THE MILKMAN'S SISTER - Misfit Jellybeans - Nina

Author Mark Blickley
Long Island City, NY


Time and Place: October 22, 1962; Lower Middle-Class Bronx Apartment                             

Situation: Nina, an overweight housewife, confides to her beloved brother Sal that she tried to do something about her weight by attempting to join an exercise gym. Sadly, she was so ashamed of her body that she couldn’t go through with it.

Subject Matter: Shame, Embarrassment, Loneliness, Exercise, Body Image, Weight Issues, Self-Improvement

Note from Playwright: The playwright gives you permission to perform this scene as a monologue.

Supplemental Information:

See Video below for a promo from the 13th Street Repertory Company's recent production of THE MILKMAN’S SISTER in New York City.

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A promotional video for the recent production of THE MILKMAN'S SISTER at the 13th Street Repertory Company in New York City.

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