Multicultural and LGBT gay/lesbian monologues

July 4, 2018 | Wendy

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The 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








 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 Arts Dept of the Toronto Reference Library

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

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