No Time For Explanation 7
by Jeff Goode
copyright © 2007
(LIGHTS UP ON: JOANNE alone.)
(CLIVE dashes in.)
(Clive runs in a circle around the stage.)
Clive: Dont just stand there!
(Joanne puts out her foot to trip him.)
(Clive circles her several more times before eventually tripping.)
Clive: Hey! Whatd you do that for!?
Joanne: I quit.
Clive: You cant quit! Youre fired!
Clive: I like your spunk! Youre hired! We need more people like you around here.
Joanne: Oh yeah? Then I want a raise.
Clive: Me and my big mouth. All right, youre fired!
Joanne: You cant fire me, I quit!
Clive: Dammit!! This is because of Jerry, isnt it?
Joanne: I cant work with him anymore.
Clive: Jerrys a man?
Joanne: And a woman.
Clive: I knew there was something fishy about herrrrrrrr-im.
First performed at No Shame Los Angeles on March 30, 2007.