UNA ME DA LECHE - The Truck - Manuel

Framingham, Massachusetts

PLAY DESCRIPTION

Gabi, a young Jewish Latina, is committed to honoring her dying mother's wishes, and sets out on a journey that lands her at a dusty storage unit in New Mexico, face to face with her half-brother Manuel, a tattooed junkie who is a devout worshipper of Santa Muerte, Our Lady of Death. Gabi must convince Manuel to come with her to Boston before her mother dies and they both miss their chance to say goodbye. That is... until El Hombre turns up, and the siblings now have a bigger challenge to overcome, the reaper. UNA ME DA LECHE is a story of faith and family, of trusting one’s conscience and finding belief when all seems lost.

MONOLOGUE DESCRIPTION

Time: Now, or before any wall has been built                          

Situation: Manuel is a human trafficker of children across the US-Mexico border. One day while on a job, he has a change of heart. Even though it means almost certain death for him, Manuel chooses to set his live young ‘cargo’ free—in the middle of the Mexican desert. Was listening to his conscience enough to save their lives and his soul?

Subject Matter: Human Trafficking, Children, Mother’s Love, Fear, Torment, Conscience, Repentance

Supplemental Information: To gain access to the full play UNA ME DA LECHE, visit Cassie’s website: www.cassiemseinuk.com 

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  • Source
    Full-Length Play
  • Character Age
    Adult 30-40
  • Character Gender Ident./Sexual Orient.
    Male
  • Character Ethnicity
    Latin@/x - Hispanic
  • Character Special Traits
    Tattoos
  • Genre
    Drama
  • Period
    Contemporary
  • Length
    2 min +
  • Writer Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation
    Female
  • Writer Ethnicity
    Jewish, Latin@/x - Hispanic, White, Multiracial, Caribbean
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