The Humans

Start: Dear Aimee and Brigid, I was clu

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The Humans

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Manhattan, Chinatown, Present day. Thanksgiving
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Monologue Context

Momo is Erik’s mother and the grandmother to Aimee and Brigid. Her health is rapidly deteriorating;

Monologue Text

Start: Dear Aimee and Brigid, I was clumsy around you both today and felt confused. I couldn’t remember your names and felt bad about that.

End: Consider this my fond farewell. Erin go bragh. Dance more than I did. Drink less than I did. Go to church. Be good to everyone you love. I love you more than you’ll ever know.

For full extended monologue, see Karam, Stephen, The Humans, Dramatists Play Service, 2016, pp. 112-113.




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