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Saturday Afternoon: A Play

The Characters:

DAD, MOM
Cheerful Baby Boomers

HANNAH
Confused peasant

The Scene:

A dining room in Florida. Outside, rain.

 

ACT ONE

SCENE ONE

The table contains a newspaper, a pile of reading glasses, a pile of watches with broken wristbands, a pile of coins. DAD, in a skullcap, sits at the table in his wheelchair, sorting.

 

Enter HANNAH

 

HANNAH: You’re wearing a yarmulke?

DAD: Yes. I was in the mood.

 

Enter MOM, on a knee scooter

 

MOM: Have you ever opened this garbage can and found a live opossum in it?

 

Fin

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