Classic Comedy Monologues and Scenes from "Pygmalion"
"Pygmalion" Monologues and Scenes
Among the scores of plays written by Irish playwright George Bernard Shaw, Pygmalion is the most famous and most cherished comedy. First performed in 1913, it went on to become an Oscar winning film in 1938. Nearly two decades later it was adapted into a hugely successful musical by the songwriting team Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe.
The following are some of the wittiest m…
Prof. Henry Higgins Monologue from Act Four of "Pygmalion"
Comedic monologue from "Pygmalion" by George Bernard Shaw. In this comedic male monologue, Prof. Henry Higgins coldly discusses the possibilities of his reluctant pupil, Miss Eliza Doolittle.
Eliza Doolittle's Final Monologues from "Pygmalion" ("My Fair Lady")
A pair of comedic female monologues from George Bernard Shaw's "Pygmalion." In the final act of Pygmalion, Liza explains to Prof. Higgins the relationship she desired from him. It’s a tender scene that almost warms the Professor’s heart despite himself.
Comic Older Male Monologue - Mr. Doolittle from Shaw's "Pygmalion"
A comedy monologue for an older male actor from George Bernard Shaw's comedy, "Pygmalion" (otherwise known as "My Fair Lady")
Comic Male Monologue - Henry Higgins from Shaw's "Pygmalion"
Classic Comedy Monologue by George Bernard Shaw. In Act Two of George Bernard Shaw's "Pygmalion," Henry Higgins and his fellow linguistic scholar Col. Pickering make a unusual wager. Higgins believes he can make Liza Doolittle into a refined, well-spoken woman.