MISFIT, AMERICA: AN AMERICAN WESTERN IN COLOR - Straight Up Love - Mr. Beats

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: Mr. Beats grieves for their spirited and seemingly indestructible sister Roberta who was just killed for trying to protect those she loved.  

Subject Matter: Sisters, Love, Grief, Courage, Sacrifice, Hardship, Loss, Search for Understanding

Supplemental Information: To read the full script MISFIT, AMERICA: AN AMERICAN WESTERN WITH COLOR, visit Nelson’s New Play Exchange page. 

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  • Character Information
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  • Source
    Full-Length Play
  • Character Age
    Adult 30-40
  • Character Gender Ident./Sexual Orient.
    Non-Binary, Transgender, Queer, Other
  • Character Ethnicity
    Latin@/x - Hispanic, African/African American, Caribbean, Multiracial
  • Genre
    Drama, Adventure, Western, Imaginary Realism
  • Period
    Contemporary
  • Length
    2 min or less
  • Writer Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation
    Male
  • Writer Ethnicity
    Latin@/x - Hispanic, Caribbean
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