Hear Me Now

Hear Me Now : Audition Monologues for Actors of Colour

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A brand-new collection of original audition pieces written by and for actors of colour, commissioned by Tamasha Theatre Company and edited by Titi Dawudu, with a foreword by Noma Dumezmeni.

Hear Me Now is a unique collection of over eighty original audition monologues, expressly created by a range of award-winning writers brought together by producer Titilola Dawudu and Tamasha Theatre Company. They're ideal for actors of colour searching for speeches for auditions or training, writers, teachers, and theatre-makers who are passionate about improving diversity.

The book provides varied, nuanced stories that expand beyond the range of existing material available - from a cross-dressing imam, the first black Prime Minister, the British Indian girl moving to Nashville with dreams of becoming a country star, or the young black boy who loves baking as much as football- Hear Me Now is an essential tool for actors of colour to showcase their range, and seeks to inspire, empower, and create a legacy for generations to come.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 200 pages
  • 126 x 198 x 20.32mm | 272.16g
  • Oberon Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1786824612
  • 9781786824615
  • 1,526,292

About Tamasha Theatre Company

Tamasha is a diverse cohort of bold and playful theatremakers, foregrounding emerging and established artists from culturally diverse backgrounds. Titi Dawudu is a writer from south London. Her piece entitled, I Can't Breathe about the death of New Yorker Eric Garner was selected for a staged reading with the Bush Theatre. She undertook a placement with nitroBEAT and Soho Theatre in 2016. She is currently producing Hear Me Now in partnership with Tamasha.
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