STRIKE: ALL WOMEN STAND UNITED by Karen Cecilia

£4.00

Seven women who work for a local Brooklyn food store, strike for pay equality. They question the issues that affect their daily lives as women, through the monologues that tell each, other as they stand on the street and strike.

Description

CHARACTERS

WORDS (Mid 30’s) African-American. Leader of the strike. The “in-charge” type. She has 5 kids. 2 biological, 2 from boyfriend Lou and she takes care of her nephew. Graduated high school. Full-time employee.

BLUE (Early 40’s) Any ethnicity. Doubts the strike and herself. Always wears something blue (i.e. eye-shadow, nail polish, jewelry.) A singer who never got her dream. She has one teenage Autistic son. Divorced, does not date. Didn’t finish high school. Full-time employee.

PEGGY (17 years old) Chinese-American. Petite. A senior in high school. Unsure of herself. Lives with her parents and younger brother. First generation American. Part-time employee.

GLADYS (Late 20’s) Latina. Recent widow and has 2 young daughters. Graduated high school. Full-time employee. Dedicated mother.

ZASA (20 years old) Any ethnicity. Girlfriend of Honey. In a CUNY college and lives with Honey. The wisecrack. Always the “life of the party” type looking to make a joke. Always wears her trademark dark red lipstick. No children. Part-time employee.

HONEY (21 years old) Caucasian. “Tom boy” type. Always wears a baseball cap and some sports gear. Girlfriend of Zasa. In the same CUNY college and lives with Zasa. No children. Part-time employee.

GABRIELLA MARIANNA (Known as Gabby) (24 years old) Puertoricana. The “gossip.” High energy. Single, no children. Lives with her elderly mother she takes care of. Always going on dates. Graduated high school, went to some college. Full-time employee.

PRODUCTION HISTORY

Performed at Dixon Place, New York City

 

RUNNING TIME

Approximately 1 hour

 

PREVIEW

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FEMALE CAST

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