Lina, a worn out waitress, is having the 'worst day of her life.' She and Roberto, a quiet, unassuming dishwasher, and one who has admired her from afar, sit alone in the diner at midnight and share stories about their lonely lives.
- WINNER! Silver Spring Stage One-Act Festival, 2009
- Strong Language
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- Time Period: Contemporary, Present Day
- Duration: 30 minutes
A restaurant. Anywhere. Present day.
(this can be represented simply by the use of few chairs and a bistro table)
- Additional Features: No intermission
- Features / Contains: Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes
LINA - A waitress. Any age. A disheveled woman who looks older than her years.
ROBERTO - An immigrant. A dishwasher. Any age. A gentle soul, prone to bouts of exuberance. The part may be played as either Hispanic or Italian or any other language that is well-suited to the actor's dialect range. (As such, language substitution within the text is permissible).
- Role(s) for Asian Actor(s)
- Role(s) for Black Actor(s)
- Role(s) for Latino Actor(s)
- Multicultural casting
The role of Roberto be played as either Hispanic or Italian or any other language that is well-suited to the actor's dialect range. (As such, language substitution within the text is permissible).
Flexibility in casting is encouraged, especially in the areas of age-range and ethnicity.
Clean premiered at Silver Spring Stage in Silver Spring, MD in 2009 where it won the Silver Spring Stage One-Act Festival. It was directed by Leta Hall.