"When it Ends" A ten-minute play by Cluster B


CHARACTERS


His: M. or N.B. Old enough to be a college instructor. *


Hers: F. or N.B. Younger than His, newly not-young.




SETTING


A bourgeois-boheme` dwelling on the north side of Chicago.


* Depending on the age of the actor playing His, the phrase “generic boomer” may be changed to “generic Gen-Xer,” or “generic Millennial.”


The name Zasal is pronounced to rhyme with jostle.

Contact: catherine.hermes@gmail.com for performance rights.






HIS

Zasal wants to drop her class with Park.


HERS

Zasal is Wide Sargasso Sea.


HIS

No, Rhys is Wide Sargasso Sea. Zasal is the one in the Maldives.


HERS

The Maldives. Is that the place where there’s strife right now?


HIS