Story: It’s a black and white world for Mr. Zero, from his dowdy, dingy white shirt and expressionless black tie to his dim, dire job as a number-cruncher at his place of employment. He’s been doing the same menial task eight hours a day, six days a week for exactly 25 years. That changes suddenly, however, when the boss informs him that he is being replaced by a newfangled adding machine.
Story: This two-act cycle of seven short plays shows various pairs of characters involved in situations played out on the front seat of an automobile. Funny depicts a one-way conversation by an errant daughter being picked up from rehab by her mother. In Bench Seat, a young man grows increasingly disturbed as his girlfriend recounts the revenge she sought after being dumped by a previous boyfriend at the same locale where they find themselves parked.
Play: Gruesome Playground Injuries
Play: “Radio Hour 2011”
Play: “An Ideal Husband”
Play: “You Know I Can’t Hear You When the Water’s Running”
Play: Duet for One
Play: The Sunset Limited
Play: 27 Wagons Full of Cotton, and I Can’t Imagine Tomorrow