Shakespearean Scenes and Monologues

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Whether for auditions or exercises, actors are always looking for Shakespearean scenes and monologues. Several sites out there on the Web have gone to the trouble of compiling them.

A few tips for the aspiring Shakespearean actor:

Scenes and Monologues Links

Ace Your Audition: Shakespeare Monologues's small but useful collection of Shakespearean monologues for men and women. has dozens of Shakespeare monologes in both drama and comedy categories. They also have tons of other free monologues. Find one for an audition or even for research.
Actorama, a social and business networking site for actors and other entertainment professionals, offers a wide variety of searchable monologues and scenes, including nearly 300 from Shakspeare's works.
Monologue Archive
Shakespearean monologues and related links from an Internet archive site. Bare-bone design, but useful.
Overdone Monologues
From, because when you're auditioning, you want to stand out from the crowd. Includes lists of overdone Shakespeare monologues for men and women.
Play Shakespeare
Play Shakespeare is an online collection of free Shakespeare resources, including several collections of monologues (for men and women) and scenes (for men, women, and mixed).
Shakespeare's Monologues
This searchable site is one of the few monologue resources on the Internet dedicated solely to Shakespeare's works. It includes handy printable PDF documents as well.
Shakespearean Monologues for Teens
Bottle Tree productions presents a selection of Shakespearean monologues suitable for teens and young adults with analysis and performance tips. Shakespeare Monologues
A small collection of the Bard's monologues from