Modern Monologues

Marjorie Benton COOKE (1876 - 1920)

The monologue is a character study in little; the apotheosis of a chosen individuality. All the little studies in this book have stood the test of trial before varied audiences. - Summary by Marjorie Benton Cooke, Author
Edited by: Eva Davis and linny

Cast (of sketches with more than 2 readers):
Sketch 5 - What the janitor heard
Stage Directions: Eva Davis
Mrs Northrup, Hulda: Linda Olsen Fitak
Mr Reynolds: Nemo
Bobby: Tomas Peter
Sketch 9 - When shades assemble
Stage Directions: Tomas Peter
Lady Macbeth, Portia: Linda Olsen Fitak
Juliet: Leanne Yau
Ophelia: Eva Davis
Sketch 10 - Over the coffee-cups
Stage Directions: Tomas Peter
Mr Meek: Nemo
Mrs Tenbrook: Sonia
Carol Kendal: Eva Davis
Sketch 11 - From long ago to now
Stage Directions: TriciaG
Reginald, Billy Norton: Tomas Peter
Angelina, Joan Dascott: TJ Burns
Sketch 14 - Below stairs
Stage Directions: Eva Davis
Butler: Tomas Peter
Maid: Linda Olsen Fitak
Sketch 18 - At mme Newberry’s
Stage Directions: Tomas Peter
Mrs Payson de Sleyster, Elmira Beechum: Linda Olsen Fitak
Stuttering young woman, Dressy young woman: Emma Charlotte
Pearl the Child Wonder: TJ Burns
Sketch 19 - How it happened
Stage Directions: Tomas Peter
Miss Audrey Gay: Emma Charlotte
Mr John Marvel: Chuck Williamson
Sketch 20 - When morning breaks
Stage Directions, Jimmy: Nemo
Mother: Emma Charlotte
Molly: Eva Davis
Sketch 21 - Who’s afraid?
Stage Directions, Jimmy: Nemo
Mother: Emma Charlotte
Molly: Eva Davis

Genre(s): Dramatic Readings

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 00 Preface CarriRenee
00:02:07
Play 01 Sketch 1 - Cupid Plays Coach Linda Olsen Fitak
00:11:07
Play 02 Sketch 2 - A Modern Becky Sharp Linda Olsen Fitak
00:09:48
Play 03 Sketch 3 - Her Day at Home Linda Olsen Fitak
00:07:08
Play 04 Sketch 4 - The Road of the Loving Heart Linda Olsen Fitak
00:09:07
Play 05 Sketch 5 - What the Janitor Heard Group 00:12:56
Play 06 Sketch 6 - In the Merry Month of May Linda Olsen Fitak
00:10:08
Play 07 Sketch 7 - Suburbanites Eva Davis
Linda Olsen Fitak
00:17:31
Play 08 Sketch 8 - Their Last Ride Together Linda Olsen Fitak
00:07:59
Play 09 Sketch 9 - When Shades Assemble Group 00:06:58
Play 10 Sketch 10 - Over the Coffee-Cups Group 00:09:30
Play 11 Sketch 11 - From Long Ago to Now Group 00:09:32
Play 12 Sketch 12 - The First Lesson Joseph Tabler
00:07:31
Play 13 Sketch 13 - A Summer Idyl Devorah Allen
00:04:18
Play 14 Sketch 14 - Below Stairs Group 00:05:57
Play 15 Sketch 15 - On Woman’s Rights Linda Olsen Fitak
00:09:02
Play 16 Sketch 16 - A Highly Colored Sketch Linda Olsen Fitak
00:08:40
Play 17 Sketch 17 - A Dark-Brown Diplomat Linda Olsen Fitak
00:09:57
Play 18 Sketch 18 - At Mme. Newberry’s Group 00:20:22
Play 19 Sketch 19 - How It Happened Group 00:14:55
Play 20 Sketch 20 - When Morning Breaks Group 00:05:52
Play 21 Sketch 21 - Who’s Afraid? Group 00:06:43
Play 22 Sketch 22 - The Optimist Linda Olsen Fitak
00:06:16