A new volume of exciting rich and varied selection of monologues for women from plays which were produced and/or published in the 2016-2017 theatrical season. Most are for younger performers (teens through 30s)but there are also some excellent pieces for older actors as well. Some are comic, some are dramatic. Some are short, some are long. All represent the best in contemporary playwriting. monologues from Kenny Finkle, Jacqueline Goldfinger, Sheila Callaghan, Nicole Pandolfo, Barbara Blumenthal-Ehrlich, Alexandra Gersten-Vassiliaros, June Guralnik, Beau Willimon, Philip Dawkins, Evan Linder, Christopher Chen, Andrea Lepcio, Andrew Biss, CS Hanson, Halley Feiffer, Jennifer O’Grady, C. Denby Swanson, Don Nigro, Adam Kraar, Lisa Soland, A. Ray Pamatmat, Gino DiIorio, Marisa Wegrzyn, Vincent Delaney, Patrick Gabridge, Aaron Posner, Martha Patterson, Michael Elyanow, George Brant, Carlos Murillo, Carey Crim, John MacNicholas, Laura Rohrman, Jamie Pachino, Lee Blessing, Carolyn Gage, Alan Smith, Stephen Beiber, Michele Elliott, Michael Tooher, Kim Davies, Graham Techler, Mark Andrew, Macee Binns, Frank Winters, Dan Hirsch, Patricia Cotter, Susan Jackson, Yussef El Guindi, Elayne Heilveil, Steven Dietz, Sam Bobrick, Darren Canady, Laurence Carr, Gregory Strasser, Brad Neveu, Theresa Rebeck and Johnna Adams.