A short monologue play
by Tara Meddaugh (c) 2018

*This monologue stands alone as its own piece, but it also comes from the collection of shorts in the full-length play, Victory Gardens.

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Grace is a Catholic widow who takes in a Jewish refugee child in the 1940s. She knows very little of his experience, culture, or language and strives to find a way to connect.

Genre: Drama, 1940s, monologue
Running time: Approximately 5 minutes
Cast: Female, 40s-60s
Setting: a home, a public library

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To read the full-length play, from which His First English Words monologue originated, please click the link below for The Victory Garden Plays.