No Time For Explanation 3
by Jeff Goode
copyright © 2007
(LIGHTS UP ON: EDDY and JERRY.)
Eddy: As best I can tell, theres this guy Jerry, and theyre all after him. Or hes after them.
Eddy: We didnt get into that. Alls I know is: if we dont find this Jerry, everyones gonna die. (beat) Or hes gonna kill us.
Jerry: So what are you gonna do?
Eddy: Find Jerry. (beat) And run like hell.
Jerry: You think thatll work?
Eddy: Have you got a better idea?
Eddy: Wait! I think I hear something.
(Loooong pause, as they listen.)
(Finally, FRANK runs in from the house.)
Eddy: No, Im Eddy, remember?
(Frank dashes out the left door.)
(CLIVE runs in from the house.)
(Clive continues out the left door.)
(Eddy and Jerry stare after them for a long time. Finally, Jerry turns to Eddy:)
Jerry: Im Jerry.
(Beat. Eddy runs like hell.)
First performed at No Shame Los Angeles on March 9, 2007.