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“But I tell you what I do wish, Mrs Peters.” from the play,”Trifles” Mrs. Hale and Mrs. Peters discuss the Wright household and their lack of making an effort to reach out to Mrs. Wright. Ideal for adult females ranging from 30-49. 1-2 Mins. Written By: Susan Glaspell MRS. HALE: But I tell you what I […]

“She saw that you didn’t love her” from the play, “The Straw” As the nurse on the floor, Miss Gilpin deals with the end moments of a person’s life. Eileen had her heart broken by Stephen, who has come back to visit. Miss Gilpen advises Stephen that Eileen never forgot her love for him. Ideal for […]

“It’s like this, Keith” from the play, “The First and Last” Larry arrives surprising Keith with his confession of murder. Ideal for adult males ranging from 30-49. 1-2 Mins. Written By: John Galsworthy LARRY: It’s like this, Keith—there’s a girl—A Polish girl. She—her father died over here when she was sixteen, and left her all alone. […]

“Discouraging? It’s immoral!” from the play, “Pictures” Joe vents his frustration regarding the art people are taught to admire and praise. Ideal for adult males ranging from 20-39. 1-2 Mins. Written By: Horace Holley JOE: Discouraging? It’s immoral! Oh, these smug people who have been taught what to admire! These unborn souls who want to shut […]

“No shame but mine:” from the play, “Taming of the Shrew” Katharina believes that she was stood up at her own wedding and begins to chide herself for foolishly believing Petruchio really wanted to marry her. Ideal for adult females ranging from 20-39. 1-2 Mins. Written By: William Shakespeare KATHARINA: No shame but mine: I must, […]

“I know you’re probably mad at me for leaving before the funeral” from, “Pretty Theft” Allegra says farewell to her mother after her father has died. (Scene: Allegra’s house. Allegra’s Mom sits, facing away from us, watching TV. Allegra approaches her mother. Ideal for adult females ranging from 18-27. 2 Mins. Written By: Adam Szymkowicz ALLEGRA: I […]

“The government of your country!” from the play, “Major Barbara” Undershaft and Stephen were discussing his potential inheritance of the cannon business. Stephen has stated he does not want to inherit, but devote a life to politics. As anger rises, Undershaft retorts. Ideal for adult males ranging from 50-59. 1-2 Mins. Written By: George Bernard Shaw […]

“Think, Anya, your grandfather, your great-grandfather, and all your ancestors were serf-owners, they owned living souls;” Trofimov has a moment alone with Anya. Anya reveals that knowing him has made her see things in a different light. The orchard doesn’t hold the same magic as before. Ideal for adult males ranging from 20-39. 1-2 Mins. Written […]

“I will work—work—work!” from the play, ” The Flutter of the Goldleaf” Philo stays in his workspace to keep his mind busy. Ideal for adult males ranging from 20-39. 1-2 Mins. Written By:  Olive Tilford & Frederick Peterson PHILO: I will work—work—work! Not a voice to help me—not a smile of hope—not a touch of sympathy. … […]

“Believe what you choose about me.”, from the play, “Lady Windermere’s Fan” Mrs. Erlynne advises that there is nothing going on between herself and Lord Windermere. Lady Windermere insults her and plans to leave her family and scandal. Ideal for adult females ranging from 40-49. 1-2 mins. Written By: Oscar Wilde MRS. ERLYNNE: Believe what you choose […]

“But it was absolutely necessary that he should not know!” from the play, “A Doll’s House” Christine, an old friend, has come to see if Nora’s husband has any work at his new employer, a bank. As Nora and Christine talk, Nora reveals how she borrowed money and has been slowly paying back the debt. Ideal […]

“Agnes, you have kept your health living on your estate in Long Island” from the play, “Ever Young” Mrs. Payne-Dexter discusses how everyone is telling her she is getting old, but she doesn’t feel it. Ideal for adult females ranging from 60-69. 1 Min. Written By: Alice Gerstenberg MRS. PAYNE-DEXTER:  Agnes, you have kept your health living […]

“Och! be quiet now;” from the play, ” Campbell of Kilmhor” Mary’s son has just been taken out to be shot by Campbell’s men. She re-enters the scene to her crying maid, who has just given away the hiding location of others. Ideal for adult females ranging from 40-59. 1-2 Mins. Written By: J.A. Ferguson MARY STEWART: […]

“This field is endless.” from the play, “Local Story” Betsy’s hitch-hiking across country to find the boy she loves. Ideal for adult females ranging from 24-33. 1-2 Mins. Written By: Kristen Palmer BETSY: (The sound of a highway, a warm red desert sunset, heat and dust. BETSY speaks from a great distance. BETSY is transparent.) This […]

“I would like to call on the leniency of the jury.” from the play, “Fat Cat Killers” Steve’s kidnapping didn’t go so well. Ideal for adult males ranging form 30-39. 1-2 Mins. Written By: Adam Szymkowicz STEVE: I would like to call on the leniency of the jury. Not because I didn’t know what I was doing. […]

“Wine! Wine! Wine!” from the play,”ubu” Ubu tells us of his true love who died. Ideal from adult males ranging from 35-44. 1-2 Mins. Written By: Adam Szymkowicz UBU: Wine! Wine! Wine! Wine! Wine! Wine! Wine! Wine! Wine! Wine! Wine! (The SERVANT brings UBU wine. UBU drinks.) A very good vintage. I would offer it to you, […]

“There you are again!” from the play, “The Bear” Luka, Mrs. Popov’s servant, asks his mistress to stop hiding herself away in mourning. She has spent the last year between her husband’s sickness and then his death hidden away. Mrs. Popov laments that she is dead like her husband. Ideal for adult males ranging from 30-49. […]

“Hush, you needn’t speak” from the play, “The Stronger” Madame X realizes that Mademoiselle Y may be having an affair with her husband. Ideal for adult females ranging from 30-49. 1-2 Mins. Written By: August Strindberg MADAME X: Hush, you needn’t speak—I understand it all! It was because—and because—and because! Yes, yes! Now all the accounts balance. […]

“You ask it, of course.” from the play, “His Luck” Jean, in mourning, and Vera, her friend, are talking over tea. Jean’s husband is a musician and artist. Very tempestuous, Paul seemed to look for an opportunity not to play. After his death, Jean finds solace in their room, living with memories. Ideal for adult females ranging […]

“Oh, don’t be vain and fanciful.” from the play, “Interlude” The poet and marquise have been talking of love and playing with a person’s heart. The Marquise laments her spot in life. Ideal for teenage females ranging from 13-19. 1-2 Mins.  Written By: Federico More MARQUISE: Oh, don’t be vain and fanciful. I swear That in […]
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