Classic Female Monologues

Much Ado About Nothing, Beatrice

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

Medea, Medea

Play Medea
Author  Euripides
Role Medea 

Phaedra, Phaedra

Play Phaedra
Author Jean  Racine
Role Phaedra 
Actor Helen Mirren

As You Like It, Rosalind

Play As You Like It
Author William Shakespeare
Role Rosalind 

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 

Romeo and Juliet, Juliet Capulet

Film Romeo and Juliet
Play Romeo and Juliet
Author William Shakespeare
Role Juliet Capulet
Actor Claire Danes

Shakespeare in Love (Two Gentlemen of Verona), Viola (Valentine)

Film Shakespeare in Love
Play Two Gentlemen of Verona
Author William Shakespeare
Role Valentine 
Actor Gwyneth Paltrow