On Eric Bogosian’s 100 Monologues

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Award-winning American actor and playwright Eric Bogosian has gone mammoth. He has taken his 100 Monologues and created a website, on which many of his most talented acting colleagues, such as such as Sam Rockwell, Billy Crudup, Michael Shannon, Jessica Hecht, Sebastian Stan, Stephen Lang, Dylan Baker and Lisa Joyce, perform these short pieces. Originally, Bogosian wrote and performed them in various combinations as Off-Broadway shows from 1980 to 2006. New videos are being added to the site on a weekly basis — check it out.

100monologues.com

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Aleks Sierz FRSA is a theatre critic, and author of the seminal study of new 1990s playwrights, In-Yer-Face Theatre. His other books include Rewriting the Nation, The Theatre of Martin Crimp, John Osborne’s Look Back in Anger, The Methuen Drama Guide to Contemporary British Playwrights and Modern British Playwriting. His latest book (co-authored with Lia Ghilardi) is The Time Traveller’s Guide to British Theatre. He also works as a journalist, broadcaster, and lecturer. Aleks blogs independently at www.sierz.co.uk and tweets at @alekssierz.
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Aleks Sierz
Aleks Sierz FRSA is a theatre critic, and author of the seminal study of new 1990s playwrights, In-Yer-Face Theatre. His other books include Rewriting the Nation, The Theatre of Martin Crimp, John Osborne’s Look Back in Anger, The Methuen Drama Guide to Contemporary British Playwrights and Modern British Playwriting. His latest book (co-authored with Lia Ghilardi) is The Time Traveller’s Guide to British Theatre. He also works as a journalist, broadcaster, and lecturer. Aleks blogs independently at www.sierz.co.uk and tweets at @alekssierz.

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