Free Monologues

Welcome to the largest collection of teen monologues on the internet, available for free use in auditions and classroom work and all from plays published by YouthPLAYS.  Browse dozens of monogues for teens and other young actors, sortable by genre (drama, comedy, dramedy) and gender.

How it Works

Special Note:  Please use the Monologue Request form on the main page at this time.  Some of the forms on the individual monologue pages are experiencing technical difficulties.

Please read the instructions carefully:

 1. Once you find a monologue (or monologues) that suit your needs, please click on and fill out the Monologue Request Form.  Where it asks how you plan to use the monologue, please let us know whether you wish to use the monologue in class or for an audition (both free) or in some other way (i.e. an adjudicated competition or other performance, both of which may require nominal payment).

2.  We will confirm permission within 2 business days (so give yourself enough time!).

3.  If you'd like to read the entire play from which the monologue comes, click on the order link on each monologue's page to order a perusal copy!  All monologues are from plays published by YouthPLAYS.

4.  By using one of our monologues, you grant us permission to add you to the YouthPLAYS email list.  We promise not to email you too often, and we will never share your email with anyone.

5.  Students, please tell your teachers or directors about YouthPLAYS!  Teachers and directors, please consider our plays for potential production!  Remember, our authors make their income from the licensing of their work for production and the payment of royalties.  This allows them to create more great plays!

Note: 
You may use these monologues for Thespian adjudicated Individual Events and similar competitions/festivals with the purchase of a digital (or printed, if available) copy of the play from which they come.  Simply purchase the perusal copy, then print out the monologue page with this paragraph on it.

We regret that we are unable to provide specific monologue suggestions, as our time and staff are limited, and we feel that it's always best for you to read through our selections and find the piece that best fits you.
  So let's get to it:  read on for a great selection of monologues!

Monologue Request Form

Monologues for Teens & Other Young Actors

  
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Comedy

Wendy (Female) from Love (Awkwardly) by Maryann Carolan and John Rotondo

Will (Male) from Clay by Carol S. Lashof

Pierette (Female) from Masks by Paul E. Doniger

Phil Steen (Male) from The Baseball King by Amelia Ross

Travis (1) (Male) from One Good Thing by Don Zolidis

Dodge (2) (Male or Female) from Dodge by Ed Shockley

Carly (Female) from G.B.F. Forever by Asher Wyndham

Charlie (Male) from Techies by Don Goodrum

Drama

Nick (Male) from One Good Thing by Don Zolidis

Erynne (1) (Female) from One Good Thing by Don Zolidis

Siggy (Male) from War of the Buttons by Jonathan Dorf

Ofelia (Female) from ESL by Tom Smith

Buldeo (Male) from The Jungle Book by Callan Stout

Missy (Female) from Alley Dog by Paul Lewis

Laura (Female) from Love (Awkwardly) by Maryann Carolan and John Rotondo

Travis (2) (Male) from One Good Thing by Don Zolidis

Erynne (2) (Female) from One Good Thing by Don Zolidis

Bagheera (Male) from The Jungle Book by Callan Stout

Squishy (Female) from An Actual Baby Person by Barbara Lindsay

Scout (Female) from Like a Metaphor by Emily Cicchini

Three Rows (Male or Female) from Dear Chuck by Jonathan Dorf

Vivian (Female) from Children of Hooverville by Hollie Michaels

Alex (Female) from screens by Jessica McGettrick

Tabatha (Female) from The Snow Globe by Sara Crawford

Dramedy

Frankie (Female) from 4 A.M. by Jonathan Dorf and Alison Wood

George (Male) from Love (Awkwardly) (one-act version) by Maryann Carolan and John Rotondo

Aaron (Male) from Clay by Carol S. Lashof

Shelly (Female) from Le Goalie by Nelson Yu

Dodge (1) (Male or Female) from Dodge by Ed Shockley

Zeta (Female) from Clay by Carol S. Lashof

Trace (Female) from War of the Buttons by Jonathan Dorf

Ticker (Male) from War of the Buttons by Jonathan Dorf

Randy (Male) from Love (Awkwardly) by Maryann Carolan and John Rotondo

Alice (Female) from Lockdown by Julia Edwards

Katarina (Female) from Lockdown by Julia Edwards

Lily (Female) from Lockdown by Julia Edwards

Sam (Male or Female) from Uncertainty Theory by Maura Campbell

Catherine (Female) from Golden Ladder by Donna Spector

Izzy (Female) from Cupid and Psyche: An Internet Love Story by Maria Hernandez, Emma Rosecan and Alexis Stickovitch

Did You Know?


Isabella Russell-Ides’ play, The Early Education of Conrad Eppler, won the BIG SHOUT OUT national competition for Best New Play.

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