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by Frank Blocker

Two gay men become friends in the waiting room of an AIDS clinic in Atlanta early one morning. One "married" and another dating, they compare stories, loves and fears as they await results of their HIV tests.

  • one-act
  • comedy-drama / dramedy
  • 2 roles for men AND 1 role for women
  • first performed as WAITING ROOM at Actor's Express, Atlanta, Georgia, 1997
  • semi-finalist, Next Generation Playwriting Festival, Reverie Productions, New York City, 2004
  • finalist in the Tennessee Williams One-Act Play Festival, New Orleans, 2004
  • winner of Inner Voices Social Issues Playwriting Contest, One-Act Play, University of Illinois, 2007
Running time: 30 minutes

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