Bodies

Sergeant W. is one of the few, the proud...a mother fucking Marine. She's trained, she's disciplined, but now she is home and the fighting still continues. She has witnessed first hand the power of an automatic assault rile and decided the best way to respect the weapon, is to leave it in the combat zone. However, the assault rifle has found her way back into Sergeant W.'s life and longs for W....
Sergeant W. is one of the few, the proud...a mother fucking Marine. She's trained, she's disciplined, but now she is home and the fighting still continues. She has witnessed first hand the power of an automatic assault rile and decided the best way to respect the weapon, is to leave it in the combat zone. However, the assault rifle has found her way back into Sergeant W.'s life and longs for W. to hold her again. Its got a new body and name, a semi-automatic AR-15, but for Sergeant W. the violence is still the same.
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  • M.r. Fitzgerald:
    8 Nov. 2019
    The Second Amendment to the United States Constitution protects the individual right to keep and bear arms. What could that possibly do to a woman brought up in violence, applauded for it and maybe even in desperate need for it? Bykowshi puts a different spin on the issues of gun and domestic violence and investigates what would happen if the two ever met while asking us uncomfortable but important questions on what one could do with violence.
  • Emma Goldman-Sherman:
    1 Oct. 2018
    This play gets more timely every day. I love how the language works on me. I love how the metaphors let me wander around in the darkness of it all. I love how easy it would be to produce. I love how good the work could be onstage - a great play to be in! I love how no one can look away while it's happening. It fixes us to it. Great work!
  • Rachel Bublitz:
    24 Sep. 2018
    BODIES is like an onion. The more you read, the more layers you find hidden. My expectations were defied again and again in the best kind of way. I found it both theatrical and lyrical, using language in beautiful juxtaposition. A thoughtful short play that would make an excellent addition to an evening of shorts.

Character Information

  • Sergeant W.
    Any,
    Any
    ,
    Female
    Inclusive casting is required
  • AR-15
    Any ,
    Any
    ,
    Female
    Inclusive casting is required

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