The Wedding Pool by Amiel Gladstone
In The Wedding Pool, three single friends in unsatisfactory jobs decide to place a bet on who will marry first. The friends - waitress and wannabe dancer Sylvia, rock critic Miles and inventory manager Dave - open a joint account to which they each contribute $50 a month, the final sum to be collected by the first to tie the knot. But when Miles starts dating the bank teller who opens their account, the friends realize much more is at stake and are forced to consider their individual fears and failings.
Year Printed: 2007
First Produced: Summerworks Festival in 2003
In anthology: Hippies and Bolsheviks and Other Plays