Nerd Landia : Act Two
Characters Tito : a boy who is searching for his love Adrianna : Seeks love with Tito Alicia : Friends with Adrianna Brianna : Friends with Adrianna Alejandro : Adrianna’s 12 year old brother Dan : Adrianna’s 13 year old birthday
Scene 1 In front of high school, school is now over (Tito is approaching the girl, Adrianna, and her two friends, Alicia and Brianna, that are in their soccer jerseys. Adrianna is slim, tall, and has tan skin. Tito is blushing as he walks up to her.)
Tito : (Holding out his hand to shake with the girl he approaches) Did it hurt when you fell from heaven? (winking) The names Tito, how are you ladies doing?
Adrianna : (Shaking Tito’s hand and laughing at his pick up line) Um, hi. I’m Adrianna and these are my friends Alicia and Brianna. We’re just headed to soccer practice.
Brianna : (whispering to Adrianna) He’s cute.
Tito : Anyways we should get together sometime for a movie or whatever.
Adrianna : Are you asking me out on a date?
Tito : Yeah. (blushing and not making eye contact)
Adrianna : Well how about a movie Friday night?
Tito : Sounds great. I’ll see you around. (smiling, then walks back to his friends)
Brianna : Oh my God! He’s a cholo, you know how loco they are. Alicia : Cholo or not, girl you better get him before I do, just kidding.
Adrianna : What am I going to wear?
Brianna : Alicia and I are here to help you out, don’t worry. Alicia : You know that I have to take care of my brother’s and clean the house before my parents get home from work. Brianna : Cálmate! Alicia and I can take care of that for you.
Adrianna : Thank you so much!
Alicia : No problem, anything for my good friend. (The girls are walking towards the soccer field for practice. Tito is now approaching his friends. Everyone turns to see what happened.) Tito : Well (pausing) It looks like I have a date with Adrianna at the movies on Friday.
Joaquin : (Patting Tito on the back) Bien hecho vato, let’s go get some ice cream. This hot weather is making me feel sick.
(The group is now leaving school to go to the ice cream shop.)
Scene 2 7:30pm, Friday night, in front of the movie theater. (Adrianna just got dropped off across the street by the bus and notices Tito standing outside waiting for her with already bought tickets. She is wearing a blue and purple floral dress with dress sandals. Tito is wearing a button up shirt with dress pants.) Tito: You look amazing. I hope you don’t mind but I got us tickets to see that new Candyman movie. I heard its scary. Adrianna : You didn’t have to but thank you anyways. (smiling) (They get their tickets checked and walk towards the snack counter)
Tito : What kind of snacks do you like? Adrianna : Kettlecorn or butter, root beer, and those twizzler candies Tito : (saying to cashier) Hi, can I get one medium kettlecorn and two root beers and one bag of twizzler candies. Cashier : Okay, that will be $14.63. (Tito handing the money to the cashier) Cashier : Enjoy the movie. (saying to them as they walk toward their theater) Adrianna : Thanks, I’ll pay you back on Monday. Tito : No te preocupes! It’s my treat. (smiling) (Both of them walk into the movie theater and find seats. The previews are still on) Tito : You play soccer huh? Adrianna : Yeah, I love soccer.
Tito : That’s nice. I never played sports besides basketball with the vatos. Adrianna : Haha, maybe sometime I can teach you how to play and how to do some tricks. Tito : That would be fun (smiling) (The movie is now playing. Throughout the movie Adrianna covers her eyes and Tito pretends to be scared as well to make her feel better.) Tito : (whispering to Adrianna) Don’t worry I’m scared too. (The movie is now over and they walk out of the theater.) Adrianna : Wow that was scary. We should see a funny movie, or maybe an action movie next time. Tito : Yeah that sounds good. (Tito walks Adrianna toward the bus stop across the street.) Adrianna : I had fun tonight. Thanks for buying everything, that was really nice of you to do that. Tito : I had fun too. I’ll see you around at school.
Adrianna : Yeah. (smiling) (Tito and Adrianna hug each other. Afterwards, Adrianna gets on the bus and Tito walks home.)
Scene 3 Monday morning, in Adrianna’s kitchen. (Adrianna’s brothers Dan, 13, and Alejandro, 12, question Adrianna about her whereabouts on Friday night while they eat breakfast. Both brothers are slim and tan and are wearing their soccer jerseys for their big game.) Alejandro : Why did you make you weird friends watch us on Friday? Dan and I couldn’t play video games right with those girls fainting over some vato named Leonardo Dicaprio. Adrianna : (laughing and squeezing Alejandro’s cheek) Well I went to the movies with a friend. Dan : (elbowing Alejandro) She has a boyfriend!
Adrianna : Cállate! He isn’t my boyfriend. Alejandro : Loca, what’s his name? Dan : Yeah spit it out sis! It’s not like we would tell mom and dad. Adrianna : His name is Tito but he isn’t my boyfriend, just a friend.
Alejandro : (laughing) He’ll be your boyfriend soon.
Adrianna : Cuidado, I don’t want you guys to be embarrassed in front of the girls because your chones are all the way up to your chest.
Dan : Alright sis, we’re just messing around.
(Alejandro and Dan’s bus arrive and they kiss their sister goodbye. A short moment after, Alicia and Brianna appear at Adrianna’s door so that they can walk to school together.)
Alicia : Adrianna! Open girl.
(Adrianna opens the door and leaves with them)
Brianna : So how was the movie?
Adrianna : It was scary, we saw that Candyman movie. He bought all the snacks even my ticket.
Alicia : Aw, that’s cute.
Brianna : Are you guys dating now?
Adrianna : No loca, at least not now. (They arrive at school and Tito notices Adrianna and calls her over to talk him.)
Adrianna : Hey (hugging Tito)
Tito : Hey.
Adrianna : What’s up?
Tito : I’ve been thinking about things lately.
Adrianna : What kind of things?
Tito : Well about you and me. I really like you and want to as if you would wanna go out? (blushing)
Adrianna : (blushing) I like you too (pausing) I guess we’re going out now.
(Tito and Adrianna walk back to their friends and announce that they are dating. All their friends are happy for them.)