Turn of the 20th Century

Nellie Bly

Table of Contents:

Full text Monologues are below table of contents.

Nellie Bly: The first star woman reporter and famous around-the-world traveler during the 1890s. (A musical, 7 roles)

China Polly: The adventures of an illegal immigrant in the gold rush mining camps of Idaho.

Ida Tarbell: The muckraking journalist takes on John D. Rockefeller and wins.

The Trouble with Kipling: Beatty Balestier, gentleman farmer of Dummerston, VT, tells his side of the feud with his brother-in-law, Rudyard Kipling.

Gus Rapp: A traveling showman spends a lifetime bringing a little magic to small-town America.

Flagler's Folly: Henry Flagler's obsession with building "a road across the sea" ends in triumph -- and great loss of life.

The Trial of Big Bill Heywood: "Which side are you on?" is the rallying cry during the labor wars of the first part of the 20th century. (5 roles)

Jane Addams: The founder of Chicago's Hull House battles the corrupt political machine. (5 roles)

Nellie Bly.pdf
China Polly.pdf
Ida Tarbell.pdf
The Trouble with Kipling.pdf
Gus Rapp.pdf
Flagler's Folly.pdf
The Trial of Big Bill Haywood.pdf
Jane Addams.pdf