The Ills We Do

[10-minute] Emma worries that her sister Mona may be in an abusive relationship. Mona insists that everything is fine. As Emma struggles to convince Mona to leave her husband, it becomes apparent that Mona isn't the only one in denial. A short contemporary adaptation of Act 4, Scene 3 of Othello.
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The Ills We Do

Character Information

  • Emma
    Late 20s/30s,
    Any
    ,
    Female
    Works as a maid for a cleaning service in the San Francisco Bay Area.
  • Mona
    20s,
    Any
    ,
    Female
    Emma’s younger sister, married to a successful businessman in New York.

Production History

  • Professional
    ,
    Laughing Pig Theatre
    ,
    2018