TAKE BACK THE HAT
(Girls go off stage in club).
Waiter; Will you be with Mr Detroit’s part sir?
Sky; Is he here?
Waiter; No sir, Mr Detroit’ has not been here this evening.
Sky; Bring me a rye and soda.
(Nicely enters DR a bit furtively and sits at the
Sky did you see Ms Adelaide?
I bring a message from Nathan.
I wish Nathan would bring his own messages.
Sky; What’s the message? Where is Nathan?
- It’s this way.
- Nathan’s aunt in Pittsburgh
- was suddenly taken ill with ..er..
Sky: A rare tropical disease.
Yeah, that’s not bad.
(waiter comes in)
Anyway…Nathan has to …
Sky: Nicely, what is the message? Where is Nathan?
The crap game is still going.
Sky: Since last night?
In fact, he is most insistent.
- Big Jule being a large loser,
- does not wish the game to terminate.
- So we find another place
- and the game goes on.
Sky; Where is the game?
Are you looking for some action?
Sky No, I’M LEAVING TOWN TONIGHT, BUT I WANT TO TALK TO SOOME OF THE GUYS.
You see Nicely, I gave my marker to-well, somebody-and
I’d like to clean it up before.
(He stops as Adelaide approaches)
I’ll meet you outside.
Sky; What about the message?
Oh! (getting up quickly)
- Ms Alelaide,
- Nathan’ is in Pittsburgh
- with a rare tropical aunt.