MISFIT, AMERICA: AN AMERICAN WESTERN IN COLOR - A Comer - Roberta

Astoria, New York

PLAY DESCRIPTION

Combining the magical realistic influences of Latin American literature with the Western genre popularized in the twentieth century, MISFIT, AMERICA follows a diverse community led by an interracial couple as they are forced to protect a Native American teen from a brotherhood of supremacists. But before they can fight, they must become at peace with their past and learn to trust the future on each other. Living on the outskirts of the last free place in America, this band of misfits must prepare to give it all or run.

MONOLOGUE DESCRIPTION

Time: Contemporary                                

Situation: Roberta, a master of the art of tough love, serves breakfast and rouses her community for the day in a multi-lingual manner that is sometimes encouraging, sometimes berating, and always colorful.

Subject Matter: Mornings, Breakfast, Dynamism, Life, Community, Care, Love, Spanish

Supplemental Information: To hear the song “Me Liberé” from El Gran Combo, visit https://youtu.be/D-3dNR7k7EM

To read the full script MISFIT, AMERICA visit Nelson’s New Play Exchange page.

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  • Full Monologue
  • Character Information
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    Full-Length Play
  • Character Age
    Adult 30-40
  • Character Gender Ident./Sexual Orient.
    Female
  • Character Ethnicity
    Latin@/x - Hispanic, Caribbean, African/African American, Multiracial
  • Genre
    Drama, Adventure, Western
  • Period
    Contemporary
  • Length
    2 min +
  • Writer Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation
    Male
  • Writer Ethnicity
    Latin@/x - Hispanic, Caribbean
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