"Don't Choke" (a short comedy) by George Freek

Updated: Apr 3



THE CHARACTERS



LORRIE MANION, in her 20s


PETER WOOD, Her boy friend, 20s


CAPTAIN SVEN JOHANSSON, An old suitor of Christine’s, 50s


CHRISTINE MANION, Lorraine’s mother, 50s



THE SCENE



The Manion living room



THE TIME



Recently



(The Manion’s living room: entrance door on the left. There is a portrait of a stern-looking man in a dark suit, hanging on the back wall. At rise, PETER looks uneasy as LORRIE places a stethoscope on him)



PETER

Where did you get that?


LORRIE

I found it in a nurse’s kit I had when I was a kid.


PETER

(Very uneasy) Lorrie, I don’t know about this.