Monologues
(Selected)

For a full list of monologues, visit my
NPX page.

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SYNOPSIS

Inspired by the New York Times' front page May 24, 2020.

*Selected by American Blues Theatre (Chicago, IL) for Ripped Festival 2021. 

 

PRODUCTION HISTORY

featured in Hindsight 2020
Department of Drama, UNC-Asheville

Asheville, NC

March 5-6, 2021

 

The COVID Monologues, Vol. 1

Youtube Live, Oxford, England, UK

August 22, 2020

Performed by Tessa Walker

featured in Spirit and Place Festival
"What Was and What Will Be: Life in the Time of Covid-19"

Dance Kaleidoscope
Indianapolis, IN

November 8-22, 2020
Choreographed and performed by Aleksa Lukasiewicz

Fiery Hope (F)

SYNOPSIS

LILLIAN WALD (35) discusses the importance of a new venture with nurse Lina Rogers at Henry Street Settlement.

 

PRODUCTION HISTORY

Put a Woman on a Pedestal: StatueFest
New Shokan Kitchen Island Project
New York, NY

April 16, 2021
Directed by Gwynn MacDonald

MAKE IT KNOWN

SYNOPSIS

Sally, a high school student, uncovers a conspiracy when she is assigned an unknown playwright for a drama class project.

 

PRODUCTION HISTORY

featured in Madwomen Monologues

Baggage Productions

Melbourne, AU

Eliana (F)

SYNOPSIS

A young mother reflects on her own childhood boundaries and those of her son during the time of coronavirus.

 

PRODUCTION HISTORY

New Moon Monologues

Queens of Cups Productions

Zoom, London, England, UK

September 17, 2020

Produced by Grace O'Keefe and Erin Holland

 

Theatre is the Cure -- Worldwide Event

Zoom, San Diego, CA

May 1, 2020

Directed by Jeneffa Soldatic

Icebox (M/NB)

SYNOPSIS

Hugh, an American researcher on a base in Antarctica, prepares for the day (and days) ahead while in COVID-19 quarantine.

 

PRODUCTION HISTORY

Theatre is the Cure -- Worldwide Event

Zoom, San Diego, CA

May 22, 2020

Directed by Ryan Thornhill

IOU (F)

SYNOPSIS

Amy reflects on her losses and whether ignorance really is bliss after her mother's passing.

 

PRODUCTION HISTORY

Digital Dramatists

May 24, 2021 - Postponed

Chicago, IL

 

Talking Horse Productions

Columbia, MO

May 19, 2021

Performed by Kathleen Johnson

 

Theatre is the Cure -- Worldwide Event

Zoom, San Diego, CA

July 3, 2020

Directed by Kandace Crystal

Mother Ever After (F)

SYNOPSIS

A woman composes a letter to an imagined daughter.

PRODUCTION HISTORY

Make the Cut 

Director's Cut Theatre

London, England, UK

September 29, 2022

Women and One Acts

Theatre Arts for Everyone

York, PA

March 25-27, 2022

 

featured in 50in50: Letters to Our Daughters

Curatorial Statement by MacArthur Genius

Dominique Morisseau

Presented by The Billie Holiday Theatre

Kumbel Theater, Long Island University, Brooklyn, NY

March 9, 2019 

Directed by Indira Etwaroo 

50in50: Letters to Our Daughters West Coast Premiere

WACO Theatre Center, Los Angeles, CA

March 16, 2019

Suburban Buffalo Sighting (F/NB)

SYNOPSIS

It's exactly what it sounds like...or is it?

PRODUCTION HISTORY

Shouting in the Evening Podcast (UK)

Available on all major streaming platforms

March 2, 2022

 

Bare E-ssentials 5: Far From Home, Encompass Productions

London, England

September 30, 2020
Directed by Rachael Owens

Talking Horse Productions

Facebook Live, Columbia, MO

September 25, 2020

Performed by Mary Shaw

Three x Three: Uprisings, Rough Magic Shakespeare Company

Facebook Live, Daytona, FL

July 9, 2020

Directed by Rip Pellaton

Quaranteeny Mono Festival, Fat Turtle Theatre Company

Facebook Live, Indianapolis, IN

June 13, 2020

Produced by Aaron Cleveland

Starting Small (F)

SYNOPSIS

A domestic violence survivor reflects and advises.

 

PRODUCTION HISTORY​

The Rehearsal Room Series
Back Porch Theatre
February 16, 2022
Performed by Stephanie Woodyard Cearley

Showcase of Monologues for Domestic Violence Awareness
Indiana University-Purdue University Columbus
Columbus, IN
October 2020
Performed by Megan Ann Jacobs