Classic Female Monologues

A Little Princess, Sara Crewe

Film A Little Princess
Author Alfonso Orozco
Role Sara Crewe
Actor Liesel matthews Matthews

The Lion in Winter, Queen Eleanor

Film The Lion in Winter
Play The Lion in Winter
Author James  Goldman
Role Queen Eleanor  
Actor Katharine  Hepburn

Uncle Vanya, Sonya

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

Lady Windermere's Fan, The Duchess of Berwick

Film Lady Windermere's Fan
Play Lady Windermere's Fan
Author Oscar Wilde
Role The Duchess of Berwick  
Actor Carrie  Daumery

Faust, Marguerite

Play Faust
Author Johann Wolfgang von  Goethe
Role Marguerite 

The Libation Bearers, Electra

Play The Libation Bearers
Author Aeschylus 
Role Electra 

Hamlet, Ophelia

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

Twelfth Night: Or What You Will, Olivia

Film Twelfth Night: Or What You Will
Play Twelfth Night: Or What You Will
Author William Shakespeare
Role Olivia 
Actor Helena Bonham Carter

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

King Lear, Cordelia

Play King Lear
Author William Shakespeare
Role Cordelia 

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

Medea, Medea

Play Medea
Author  Euripides
Role Medea 

Phaedra, Phaedra

Play Phaedra
Author Jean  Racine
Role Phaedra 
Actor Helen Mirren