Applause Books. Solo! The monologues! The plays! The playwrights! The very best of the 1980s! This collection of 75 solo speeches and performance pieces for actors has been selected from the finest material being written today for theatre in America and England. For the reader who wants to know and for the actor who must know, Solo! presents dramatic monologues on the cutting edge. All selections include acting notes along with the quick and easy guide to the art of auditioning Your Sixty Seconds of Fame .