Please note that all dialogue is under United States
A comedy in one act by Allyson Currin
1 man, 1 woman, unit set
Ned is accustomed to nursing his best friend Chris back to emotional
health after yet another of her failed romances, and doing so in
sunny Greece should make his job easier this time. But underneath
the familiar banter and witty insults unacknowledged feelings simmer.
Will platonic friendship evolve into romance or is it easier to
live with the elephant in the middle of the living room? Sample
What day is it?
Just another Tuesday in Greece.
Just the usual round of crumbling statuary and priceless antiquities.
God, I’m still hungry.
Stop scavenging my leftovers. Get something else to eat.
I’m sick of souvlaki, I’m sick of stuffed grape leaves – I’m
turning INTO a stuffed grape leaf! And I’m really sick of antiquities.
A whole country full of headless bodies and roofless buildings, who needs it?
How many more days do we have left?
Eight. Although I’m sure it will seem like an eternity to
I’ve been here longer than you. Three months longer than
You’re being peevish.
I am NOT being peevish. (Pause) I’m really glad you’re
I was having a great time until today.
I know. I’m sorry.
You’re allowed one bad day, I guess.
Thanks for doing this with me.
It’s been hell, I tell you. Sun, crystal clear water, panoramic views,
topless Scandinavian women…