.
  • SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 28
    FULL-LENGTH. Twenty-eighth monologue on American themes for kids, pre-teen and teen actors. The monologues include: PAYTON, JOJO, ADDY, SPACE ALIEN KID, DINO KID, SAM, BLAIR, SHAY, RAMONA, ALYSSA.
  • SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 29
    Work in progress. FULL-LENGTH. The twenty-ninth volume on American themes. Includes ABILENE WINTERS, GUNCLE EDDIE.
  • SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 30
    Work in progress. FULL-LENGTH. The thirtieth volume on American themes. This volume includes MEGAN, HILDA, NURSE HOLLYWOOD, FRESHMAN, ULLA, SINGLE WOMAN IN ALABAMA, ORIANNA, EMMA EMMERICH
  • SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 31
    Work in progress. FULL LENGTH. The thirty-first volume on American themes. This volume includes: MORNING PERSON, BAD NEIGHBOR, TERRANCE (MAINTENANCE MAN), WANEETA OF WICHITA, TENANT 12G, SYLVESTER THE SLUMLORD, BARRON OF ROANOKE, ARNO, DUTIFUL DAUGHTER, VICKIE
  • SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 32
    Work in progress. ONE ACT so far (50 MINS). The thirty-second volume on American themes. The volume includes ROOKIE MCPHILLIPS, FIRST-TIME PROTESTER, WADE WRIGHTMAN, NIGHT OWL (PARAMEDIC), SWAT OFFICER #11
  • SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 33
    Work in progress. ONE-ACT so far. (50 MINS.) This volume includes THE GREAT AMERICAN SUBMARINE SANDWICH ARTIST, EVELYN LEONARD PEDIATRIC RESIDENT, MRS. GUNTHER HIGH SCHOOL SECRETARY, ELDREDGE HARIMANN, HONORARY CITIZEN OF UGANDA.
  • SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 34
    Work in progress. ONE ACT so far. 25 MINS. The thirty-fourth volume on American themes. This volume includes THICK BOY, DEI STRATEGIST, ANTI-RACIST FOOD CREATOR, ALAN THE COMMUNITY COLLEGE ENGLISH TEACHER,
  • SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 35
    Work in progress. ONE-ACT so far (50 mins) The thirty-fifth volume on American themes. The volume includes (for now, more to be added): ASPEN SNOW BUNNY, OFFICER FEEKO, CHAPLAIN CHUMMY, MISS MARMALADE TEACHER OF ETIQUETTE AND MANNERS, ANSEL GRIMM PROFESSOR OF GYNECOLOGY, GHASSAN FAHEEM THE GYM TEACHER.
  • SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 36
    Work in progress. ONE ACT, so far 45 MINS. The thirty-sixth volume on American themes. This volume includes (for now) CHENELLE (MEDICAL RECEPTIONIST), HUBBY HUEY, WORLD'S BEST HUSBAND, TOMMY THE TWINK, BURGER BOY, DOUGLAS DOOLEY.
  • SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 37
    Work in progress. ONE-ACT 45 MINS. The thirty-seventh volume on American themes. This volume includes (for now) BLANK GAY PROFILE, THE GROUNDSKEEPER, BRODY, FUCK BUDDY, DUSTIN, BBDLTOP, YOUNG BI GUY
  • SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 38
    Work in progress. ONE-ACT so far, 40 MINS. The thirty-eighth volume on American themes. This volume includes (for now): GOVERNOR'S SPEECHWRITER, LEIGHTON, DAGMAR BREIMER (DIRECTOR OF NUTRITION), J, ERIQ, HOT DOG WOMAN.
  • SOME AMERICAN WOMEN: SOME MONOLOGUES
    FULL-LENGTH. Work-in-progress. A volume of monologues for female actors. This volume includes monologues from multi volumes of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES. More to be added. Monologues are available for reading on my NPX page. The collection for now includes BARSHA BADAL, VALERIE, RENATA, MEGAN, SANDY, COACH BECKY, ELLA-BELLA, NICKY, CAMILLA CRAWFORD, JOCELYN, REBECCA, WANDA, GAIL BOUCHER, PAULETTE...
    FULL-LENGTH. Work-in-progress. A volume of monologues for female actors. This volume includes monologues from multi volumes of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES. More to be added. Monologues are available for reading on my NPX page. The collection for now includes BARSHA BADAL, VALERIE, RENATA, MEGAN, SANDY, COACH BECKY, ELLA-BELLA, NICKY, CAMILLA CRAWFORD, JOCELYN, REBECCA, WANDA, GAIL BOUCHER, PAULETTE GILMAN, SISTER CONSTANCE, ULLA, HILDA, VETERAN AMANDA PATTON, JOSEPHINE, ABILENE WINTERS, GRANNY SUNSHINE, TEACHER MCCLELLAND, KAREN MAVERICK, EVELYN LEONARD PEDIATRIC RESIDENT, PRAYER WARRIOR, JACKIE JOINER, K-CUP SALES SPECIALIST, AMELIA RICARDO, ALEXIS, LARISSA THE LUNCH LADY, KAYLA DUNN, LIDIA, ORIANNA, MRS. FREDERICKSON, XANDRA, HELENA DOMINA, POOPER, ELOISE, BJ BOVA, MANDY BREWSTER, TERRI, MORTUARY BEAUTICIAN, LEE CRAGLE, ZELLA JOHNSON, MOTHER OF A MASS MURDERER, JAZZ JOCKEY JOZIE, NEXT CUSTOMER, NELLERINE, DUTIFUL DAUGHTER, ELIZA DONNELLY, FRESHMAN, ZOEY, WHITNEY THE WAITRESS, MRS. GUNTHER, TINA TACO REINA, ERIN WENDALL SONOGRAPHER, EUGENIA VICKERS, P.S.A.,BRITNEY BITCH BARISTA, XARIA, LIDIA, DANI Q, BRAYCEE BERMLOW, HENRIETTA DUNKINS, CHENELLE, YUKI, JORJA, IDA, ZOSHA, WANEETA OF WICHITA, OLEKSANDRA CHERNENKO, VIVVY, SINGLE WOMAN IN ALABAMA, MRS. MARMALADE, DORA, ISABEL HALE, DAGMAR BREINER, HOT DOG WOMAN, XIONA, GRANNY LOLA, VICKIE, EDIE MCDOUGAL, KAT SPARKS, DEI SPECIALIST, CONGRESSWOMAN RACHEL WOLFF, MAMA BEAR, BONNIE BUNION, RENT-A-REPUBLICAN-GIRLFRIEND, GENTLEWOMAN FROM GEORGIA, TIA MALONE, KERRY CRUMBLY, EMMA EMMERICH, NURSE HOLLYWOOD, CANDYCE, JANEY SMITH, LEENA, RUTHANNA DURHAM, PASTOR JOAN HARTLEY, and FAWZIE.
  • SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES
    Recommendations for each monologue in the collection are on NPX: BARSHA BADAL, YOUNG VETERAN ADAM AMERSON, VALERIE, DON PONZO!!!, and MANNY AQUINO.
    SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES is my first collection of monologues of American voices.** Rural and urban, low-to-middle class, comedic and dramatic, active and physical, some with audience participation. The monologues take place at a motel in Nebraska, a...
    Recommendations for each monologue in the collection are on NPX: BARSHA BADAL, YOUNG VETERAN ADAM AMERSON, VALERIE, DON PONZO!!!, and MANNY AQUINO.
    SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES is my first collection of monologues of American voices.** Rural and urban, low-to-middle class, comedic and dramatic, active and physical, some with audience participation. The monologues take place at a motel in Nebraska, a Knights of Columbus in Iowa, a Cosplay convention, a Renaissance Fair, a front yard in Arizona. The characters have political, cultural, sexual and racial differences, but they all have something in common: they are Americans struggling, questioning, and dreaming, and hoping for a better life.

    **Since then there have been several volumes and monologues collected here are found in other volumes.


  • YOUNG VETERAN ADAM AMERSON: A MONOLOGUE
    ONE-ACT. Adam Amerson, a young veteran, tries to sell his dream house at his local Knights of Columbus. A monologue with pictures. 15-20 minutes. This is part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 1.

    Selected for the William Inge Festival 2020.but couldn't attend.
  • JOSEPHINE: A MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. Josephine, a young mother, struggles with a distant young son at home and her veteran husband serving in Afghanistan.
    This is from my experiment MONOLOGUES IN SO MANY WORDS. For a complete description of this experiment see that play on my NPX page. Also part of VOLUME 4 of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES. 5-6 minutes.
  • MANDY BREWSTER: A MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. Mandy Brewster's boyfriend has a freeride through college because he signed up for the National Guard. She doesn't know what to do: accept it and stay with him or break up with him. Great for audition monologue for a young female actor. 5 minutes. This monologue can also be produced for a festival on issues of war. Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 4.
  • VETERAN AMANDA PATTON: A MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. Veteran Amanda Patton is looking for her lost Social Security card. 6-7 MINS. Part of VOLUME 4 of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES.
  • ERIQ: A MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. Eriq waits in line with an empty cardboard box. 5 MINS. Part of VOLUME 38 of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES.
  • DON PONZO!!! A MONOLOGUE
    ONE-ACT. Don Ponzo, a postal worker, attends a Renaissance Fair dressed up as a brave knight. It's a way for him to deal with the death of his soldier brother in Afghanistan. It gets complicated when Klingons show up. 15 minutes. This is part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 4.
  • ZOEY: A HIGH SCHOOL MONOLOGUE (IN THE PRINCIPAL'S OFFICE)
    SHORT. Zoey is in the principal's office wearing a big, ugly sweater that looks like it's made of cat hair. Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 8. 6-7 minutes.
  • BARSHA BADAL: A MONOLOGUE
    ONE-ACT. BARSHA BADAL, an Indian immigrant, comes to terms with her new life in the United States, doing laundry in a motel somewhere in Nebraska. 20 minutes. This is part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 3. This is one of my first monologues, it's from 2006.
  • DR. D. NGUYEN, SUPERCENTER PHARMACIST: A MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. 7-8 MINS. Dr. D. Nguyen tells you about their scary day at the supercenter pharmacy while warming-up for a volleyball game. A monologue with exercises and also powdered donuts. A monologue for a Vietnamese/Asian actor.
    PART OF VOLUME 3 OF SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES.
  • MANNY AQUINO: A MONOLOGUE
    ONE-ACT. An immigrant taxi driver entertains his son and Winnie-the-Pooh before leaving for work. It doesn't go well. 20 minutes. This is part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 3.
  • RANDY: A BODYGUARD / BODYBUILDER MONOLOGUE
    ONE-ACT. Randy, a bodyguard for a Texas state representative, guides you through a killer shoulder workout in a posh fitness club. 10-12 mins. The play requires the use of dumbbells, multi sets, nearly 100 reps.
    Part of VOLUME 3 of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES.
  • ELLA-BELLA, THE BOOK FAIRY: A CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN MONOLOGUE
    ONE-ACT. Ella-Bella, the Book Fairy welcomes you to the Children's Library! C'mon, kids, cross the "magic threshold" (to quote former President Obama). During the monologue the audience (the kids) will write Letters of Recommendation in crayon, while the Book Fairy encourages the audience to consider her book suggestions. A monologue on ignorance and hate in the Age of Trumpism, and the...
    ONE-ACT. Ella-Bella, the Book Fairy welcomes you to the Children's Library! C'mon, kids, cross the "magic threshold" (to quote former President Obama). During the monologue the audience (the kids) will write Letters of Recommendation in crayon, while the Book Fairy encourages the audience to consider her book suggestions. A monologue on ignorance and hate in the Age of Trumpism, and the power of books to make us better citizens.
    Part of Volume 23 of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES. 15 minutes.
  • COACH BECKY: A LITTLE LEAGUE T-BALL MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. Becky, a coach for Little League T-Ball, responds to a parent critical of her coaching -- minutes after a game. A comedic monologue on 'helicopter parenting' -- on and off the field -- and its negative impact on children. Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 39. 5 minutes.
    There is a shorter version for audition under Script Sample.
  • REF CHET DE YOUNG: A MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. Youth ice-hockey referee Chet De Young confronts some parents in the lobby after a game. 8-9 MINS. Part of VOLUME 39 of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES.
  • SOME SCHOOL BUS DRIVER: A MONOLOGUE
    ONE-ACT. A school bus driver, a Bosnian Muslim refugee named Omar, has to take down all his decorations after parents complain to the principal and the school bus company. 20 mins. Part of VOLUME 34 of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES.
  • "DISH BITCH": A MONOLOGUE
    TEN-MINUTES. A guy waits for a night bus after getting fired from dishwashing because of his criminal record. Part of VOLUME 1 of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES.
  • VALERIE: A COSPLAY MONOLOGUE
    ONE-ACT. This year Cos-Player Valerie isn't taking any shit from the male participants at the convention center. 15-20. minutes. This is part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 8.
  • MEGAN (MOMMY): A LIFETIME FITNESS MONOLOGUE
    TEN-MINS. Megan, a working mom, thinks about cancelling her gym membership. A monologue with a few Zumba moves.
    Part of Volume 30 of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES.
  • RECRUITER: A MONOLOGUE IN VOICE MESSAGES
    SHORT. A series of voice machine messages from a job recruiter named Sam. Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 5. 6 MINS.
  • HUMPHREY WORSLEY III: A CEO MONOLOGUE
    Work in progress. TEN-MINS. A CEO attends a virtual Town Hall meeting for his company from his private island in the Caribbean. Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 25.
  • SLOSHA: A MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. Sasha (aka Slosha) attends another hotel conference drunk on cheap wine and horny AF. Part of VOLUME 5 of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES.
  • NIGHT STOCKER: A MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. A grocery store shelf stocker on the graveyard shift reacts to being written up for too many restroom breaks. 7-8 mins. Part of VOLUME 6 of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES.
  • SOME FACTORY WORKER: A MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. A factory worker's boss is trying to persuade them to get to work--during a snowstorm. 3 mins. Part of VOLUME 6 of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES.
  • MAX: A SOUP KITCHEN COOK MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. Max, a former homeless person, now a soup kitchen cook, struggles to keep their job after admitting to the boss that different ingredients were added to the homeless meals and even entirely new meals inspired by Rachel Ray and Giada de Laurentiis were made.
    The monologue focuses on America's dependency on food additives and chemicals and their harmful effects on its consumers, especially the...
    SHORT. Max, a former homeless person, now a soup kitchen cook, struggles to keep their job after admitting to the boss that different ingredients were added to the homeless meals and even entirely new meals inspired by Rachel Ray and Giada de Laurentiis were made.
    The monologue focuses on America's dependency on food additives and chemicals and their harmful effects on its consumers, especially the homeless. 6-7 minutes. Part of Volume 18 of Some Americans: Some Monologues.
  • CAMERON: A SICK-TIME MONOLOGUE
    ONE-ACT. Cameron took the day off work because they'd rather experience the summer river-tubing with friends. But now their boss wants an explanation. Part of VOLUME 6 of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES. 15 minutes.
  • NICKY: A FAST-FOOD WORKER MONOLOGUE
    TEN-MINUTES. Nicky, a worker in their 50s at Burger Palace, argues for a pay raise during lunch rush. Part of VOLUME 6 of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES.
  • SANDY: A SUPERCENTER EMPLOYEE MONOLOGUE
    ONE-ACT. Sandy, a full-time employee working the graveyard shift at a supercenter, introduces the newbies (the audience) to the business, while struggling to come to terms with her life after college. A monologue with audience participation. 20-25 minutes. Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 5.
  • JOCELYN: A CHRISTMAS MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. A homeless young mother talks to her little girl before falling asleep.
    Recommended for audition during holiday season or for inclusion in a holiday showcase. Or just for reading.
    It's also a part of Volume 18 of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES.
  • RICHARD: A NIGHT WORKER MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. Richard, a homeless man, rides a downtown "Christmas" bus while telling you about his night job.
    5 minutes.
    Part VOL 18 of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES
  • WILLIE: A THRIFT STORE WORKER MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. Willie, a disabled thrift store worker with Down syndrome and cerebral palsy, sanitizes donated toys in a sheltered workplace. It's not an ordinary day, it's a big day: Willie will meet with the Boss about his/her performance and argue for a raise.
    A monologue about segregated sheltered workplaces for the disabled and the slave labor of disabled workers who make less than federal...
    SHORT. Willie, a disabled thrift store worker with Down syndrome and cerebral palsy, sanitizes donated toys in a sheltered workplace. It's not an ordinary day, it's a big day: Willie will meet with the Boss about his/her performance and argue for a raise.
    A monologue about segregated sheltered workplaces for the disabled and the slave labor of disabled workers who make less than federal minimum wage.
    PART OF VOLUME 1 OF SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES.
  • TERRANCE (MAINTENANCE MAN): A MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. Terrance, a maintenance man at an apartment complex in Arizona, wants to make less per hour. Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 31. 6 mins.
  • GRANDPA BUDDY: A MONOLOGUE
    SHORT/7-8 MINS. Grandpa Buddy doesn't have a Go Fund Me page. This monologue combines recorded internal monologue with spoken monologue.
    PART OF VOLUME 1 OF SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES
  • NO NAME: AN ADJUNCT PROFESSOR MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. An adjunct professor waits in line in five-below-zero. 5 to 6 mins. Part of Volume 1 of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES.
  • PADRE RUIZ: A MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. Padre Ruiz on his last time with an undocumented woman and her daughter before they left for California. This is an oldie from 2009. Part of VOLUME 21 of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES.
  • CHARLIE: A SCHOOL JANITOR MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. Charlie, a middle-school janitor with Down syndrome, doesn't want to trash unclaimed Lost 'n Found. Part of Volume 21 of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES. 6 minutes.
  • TENANT 12G: A MONOLOGUE
    TEN-MINS. Tenant 12G, a senior living in an apartment high-rise, questions the rent increase on their lease renewal letter. Part of VOLUME 31 of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES. 8-9 MINS.
  • ALEXIS: A MOTEL MONOLOGUE WITH CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST
    ONE-ACT. Alexis, a front desk agent at a Georgia motel, sets up the continental breakfast table and makes breakfast for some sick guests. 15 mins.
    PART OF VOLUME 21 OF SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES.
  • AMELIA RICARDO: AN IMMIGRATION LAWYER MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. Immigration lawyer Amelia Ricardo's clients (undocumented immigrants) are going off radar after not being able to pay the fees for the appeal to not remove them. How can funds be raised -- before more are taken into custody by ICE or worse?
    2-3 mins. Part of Protest Plays Project's #TheatreActionImmigration. Go to www.ProtestPlays.org for more info. Also Part of Volume 21 of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES.
  • GRANNY LOLA: A MONOLOGUE
    TEN MINS. Granny Lola doesn't want to babysit this weekend.
    Part of Volume 7 of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES.
  • CASEY: A MONOLOGUE
    SHORT.
    Casey is on the telephone with their elderly father who's bored with small-town life. Part of VOLUME 7 of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES. 5 MINS.
  • EDIE MCDOUGAL: A MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. Edie McDougal, an early retiree, realizes she needs a job. 6-7 mins. Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES VOLUME 7.
  • YUKI: A CAREGIVER MONOLOGUE
    Work in progress. SHORT. Yuki, a caregiver at a memory-care residence for seniors in Alabama, confronts some caregivers about an incident one night in a gym during a tornado. Part of VOLUME 7 of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES. 7-8 MINS.
  • OLD COWBOY CHUCK: A MONOLOGUE FOR A GAY SENIOR
    ONE-ACT. 12-15 MINS. Chuck, a gay senior, has a difficult time dealing with homophobia at his home for senior citizens, especially during Pride month.
    A monologue for a gay senior 80+. Can be played by a younger senior actor.
    Part of Volume 17 of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES.
  • DORA, HOSPITAL FLORIST: A MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. Dora, a hospital florist in the gift shop at a busy hospital, instructs the new manager before retirement. PART OF VOLUME 16 OF SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES. 9-10 MINS.
  • LEE CRAGLE: A RN MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. Lee Cragle, a registered nurse during the pandemic, releases their frustration out on a vending machine. Any gender. 4-5 MINS. Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 16.
  • FAWZIE: A HOTEL CHAMBERMAID MONOLOGUE
    ONE-ACT. Fawzie, a chambermaid, is having a hard time not being angry during Ramadan now that the hotel is hosting an Alt-Right/White Nationalist conference. A comedy. Part of Volume 20 of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES. 20-25 mins.

    Selected for the William Inge Festival in Kansas, 2019.
  • BRUCE: A MONOLOGUE FOR A GAY SENIOR 70+
    SHORT.
    Bruce confronts some senior-shaming gay guys in a bar during his birthday party. 8 mins. PART OF VOLUME 7 OF SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES
  • KERRY CRUMBLY: A MONOLOGUE FOR A WORN-OUT PARENT
    Work in progress. FIrst draft. SHORT. Kerry Crumbly has a meltdown because their kid won't eat dinner. Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES. (unassigned)
  • ULLA: A MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. Ulla, a mother of four, maybe five someday, wants her tubes tied. Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 30. 7 mins.
  • CANDYCE: A CASINO-DAYCARE MONOLOGUE
    Work in progress. SHORT. Candyce has another busy day attending to babies in daycare while their parents gamble their money away. Part of VOLUME 1 of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES.
  • RENATA: A POST-MATERNITY MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. System developer/tester Renata has been back at work from Maternity Leave for a month, and she wasn't invited to a major meeting. Don't interrupt her! Part of Volume 8 of Some Americans: Some Monologues.
    A 2-minute script sample is also included.
  • FREAKIN' AWESOME STEP-DAD: A MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. Perfect for audition or a festival on queer themes.
    Part of VOLUME 25 of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES.
  • PHIL: A MONOLOGUE FOR A SINGLE-DAD
    SHORT. Phil just returned to work from delivering a special surprise lunch to his son at school.
    5 mins. Part of Volume 25 of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES
  • FLYNN FLECK: A MONOLOGUE
    Work in progress. SHORT. Flynn Fleck took time finally off work to talk about his work at Show 'n Tell Parents. His visit really got him to think about his work and his relationship with his son. Part of VOLUME 25 of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES. 5-6 MINS.
  • BLANK GAY PROFILE: A MONOLOGUE
    10 MINS. A gay guy attempts to create a sexy photo album for a hook-up app.
    Perfect for a festival on LGBTQIA or gay themes. Part of Some Americans: Some Monologues, Volume 37.
  • YOUNG BI GUY: A MONOLOGUE
    A young bi guy confronts Bi-phobia in a bar. Perfect for audition and a festival on queer themes.
    3 MINS. Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 37.
  • VICKIE: A MONOLOGUE FOR A TRANS WOMAN
    ONE-ACT. Vickie, a middle-age trans woman, needs help cleaning her studio apartment on Pride weekend. 20-25 mins. Part of VOLUME 31 of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES.
  • TEACHER MCCLELLAND: AN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL TEACHER MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. An elementary school teacher just finished a shopping spree before new spring semester.
    6 mins. This monologue has LOTS of props, so it is not intended for audition.
    Part of VOLUME 10 of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES.
  • CAMILLA CRAWFORD: A CHARTER SCHOOL MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. Camilla Crawford, a science teacher at a charter school, is burnt-out.
    Part of VOLUME 10 of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES. 7-8 MINS.
  • PRINCIPAL PALACHEK: A MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. Principal Palachek (aka the janitor, Math teacher, morning bus driver, supervisor at detention, cafeteria server) tries to get the kids on their buses while also dealing with crisis after crisis. Part of VOLUME 10 OF SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES. 4 MINS.
  • J: A MONOLOGUE FOR AN UNDERGRAD STUDENT
    Work in progress. SHORT. An undergrad sociology student tells their professor why their essays suck. Part of VOLUME 38 of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES.
  • FINN: A MONOLOGUE FOR AN UNDERGRAD STUDENT
    SHORT. An undergrad student confronts their fake-ass friend in I-HOP at 2 in the morning. PART OF SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 11. Formerly known as Chicken Tenders. 7-8 MINS.
  • JAX: A MONOLOGUE FOR A TRANS MALE ACTOR
    Not available for audition/competition at this time.

    SHORT. Jax, a trans male student at Electrician's School, explains yesterday's absence.
    5 MINS. PART OF VOLUME 17 OF SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES.
  • CAMPUS CAMPER: A COLLEGE MONOLOGUE
    10 minutes. A college student camping outside really needs help putting up their tent. Part of VOLUME 11 of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES.
  • XARIA: A GRADUATE SCHOOL MONOLOGUE
    Xaria, the only female writer in her MFA creative writing class, gives some feedback on novels in progress before reading an excerpt from her sci-fi novel in progress. Part of VOLUME 8 of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES.
  • POOPER: A PhD CANDIDATE MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. A PhD student really-reallllllly needs to use the restroom! Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 11. 5 MINS.
  • SOME AMERICAN DAD: A MONOLOGUE
    A father explains to some neighbor kids why his kids can’t come out to play.
    A Gun Control monologue. PART OF SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 12. 3 Minutes
  • Z-MAN, YOUR (FORMER) YELL LEADER: A GRADUATION NIGHT PARTY CRASHING MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. Work in progress. Zeke, aka Z-Man, a former high-school Yell Leader, crashes a graduation party. 7-8 mins. Part of VOLUME 11 of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES.
  • TIA MALONE: A MONOLOGUE FOR A SINGLE-MOM
    SHORT. Tia Malone doesn't know how she's going to tell the truth about the death of her daughter's other mom. 5-6 MINS. Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 12.
  • FIRST-AID INSTRUCTOR: A MONOLOGUE
    Work in progress. A First-Aid Instructor speaks to their college students after a week of cancelled classes. Part of Volume 12 of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES. 4-5 MINS.
  • TEACH: ANOTHER MONOLOGUE THAT I SHOULDN'T HAVE TO WRITE
    SHORT. A high school teacher in handcuffs, blood on the tie
    Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES VOLUME 12.
  • ANOTHER FUCKING WHITE DUDE: A MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. A Tennessee high school teacher responds to being disciplined in the detention room over his chosen American short stories. Part of VOLUME 22 of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES. 7-8 mins.
  • MORNING PERSON: A MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. Does true recycling ever happen in this country? Our character 'Morning Person' has a meltdown when the garbage trucks shows up at their apartment complex. Can be performed with or without sound effects. 4 MINS. PART OF SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 31.
  • GUNCLE EDDIE: A DRAG SHOW MONOLOGUE
    ONE ACT. Formerly known as/performed as Miss Understood. Guncle Eddie performs for some moms at his nephew's fireman-themed birthday party in Flint, Michigan. Part of VOLUME 29 of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES.
  • SOME FIREFIGHTER: A MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. 5 MINS. A new California Fire Captain talks to their crew after a long shift. SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES. (unassigned)
  • BAD NEIGHBOR: A MONOLOGUE
    Work in progress. SHORT. Our character doesn't want to take a senior neighbor's trash to the dumpster. Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 31. 5 MINS.
  • MARGARET: A MONOLOGUE FOR A SMART GIRL
    SHORT.
    Margaret tells her mom about an incident in the playground. 4 mins. Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 14.
  • ABILENE WINTERS: A RETIREE MONOLOGUE
    ONE-ACT. Abilene Winters tells you about her garden, her life as a widow, and her health issues since retiring early from the factory. 25-30 MINS. Part of VOLUME 29 of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES.
  • NOLAN (SOME BOY WITH A NECK BRACE): A MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. Nolan, 13, has a neck brace, oouch.
    4 minutes, perfect for competition. Part of VOLUME 14 of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES.
  • JESSE/JESSIE: A Short TYA Monologue
    SHORT. Perfect for competition. This is published as DREAM HOUSE by Dramatic Publishing in ORIGINAL MIDDLE SCHOOL SCHOOL SCENES AND MONOLOGUES.
    Can be played by any gender identity. Part of VOLUME 14 of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES.
  • ADDY: AN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. Addy, an elementary school kid, waits for their mother to show up. 4 MINS. Part of VOLUME 28 of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES.
  • JOHNNY RIVERS, AMATEUR FASHION CORRESPONDENT, LIVE ON ELECTION DAY: A MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. A middle-schooler who happens to be an amateur fashion correspondent, kind of like Joan Rivers on the red carpet, reports on fashion, live from the voting line on Election Day. 3 mins.
    Written for Get Out the Vote - an initiative for Protest Plays Project.
    Part of VOLUME 14 of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES.
  • ALEX: A RECESS MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. Alex, a middle school student, confronts a bully after a lockdown drill. Part of VOLUME 14 of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES.
  • PHOEBE (GOES BONKERS NEAR THE EDGE OF THE GRAND CANYON): A SUMMER VACATION MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. Phoebe, a 14 year-old girl, is not having a fun time on her summer vacation with her social-media obsessed parents. Part of VOLUME 14 of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES.
  • RILEY: A SUMMER (THERAPY) CAMP MONOLOGUE
    10 MIN. Riley, a teen with a serious addiction to videogames, attempts an escape from summer therapy camp. Part of VOLUME 14 of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES.
  • BLAIR: A MONOLOGUE FOR A KID THAT LIKES TO TALK A LOT
    SHORT.
    Blair, a middle-schooler, has something to say to their parents outside the grocery store. Part of VOLUME 28 of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES. 5-6 mins.
  • PASHA: A MONOLOGUE FOR A PANSEXUAL TEENAGER
    NOT AVAILABLE AT THIS TIME. SHORT. Pasha, a 9th grader, explains to students what it means to be pansexual.
    7-8 mins. Part of VOLUME 14 of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES.
  • JANINE: A MONOLOGUE WITH A FANNY-PACK
    SHORT. Janine, a middle-schooler, confronts bullies that make fun of her fanny-pack. 6 MINS
    This was written during the month of February 2019, part of a writing challenge, one monologue per day, with Matthew Weaver. Part of Volume 14 of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES.
  • PAYTON: A BACK-TO-SCHOOL MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. A child doesn't want the shoes with LED blinking lights. For an actor 6-8 or a child that can come across any age between 6-8.
    Part of 'Playwrights Say Never Again to School Shootings' curated by playwright Rachael Carnes.
    PART OF VOLUME 28 OF SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES.
  • JOJO: A RECESS MONOLOGUE WITH JUMP-ROPE
    SHORT. JoJo loves jumping rope with friends during Recess.
    For a kid actor in grade two. 2 minutes. Part of VOLUME 28 of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES.
  • MINI: A MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. Mini, a Mexican-American girl, tells you (her classmates) why she recently moved to California from Arizona. Perfect monologue for a girl 7-10.
    Published as Mini's Yard Sale in One on One: Playing with a Purpose, Monologues for Kids 7-15, edited by Stephen Fife, from Applause Theatre & Cinema Books, 2013.
    Part of Some Americans: Some Monologues, Volume 21.
  • DINO KID: A MONOLOGUE WITH T-REX, STEGOSAURUS, BRONTOSAURUS, TRICERATOPS AND A FEW OTHER DINOSAURS
    SHORT/TYA. A child's ride home from school didn't go well. A monologue that addresses bullying on school buses. 3 minutes or so. Part of VOLUME 28 of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES.
  • SAM: A MONOLOGUE FOR A MIDDLE-SCHOOLER
    SHORT. This is a version of the monologue SAM KNOWS HOW TO USE THE COFFEE MAKER that is Covid-themed. Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 28.
  • SHAY, JUNIOR SCIENTIST: A MONOLOGUE FOR A TRANS GIRL
    SHORT. Shay, a trans girl in an Advanced Placement Science class, stops roll-call.
    4 to 5 mins. Part of VOLUME 28 of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES.
  • RAMONA, A ZOMBIE NAZI ARMY KILLER WHO HAPPENS TO BE A PRE-TEEN GIRRRL: AN ARCADE MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. Ramona, a tween, loves the movie theatre arcade. 5-6 minutes.
    Perfect for competition. Part of VOLUME 28 of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES.
  • ALYSSA: A MIDDLE SCHOOL MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. Alyssa, a middle school student, crashes a teacher-parent meeting. Part of Volume 28 of Some Americans: Some Monologues. 5 MINS.
  • ALBERT(A) GREER: A MONOLOGUE FOR A SENIOR ACTOR
    SHORT. Albert(a) Greer, a senior in public housing in Florida, got scammed. Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES VOLUME 27. 6 mins.
  • K-CUP SALES SPECIALIST: A MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. 2 1/2-3 Mins.
    A Customer Service Representative at a K-Cup call center gets an Amber Alert.
    Written with the title BZZZZZZZ! for Samuel French Bookstore in Hollywood, CA for Mayday Monologue festival, 2017. The theme was 'Emergency.'
    A great monologue for audition for a woman of color.
    PART OF SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, unassigned.
  • LIA, SUBWAY CLERK: A MONOLOGUE
    Work in progress. SHORT. Lia, a subway railroad clerk in NYC, responds to being reprimanded for reminding certain passengers to wear masks. Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES. 5 mins. (Unassigned)
  • QUINN: A MONOLOGUE FOR A GENDERQUEER ACTOR
    SHORT. Perfect for audition or a festival on LGBTQIA themes.
    Quinn, a genderqueer (or non-binary or trans) person, just wants to pick up grandpa at the Senior Citizen Home; however, the front desk person is making it difficult.
    2 minutes. This was written specifically for the website "Non-Binary Monologues." https://nonbinarymonologues.wordpress.com
    Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 17.
  • DANA (DENTAL HYGIENIST): A MONOLOGUE
    Work in progress. SHORT. Dana, a dental hygienist and LGBTQ+ ally, has riled up some bigots. Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 17. 6-7 MINS.
  • RONNIE FELDMAN, CONSTRUCTION WORKER: A MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. Ronnie Feldman, a construction worker, questions his work assignment. Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES VOLUME 18. 5 mins.
  • YANIQUE (SOME GIRL ON A PHONE CALL): A MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. YANIQUE is on a phone call with her best friend. She has something important to say. Listen.
    Not appropriate for those under 17. PART OF SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES. (unassigned)
  • WANDA: A MONOLOGUE WITH A TREADMILL
    ONE-ACT. 15-20 MINS. Work in progress. Wanda, a call center representative, preps herself for her big day tomorrow when the callers are on hold. While on the treadmill or dealing with her laundry piles in the basement. This was written before abortion banned in Texas.
    PART OF VOLUME 9 OF SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES.
  • ALTAR BOY: A MONOLOGUE FOR A SENIOR ACTOR
    SHORT. An octogenarian altar boy hopes he's not let go after another screw-up.
    4 mins. Part of Some Americans: Some Monologues, Volume 7.
  • MIKE: A TRUCKER MONOLOGUE
    SHORT - 10 MINS.
    This is an oldie, from 2007 with a few tweaks.
    Mike, a trucker that hauls Bibles to Christian bookstores, has a lot to say.
    Part of Volume 25 of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES.
  • AARON LOWELL: A MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. Aaron Lowell, a homeless person, needs a night's stay at the church's shelter, but first has some required reading. Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 18.
  • THE WORLD'S BEST HUSBAND: A MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. Husband spent most of his Saturday doing chores! 4-6 minutes. Part of VOLUME 36 of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES.
  • VIVVY: A DOG GROOMER MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. Vivvy, a volunteer at a shelter for strays and abused dogs, who is also a professional dog groomer, introduces you to what she does. Part of VOLUME 18 of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES. 5-6 MINS.
  • LIDIA: A MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. Lidia responds to a guy following her after getting off the bus. Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 2. 4 mins.
  • REBECCA: A MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. Rebecca is a month behind in rent and today she's paying it. Takes place now, during the pandemic. PART OF VOLUME 8 OF SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES. 3-4 minutes.
  • LEENA: A PRISON INMATE MONOLOGUE
    ONE-ACT Leena, a prison inmate in Florida, welcomes the new girls.
    Part of Volume 26 of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES. 15 minutes w/ sound design.
  • JANEY SMITH: A FOOTBALL FAN MONOLOGUE
    ONE-ACT. WARNING: For Adults Only. Monologue from the perspective of a sex worker. Sex acts are described.
    Janey Smith is a Vikings fan and she's ready for Super Bowl week. An entire week of sex in houses around Minneapolis. She wants to make sure she gets paid what she deserves--so she can provide for her baby.
    This monologue can be revised by the playwright whenever there's a new...
    ONE-ACT. WARNING: For Adults Only. Monologue from the perspective of a sex worker. Sex acts are described.
    Janey Smith is a Vikings fan and she's ready for Super Bowl week. An entire week of sex in houses around Minneapolis. She wants to make sure she gets paid what she deserves--so she can provide for her baby.
    This monologue can be revised by the playwright whenever there's a new Super Bowl.
    Part of VOLUME 15 of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES. 15 minutes.
  • SPACE ALIEN KID: A BIRTHDAY PLANNING MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. Space Alien Kid plans for an unusual birthday party. 4 MINS. Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 28.
  • VULTURE GIRL: A HALLOWEEN MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. A girl doesn't want to wear angel wings or a crown for Halloween.
    3 mins.
  • UNICORN KID: A RECYCLING MONOLOGUE
    SHORT/TYA. A middle-school student in a unicorn costume with an overactive imagination and a love for Planet Earth encourages kids during Lunch Period to recycle. For ages 10-11.
    5-6 mins.
  • ZOMBIE TEEN: A HALLOWEEN MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. ZOMBIE TEEN doesn't want to be late for work. 6-7 minutes.
  • OCTOPUS KID: A BEACH MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. Octopus Kid teaches some beachgoers a lesson.
    5-6 mins.
  • DOLPHIN KID: A MONOLOGUE (POOLSIDE)
    SHORT. Dolphin Kid doesn't want to swim at the local swimming pool.
    Perfect for auditon/competition.
    4 MINS.
  • DIVING PRACTICE: A TEEN MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. A high-school diving champion has a hard time getting ready for practice.
    5 MINS. Perfect for competition.
  • TURTLE KID: A NEWBIE ENVIRONMENTAL ACTIVIST MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. A kid in a ninja turtle costume attempts to save turtles in a park from bikers.
    A monologue perfect for competition.
  • SOME KID: A MONOLOGUE (NOT REALLY, IT'S MORE LIKE A PLAY TITLED "ELECTION DAY" STARRING TOY FIGURES AS AMERICAN CITIZENS)
    SHORT. Written as a submission for Protest Play Project's call for non-partisan plays encouraging people to vote in the Election. No, I wasn't drunk when I wrote this, but I had a sugar high.
    A kid in line on Election Day makes a play titled "Election Day" starring some toy figures. One actor, but with the toy figures, it's really 4 or more characters, but not really. A monologue...
    SHORT. Written as a submission for Protest Play Project's call for non-partisan plays encouraging people to vote in the Election. No, I wasn't drunk when I wrote this, but I had a sugar high.
    A kid in line on Election Day makes a play titled "Election Day" starring some toy figures. One actor, but with the toy figures, it's really 4 or more characters, but not really. A monologue play, but not really.
    The text includes pictures of Playmobil figures selected from my big collection.
  • EARTHWORM KID: A MONOLOGUE PLAY FOR AN ACTOR'S INDEX FINGER
    SHORT. A play for elementary school kids. An earthworm's first day above ground.
    The actor playing the worm with the index finger wears a cloud/sun headdress. Optional roles: bumblebee, dandelions, bird, and butterfly.
  • QUINCEY: A MONOLOGUE FOR A HIGH-SCHOOLER
    SHORT. A monologue for a highschooler, grade 9. Quincey gets a text message from the girl of his dreams.
    4 MINS.
  • KIP: A KID MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. Kip has some explaining to do. 5-6 mins. This is for a middle-school actor, grade 6-7.
    Gender-neutral.
  • FRANCIS/FRANCES: A SUNDAY SCHOOL MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. A child at Sunday School tells the teacher the meaning of the Flood story.
    2 and a half minutes (more if the kid eats animal crackers). Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 14.
  • MICK: A MIDDLE-SCHOOL MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. Mick, a middle-school student, gives his guy friends a lesson on successfully asking a girl out. Because he's a professional at it.

  • FRANKIE: A MONOLOGUE FOR A KID WHO HATES CIGARETTES
    SHORT. Frankie confronts their parents for smoking.
    4 mins. Perfect for competition.
  • TROY: A JUNIOR ALLY MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. Troy, a middle-school student, addresses his classmates in a playground.
    4-5 MINS.
  • SHANNON: A MONOLOGUE FOR A SMART GIRL IN A SNUGGIE
    SHORT. Shannon confronts her mom who's obsessed with losing weight after Christmas.
    3 MINS. Perfect for competition.
  • SAM KNOWS HOW TO USE THE COFFEE MAKER: A TYA MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. Sam acts out a conversation before their father enters the kitchen. A monologue perfect for competition.
  • MONIQUE: A MONOLOGUE FOR A GIRL IN MIDDLE-SCHOOL
    SHORT. Monique tells her Dad about something that happened in the school yard. 3 minutes.
    Might not be appropriate for all audiences.
  • CRIS: A KID MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. Cris doesn't want to hug. 3 MINS.
  • SPENCER: A KID MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. Spencer just finished climbing the trellis to scare their parents.
    5-6 mins.
  • WHAT SOME GIRLS DO FOR MALL GIFT CERTIFICATES
    SHORT. Published by Smith & Kraus, 2016.
  • FATIMA & MAAMA: A Ten-Minute TFY Play
    SHORT/10 MIN. Fatima, a 15-year old Iraqi-American girl, wants to attend her Homecoming Dance so she can impress some bullies --with her HARDCORE KRUMPING! Her traditional mother says No.
    National Semi-Finalist for the Kennedy Center's American College Theatre Festival's Ten-Minute Play Festival, 2009.
  • OPERATION SNIFF 'N SNUGGLE
    SHORT. A group of comfort dogs - a leader and some dogs that recently graduated from training school - comfort a nurse in a hospital room. A gun-control play in one-minute.
  • WACKY JACKIE AND AUNT EVANGELINE: A ONE-ACT PLAY
    ONE-ACT. Unproduced. An aunt and niece clash behind Walmart at midnight in Tucson. Aunt Evangeline wants to know why Jackie left the store without letting her know, but Jackie wants to just leave for the bus stop so she can get home. Jackie's disobedience forces Evangeline to make a terrible decision that will change their lives forever. 10-15 minutes.
  • SUMMER (CONCENTRATION) CAMP COLORING CLUB
    SHORT. Federal immigration employees make some art work before the arrival of the First Lady.
    A play with pictures.
    Part of Protest Plays Project's #TheatreActionImmigration. Go to www.ProtestPlays.org for more information.
  • HAPPI IN IOWA
    ONE ACT. Becky, a trans aunt, has returned to Iowa from Japan to try to reunite with her nephew. It's difficult because her nephew just got out of jail for a childhood crime against a gay kid.

    Selected for the William Inge Theater Festival's New Play Lab, 2018.
    National Semi-Finalist for the Kennedy Center's American Theatre College Festival's Ten-Minute Play Festival,...
    ONE ACT. Becky, a trans aunt, has returned to Iowa from Japan to try to reunite with her nephew. It's difficult because her nephew just got out of jail for a childhood crime against a gay kid.

    Selected for the William Inge Theater Festival's New Play Lab, 2018.
    National Semi-Finalist for the Kennedy Center's American Theatre College Festival's Ten-Minute Play Festival, 2010.
    The longer version is attached. There is a ten-minute version.
  • FUCK BUDDY: THE MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. A 20-something confronts their (former??) fuck buddy. Perfect for audition or a monologue competition (maybe not bc it's R-rated). Perfect for festival on sex/modern relationships. Enjoy!
    4 mins.
    There's also a sequel Fuck Buddy #2. Part of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES, VOLUME 37.
  • PASSWORD SHARING: A MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. The character tries desperately for passwords for TV apps.
  • SLEEPYHEAD: A GAY MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. This is the gay male (R-rated) version of SLEEPYHEAD. It's about four minutes.
    There's a shorter version that's not gay-specific and is available on my NPX page.
  • SLOB: A MONOLOGUE (with wrinkles)
    SHORT. A 20-something slob attacks!
    6 minutes or so.
    Feel free to cut from it for audition.
  • FUCK BUDDY # 2: A MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. This is the sequel to the first FUCK BUDDY monologue. If you haven't read that monologue, read that one first. First draft.
    6-7 mins.
  • SLEEPYHEAD: A 2-Minute Monologue Play
    SHORT. A hilarious monologue on laziness. Perfect for competition or audition.
    Note: You can find the gay male version of this monologue on my NPX page.
  • THE WORLD'S WORST THEATERGOER: THE WORLD'S WORST MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. Intended as an intro to a comedy showcase of short plays, 5 minutes or so before showtime. It takes place in the audience, not on stage.
  • CHEESE ADDICT: A MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. Written during a month-long writing challenge, one monologue per day, February 2019 with Matthew Weaver.
    Intended for any festival on food or any comedy solo festival.
    4 mins.
  • LEAVING PARADISE VALLEY
    ONE-ACT. A series of monologues on the plight of an undocumented immigrant woman in Arizona.
    People touched by her life struggle to come to terms with her and her daughter leaving Arizona.

    Part of Protest Plays Project's #TheatreActionImmigration. Go to www.ProtestPlays.org for more information.
  • ENCORE (WITH VIOLIN): A MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. A woman with a violin. A monologue with awful music. Perfect for audition.
    This is an oldie from 2007!
  • ZOMBIE BABY ATTACKS! A BLOODY MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. You really want a synopsis? Read the title. A bloody f-d up monologue with absolutely no reedeming social importance.
    7 MINS.
  • A DRAGON AND A KNIGHT: REHEARSAL #12: A One-Minute Play for Three Kids
    A one-minute play. Free to produce. Share with drama teachers and kids. Kids can perform this in their backyard theatre or at school.
  • THE CAFETERIA SERVER: A One-Minute Play for Two Kids
    A one-minute play. Free to produce. Share it with drama teachers and kids. This can be performed in your backyard theatre or actually in a cafeteria.
  • RUFF! RUFF! RUFF! A One-Minute Play for Two Kids
    A one-minute play for two kids. Free to produce. Share it with drama teachers and kids. Kids can do this in their backyard theatre and bring their friends!
  • BLACK HOLE!!! A One-Minute Play for Kids
    A one-minute play for kids. Share with drama teachers and kids. Free to produce. Contact me before producing.
  • PRACTICE MAKES PERFECT: A One-Minute Play for Two Kids
    Part of Protest Plays Project #TheatreActionImmigration. Go to the website www.ProtestPlays.
  • LIFE | DEATH: OPEN-TEXT (#1)
    open-text for devised theatre
  • SPACE ALIEN WITH SMARTPHONE: A MONOLOGUE WITH EMOTICONS AND EMOJIS
    Contact playwright for script. PDF can't be attached because too many MBs.
    A Space Alien communicates to earthlings through emoticons and emojis.
    A monologue that becomes a magic show and dance party with broccoli and donuts.
    Requires audience participation and the use of media design (maybe projections).
    A monologue for a kid or adult.
    5 mins+
  • NOPE, THIS ISN'T AUTOFICTION: A MONOLOGUE
    A funny monologue about sucking at life during social isolation. 3-4 minutes.
  • MONOLOGUES IN SO MANY WORDS
    An experiment. I choose random words and write a monologue really quickly. Inspired by Walter Abish's story 'In So Many Words' in his collection 'IN THE FUTURE PERFECT.'
    The first monologue 'example' is JOSEPHINE.
    More to be added!
  • THE PLATYPODES
    FULL-LENGTH. 86 pages in play text.
    THE PLATYPODES is about Ally Gray, a pregnant woman, who's making a difficult decision for herself and her brother who has Down syndrome. Complicating matters is that her entire city knows that she is pregnant. This political play deals with current restrictions on reproductive rights.

    RECOGNITION ON NPX:
    'Highly Recommended and Not Yet...
    FULL-LENGTH. 86 pages in play text.
    THE PLATYPODES is about Ally Gray, a pregnant woman, who's making a difficult decision for herself and her brother who has Down syndrome. Complicating matters is that her entire city knows that she is pregnant. This political play deals with current restrictions on reproductive rights.

    RECOGNITION ON NPX:
    'Highly Recommended and Not Yet Produced', list by Brian James Polak, 2019.
    'Passing the Bechdel Test', list by Danielle Ozymandias, 2018.

  • HEY, EMILY DICKINSON, I GOT A CHEESESTICK! A One-Minute Play for Two Kids
    A one-minute play for kids. Free to produce. Share it with drama teachers and kids. Kids can do this in their backyard theatre or in the park or the schoolyard!
  • FUZZY, FORMER POLICE K-9 PUPPY: A KID MONOLOGUE
    SHORT. A former K-9 puppy is surprised by their new home. 2-3 minutes. It's all right if this is performed by an adult for kids.
  • DAVEY, DEATH-BRINGER: A PIRATE MONOLOGUE
    Davey the pirate lost the election. 4 mins.
  • DARCY: A TEEN MONOLOGUE
    Darcy, a 13 year-old boy, doesn't want to go to his own birthday party at the bowling alley.
    6-7 mins.