Nerdlandia A Play by Junior Lualhati ACT 2
Characters: Tito, Humorous Vato Loco Monica, Shy Smart Girl
Scene 1 After school the same day (Tito checks out Monica a cute girl with brown eyes and long hair he met yesterday.) Tito: Hey what’s your name? Monica: Monica… what's yours? Tito: Tito, and thats a pretty name. Monica: … thanks your nice. Tito: Thanks so are you. Monica: Are those your friends? (looking at Martin) Tito: (sighs) Yeah. Monica: What’s wrong? Tito: It’s just that… nevermind. Monica: Common tell me. Tito: Promise you're not gonna laugh at me. Monica: I promise. Tito: They all have girls and I don’t, then I saw you and you took my breath away. Monica: Aww that’s so sweet. Tito: No problem wanna go grab something to eat sometime. Monica: Sure. Tito: How about dinner and a movie? Monica: Ok, that is fine. Tito: This weekend? Monica: Ok, Saturday 7:00 pm. Tito: Ok.
Scene 2 At the movie theater on Saturday (Tito and Monica meet at the restaurant 7:00 pm) Tito: Hey you look good! Monica: (blushes) So do you. Tito: Are you ready to go in? Monica: Yes. Tito: (to waiter) Table for two. (Tito and Monica get seated and order their food) Tito: How is your food? Monica: (chewing) Good how about yours? Tito: Good. (Tito and Monica finish their food and Tito pays the check. They walk to the movie theaters, Tito pays for the movie tickets.) Tito: (whispering) Do you like the movie so far? Monica: Yeah it’s pretty good. (Tito puts his arm around Monica, she smiles. After the movie Tito walks Monica home) Monica: (yawns) Thanks for the good night! (smiles) Tito: (smiles and tries to kiss her) Monica: (rejects) Tito I do not know if we can date. My parents aren’t gonna let me date you because you’re a cholo and they don’t approve. Tito: I understand. (walks away)
Scene 3 The next day (Tito approaches Monica) Tito: Hey I’m really sorry about last night. Monica: It’s fine. Tito: I’m really sorry though. Monica: It’s fine I’m just scared you are going to try and change me into a chola. Tito: Ok, well I’m not and I won’t. Monica I’m trying to get into a good college also. Just because of the way I dress and who I hang out with means nothing I still want to grow and be someone also. Monica: It’s just been hard lately. Tito: What's wrong? Monica: I’ve been trying to get into this college but they won’t accept me because of my grades. Tito: I’m sorry about that. Monica: Tito, I don’t think we can date right now there is a lot going on in my life and I just need to focus on my school work and other things maybe we can try some other time bye. (walks away) Tito: Bye. (walks away) (At the end of their senior year both graduate and went to their dream colleges. Winter break Tito spots Monica and they have lunch and talk about what happened in high school. They end up getting back together and also get married after college.)