Down to a Science (Monologue)

A woman considers the planets in the solar system while thinking about systemic oppression and how we can change after the calamity of the covid-19 crisis in 2020 America.
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Down to a Science (Monologue)

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  • Lee R. Lawing:
    3 Feb. 2022
    This monologue nails so many o of the truths about why we are here in a situation which is miraculous in and of itself, being able to live on a planet out of zillion of them and knowing there is just this one and not a reserve planet waiting in the wings when this one fails--why don't we as people start, even if we start with just one hour out of our day , to love one another just a little more and try to protect this mother that we seem so ready to throw away for good.
  • Asher Wyndham:
    18 Jan. 2022
    A commanding voice, a universal one, using scientific metaphors while addressing inequality and oppression during our pandemic time that really makes you think and agree with her. Hopeful, optimistic - lovely writing.
  • Rachael Carnes:
    10 Jan. 2022
    Eppich-Harris digs into the fertile soil of these challenging times, and encourages a conversation at once cellular, and celestial. There's something about time playing tricks, how days eek by and whole years just disappear in the wash of emotional labor. Written in 2020, I would be so curious where this world-weary character has been since then. My hunch is that her clear voice would only sing louder.

Character Information

  • Woman
    20s-100s
    This person can be played by an adult woman of any age and any ethnicity

Production History

  • Professional
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    Fat Turtle Theatre Company
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    2020