Monologues Jane Martin Characters: 11 female Bare Stage. These extraordinary monologues received a standing ovation at Louisville's Actors Theatre. Idiosyncratic characters amuse, move and frighten, always speaking from the depths of their souls. They include a baton twirler, a fundamentalist snake handler, an ex rodeo rider and an actress willing to go to any length to get a job. 1982 winner of the American Theatre Critics Association Award for Best Regional Play. "A dramatist with an original voice ... [and] gladsome humor." N.Y. Times "With Jane Martin, the monologue has taken on a new poetic form, intensive in its method and revelatory in its impact." Philadelphia InquirerMartin, Jane is the author of 'Talking With' with ISBN 9780573630217 and ISBN 0573630216.