The Humans

Start: I don’t think you appreciate how

Brigid Blake

The Humans

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Manhattan, Chinatown, Present day. Thanksgiving
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Monologue Context

Brigid is trained as a composer and a musician, but is struggling to find work in the city: she

Monologue Text

Start: I don’t think you appreciate how hard I’ve been working...I’ve been bartending at two places while applying for every possible artist grant or residency you can think of.

End: Why wouldn’t he respect me enough to say he couldn’t do it?

For full extended monologue, see Karam, Stephen, The Humans, Dramatists Play Service, 2016, pp. 98-100.




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