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Multicultural and LGBT gay/lesbian monologues

April 6, 2011 | Wendy | Comments (0) Facebook Twitter More...

  

The Performing Arts department at the Toronto Reference Library offers monologues and scenes for diverse communities. Included below are a small sample of tiltes for actors of colour and gay and lesbian performers, or for those auditioning for specific roles.

 
 Voices of color

Voices of Color:  Scenes and Monologues by African American Playwrights by Woodie King Jr.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Telling momentsTelling moments:  15 Gay Monologues by Robert C. Reinhart   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  Multicultural theatre 

Multicultural Theatre:  Scenes and Monologues from new Hispanic, Asian, and African-American plays by Roger Ellis

 

 

 

 

 

 

Outspoken2

 Outspoken:  a Canadian collection of Lesbian scenes and monologues by Susan Cole 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Beyond the pale

Beyond the pale:  Dramatic writing from First Nations writers and writers of colour by Yvette Nolan

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

There are many other excellent monologue books so make sure to check out the monologue collection on the 5th floor Performing Arts Dept of the Toronto Reference Library Quick Reference section (at the top of the stairs) by the 'Cat on a Hot Tin Roof' poster.

You may also be interested in some of our earlier blog posts on:
monologues for men
monologues for women
Canadian monologues
monologues for teen and youth

Lastly, did you know the Performing Arts Department of the Toronto Reference Library has an online audition board with current audition listings and materials to read at the Library ?

 

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