KRAV MAGA! - Monica

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

PLAY DESCRIPTION

When Monica begins taking Israeli special forces fighting (AKA Krav Maga!) as a self-defense class (and also a form of therapy) she starts to believe in a version of herself that is confident, strong, empowered. Then she punches multiple people that she loves in the face, and has to deal with the consequences. KRAV MAGA!  explores intimacy, love, and the rules of dating through a lens of exercise, violence, and food.

MONOLOGUE DESCRIPTION

Time: Present                                 

Situation: Monica has recently punched her boyfriend, Bryan, in the face after a fight in a restaurant. She doesn't like physical touch, which has been a struggle for her in the relationship. She's also been struggling with the question of why Bryan likes her at all. After the fight she refuses to apologize, but then she calls him on the phone.

Subject Matter: Violence, Intimacy, Sex, Loneliness, Fear, Anxiety

Note from Playwright: This play is about a woman struggling with the gap between feeling lonely and wanting to feel strong and independent.

Supplemental Information: For more information and to read the full play KRAV MAGA!, visit brandyncarie.com.

KRAV MAGA! received a Staged Reading at Mildred’s Umbrella’s Consenting Bodies Series in 2019.

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  • Full Monologue
  • Character Information
  • Important Contextual Information

 

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  • Source
    Full-Length Play
  • Character Age
    Adult 20-30, Adult 30-40
  • Character Gender Ident./Sexual Orient.
    Female, Heterosexual
  • Character Ethnicity
    Universal
  • Genre
    Comedy, Comedic Drama, Romance, Romantic Comedy
  • Period
    Contemporary
  • Length
    2 min or less
  • Writer Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation
    Female
  • Writer Ethnicity
    White
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