(aka The Athletic Supporter) Monologue for Male from the published play "The Ghosts of Detention" ISBN-13: 978-1499111309
This book includes excellent monologues for teen actors including "I Need Detention", "The Girl Who Broke His Fingers", "Wishing" and "Big Zero."
Someone runs out in local team
colors and a big "O" painted on his chest (or stomach). A sports jersey
with a big O can work as well. He can have one of those giant foam hands
that he waves around. He is excited and screams as he runs on the stage:
Go team! Yeah!!!!!
(He calms down and smiles at the audience)
Was that good? I'm practicing for the big game.
(He looks at
his O on his chest)
No, I'm not a zero. I am the 0 in go team. Maybe I am a zero
to some people.
But this is my
life. This is something that matters to me. Matters to me more than most
anything. You know why?
things, there is a clear start and finish.
heroes and villains. Winners and losers. There's no pretenders or double agents
or false friends. The uniforms make it clear and simple. We know who to
root for and who to trust.
If only life
were this simple... This easy... good and bad... Right and wrong.
What if war
could be settled with a game?
All the world
problems - solved on a Sunday.
Once a year we
can have China vs USA... India vs Pakistan... Winner gets what they want for a
No more bombs
and no more guns... Just helmets and balls. It sure would be a lot better
than what happens now. Because everyone who fights a war is just a big
END OF MONOLOGUE
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