By Eric Bogosian
100 (monologues) collects all of Eric Bogosian's monologues, initially played as a part of his six off-Broadway solo indicates, together with Sex, medicinal drugs, Rock & Roll; Pounding Nails within the ground with my Forehead; Wake Up and odor the Coffee; Drinking in America; Funhouse; Men Inside and decisions from his play Talk Radio. For those solo exhibits, first played among 1980 and 2000, Bogosian was once offered 3 Obie awards and a Drama table award—earning him residing icon prestige within the downtown theater scene.
One of America's most excellent performers and so much cutting edge and provocative artists, Eric Bogosian's performs and solo indicates comprise Talk Radio (Pulitzer Prize finalist); subUrbia; Sex, medicinal drugs, Rock & Roll; Pounding Nails within the ground with My Forehead, between many others. He has starred in a wide selection of movie, television and level roles. such a lot lately, he created the nature Captain Danny Ross at the long-running sequence Law & Order: felony Intent.
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I’m thinkin’ about sidewalks and saxophones! I’m thinkin’ it’s a beautiful summer’s night. I got on my brand-new clothes. I got me a bottle of wine. I wanna go out tonight! I wanna go out and par-tee! I got on my bran’-new shoes, (Indicates shoes) got on my bran’-new pants, (Indicates pants) got on my bran’-new shirt. (Models shirt to audience) Check that shirt out . . Qiana, baby . . Same as silk, same as silk! Got on my bran’-new “doo” aftershave. (Does a jump and claps his hands) Um! I’m too good to waste!
You die, you’re dead, you’re in the ground! Mrs. Stearns has no pension, no life insurance, she has a mortgage to pay off . . little Suzy’s in the hospital with some kind of rare bone disease. What happens then? Have you thought about that? Have you thought about it? Do you know how many widows are homeless, Mr. Stearns? Do you know how many homeless women become prostitutes, Mr. Stearns? I’m not saying that, I’m not saying that, Mr. Stearns. I’m just saying that I know you’re a loving father and husband, and you only want the best for little Suzy and .
Upstairs his own bedroom, his own cable-TV, Space Invasion . . seventeen and a half years old he’s playing with toys . . For his birthday he wants, he wants a ’lectric guitar, so we buy him a ’lectric guitar . . He’s down in the basement till two o’clock in the morning playing the goddamn thing. Driving everybody crazy. Dog’s barkin’, everybody’s awake. 16 100 You see my LTD out here? Who put the dent in my LTD? Who put the dent in that? Mr. Punk Rock. “You got insurance, Dad,” he says to me, “you got insurance”!
100 (monologues) by Eric Bogosian