Audition monologues for teens include Puck's monologue in Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream" and "A Woman of No Importance" by Oscar Wilde, as well as "A Donut Daydream" and "I am a Shark" by playwright Tara Meddaugh. As of 2015, Meddaugh offers 13 teen monologues on her website.Continue Reading
Puck's humorous monologue in "A Midsummer Night's Dream" describes Titania's love for the donkey-headed Bottom. In Wilde's "A Woman of No Importance," outsider Hester comments on the shallow tendencies of the upper class.
Tara Meddaugh allows her work to be used for auditions as long as the student contacts her for permission and credits her for the monologue. In "A Donut Daydream," 17-year-old Lulu considers her hunger and the pressure placed on her by her mother to be thin. "I am a Shark" confronts the concept of teenage bullying.Learn more about Art & Literature