The new monologues written for the Next Narrative Monologue Competition will provide an inclusive portal to new worlds and the truths therein.

Monologue Themes

Contemporary Black playwrights will be writing all-new monologues for this competition. These monologues will be categorized under the following themes:

  1. Class
  2. Gender
  3. Ableism/inclusivity
  4. Relationship to technology
  5. Family/Community
  6. Cultural celebration/competency
  7. Global warming/environmental
  8. Immigration/international relationships
  9. Social/emotional/physical health


The list of proposed playwrights writing the Next Narrative Monologue Competition pieces has not yet been shared to the public. All we can say for now is... we can't WAIT to share it with you!