At last there’s Time (by Joel Kaye)

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At last there’s time

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Joel Kaye


            FATHER AND SON SIT FACING EACH OTHER

 

  • SON:              There hasn’t been any time..
  • FATHER:       There’s never the right time, Son.
  • SON               No, Father, you don’t understand.
  • FATHER        You don’t have to apologise to me.
  • SON               Apologise? Apologise?
  • FATHER        Yes, like you want to make it up to me.

SON TURNS AWAY.

  • FATHER        Don’t get overcome.

SON YAWNS AND SIGHS.

  • FATHER        So, it’s come to this.
  • SON               It has come to bloody nothing. It’s always been the same.
  • FATHER        So, the whole thing starts again.
  • SON               No, the whole thing’s come to an end.

FATHER SMILES

SON TURNS AWAY.

  • FATHER        Where are you going?

SON GETS UP AND TURNS AWAY

  • FATHER        Where are you going? Where are you going?

SON KEEPS ON GOING

  • SON               At last it’s time.

SON EXITS

CURTAIN