The Invisible Creature – a Macabre Comedy Monologue

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In this macabre comedy monologue, a creature, possibly evil, possibly just misunderstood bemoans its current fate. The creature is as old as time itself, it knows both the serpent who betrayed Adam and Eve and the serpent’s master, its creator. The creature tell of its life, from the Garden of Eden through the dark ages to the modern day coast of rural Maine, where it currently finds itself. It has always been a creature of the night, hiding in graveyards, in the darkness and gloom like a vampire, or a specter.

For centuries it has terrified people, haunting them in the midnight hours to its great satisfaction. But recently something has changed. Has it lost its power? Are folks no longer alarmed by its moaning and groaning? Or are we as a people becoming immune to the call of an evil creature as old as time? The creature is both perplexed and to be honest, slightly annoyed. If it cannot make a life terrifying folks, should it perhaps seek out another career?

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THE INVISIBLE CREATURE – A MACABRE COMEDY MONOLOGUE

In this macabre comedy monologue, a creature, possibly evil, possibly just misunderstood bemoans its current fate. The creature is as old as time itself, it knows both the serpent who betrayed Adam and Eve and the serpent’s master, its creator. The creature tell of its life, from the Garden of Eden through the dark ages to the modern day coast of rural Maine, where it currently finds itself. It has always been a creature of the night, hiding in graveyards, in the darkness and gloom like a vampire, or a specter.

For centuries it has terrified people, haunting them in the midnight hours to its great satisfaction. But recently something has changed. Has it lost its power? Are folks no longer alarmed by its moaning and groaning? Or are we as a people becoming immune to the call of an evil creature as old as time? The creature is both perplexed and to be honest, slightly annoyed. If it cannot make a life terrifying folks, should it perhaps seek out another career?

PRODUCTION HISTORY

The Invisible Creature” was performed at The Will and Ariel Durant Los Angeles Public Library  and The Hollywood Methodist Church; First Stage -of Los Angeles.

Other plays by American playwright Stanley Dyrector who is Stanley Dyrector is a WGA member (Writers Guild of America West), a member of SAG-AFTRA and has written for television.

The Welsh Matchstick – a poetic account of Johnny Oqwen’s last fight
Second Time’s a Charm – romantic script for mature actors
A Walk in the Park – short play for seniors

Author: Stanley Dyrector

Type: One act play, monologue

Genre: Macabre Comedy Monologue

Length: Ten minutes or just under

Cast: 1N. Dressed flamboyantly, wearing a cloak or cape (black fedora hat optional), the Invisible Creature (IC) can be of any gender,
i.e. man, woman etc. This protagonist should be played with all
the emotions an actor can muster up. We should understand in
actor’s interpretation, the IC feels terribly wronged by its
creator. Nevertheless it has a self-deprecating sense of humor
with a serious spooky side, an actively curious manner, as well
as being outrageous

Ages of the actor: Any

Suitable for: All ages to watch and teens up to perform

Set: A dimly-lit small town street. There are flurries of snow. A gust of wind comes up.

Level of Difficulty: 7/10 – the actor should protray the character as flamboyant, perhaps larger than life.

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Copyright ©  2021 Stanley Dyrector

Like this play? Other ghostly plays and monologues:

Bride and Seek – ghostly monologue for a young woman
Exquisite Anxieties – seven slivers of suspense scripts including a monologue
Fausto E mefisto – a funny Faust

MACABRE COMEDY MONOLOGUE

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