Start: Joyce: We’...

Body Awareness

Act One



Basics

Show Type
Characters
Genders
  • : 1
  • : 1
Age Ranges
  • Adult
  • Mature Adult
  • Young Adult
Style
Period
Time/Place
Shirley, Vermont. Present day.
Act/Scene
Act One

Scene Context

Jared lives at home with his mother Joyce and her partner Phyllis. He is 21 and works part-time at

Scene Text

Start: Joyce: We’re fine with you masturbating, Jared. This is not about the fact that you masturbate. The thing is...you can’t rack up those charges. We see them on the bill.

End: Jared: BABBLING CRETIN! (silence) I won’t kill you. (silence) I was joking. (silence) What’s wrong? (silence) See? I asked.

Baker, Annie. Body Awareness. Samuel French, 2009, pp. 10-14.

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