Chris has lost her mother, Ellie, to breast cancer two months ago. In
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.
I love you and miss you so much.
If your spirit is present Ellie, please give me a sign.
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.