Three older folk respond to a late-night robber with poetry not cops. Included in “Old Folks Rock: A Celebration of Vitality.”

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  • Allan Bates
    42 minute comedy
    2 men, 2 women

    Roberta, Henry, and Theresa are gentle older folk–and in their gently eccentric way, are quite able to handle a robber’s middle-of-the-night intrusion into their home. He’s a college student who’s so worried about his tuition and housing debts that he can’t pull off the crime. The three older folks befuddle, and eventually welcome, the desperate student. Exhausted, he accepts their invitation as we all learn a lesson about what makes a family.

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    Allan Bates


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