A “poem” of domestic horror for 3 to 5 people,
with a duration of 15 to 30 minutes
Brief Incarnations is a game about familiar tragedies.
In it the players assume the roles of the Daddy, the Mommy and the Baby
in a imaginary talk about the saddest day of their lives.
Arrange a quiet place and a few chairs.
In a game for 3 people, the Couple stands side by side facing the Baby.
In a game for 5 people, 4 represent the Couple, each one in the role of
the Virtues and the Vices of the Daddy, the Mommy and the Baby.
When everyone is in theirs places and already took a deep breath,
the Baby starts the game saying something as:
That was a day like any other…
Daddy outside and Mommy inside the house.
First, the Daddy (or his Virtues) says what he was doing.
After, the Mommy (or her Virtues) says what she was doing.
And so the Baby starts to say… disturbing things.
That was the most painful day of my life.
Mamma don’t like me.
The game goes on with the players unfolding the mistakes, the regrets,
the secrets and the guilt around the things that their characters
don’t dare to mention.
Until the Baby decides to say, finally: