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2 Plays + 2 Genres to Avoid When Choosing a Monologue

2 Plays + 2 Genres to Avoid When Choosing a Monologue
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According to stage director, teacher, casting director, and Backstage Expert JV Mercanti, the most important thing to consider when choosing a monologue for your next audition is to “find a piece that you love.” But that doesn’t mean you shouldn't set other parameters for yourself. Below, he breaks down two genres and two plays that are best when avoided.

READ: 7 Ways to Find Your Next Monologue

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