Feathers and Teeth

Start:
Once upon a time, many years

Chris

Feathers and Teeth

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Act One, Scene Two
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Cook family home, kitchen, nighttime,
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Monologue Context

Chris has lost her mother, Ellie, to breast cancer two months ago. In that time, her father has

Monologue Text

Start:
Once upon a time, many years ago in 1963,
A girl named Ellie lived in a little factory town in the Midwest
With her mom and dad, Nana and Gramps.
More than anything, Ellie loved to sing and play the guitar.

[... ...]

End:
I love you and miss you so much.
If your spirit is present Ellie, please give me a sign.
Mom?

For full extended monologue, please refer to the script edition cited here: Castro Smith, Charise. Feathers and Teeth. Dramatists Play Service, New York, NY. 2016. pp 19-20.