Pulse - Kelly

Author Stacey Lane
Chicago, Illinois

MONOLOGUE DESCRIPTION

Time: Contemporary                                

Situation: An impassioned performer dolefully recounts the death of a beloved friend, when a cell phone rings in the audience. The actor tries to stay in character, but the ringing does not cease. When it becomes clear that the owner of the phone is not going to silence it, the angered actor enters the audience, and locates the purse that contains the phone, empties it onto the stage, and stomps on the phone until it will ring no more. Regaining composure, the actor restarts the monologue, only to once again be interrupted by a cell phone going off in the theatre. 

Subject Matter: Anger, Retaliation, Comeuppance, Rude, Destruction, Grief, Mourning, Cell Phones, Smartphones, Theatre Etiquette, Manners, Actor, Actor-Audience Relationship, The Fourth Wall

Note from Playwright: I absolutely despise cell phones in the theatre.

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  • Source
    Stand-Alone Monologue
  • Character Age
    Ageless
  • Character Gender Ident./Sexual Orient.
    Universal
  • Character Ethnicity
    Universal
  • Genre
    Comedy, Comedic Drama, Dark Comedy
  • Period
    Contemporary
  • Length
    2 min or less
  • Writer Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation
    Female
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