"A play... to smash the stigma surrounding mental illness"
The Washington Post

"The mental illness version of The Vagina Monologues"
NPR

"A powerful play of stories
of mental illness"
CBS Radio

The Manic Monologues

Disrupt Stigma

Stanford - May 2019 | Des Moines - Nov 2019 | UCLA - Feb 2020

"A play... to smash the stigma surrounding mental illness"
The Washington Post

"A production I won't soon forget"
Broadway World

"The mental illness version of The Vagina Monologues"
NPR

"Two Stanford students turned mental health struggles into art"
Stanford News

"The voices in this remarkable piece of theater have stayed with me"
Pulitzer finalist Amy Freed

"A powerful play of stories
of mental illness"
CBS Radio

The Manic Monologues

Disrupt Stigma

The Manic Monologues

ABOUT THE MOVEMENT

The Manic Monologues premiered at Stanford University in May 2019. This groundbreaking play showcases true stories from diverse individuals. Each has something important to say about the way mental health has affected their life. We hope they inspire you.

CONTACT US

Email: 

manicmonologues [at] gmail [dot] com

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