by David-Matthew Barnes
Read four monologues from this new script.
Story: Set in a roadside motel on the outskirts of Nashville, three couples come to a terrifying realization over the course of one night. Although their stories are separate, the lives and actions of all characters happen on stage simultaneously. Savannah, a fifteen-year-old runaway, tries to convince her boyfriend, Jimmy, they should surrender to the police after robbing a gas station convenience store. Erica, a twenty something Puerto Rican singer/songwriter, tries to explain to her high school boyfriend, Billy, why things between them will never be the same. Adam, a successful soap opera writer, realizes his long distance relationship with Luis, a young aspiring pop singer, is doomed.
Characters: 5 males. 3 females. One character is Latino. One character is Latina.
Set: Three motel rooms.
Rating: This script contains adult language and themes.
Production Highlights: This play has not been produced. A world premiere is available.
Featured In: Monologues That Kick Ass