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Shakespeare's Monologues
Shakespeare's Monologues
Making it easier to find monologues since 1997
The Men
The Women

Portrait from
cover of First Folio. 
Click to browse monologues for all genders.

Built for actors.
Used by everyone.

The links above lead to a complete list of Shakespeare's Monologues. The monologues are organized by play, then categorized by comedy, history and tragedy. You can browse and/or search for monologues. Each monologue entry includes the character's name, the first line of the speech, whether it is verse or prose, and shows the act, scene & line number. Each entry provides a link to the full text of the scene. You can download each monologue for printing, already double-spaced for scansion and transcription (PDFs are provided courtesy of Tee Quillin.)