20th Century Fabric

20th Century Fabric is a series of nine monologues of life experience from an adult perspective. It is performed alone or can supplement Generational Medley to provide a full evening or matinee program with intermission.

These monologues depict post World War Two life in the twentieth century. Dramatic, evocative and humorous, they reflect life in an era not yet bygone and immediately connected to the world around us.

PERFORMANCE TIME IS ONE HOUR OR, FOR TWO SETS OF MONOLOGUES, TWO HOURS INCLUDING AN INTERMISSION.

THE MONOLOGUES:

Quitting:

An adolescent's first lessons learned in the world of work and rescue by a father returned from the war.
Stanley Robin PhD - Robin Monologue is a performance of Generational Medley, A Hole in the World and 20th Century Fabric

The Mouth:
A hard lesson: You can do the right thing and the wrong thing at the very same time.
Stanley Robin PhD - Robin Monologue is a performance of Generational Medley, A Hole in the World and 20th Century Fabric
Of Course: A touchy and difficult problem is solved by a father's unique twist.
Stanley Robin PhD - Robin Monologue is a performance of Generational Medley, A Hole in the World and 20th Century Fabric
Mother Buys A Car:
Complications and unexpected humor as one generation tries to help another.

Stanley Robin PhD - Robin Monologue is a performance of Generational Medley, A Hole in the World and 20th Century Fabric
Birthday Cake:
A mother's obsession creates restaurant havoc.
Stanley Robin PhD - Robin Monologue is a performance of Generational Medley, A Hole in the World and 20th Century Fabric

Stanley Robin PhD - Robin Monologue is a performance of Generational Medley, A Hole in the World and 20th Century Fabric

Birth/Birth Order:
Family secrets defended, the older generation is more than a match for the younger.

Stanley Robin PhD - Robin Monologue is a performance of Generational Medley, A Hole in the World and 20th Century Fabric
Birthday Gift:
Life's profoundest acts center around birthdays. A future gained and created.

  Stanley Robin PhD - Robin Monologue is a performance of Generational Medley, A Hole in the World and 20th Century Fabric
Land of My Father:
The generational past is given as an act of friendship. A new present is found.

Stanley Robin PhD - Robin Monologue is a performance of Generational Medley, A Hole in the World and 20th Century Fabric
Ellis Island Memory:

America's heritage experienced in a personal way. The meaning of our nation's uniqueness.

Stanley Robin PhD - Robin Monologue is a performance of Generational Medley, A Hole in the World and 20th Century Fabric   Stanley Robin PhD - Robin Monologue is a performance of Generational Medley, A Hole in the World and 20th Century Fabric

Stanley Robin PhD - Robin Monologue is a performance of Generational Medley, A Hole in the World and 20th Century Fabric


POST PERFORMANCE These monologues frequently stimulate audiences' emotional and contemplative reminiscences and discussions. Dr. Robin conducts and assists in them.


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