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"Kill First, Gloat Later" - Comedic Monologue - Male or Female (new)

"Cassandra" - Short Comedic Monologue from Published Script- Female (1 minute)

"Flowers from Phil" - Short Comedic Monologue from Published Script- Male (1 minute)

"The Girl Who Broke His Fingers" - Monologue - Female (1 minute)

"Beauty and Perfection" - Short Monologue from a play - Female (1 minute)

"Perfectly Ugly" Monologue from a published play - Female (1+ minute)

"Melinda Street" - Comedic Monologue from the play "Somebody Famous" - Female (30 seconds to 1 minute) - link goes to Freedrama blog

"I Need Detention" - Comedy Monologue- Male (1 minute)

"A Thing for Nerds" - Comedy Monologue - Female (1 minute)

"Humpty Dumpty Private Egg Hard Boiled Detective" - Comedy Monologue - Male (1 minute)

"The Big Bad Wolf" - Comedy monologue from the play "Holka Polka" - Male or Female (1 minute)

"Catchick" - Short Comedic Monologue from the play "Superhero Support Group" - Female (30 seconds to 1 minute)

"How to be a Pirate" or "An Orchestra of Stink" - Funny monologue for female - comedy solo stage script from the play "The Princess and the Pirate"

"Growing Up is Hard to Do" - Short Comedic Monologue from the play "Between Good and Evil" - Male (1 minute)

"Die and Leave Thee" - Comedy (over-dramatic) Monologue - Male (1 minute)

"Goodbye Cruel World" Comedy (over-dramatic) monologue from a published play - Male or Female (1 minute)

"Cowbell" - Comedy Monologue- Male or Female (1 minute)

"Foot Rubs" - Monologue - Male (1 minute)

"I Hate Buffets" - Comedy monologue - Female (1+ minutes)

"Ode to the Squished" Short dramedy (over-dramatic comedy) monologue - Male or Female (30 seconds)

"Fanny" Comedy monologue from a published play - Female (1 minute)

"Alien Goo" - Comedic Monologue from Published Script- Male (1 minute)

"Little Pirate" - Monologue for Kids - Female (1 minute)

"Ugly Mug" short monologue from the play "Blinded by the Knight" - (30 seconds) - link goes to the Freedrama blog

"Farting is Such Sweet Sorrow" - Short comedy monologue from the play "Flowers in the Desert" - Male - link goes to Freedrama blog

“A Golden Tooth” short monologue for male from play script “The Princess and the Pirate” (new)

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