What's a Girl to Do?!
by Jim Hansen
Short Play, Comedy / 1m, 2f
Jill has just found out she is pregnant by her boring boyfriend Jack. Mary advises her to marry the twit, but she is not so sure. Jill decides to keep the baby but turns down Jack when he finally proposes.
Jill has just found out she is pregnant by her boring boyfriend Jack. Mary advises her to marry the twit, but she is not so sure. When Jill tells Mary she is not going to have an abortion, Jack realizes what is upsetting Jill and, in his awkward, nerdy way, he proposes. Jill turns him down, denies she is pregnant, and tells him to get lost. Heartbroken and embarrassed, Jack leaves Jill with no one to talk to but her unborn child.
Published in Off Off Broadway Festival Plays, 13th Series.
- Winner! Samuel French Off Off Broadway Festival
- Minimum Fee: $45 per performance
- Setting: A studio apartment in a large city.
MARY - early 30s, always tastefully coifed and manicured
JACK - 30ish, featureless and bland but a nice guy