POVERTY
ISBN: 978-1-60003-859-4
Type: Monologue
Genre: Drama
Themes: Social Issues, Life Lessons & Experiences, Embarrassment
Duration: 10 minutes
Speaking Cast: 1 either (1 total cast)
Flexibility: gender flexible
SYNOPSIS: April, an average teenage girl, doesn't understand why her mother “strongly encourages” her to volunteer at the local food cupboard every week. She likes to help out, but the environment makes her sad. When her mother explains why it's important to confront a problem head on, April begins to relive an old memory, long-forgotten, of a terrible encounter in a grocery store when she was just a little girl. This ten minute dramatic monologue confronts the issue of poverty, and the need to be an active participant in fighting hunger.
Tabernacle Christian School
Martinsville, IN
Drama Club
Richmond Hill, GA
Liberty University
Lynchburg, VA
Darlington High School
Darlington, WI
WOOD River Rural School
Wood River, NE
Barneveld School
BARNEVELD, WI
"Student using this piece as Dramatic Interpretation in Speech Competitions. Several awards and now advancing to State. This piece gives opportunities for multiple character role playing as well as exploration into what really happens at food pantries."
By Trisch Vessar - Competitive Speech Coach - Moberly High School
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(Performance Royalty waived for competition)
$15.00 $0.00
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$30.00 $0.00
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$5.00 $0.00
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