How a Soul Moves When Set Free - Sarai

Author Andrew Kooman
London, Ontario, Canada

MONOLOGUE DESCRIPTION

Time: Contemporary                       

Situation: Sarai, an Indian woman in her late teen years and a survivor of human trafficking shares what it’s like to be set free from the brothels of Calcutta where she was born and raised.

Subject Matter: Human Trafficking, Survival, Monologue, Women, Justice, Rescue, Hope, Abuse, Sexual Violence, Social Justice, #MeToo, #TimesUp

Note from Playwright: This monologue was first presented for the Missions of Mercy annual fundraiser in Edmonton, Alberta in 2014 and is drawn from the real-life account of a human trafficking survivor in India. The monologue was performed alongside the monologues “A Trafficking Survivor Speaks” and “Grief and Gratitude” and is designed to help theatre group and other organizations to raise awareness about the realities of human trafficking in the world.

Supplemental Information:  Here's a link to Reviews and Critical Acclaim for Andrew’s produced plays: https://andrewkooman.com/pages/reviews-and-acclaim

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  • Source
    Stand-Alone Monologue, Ten-Minute Play
  • Character Age
    Early Teen (13-15), Teen (16-18), Young Adult (18-21), Adult 20-30, Adult 30-40
  • Character Gender Ident./Sexual Orient.
    Female, Questioning, Other
  • Character Ethnicity
    Asian Indian/Asian Ind. American
  • Character Special Traits
    Accent, Other, Physically Challenged
  • Genre
    Drama
  • Period
    Contemporary
  • Length
    2 min +
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