Free Monologues - Legolas

From The Locker Next 2 Mine


Legolas, about 17 years old, speaks during an out of time moment while the classroom remains frozen around him.  The character is male in the play, but there's no reason a female performer couldn't deliver it.

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LEGOLAS

Six years ago, my uncle moved to a different apartment in his building. And so they start sending his disability checks to the new address, which is what you expect, right? And then suddenly two months ago they start going to his old address. Lucky it’s in the same building, but what’s up with that?
(Beat.)
People think I’m weird. I’m OK with that. Tiny Tim, the little gimpy kid from Christmas Carol, says maybe people will see him and feel better cause they’re not him. I think I’m something like that kind of weird. But not crazy. Not like “we flew our own planes into the Towers” crazy. And I say that the check suddenly going to my uncle’s old address, or Jeremy’s old aptitude test coming back, that’s not an accident.
(Beat.)
I just hope - I hope it makes things better.

 
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