THE VIOLET SISTERS - Sam

Author Gina Femia
Brooklyn, New York

PLAY DESCRIPTION

In the wake of Hurricane Sandy, Pam comes home to Brooklyn to attend her father’s funeral. When she arrives, she is greeted by an angry sister, a dilapidated house and a past that she can’t escape. Despite all of her best intentions, the conversation quickly turns tense and the two sisters are forced to deal with all that they have let slip away, all the words that have been left unsaid for years. A two-person, one set, real time play, THE VIOLET SISTERS is a play about forgiving when you cannot bring yourself to forget.

MONOLOGUE DESCRIPTION

Time: 2012                       

Situation: Sam, who has not seen her sister Pam in 7 years, explains to her how their father drowned in the basement of their home during Hurricane Sandy.

Subject Matter: Death, Grief, Sisters, Fathers, Natural Disaster

Supplemental Information: The full script THE VIOLET SISTERS is available to read on MonologueBank.org.

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  • Source
    Full-Length Play
  • Character Age
    Adult 20-30, Adult 30-40
  • Character Gender Ident./Sexual Orient.
    Female
  • Character Ethnicity
    Universal
  • Genre
    Drama, Comedic Drama, Family Drama
  • Period
    Contemporary
  • Length
    2 min or less
  • Writer Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation
    Female, LGBTPQQIA/Non-Binary
  • Writer Ethnicity
    White
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