DEATH BEFORE DECAF
A play in ten minutes
One of the six finalists for the Theater Odyssey Student Ten Minute Playwrighting Festival, to be performed live at the State College of Florida David and Ann Howard Theater on January 17th, 2014.
WALLY Early 20s, female. Coffee-fueled hipster; a tad inconsiderate.
BART Early 20s, male. Going nowhere fast, but proud of it. Easy-going.
ROBBER Hoodlum. He may unpredictably start to yell in THE MIDDLE OF SENTENCES.
LADY Innocent bystander
POLICEMAN Useless. Honestly.
Interior of a seedy convenience store/gas station
Evening, present day
A slash (/) indicates overlapping dialogue. Wherever the slash appears, the next line begins.
Scene 1 The Gas Station Early evening
Scene 2 The Gas Station Half an hour later
(A gas station, early eve