SOMETHING’S GOT TO GIVE

Something’s Got to Give by Sandra de Helen

One Act Play, running time 30 minutes.

Characters:

Angela Davis, teenager studying acting in NYC

Marilyn Monroe, about 35, studying acting in NYC

Natalia, older than both, an acting coach

SYNOPSIS:

It is the summer of 1961. John F. Kennedy is in the White House; Alan

Shepherd has just returned from space; and the civil rights movement is

coming to a boil. In New York City, thirty-five year old Marilyn Monroe is

trying to change her career and her life, when she encounters a young

African-American woman with her own ideas about change.