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WILD HONEY – Anna Petrovna confronts her husband about his deceit. 1-2 min. ANNA PETROVNA – How can you say that? How can you lie to me, on such a night as this, beneath such a sky? Tell your lies in ...

FENCES – Rose finally tells Troy how she feels. Dramatic monologue for adult female. 1-2 min. ROSE: I been standing with you! I been right here with you, Troy. I got a life too. I gave eighteen years of my life to ...

SNAKEBIT – Jonathan reassures Michael that everything will be okay. 1-2 min. JONATHAN: I can’t believe you never told me you slept with my wife three months before I was married. Don’t say anything. I don’t want you to say anything. ...

SPIKE HEELS – Georgie tells off Lydia. 1-2 min.  GEORGIE – I understand you all right. This part, I think I got down solid. But what I don’t have, you know- what I want to know is- if you’re so fucking ...

PROOF – Catherine gave up her life and schooling to take care of her father until his recent death. 1-2 min. CATHERINE: I lived with him. I spent my life with him. I fed him. Talked to him. Tried to listen when ...

CRIMES OF THE HEART: Babe tells the court what happened after shooting her husband. 2-3 min. BABE: After I shot Zackery, I put the gun down on the piano bench, and then I went out into the kitchen and made up ...

LAUNDRY AND BOURBON – Hattie talks on the phone with her children. 1-2 min. HATTIE: Say mind if I use your phone? Figure I better check on the kids. No telling what devilment they’ve gotten up to. (Dialing.) Everything gonna turn out fine ...

RECENT TRAGIC EVENTS – Waverly tries to explain to Andrew what it’s like having a twin. 2-3 min. WAVERLY: Do you know what it’s like to have a twin? No you don’t.  Because it’s really different from not having one.  It’s so ...

“My shares are worthless, and my savings gone” from the film “A Little Princess: The Musical.” Miss Minchin tells Sara how she feels about her father. 1-2 min. MISS MINCHIN: Would the Times print it if it weren’t true? Word has reached London of ...

“I plead down” from the film “Gone Girl.” Tommy tells Nick about his time with Amy and when she accused him of rape. 2-3 min. TOMMY: Fuck no. Do I look like I’d do well in prison? I plead down, man. Sexual ...

THIS IS OUR YOUTH – Jessica Goldman, an “anxiously insightful” fashion student, comes over and Warren hopes that he can use the money to entice her into bed. 2-3 min. JESSICA: Don’t you guys get into like, comparing notes and stuff? ...

IT’S ONLY A PLAY – Virginia, the star of the fictional play, complains about her agent. Dramatic Monologue for adult female. 1-2 min. VIRGINIA: They ain’t doing anything. They tried that number on me out in Hollywood. “You’re only as good ...

A DOLL’S HOUSE – Nora finally opens up to her husband, Torvald. Dramatic monologue for adult women. 2-3 min.  NORA: It is perfectly true, Torvald. When I was at home with papa, he told me his opinion about everything, and so I ...

“Can of Vegetables” from the film “Wet Hot American Summer.” Gene introduces the camp to a new friend. 1-2 minutes. GENE: I wanna thank all of you for a terrific summer. Cooking for all you nice people has really helped me ...

“I pretended to be asleep from the film “Hall Pass.” Maggie explains why she’s giving her husband a hall pass. 1-2 min. MAGGIE: Remember last week when we went to Lucy’s award thing? That night when we got home, Rick and ...

THE BOOK OF MORMON – Elder Price has finally had it with… well, everything! 1 min. ELDER PRICE: Well, well… If it isn’t the SUPER MORMON.  Spreading “the word”?! Making more –  BRAIN WASHED ZOMBIES?! How is it YOU converted all those ...

“Poor little rabbit” from the film “Gangs of New York.” The Butcher asks the cop to find who’s responsible for the rabbit’s death. 1 min. THE BUTCHER: That’s a sorry looking pelt…and it’s been so nice and quiet for the last ...

“You can’t handle the truth” from the film “A Few Good Men.” Jessup is in court and confronts Kaffee about the reasons and facts that he can’t understand regarding what is necessary to keep the country safe. 1-2 min. JESSUP: You can’t ...

“It’s called the carousel,” from the TV Show “Mad Men”. While delivering a presentation, Don misses his family. 3-4 Min. DON: Well, technology is a glittering lure. But, uh, there is the rare occasion when the public can be engaged on a ...