Classic Female Monologues

Uncle Vanya, Sonya

Film Uncle Vanya
Play Uncle Vanya
Author Anton Chekhov
Role Sonya 
Actor Joan  Plowright

Faust, Marguerite

Play Faust
Author Johann Wolfgang von  Goethe
Role Marguerite 

Hamlet, Ophelia

Film Hamlet
Play Hamlet
Author William Shakespeare
Role Ophelia 
Actor Kate Winslet

A Midsummer Night's Dream, Titania

Film A Midsummer Night's Dream
Play A Midsummer Night's Dream
Author William Shakespeare
Role Titania 
Actor Michelle  Pfeiffer

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Maggie Pollitt

Film Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
Play Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
Author Tennessee Williams
Role Margaret "Maggie the Cat"  Pollitt
Actor Elizabeth Taylor

Othello, Desdemona

Film Othello
Play Othello
Author William  Shakespeare
Role Desdemona 
Actor Irène  Jacob

The Taming of the Shrew, Kate

Film The Taming of the Shrew
Play The Taming of the Shrew
Author William Shakespeare
Role Kate 
Actor Elizabeth Taylor

A Woman of No Importance, Mrs. Arbuthnot

Film A Woman of No Importance
Play A Woman of No Importance
Author Oscar Wilde
Role Mrs.  Arbuthnot
Actor Fay Compton

Phaedra, Phaedra

Play Phaedra
Author Jean  Racine
Role Phaedra 
Actor Helen Mirren