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Superiority Fantasy - Monologues, Drama

Superiority Fantasy

Nathan James

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Monologues, Drama

1m

ISBN: 9780573705687

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

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$9.95
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

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

Nathan James' monologue explores how an unfortunate majority of police officers have given him reason to feel the need to perform for them to appear as non-threatening. Meanwhile, most of the white population has never had to experience this kind of mentality going about their daily lives. 

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

REVIEWS 

“[A] stirring and often raw compilation. – Broad Street Review, Read 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 Week, Read More


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

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CASTING

1m

CASTING ATTRIBUTES

Role(s) for Black Actor(s)

Videos
  • Hands Up at the National Black Theatre

Author
Nathan James

Nathan James

Nathan James is a proud native of Pittsburgh, PA, where he began his career with Kuntu Repertory Theater. He has most recently appeared Off-off Broadway in a one man show written and performed by Nathan, Growing Pains, at The Gene Frankel Theater. Prior to Growing Pains, he appeared as Ellis in August Strindberg’s “Easter”, (in which The New York Times considered him a “Standout actor”) and ... view full profile

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