Perhaps We Introduced Our Children to the Donner Party Too Soon: A Play in One Act

About Christina


Madeline: a fiery smartling attempting to determine reality from fiction, 3 years old

Christina: a Smarty Mommy, a youthful-looking 37 year old

Olivia: a smartling recently fascinated by the subject of cannibalism, 6 years old


Around the lunch table in a cluttered, child-colonized Seattle home.

Madeline: (confused, curious) Mom, are people real?

Christina: (both bemused and amused by the subject at hand) Yeah. People are real. We're people.

Olivia: (stridently, with authority) Yeah. And we're made of MEAT.


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