Free Gender Neutral Monologues

written by award winning writer Arthur M. Jolly

Use these for auditions or classes with no restrictions. Use them for public performances with permission. You may not publish or distribute these without written permission.
POSTING ON YOU-TUBE: If you are intending to post your monologue on YouTube - you MUST include my full name credited as author, and you MUST provide a link to the publisher, or if unpublished, to this page. Thank you!

A PERMISSION FORM for Thespian State Festivals (or other venues requiring one) can be obtained on request by sending an email to info (at) arthurjolly (dot) com. Note: Monologues published by YouthPLAYS include permission with a purchase of the script.

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These monologues are available in a dyslexic-friendly font on request - just email me!
Dyslexie Font

 Snakes in a Lunchbox Monologue

PEYTON from Snakes in a Lunchbox.
dramtic, M,F or Non-Binary, teen. 1 Minute
A repentent bully reveals the nightmarish moment that has changed their entire attitude.
This play is available from
M, F or non-binary, any adult age. 2 mins.
A stand alone monologue.
A homeless veteran laments on the society that doesn't value them. This monologue could be played effectively by any gender, but was originally written for a trans woman.
The Fine Print
THE FINE PRINT from The Fine Print
M, F or non binary, any age. 2 mins.
A monologue from my short play "The Fine Print", Audience Favorite Award winner at The New Plays Festival and Competition, Los Angeles, 2009, available from Original Works Online.
The Devil tempts an Electrical Systems Designer with the specs for a new weapons system.
You can also purchase the entire play from Original Works Online.