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We Never Close

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Willis, Steve (American playwright, college professor, actor, director, 1959-____), “We Never Close,”

a 30-minute comedy-drama in English, set in a roadside diner in rural North Carolina, U.S.A., Christmas night, 1994,


© 1994, script/rights available from Steve Willis, telephone (home) 336-691-9416.  •  Cited by Steve Willis via ftp, April 6, 1998; Willis says,

Dramatis Personae Callie (f), a waitress; Wayne (m), a customer.

Synopsis “On Christmas night, Callie, a waitress, and Wayne, who is stranded due to a flat tire, quickly discover their differences, then gradually their similarities. As they sip coffee at the 25-Hour-a-Day Diner, tbey share secrets from their pasts and confront the present.

Comment Willis recommends his “Waiting Games,” a 30-minute comedy-drama in English, 3m2f, copyright 1993, as a “recent production was well-received.” See also Steve Willis’

Themes Christmas night, coffee, confrontation, diner, flat tire, secret, stranding, waiting.


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