THE RIVER JORDAN - Happy Birthday to We - Jordan

Chicago, Illinois

PLAY DESCRIPTION

The River Jordan is a story about a young homeless man who relives the events leading up to him becoming homeless through flashbacks of his upbringing. It takes place in present day Chicago.

MONOLOGUE DESCRIPTION

Situation: Jordan realizes it's his birthday, along with his twin sister, and he sings a song that they made up as kids. He recounts the events that led to him being homeless.

Subject Matter: Grief, Sadness, Pain, Longing, Homeless, Birthday

Note from Playwright: Everyone has a story, we just have to be brave enough to listen to it.

Supplemental Information: The full script of THE RIVER JORDAN  is available to read on MonologueBank.

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  • Full Monologue
  • Character Information
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  • Source
    Full-Length Play
  • Character Age
    Young Adult (18-21), Adult 20-30
  • Character Gender Ident./Sexual Orient.
    Male, Heterosexual
  • Character Ethnicity
    African/African American
  • Genre
    Drama, Comedic Drama, Family Drama
  • Period
    Contemporary
  • Length
    2 min or less
  • Writer Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation
    Female, LGBTPQQIA/Non-Binary
  • Writer Ethnicity
    African/African American, Latin@/x - Hispanic, Multiracial
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