Sunday, March 13, 2005

INSTINCT, A PLAY IN TWO ACTS:

Cast:

Father: Ross
Son #1: NKE (turns 5 next week)
Son #2: JME (2 years old)
Daughter#1: RLE

ACT I: kitchen Thursday night

Ross: JME, please go tell your brother dinner is ready.

(JME exits kitchen by walking two feet into the living room. NKE off-stage, in his dressing room upstairs)

JME: (screaming) NKE!!, NKE!!!

Ross: JME, don't yell through the house. Go upstairs and tell him.

ACT II: kitchen Sunday night

Ross: NKE, go tell your brother we're going to play Play-Doh for a bit before dinner.

NKE: (not even leaving the kitchen) JME!! JME!! PLAY-DOH.

Ross: (sighs, stands still for a minute, resistance breaks down...yes, he'll have a martini tonight)