FABULOUS MONSTERS - Dead - Slade

Author Diana Burbano
Long Beach, CA

PLAY DESCRIPTION

When punk rock exploded in L.A., Sally and Lou were there: feminists, Latinas, queens of noise. One went pop, one stayed punk, but sparks from their tumultuous friendship remain. Decades later, can they overcome old wounds, forgive each other, and rock as hard as they ever did?

MONOLOGUE DESCRIPTION

Time: Contemporary                                

Situation: Slade aka Sally Rodriguez is a hard living, seen it all punk rocker from the 70’s, alive, sober and cynical as hell. She's in her AA session, sharing her thoughts on death in the punk population: who died, how and who survived.

Subject Matter: Latinx, Punk Rock, Women in Rock, Addiction, Aging, Women's Issues, Death, Survival

Note from Playwright: I have huge love and respect for the rockers who survived the 70's.

Supplemental Information: To read the full script, visit dianaburbano.com. To hear some of the music from the show, visit https://soundcloud.com/diana-burbano/sets/fabulous-monsters.

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  • Source
    Full-Length Play
  • Character Age
    Adult 20-30, Adult 30-40, Adult 40-50
  • Character Gender Ident./Sexual Orient.
    Female, Lesbian, Non-Binary, Queer
  • Character Ethnicity
    Latin@/x - Hispanic, Multiracial, White
  • Genre
    Comedic Drama, Play w/Music, Punk Play
  • Period
    Contemporary
  • Length
    2 min or less
  • Writer Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation
    Female
  • Writer Ethnicity
    Latin@/x - Hispanic, Native American
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