Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Below are the individual monologues

Starting Small: The Survivor

Writer: Elisabeth Speckman (

Performer: Megan Ann Jacobs (


Writer: Georgeanna Smith Wade (

Performer: by Laura Toops (

Warnings: Violence, physical abuse, salty language, child abuse


Writer: Michael Donohue (

Performer: Kyrsten Lyster (

Warnings: Salty language, isolation, physical abuse

Breaking the Cycle 

Writer: Marcia Eppich-Harris (

Performer: Courtney Gray (

Warnings: sexual abuse, miscarriage, child abuse, assault, alcoholism

Call from Sarah 

Writer: Mia Baillie (

Performer: Joy Shurn (

Warnings: Physical abuse, child abuse, mental/emotional abuse


Writer: Patty Blanchfield (

Performer: Patty Blanchfield

Warnings: Depressive imagery

The Overcomer 

Writer: Janice Morris Neal (

Performer: Chandra Lynch (

Warnings: Violence, physical abuse, death, attempted murder, suicide

She said NO! Let Her Go, Let Her Grow, Let Her Glow 

Writer: Latrice Young (

Performer: Latrice Young

Warnings: Violence, physical abuse, victim blaming

Be Water 

Writer:  Wendy Brown. (

Performer: Wendy Brown

Warnings: Depressive imagery

It's okay to ask for help.

  • If you are in immediate danger, call 911.

  • National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799- SAFE (7233) 

  • National Domestic Violence Hotline for those who are deaf or hard of hearing: 1-855-812-1011 (VP) 1-800-787-3224 (TTY)

  • Love is Respects Hotline: 1-866-331-9474 (call or text “loveis” to Hotline)

  • Turning Point Domestic Violence

    • 24/7 Helpline: 1-800-221-6311

    • Turning Point offers emergency shelter, transitional housing, children's programs and much more. They are located in several counties in Indiana including Bartholomew, Jackson, Johnson, Brown and Shelby.