Drama/ 6 Characters, 4 female 2 male, some doubling possible (Mother/Dr. Ack and Father/Jay)/ One Act
Synopsis: Monster Girl is obsessed with monsters. Her nocturnal pals help to keep her safe from the real monsters of this world — predatory cousins, vicious brothers and uncaring parents. She is alone in this world until she meets another “weird kid” — Anna — at a party circa 1982.
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About the Playwright: Dan Taube lives in the Chicago, Illinois area. He has had several readings of his work through Chicago Dramatists and Naked Angels Theatre. In 2019 he was the recipient of the M.E.H. Lewis Scholarship at Chicago Dramatists and became a Network Playwright there. Both his play Lou and Bud Kill Their Dad and a monologue from Death of an Actor have been published by Smith and Kraus. Dan is a member of the Dramatists Guild and a participant in the Kennedy Center Playwriting Intensive 2022.
Monster Girl was first produced at Chicago Dramatists as part of Rhinofest 2023, Chicago, Illinois in June 2023.