GRANDE HOT SOY VANILLA CHAI, NO WHIP

 

GRANDE HOT SOY VANILLA CHAI, NO WHIP

 A One-Minute Play by Linnea Rose

(Lights up on a stage with two chairs placed LC. A MAN and a WOMAN are in line for coffee. The BARISTA is behind the counter calling out and taking orders.)

 

BARISTA

Tall decaf mocha latte!

 

WOMAN

Grande hot soy vanilla chai, no whip.

 

BARISTA

Grande soy vanilla chai no whip? (WOMAN nods in approval and steps aside and takes phone call)

 

MAN

(To Barista) Grande hot soy vanilla chai, no whip.

 

BARISTA

Grande hot soy vanilla chai, no whip? (MAN nods in approval and steps aside and starts fiddling with his phone.) GRANDE HOT SOY VANILLA CHAI, NO WHIP! GRANDE HOT SOY VANILLA CHAI, NO WHIP!

 

(Both MAN and WOMAN turn and rush to the counter to pick up their drinks. They each reach for the same cup at the same time. Their hands touch, their eyes meet.)

MAN

Grande hot soy vanilla chai, no whip?

 

WOMAN

Grande hot soy vanilla chai, no whip.

 

MAN

Caffe Americano. (Put out his hand for WOMAN to shake.)

 

WOMAN

(Shakes his hand) Iced Caffe Americano. Iced Soy Caramel Macchiato, extra caramel…

(The two walk over to the chairs LC and sit down.)

 

BOTH

…No whip!

 

MAN

Ahhh! Iced Salted Caramel Mocha, soy, extra caramel…

 

BOTH

…No whip!

 

WOMAN

Salted Caramel Hot Chocolate, soy, extra caramel…

 

BOTH

…No whip!

 

MAN

Caramel Brulée Frappuccino, soy, extra caramel…

 

BOTH

…No whip!

 

WOMAN

Toffee Mocha Frappuccino, soy, extra toffee, no whip.

 

MAN

Strawberries and Crème Frappuccino, soy, no whip?

 

WOMAN

(Shakes head. Takes coffee cup and writes something on it.) Pumpkin Spice Latte, soy, no whip. Grande soy vanilla chai… (Exits.)

 

MAN

(Looking at writing on cup, leaning back)…no whip.

Black out.

 

END OF PLAY

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