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Thaddeus is a happy man who lives with his mother and half-sister in a small house. Because of a brain injury, Thaddeus has a difficult time communicating with people, but still, see’s the beauty in his surroundings. One day, Thaddeus thinks that he saw his mother crying, but he doesn’t know how to comforts her. So, he wants to give his mother a special gift by saying Happy Birthday to her. When Thaddeus falls down and hits his head in his bedroom, he can suddenly understand the human language. However, the first sentence that he hears is his mother and sister mocking him. The disappointment is too much and Thaddeus wants his simple life back.
|Role Name||Gender||Ethnicity||Age Range||Description|
|Thaddeus||Male||Any||16-25||17 years old, rangy, frail, simple, emotional, short hair, likes to organize things. Thaddeus lives with his mother and sister in a small house. Because of a brain injury, he doesn’t understand the human language and can’t speak coherently. He likes to think people behave in a good way and imagines himself in a wonderful world.|
|Molly||Female||Any||35-49||46 years old, skinny, curly hair, low education, comes across as slutty and rude Molly is a single mother raising Thaddeus and his half-sister Lisa by herself. She doesn’t work and supports them through welfare. Her husband left her when Thaddeus is ill. She feels Thaddeus makes her life more difficult and tired of looking after him. She has a low education level and spends her days drinking and smoking.|
|Lisa||Male||Any||18-28||21-years old, petite woman. Curly hair, careless, mean, heavy makeup Lisa is Thaddeus’s half-sister. She’s studying in a city college and works as a cashier in a supermarket. She is lazy and selfish and never puts any effort into the job. She doesn’t have any friend and thinks this is because of her brother Thaddeus is a freak.|