Welcome to our Shakespeare monologue hub! If you are looking for a new Shakespeare monologue for an audition, or just for fun, you have come to the right place. We have compiled a comprehensive list of what we consider to be the best Shakespeare monologues.
To start browsing our massive Shakespeare monologue resources simply select either the male or female links below. For both sets of monologues you are able to view the full text (accurately punctuated by StageMilk) as well as see the act and scene number of each monologue. We have carefully selected these pieces and believe they represent the best Shakespeare monologues. The other exciting thing is we have individual breakdowns of many of these iconic pieces.
Learn more: Shakespeare Monologues Explained
Remember to always pick a monologue that you have a natural connection with. If you resonate with the piece and feel comfortable performing it then that’s the way to go. For information on how to better perform Shakespearean text check out How to Act Shakespeare. If you are looking for a contemporary monologue, we also have pages for male monologues and female monologues.
Good luck finding an awesome Shakespeare monologue! If you need any help you can always get in touch with us directly.