By Rachael Carnes
CAST OF CHARACTERS
Leah – A mother, in her 40s
Sophie – A girl of 15
Janet – A grandma, in her 60s
Eleanor – A great-grandmother
In a public park, on a pleasant spring day.
At rise, SOPHIE is sitting behind the picnic table, on her phone.
LEAH: Will you please put your phone down?
SOPHIE: In a minute.
LEAH: There are people here who want to talk to you.
SOPHIE: I’m in the middle of making plans for later!
LEAH: Put it away or I’ll take it away.
SOPHIE: You’re not taking my phone away.
LEAH: I’m counting down.
SOPHIE: I’m 15 years old! You can’t “count down” on me. (snorts)