Dramatic Interpretation Pieces























More Dramatic Interpretation Pieces


Heart of a Dog by Mikhail Bulgakov, adapted by Frank Galati Soldering On by Alan Bennett (a Dramatic Monologue)
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof by Tennessee Williams
A Streetcar Named Desire by Tennessee Williams
Portrait of a Madonna by Tennessee Williams
The Cherry Orchard by Anton Chekov
An Enemy of the People by Henrik Ibsen
Clara by Arthur Miller
Extremities by William Mastrosimone
Anna Christie by Eugene O’Neill
Marvin’s Room by Scott McPherson
The Pavilion by Craig Wright
Waiting for Lefty by Clifford Odets
Wit by Margaret Edson
Driving Miss Daisy by Alfred Uhry
Translations by Brian Friel
The Adding Machine by Elmer Rice
Buried Child by Sam Shepard
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde adapted by Jeffrey Hatcher, from the novella The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson
Endgame by Samuel Beckett
Milk Like Sugar by Kirsten Greenidge
4000 Miles by Amy Herzog
The Train Driver by Athol Fugard
The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity by Kristoffer Diaz
Maple and Vine by Jordan Harrison
A Small Fire by Adam Bock
A Strange and Seperate People by Jon Marans
When the Rain Stops Falling by Andrew Bovell
Compulsion or The House Behind by Rinne Groff
The Dream of the Burning Boy by David West Read
Photograph 51 by Anna Ziegler
August: Osage County by Tracy Letts
Tuesdays with Morrie by Jeffrey Hatcher and Mitch Albom, based on the book by Mitch Albom
Doubt, A Parable by John Patrick Shanley
Proof by David Auburn
Topdog/Underdog by Suzan-Lori Parks
Take Me Out by Richard Greenberg
All the Way Home by Tad Mosel
Fences by August Wilson
Street Scene by Elmer Rice
The Shadow Box by Michael Cristofer
A Delicate Balance by Edward Albee
They Knew What They Wanted by Sidney Howard
If Booth Had Missed by Arthur Goodman
God's Ear by Jenny Schwartz
The Old Maid by Zoe Akins, based on the novel by Edith Wharton
Children of a Lesser God by Mark Medoff
In the Blood by Suzan-Lori Parks
The English Teachers by Edward Napier
The Laramie Project by Moisés Kaufman and the Members of Tectonic Theater Project
The Chosen by adapted by Aaron Posner and Chaim Potok from the novel by Chaim Potok
Closer by Patrick Marber
Red by John Logan
Hedwig and the Angry Inch text by John Cameron Mitchell, music and lyrics by Stephen Trask
The Goat or, Who is Sylvia? by Edward Albee
Shotgun by John Biguenet
Rabbit Hole by David Lindsay-Abaire
The Last Days of Judas Iscariot by Stephen Adly Guirgis
Hello Herman by John Buffalo Mailer
Gross Indecency: The Three Trials of Oscar Wilde by Moisés Kaufman
Frost/Nixon by Peter Morgan
Pretty Fire by Charlayne Woodard
My Left Breast by Susan Miller
Othello by William Shakespeare
Closetland by Radha Bharadwaj
The Only Thing Worse You Could Have Told Me... by Dan Butler
Emma's Child by KristineThatcher
Seven Guitars by August Wilson
Yellowman by Dael Orlandersmith
Lady Day At Emerson's Bar And Grill by Lanie Robertson
Speakeasy (Unable to locate)
Frozen by Bryony Lavery
Sunday, Sunday by Sandra Fenichel Asher
The Crimson Thread by Mary Hanes
Having Our Say -- The Delany Sisters' First 100 Years by Emily Mann, adapted from the book Having Our Say by Sarah L. and A. Elizabeth Delany with Amy Hill Hearth, based on the lives of Sadie and Bessie Delany (NOTE: DI performance could be based upon the book and NOT the play; uncertain with given information)
Grief-Struck (unable to locate)
Inside Out-Upside Down (Unable to locate)
I Am My Own Wife by Doug Wright
Tell Tale by Jeffrey Hatcher
I Might Be Edgar Allen Poe by Dawson Nichols
I don't know what I'm doing by Donald Margulies
Zooman and the Sign by Charles Fuller
Bums by Robert Shaffron
Wings by Arthur Kopit Deaf Day by Leslie Ayvazian
Faith Healer by Brian Friel
The Very First Dating Video of Rose Ritz from I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change (Music by Jimmy Roberts; Lyrics by Joe Dipietro)
The Tricky Part by Martin Moran
The Glory Box by Tim Miller
Video Clip
A Hand to Hold (unable to locate)
Man (Unable to locate)
The Waltz (Unable to locate)
The Gift of Tongues (Unable to locate)
Widows and Children First from Torch Song Trilogy by Harvey Fierstein
In the Divide (Unable to locate)
The Thief of Tears from Three Viewings by Jeffrey Hatcher
The Rules of the House (unable to locate)
Fireflies in the Dark by Annie Chandy Mathew (Go to “contents” at the top of the menu to easily get to the short story Fireflies in the Dark.)
Blackout (multiple works with this title, but this piece by Gary Lennon seems most appropriate).
Crafty by Paul Rudnick (from The New Century (Collection))
Paloma by Anne García-Romero
Medusa
Spoonface Steinberg by Lee Hall
Punished : A Mother's Cruelty. A Daughter's Survival. A Secret That Couldn't Be Told by Vanessa Steel
The Last Flapper by William Luce
Blonde Poison by Gail Louw
Her by Christa Parravani
White People by J.T. Rogers
Let's Pretend This Never Happened: A Mostly True Memoir by Jenny Lawson
The Amish Project by Jessica Dickey
Tru by Jay Presson Allen, Truman Capote

Me and My Shadows: A Family Memoir by Lorna Luft
Cage of Stars by Jacquelyn Mitchard
Grounded by George Brant
A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier by Ishmael Beah
Stolen Time by Sunny Jacobs
Commencement by Clay McLeod Chapman (possibly)
The Face of Emmett Till by Mamie Till-Mobley and David Barr III
Elephant's Graveyard (One-Act Version) by George Brant (there is a longer version available through Samuel French as well)
Finding Me: A Decade of Darkness, a Life Reclaimed - A Memoir of the Cleveland Kidnappings by Michelle Knight, Michelle Burford
Choosing Hope: Moving Forward from Life's Darkest Hours by Kaitlin Roig-DeBellis, Robin Gaby Fisher