A Different Sense of Place - Rohini

Chattanooga, Tennessee

MONOLOGUE DESCRIPTION

Time: Fall or Winter, 2016                                  

Situation: After the Washington Naval Yard Shooting in September 2016, Rohini reflects on the impossibility of safety in a violent world as she watches her infant daughter sleep.

Subject Matter: Gun Violence, Gun Reform, Motherhood, Love, Fear

Note from Playwright: This piece was written as part of Code Red: Playwrights, a collection of short pieces to honor and remember the lives lost in acts of gun violence throughout the United States. All proceeds from the purchase of this piece will go to Moms Demand Action. 

Supplemental Information:  To hear a version of Sameer Anjaan’s Hindi lullaby Chandaniya  sung by the character Rohini in this monologue, go to https://youtu.be/uFKK3q9lxNA.

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  • Source
    Stand-Alone Monologue
  • Character Age
    Adult 20-30, Adult 30-40, Adult 40-50
  • Character Gender Ident./Sexual Orient.
    Bisexual, Transgender, Questioning, Queer, Pansexual, Non-Binary, Lesbian, Heterosexual, Gay, Female, Universal
  • Character Ethnicity
    Asian Indian/Asian Ind. American, Middle Eastern/Mid Eastern American
  • Genre
    Drama, Solo Play, Poetic Drama
  • Period
    Contemporary
  • Length
    2 min +
  • Writer Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation
    Female
  • Writer Ethnicity
    White
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