Bruised Not Broken
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About this IAWIB 180 event:
Bruised Not Broken, a domestic violence awareness event centered around a stage reading, making its first debut in the Dallas, TX area (MORE DETAILS BELOW).
This event will shed light on the topic of domestic violence while encouraging you (the audience) to probe, engage, and be educated on the affects domestic violence has on the entire family and the communities we live in. This event is designed to be interactive, therapeutic, and action driven! We hope you will join us as we seek to bridge the gaps and barriers in our communities through this months I Am What I Believe 180’s program focus.
In addition to the thought provoking debut stage reading of Bruised Not Broken, we will be hosting an engaging panel to follow. More details to come.
A Stage Reading of: “Bruised Not Broken” Written by Jube Charles
A Brief Synopsis of the Play-
Bruised Not Broken is a modern dramatic stage play about two seemingly different women who are enduring the same horrific struggle, domestic violence.
The play is based off the characters Lisa and Louise. Lisa is young woman from St. Lucia who lives with her boyfriend Mike. Lisa is sweet, affectionate and ambitious. Her ambitions are to finish school and become a citizen of the United States. However, Mike impedes her dreams from becoming a reality.
Louise is an older woman with an established career as a Medical Director. Her husband John is a Senior Vice President at financial firm but faces many slights from his younger superior, Paul. John despises Paul for coming into the company by means of money while he had to work his way up the ladder. John takes the frustrations he feels from work and acts them out on Louise.
The two women seem totally opposite: Lisa is a young woman trying to get her life together and Louise is an older woman with just about everything money can buy. However, when they learn of the domestic violence they both endure, the two strangers become each other’s ally’s in getting out and getting better.