Generational Medleyis a series of
eleven thematically connected monologues from the perspective of a
9 to 14 year old boy, living in the Bronx during World
with his father fighting overseas These dramatic, humorous and historical
monologues revisit the events, feelings and fears of the time of the "Greatest
PERFORMANCE TIME IS ONE HOUR
A family is informed of the father's decision to volunteer for
the military. The reality of his leaving becomes clear.
The deeper meanings of the World War Two are revealed
by German immigrants.
The war and Christmas collide. The kindness of strangers
makes a difference.
The world is transformed by war. A family's life is also transformed.
Waiting is hard. Even the youngest are profoundly
Even with the war there is time to be just a kid.
A dust-up with her Marty brings an encounter with the dreaded Mrs.
A letter from father to son reveals the human side
of the Battle of the Bulge.
A matriarch provides the older generation's prospective
on the war. It takes on new meanings.
Even the unlikely are heroic. Everyone does their
part and everyone is indispensable.
The Day He Died:
A child's response to the death of the most important
man on earth.
An unforgettable moment in the lives of a family.
A dream come true; a prayer answered.
These monologues frequently stimulate audiences' emotional and contemplative
reminiscences and discussions. Dr. Robin conducts and assists in them.