An evening of thematically-linked monologues.

Cast size: 4 women, 2 men

A collection of monologues examining six thematically connected characters as they take tiny, momentous steps forward in their lives.

Irene: An ex-junkie gourmet deli owner meets her old best friend and searches for the secret of life. Published in One-on-One: The Best Women’s Monologues for the 21st Century; Applause Books, 2007

Carla: A self-help fitness guru pitches her unique diet plan, ‘Shit or Get Off the Pot’

Robert: A painfully shy man engages in a sexual relationship with a woman with the help of binoculars.

Cherry Bomb: A stripper memorizes Lady Macbeth’s speech for an upcoming audition and weighs the balance of her existence while tantalizing her audience.

Bess: An abandoned mother of two contemplates her life in the midst of aborting a third child.Sterling: An ‘over it’ gay man waits for his Prince Charming in a blowjob parlor

Sterling: An ‘over it’ gay man waits for his Prince Charming in a blowjob parlor.

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