Hi, could someone tell me the name of a play with a speech in it ?
The best place to start would be to find a monologue book that draws monologues from plays. Luckily, these book usually have a catchy title such as Monologues from Great Plays. Once you find a monologue that appeals to you, you will be able to identify the play that contains it. Then, you can go back and read the play for the context of the monologue. You always want to go back and see how the monologue is used in context. Otherwise, you may cite or recite a monologue and not truly understand the piece on which you are working.
The play The Matchmaker has several monologues
Although many plays contain speeches, probably the most famous are those of Shakespeare. Here's a partial list:
PlaySpeechJulius Caesar Cassius's speech to Brutus Mark Anthony's funeral speechMacbeth Macbeth's speech after hearing of the death of his wifeHamlet Hamlet ponders suicideHenry V King Henry V encourages his troops to take the city of Harfleur King Henry V encourages his troops before the battle of AgincourtRichard II John of Gaunt describes EnglandRomeo and Juliet Romeo sees Juliet at her window Romeo and Juliet part after a night of loveMerchant of Venice Shylock's response to being asked for money Portia asks Shylock for mercy