Ida, a frustrated homemaker, swears off housework for more enlightening tasks. A never-fail show and a hit wherever it’s performed!

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  • Arthur Strimling
    Comedy monologue
    1 woman

    This delightful monologue is a hit wherever it’s performed! Follow the frustrated homemaker, Ida, as she swears off housework for more enlightening tasks. It’s short, easy to perform and a real audience pleaser. This is one of our favorite monologues!

    She was all out, showing how and why she controls the mess. This monologue is full of comedy! Arthur Strimling

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    Comedy, Monologues and Scenes, Classic Senior Theatre


    Arthur Strimling & Roots&Branches

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    E-script, Hard Copy, Cast e-copies, Cast Hard Copies, Royalty Per Performance, Classroom Copy License, Streaming License

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    Less Than 10 Minutes

    Flexible Casting


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    Living Fully

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