• Age on Stage®: Lifewriti…


    Theatre from memories

    with this step by step guide

    Joy Reilly takes you through the writing process as you create monologues that reflect your own story.  The monologues, from funny to deeply personal, will inspire you!
  • Housecleaning


    1 Either

    Less than 2 minutes

    Ida, a frustrated homemaker, swears off housework for more enlightening tasks. A never-fail show and a hit wherever it's performed!
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  • New Monologues for Mature…


    cast of 1

    varies by script

    Take these comic and serious monologues with their fresh, modern characters to your auditions and acting classes.
  • Finding Me


    1 woman, 1 voice over

    7 minute comedy

    After 51 years of marriage, Edna travels to Indonesia to see coral reefs, jungles and tigers and comes home with an important souvenir - herself.
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  • I’m Stayin’ Alive


    1 woman - can also be played by 1 man

    7 minute comedy

    An older woman voraciously consumes cigarettes and alcohol and ingests as many transfats as possible out of boredom. Then she discovers the pleasures of surfing the web.  
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  • One on One: the Best Mono…


    81 monologues

    from Ancient Greece to today

    Useful for auditions, in class, or performance, this collection of 81 monologues from ancient Greek to modern times gives older performers a wealth of material.
  • The Oldest Living Graduat…


    1 either

    4-minute comedy

    High school seniors have voted to invite a senior citizen, Sarah Goldfarb, to be their graduation speaker. Her wise and witty talk inspires!
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  • Miss Ida’s Man-in-t…


    1 woman

    45 minutes

    It’s July, 1969 and Miss Ida Lemmie is on a mission! Her yard sale is an excuse to tell her glamorous and vivid tale of survival.
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  • Summer Dreams/Winter Wishes


    2 men, 1 woman

    10 minute comedy

    These ten plays have dynamic and romantic older characters in monologues, ten-minute shows, and one acts.