Small Steps

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Synopsis

Finally fed up with the bot-and- disappointment-filled world of online gay dating, Skip Powers volunteers to go to Mars. The National Association of Space Astronauts says, “Hell yes, you leave in a week.”

This is a comedy that travels 50 million miles and a million years.

 

Act 1

PROJECTION: Step 1: Our Hero Interviews for a New Job

SKIP is being interviewed by the PRINCIPAL of NASA

SKIP

  (aside)

When I realize no-one will ever love me, I volunteer to go to Mars.

And holy fuck, they give me an interview!

NASA

It’s your name.

SKIP 

Skip Powers

PROJECTION: Skip Powers! 

NASA

When Skip Powers applied for the position of Mars astronaut, the name floated to the top of the pile. “Skip Powers.”

SKIP

That’s me. 

NASA

That’s a name fit to represent the National Association of Space Astronauts –

PROJECTION: NASA!!!

SKIP

I’m a hard worker — 

NASA

It’s a name fit to represent America!

PROJECTION: AMERICA!!!!

PROJECTION: AMERICA IS AWESOME!!!!

SKIP

  (aside)

I’m being interviewed by the Principal of NASA. The Principal. I think he likes me.