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Holes in My Identity - Monologues, Drama

Holes in My Identity

Nathan Yungerberg

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Monologues, Drama

1m

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

Mild Adult Themes

TARGET AUDIENCE

Adult

PERFORMANCE GROUP

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

Nathan Yungerberg's monologue tells of his experience going to a community discussion about Ferguson and his relation to identity as a black man being raised by white parents. Dismissal of feelings and how upbringing can change perspective fill this piece with sincerity and truth about the multititude of perspectives of the black population.

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

Characters

CASTING

1m

CASTING ATTRIBUTES

Role(s) for Black Actor(s)

Videos
  • Hands Up at the National Black Theatre

Author
Nathan Yungerberg

Nathan Yungerberg

Nathan Yungerberg lives between Brooklyn and Oakland. His plays: The Son of Dawn and Pousada Azul have had readings at the Playwrights’ Center in Minneapolis, The Lorraine Hansberry Theater and Z Below in San Francisco, The National Black Theater, Classical Theater of Harlem and the Blackboard Reading Series in NYC. Nathan was a season 4 playwright for The Fire This Time festival, which ... view full profile

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