The Humans

Start: Hey, hi...Happy--I know--Happy Th

Aimee Blake

The Humans

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Chinatown, Manhattan, present day. Thanksgiving
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Monologue Context

Aimee has recently broken up with long-term girlfriend Carol, which has left her lonely and

Monologue Text

Start: Hey, hi...Happy--I know--Happy Thanksgiving--I know, but--I know, I know…
I just thought the holidays could be an exception...uh huh...well sorry if--I understand, I just wanted to hear your--no I get it, I get it…

End: Well maybe your therapist is right...Just, the holidays feel..wrong without us at least talk---
No, I respect that...yeah...well look, love to all your--you too. I will, I’ll tell them...okay, you too. Bye.

For full extended monologue, see Karam, Stephen, The Humans, Dramatists Play Service, 2016, pp 55-57.



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