MANNY AQUINO:

A MONOLOGUE

An immigrant taxi driver entertains his son before leaving for work. It doesn't go well.

M, Latinx, any size, 30s.

ONE-ACT - DRAMEDY - 15 Mins.

Part of the first volume of SOME AMERICANS: SOME MONOLOGUES.

Production History

None.

Development History

Member staged reading - Playwrights' Center, Minneapolis, MN 2017. The actor was Jason Rojas.

Table reading, Playwrights' Center, Minneapolis, MN, 2017.

Reading - Kennedy Center's American College Theatre Festival, Region 8, 2009. director was michael harding. THe actor was david Bohnet. the dramaturg was linda Bannister. THE stage manager WAS Casey Rebecca Nunes. THE assistant stage manager Crystal Ibarra, THE scenographer WAS Eimi Vasquez.

CLASSROOM READING - ARizona state univeristy, tempe, AZ, 2009.

READING - OLD PUEBLO PLAYWRIGHTS, TEMPE, AZ, 2006.

Wow! A moving monologue that moves with the pace of an action film. Wyndham’s work pulls no punches, revealing the mask early on and then showing us the everyday psychological struggles many ethnic Americana have to go through. This is a poignant piece, that uses every minute to its best.
— Nelson DIaz-Marcano