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The Family Couch


By Bethany of Manassas, VA

CAST:
Alisa
Caroline
Claudio
Jessica
Kenny
Ray
Zoe
PROPS/COSTUMES:
A couch that faces out to audience;Costumes: Everyday clothes.

SETTING: A family living room.

(Kenny enters and sees the empty couch.)

Kenny:
All right! The whole sofa to myself!

(He sits down and stretches across the whole thing. Zoe enters.)

Zoe:
I've got to get in here... Excuse me...

Kenny:
Yeah, I'll move over.

(Zoe sits down on the couch. Claudio enters.)

Claudio:
Can you move over please? I like to be really comfortable.

All:
O.K.

(Claudio sits down. Jessica enters.)

Jessica:
Can you please move over just a little bit?

(Jessica sits down. Ray enters.)

Ray:
Can you scoot over?... Thanks.

(Kenny moves and Ray sits down. Alisa enters.)

Alisa:
I need to find a place please. You know, just move over!

(Alisa sits. Caroline enters.)

Caroline:
Oh, I think I'll try to squeeze in please.

(Caroline squeezes onto the couch. Kenny is pushed off onto the floor.)

Kenny:
Ah! The whole floor to myself!

(The rest of the ZOOMers are still squished on the couch. They have pained looks on their faces.)


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