I Am You - Homeless Person

Haverhill, Massachusetts

MONOLOGUE DESCRIPTION

Time: Contemporary                                  

Situation: A homeless person is begging on the street. He stands at this corner every day. The few dollars he gets feeds him. He muses about the life he did not get to have as a businessman passes by and tries to avoid eye contact.

Subject Matter: Homelessness, Empathy, Gratitude

Note from Playwright:

I wrote this piece for a Homelessness Initiative, where actors would approach people in the street and deliver a short monologue about their plight. It was actually half this long for that purpose.

Supplemental Information: I Am You was published in A Solitary Voice: A Collection of Epic Monologues.

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  • Source
    Stand-Alone Monologue
  • Character Age
    Teen (16-18), Young Adult (18-21), Adult 20-30, Adult 30-40, Adult 40-50, Adult 50-60, Adult 60-70, Adult 70+
  • Character Gender Ident./Sexual Orient.
    Universal
  • Character Ethnicity
    Universal
  • Genre
    Drama, Psychological Drama, Sociological Drama
  • Period
    Contemporary
  • Length
    1 min or less
  • Writer Ethnicity
    Jewish, European, White
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