This sequel edition contains new works from plays produced in the U.S. and Europe. It offers young actors a broad spectrum of challenges with contemporary styles and relevant topics in a variety of lengths. In addition to the scenes and monologs, the book includes nineteen useful exercises for strengthening acting skills. Many of the pieces require that performers dig deep into their imaginations to use their own emotional resources to create the many unique and fascinating characters included in the work. A short acting preface precedes each selection to help guide the actors' interpretations. Six sections: Scenes for Two Women, Scenes for Two Men, Scenes for One Man and One Woman, Monologs for Women, Monologs for Men and Additional Resources. Recommended as a text or a supplemental resource for acting classes.Ellis, Roger is the author of 'More Scenes and Monologs from the Best New Plays An Anthology of New Scenes from Professionally Produced Plays', published 2007 under ISBN 9781566081429 and ISBN 1566081424.