Author(s): Katie O'Reilly; Kaite O'Reilly
This unique collection of fictional dramatic monologues was written specifically for D/deaf and disabled performers (the 'd' of the title), informed by lived experience. But the 'd' could just as easily refer to difference, diversity, defiance, determination, desirability and a host of other delicious 'd's.... Covering a wide variety of form, content, and theatrical styles, the monologues offer fresh perspectives on difference and disability from across the UK and beyond.From biting satire to crip' pride, observational comedy to poignant revelations of life in contemporary Britain and beyond, these texts challenge and subvert ingrained preconceptions of disability and celebrate all the possibilities of human variety. These texts challenge and subvert ingrained preconceptions of difference and disability, relishing all the possibilities of human variety - solo, choral and ensemble monologues for D/deaf and disabled performers, inspired by lived experience.