No More Monsters Here
10 Minute Play, Satire/Political Satire / 3m, 2f
Part of the collection, Facing Our Truth: Ten Minute Plays on Trayvon, Race and Privilege.
"The playwrights [of Facing Our Truth...] are Latino, white, Middle Eastern, Asian-American and black ... [The theatre event] was inspired by the debates and nationwide protests that greeted George Zimmerman’s July 13 acquittal in the killing of Mr. Martin, an unarmed black teenager." - Keith Josef Adkins, quoted in The New York Times, Read More
"We're excited to bring our community together to witness how a select group of artists will approach this tragic event and its aftermath ... These are events which, if not considered and explored thoughtfully, could fracture communities." - Michael Ritchie, Artistic Director, Center Theatre Group, Read More
"Adkins, co-founder and artistic director of The New Black Fest, a New York City–based theatre festival, was so upset by the [verdict acquitting George Zimmerman] ... Days later, still struggling to sort out his feelings of rage, disappointment and confusion, Adkins decided to look for solace and answers where he’d always found them: in the theatre." - Theatre Communications Group, Read More
"Like no other form, theatre definitely promotes dialogue ... It puts us all in a room together, so we’re not just showing the work—we’re also opening communication around the issues that the work stirred up." - Dominique Morisseau, quoted in Theatre Communications Group, Read More
- Intense Adult Themes
- Minimum Fee: $55 per performance
- Time Period: Contemporary, Present Day, New Millennium/21st Century
- Duration: 10 minutes
- Additional Features: No intermission
- Features / Contains: Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes
DOC - a black psychiatrist.
EMPLOYER - manager at local retail store.
GREATEST GRAND - an African American grandmother.
OOKIE - a drug dealer.
- Role(s) for Black Actor(s)
- Non-Traditional casting
- Multicultural casting
- Parts for Senior Actors
Facing Our Truth is not associated with the Trayvon Martin Foundation.