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The opening monologue* to Darleen Dances has become a favorite audition piece for actresses since it was published in Moving Parts in 1992.
Read the full monologue and script in Girl Stories & Game Plays (the only published version). Or, for a PDF e-book of the full script, click "buy now" button, left column of this page.
Girl Stories & Game Plays is diverse, lively, often hilarious.
"Sometimes brief description doesn't even begin to do justice to a play. Such is the case with Darleen Dances."
—Adrienne Urbanski, Pulse of the Twin Cities
"The turns of phrase—creative freedom with language—turned me on throughout; that's the reason why people still read. I laughed out loud! A ticklish read from start to finish."
—Jason Love, syndicated humor writer, author of So It Goes: Stories for People Who Laugh
To find out about the novel that Darleen blossomed into, click on Plan Z (right).
*Full monologue and play, along with new "Notes for Actresses Performing the Opening Monologue," available in PDF.
Full play also available in Girl Stories & Game Plays.
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