AM I WHITE - Wesley

Austin, TX

MONOLOGUE DESCRIPTION

Time: Present Day

Situation: Wesley awaits sentencing for gun possession and conspiracy charges to bomb Jewish and African-American landmarks in Boston. When his biracial heritage is revealed during trial, Wesley risks losing what is most precious: his girlfriend Polly. He writes to Polly from solitary confinement.

Subject Matter: Mixed Race, Skinheads, Terrorism, Incarceration, Minstrel Shows, Love

Note from the Playwright: Inspired by the true story of Leo Felton and Erica Chase, AM I WHITE travels between linear narrative, recurring dreams, and minstrel show nightmare to discover if a singular self exists in post-modern, “post-racial” America. 

Supplemental Information: Read more information, REQUEST A FULL SCRIPT, and watch a video about the Full Length Play AM I WHITE on Adrienne`s website www.adriennedawes.com.

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After your purchase is complete, check your e-mail for an order confirmation and invoice. (Sometimes you receive two confirmations; check both.) The order confirmation will contain a link in blue text to a PDF containing: 

  • Full Monologue
  • Character Information
  • Important Contextual Information

 

According to the terms of your license, you are permitted to download the PDF 2 times only. The access link will expire 48 hours after the time stamp on the invoice.

 

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  • Source
    Full-Length Play
  • Character Age
    Adult 20-30, Adult 30-40
  • Character Gender Ident./Sexual Orient.
    Male
  • Character Ethnicity
    Multiracial, White, African/African American
  • Period
    Contemporary
  • Length
    2 min or less
  • Writer Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation
    Female
  • Writer Ethnicity
    Multiracial
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