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The Red Bench


By Hannah of Cypress, CA

CAST:
Basketball Player
Reader
Head-Phones Girl
Hand-Held Video Game Boy
2 Yo-Yoers
Bench Girl
PROPS/COSTUMES:
All are imaginary and pantomimed;Costumes: As simple or complicated as you want. Be creative!

SETTING: A park.

(Basketball Player enters dribbling an imaginary basketball and squats as if sitting on an imaginary bench.)

(Reader approaches.)

Reader:
Whatcha doin'?

Basketball Player:
Sitting on the red bench.

Reader:
Can I join you?

Basketball Player:
Sure.

(Reader sits too.)

(Head-Phones Girl approaches.)

Head-Phones Girl:
Whatcha doin'?

All:
Sitting on the red bench.

Head-Phones Girl:
Can I join?

All:
Sure.

(Head-Phones Girl sits. Hand-Held Video Game Boy approaches.)

Hand-Held Video Game Boy:
Whatcha doin'?

All:
Sitting on the red bench.

Hand-Held Video Game Boy:
Can I join?

All:
Sure.

(Hand-Held Video Game Boy. Yo-Yoers approach.)

Yo-Yoers:
Whatcha doin'?

All:
Sitting on the red bench.

Yo-Yoers:
Can we join you?

All:
Sure.

(Yo-Yoers sit. Bench Girl enters.)

Bench Girl:
Whatcha doin'?

All:
Sitting on the red bench.

Bench Girl:
You mean the one my dad moved over there?

(Bench Girl points in the opposite direction. People on bench all fall.)


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