Larry Hillhouse

Larry Hillhouse was born in Tennessee and now resides in Texas. He has been a software engineer by day for twenty years, and a struggling writer night for much longer than twenty years. He began writing by creating material for his wife to use in her Kindergarten classroom. After his son became involved in theatre productions, he began adapting scripts, then writing monologues and plays for children's and community theatres. Other publications include childrens' and gospel songs. He has recently had three of his mystery novels published and they can be found at all major online internet bookstores. For 11 years he has been owned by a Siamese cat.
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  Doctor Frank'n Styne

Comedy by Larry Hillhouse

39 pages

Flexible cast, approx. 4 m, 4 w, 3 flexible


Franklin Kenneth Styne, or F.K. as he’s called, inherits an old castle from a distant relative. Upon arriving, he finds that he also inherited the Styne Castle staff, consisting of Egor, a hunchback experimenter who converses with a portrait, and Hilda, the no-nonsense housekeeper. An inept local constable and his beautiful niece stop by to welcome the young Styne, and to check him out. F.K., who has a penchant for poetry, soon finds himself entwined in the centuries-old mysteries of Styne Castle! This show is perfect for Halloween or any time you want to pro...

  Comedy Mono - Young Actors

Resource by Larry Hillhouse

48 pages

48 pages.


This collection of more than 30 monologues is just right for junior high students. Some monologues keep their roots in the fairy tale world but bloom with humor such as the “Big Bad Wolf Building Inspector,” and ”Johnny Appleseed, the Litterer.” Others feature famous folks and what they might have said or done such as “General Custer’s Muster,” “Robin Hood’s State of the Forest Address,” and “Crisis With Chris Columbus.” In class or onstage, students will love the humor of these monologues.

  Comedy Monologues for Youth

Resource by Larry Hillhouse

43 pages

43 pages.


This collection of more than 20 original monologues features clean comedy for younger actors based on literary, historical and real life situations. From the guaranteed-to-make-you-smile “Book Report” series to the buoyant monologues about family situations, this collection is just perfect for grade school actors. These gender-flexible pieces range from 1 to 4 minutes in duration, and there are even some shorter “mini-logues,” for first-time or very shy performers. Ideal for speech classes, school programs, recitals, auditions, or as short fillers for various...