LADY KILLERS – MONOLOGUES BY WOMEN WHO KILL
In this set of three monologues by women who kill, the author allows us to meet three female killers or murderers, each who kills or has killed for different reasons – for one, it’s a job, the second for revenge and the third, to save her children from a lifetime of potential pain. It is traditionally men who are seen as the harsher sex in modern society and thus it is with fascination that people view female killers, almost as women who are going against the grain of being female, as it were. But, as the monologues point out, women, like men are just as different from each other and their motivations, remain human. But not always pure….
These monologues as as amazing as they are disturbing – a view into the psyche of the female killer.
Author: Matt Fox
Genre: Dramatic monologues
Type: Monologues by women
Length: Each monologue is about 4 – 5 minutes long
Suitable for: PG 16
Ages of the actors: Teens up to to fifties, depending on the monologue
Set: Simple sets – a podium, a child’s bed, a table and chair
Level of difficulty: 8/10 – because of the single actor and simple set, the focus is carried entirely by the words.
Cost is $5 for this set of three monologues in digital format
Copyright © May 2016 Matt Fox and Off The Wall Play Publishers
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