The Express Line

by  Tom Fitzpatrick III

Short Play, Comedy  /  9m, 2f

"The ordinary Joe can find much to identify with and laugh at." - San Francisco Progress
A supermarket customer in the express line has two more items than allowed. Despite his pleas, the checker adamantly refuses to serve him. The insistent customer ignores his embarrassed wife and the growing anger of a laborer behind him. When the man…

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    9m, 2f

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A supermarket customer in the express line has two more items than allowed. Despite his pleas, the checker adamantly refuses to serve him. The insistent customer ignores his embarrassed wife and the growing anger of a laborer behind him. When the manager fails to back the checker, other employees threaten to walk out. The situation is finally resolved by a policeman with common sense.

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"The ordinary Joe can find much to identify with and laugh at." - San Francisco Progress

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  • Minimum Fee: $45 per performance

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  • Setting: A supermarket. The present.

Casting

9m, 2f

BETTY

FRED

MABEL

HARRIET

HARRIET'S SON

LOUIE

JOHN

MR HARRIS

MAX

FRANK

LARRY

BEANIE PODOWSKI

SHOPPERS

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Tom Fitzpatrick III

Tom Fitzpatrick III

Hillbarn Theatre, 1979.

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