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Dead of Night… The Execution of… - Monologues, Drama

Dead of Night… The Execution of…

Nambi E. Kelley

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Monologues, Drama

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ISBN: 9780573705687

A part of the collection Hands Up: 7 Playwrights, 7 Testaments

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The New Black Fest’s HANDS UP: 7 Playwrights, 7 Testaments

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Minimum Fee: $45 per performance
$100 with other plays in collection


Description

Monologues

Drama

10 minutes

Time Period - Present Day, New Millennium/21st Century

FEATURES / CONTAINS

Bare Stage/Simple Set

CAUTIONS

Strong Language, Mild Adult Themes

TARGET AUDIENCE

Adult

PERFORMANCE GROUP

College Theatre / Student, Community Theatre, Professional Theatre, Reader's Theatre, Shoestring Budget, Blackbox / Second Stage /Fringe Groups

Nambi Kelley's monologue takes into account a black woman's experience with police brutality. Kelley tells of an experience being abused by a white boyfriend and then being taken to jail because the police chose his side. Not only is the black population marginalized, but women even more so.

A part of the collection Hands Up: 7 Playwrights, 7 Testaments

REVIEWS 

“[A] stirring and often raw compilation. – Broad Street ReviewRead More

“These short monologues chronicle each author's encounters with the daily indecencies of racial profiling, stop-and-frisk, harassment, and casual racism inflicted by police, media, and society in general…each author delivers a brutally honest telling of their own experience.” – Philly.com, Read More 

Hands Up: 7 Playwrights; 7 Testaments makes the idea of "conversation" more than a hopeful shibboleth. With community involvement baked in, it responds directly to the world.” – Indy WeekRead More


Hands Upr eceived its world premiere at Flashpoint Theatre Company at the University of the Arts on June 13, 2015, directed by Joanna Settle.

Characters

CASTING

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CASTING ATTRIBUTES

Role(s) for Black Actor(s)

Videos
  • Hands Up at the National Black Theatre

Author
Nambi E. Kelley

Nambi E. Kelley

Nambi has penned plays for Steppenwolf, Goodman Theatre, and Court Theatre/American Blues Theater in Chicago, Lincoln Center in New York, and internationally internationally with LATT Children’s Theatre/Unibooks Publishing Company (South Korea) Teatri Sbagliati (Italy), and The Finger Players (Singapore) where she also performed in the co-adapted production in Singapore of The Book of Living and ... view full profile

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