Classic Female Monologues

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

Much Ado About Nothing, Beatrice

Film Much Ado About Nothing
Play Much Ado About Nothing
Author William  Shakespeare
Role Beatrice 
Actor Emma Thompson

Phaedra, Phaedra

Play Phaedra
Author Jean  Racine
Role Phaedra 
Actor Helen Mirren

Antigone, Antigone

Play Antigone
Author  Sophocles
Role Antigone 

A Midsummer Night's Dream, Helena

Film A Midsummer Night's Dream
Play A Midsummer Night's Dream
Author William Shakespeare
Role Helena 
Actor Calista Flockhart

Ivanov, Anna

Play Ivanov
Author Anton Chekhov
Role Anna 

Twelfth Night, Or What You Will, Violet

Play Twelfth Night, Or What You Will
Author William Shakespeare
Role Violet