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Want to Buy a Duck?


Mollie of Menlo Park, CA

CAST:
School Girl
Old Man
Man in Trench Coat
Man in Suit
Very Young Girl
Nerdy Nervous Wreck
Glamorous Southern Belle
PROPS/COSTUMES:
2 duck puppets; nail file; pens; calculator; cane; big, old-fashioned lollipop; 2 books. Costumes should fit the character descriptions.

SETTING: Park

(Seven characters are lined up next to each other in a park.)

Man in Trench Coat:
(to Glamorous Southern Belle)

Psst! Hey! Wanna buy a duck?

Glamorous Southern Belle:
(to Nerdy Nervous Wreck)

Wanna buy a duck?

Nerdy Nervous Wreck:
(to Old Man)

Wanna buy a duck?

Old Man:
(to School Girl)

Wanna buy a duck?

School Girl:
(to Very Young Girl)

Wanna buy a duck?

Very Young Girl:
(to Man in Suit)

Wanna buy a duck?

Man in Suit:
(to Very Young Girl)

A what?

Very Young Girl:
(to School Girl)

A what?

School Girl:
(to Old Man)

A what?

Old Man:
(to Nerdy Nervous Wreck.)

A what?

Nerdy Nervous Wreck:
(to Glamorous Southern Belle.)

A what?

Glamorous Southern Belle:
(to Man in Trench Coat)

A what?

Man in Trench Coat:
(to Glamorous Southern Belle )

A duck!

Glamorous Southern Belle:
(to Nerdy Nervous Wreck. )

A duck!

Nerdy Nervous Wreck:
(to Old Man )

A duck!

Old Man :
(to School Girl )

A duck!

School Girl:
(to Very Young Girl )

A duck!

Very Young Girl:
(to Man in Suit )

A duck!

Man in Suit:
(to Very Young Girl )

How much?

Very Young Girl:
(to School Girl )

How much?

School Girl:
(to Old Man )

How much?

Old Man:
(to Nerdy Nervous Wreck. )

How much?

Nerdy Nervous Wreck:
(to Glamorous Southern Belle. )

How much?

Glamorous Southern Belle:
(to Man in Trench Coat )

How much?

Man in Trench Coat:
(to Glamorous Southern Belle )

5 bucks.

Glamorous Southern Belle:
(to Nerdy Nervous Wreck )

5 bucks.

Nerdy Nervous Wreck:
(to Old Man )

5 bucks.

Old Man:
(to School Girl )

5 bucks.

School Girl:
(to Very Young Girl )

5 bucks.

Very Young Girl:
(to Man in Suit )

5 bucks.

Man in Suit:
(to Very Young Girl )

What's his name?

Very Young Girl:
(to School Girl )

What's his name?

School Girl:
(to Old Man )

What's his name?

Old Man:
(to Nerdy Nervous Wreck. )

What's his name?

Nerdy Nervous Wreck:
(to Glamorous Southern Belle. )

What's his name?

Glamorous Southern Belle:
(to Man in Trench Coat )

What's his name?

Man in Trench Coat:
(to Glamorous Southern Belle )

Dave.

Glamorous Southern Belle:
(to Nerdy Nervous Wreck )

Dave.

Nerdy Nervous Wreck:
(to Old Man )

Dave.

Old Man:
(to School Girl )

Dave.

School Girl:
(to Very Young Girl )

Dave.

Very Young Girl:
(to Man in Suit )

Dave.

Man in Suit:
(to Very Young Girl )

What does he eat?

Very Young Girl:
(to School Girl )

What does he eat?

School Girl:
(to Old Man )

What does he eat?

Old Man:
(to Nerdy Nervous Wreck. )

What does he eat?

Nerdy Nervous Wreck:
(to Glamorous Southern Belle. )

What does he eat?

Glamorous Southern Belle:
(to Man in Trench Coat )

What does he eat?

Man in Trench Coat:
(to Glamorous Southern Belle )

Bugs.

Glamorous Southern Belle:
(to Nerdy Nervous Wreck )

Bugs.

Nerdy Nervous Wreck:
(to Old Man )

Bugs.

Old Man:
(to School Girl )

Bugs.

School Girl:
(to Very Young Girl )

Bugs.

Very Young Girl:
(to Man in Suit )

Bugs.

Man in Suit:
(to Very Young Girl )

Is he allergic to anything?

Very Young Girl:
(to School Girl )

Is he allergic to anything?

School Girl:
(to Old Man )

Is he allergic to anything?

Old Man:
(to Nerdy Nervous Wreck. )

Is he allergic to anything?

Nerdy Nervous Wreck:
(to Glamorous Southern Belle. )

Is he allergic to anything?

Glamorous Southern Belle:
(to Man in Trench Coat )

Is he allergic to anything?

Man in Trench Coat:
(to Glamorous Southern Belle )

Bagels.

Glamorous Southern Belle:
(to Nerdy Nervous Wreck )

Bagels.

Nerdy Nervous Wreck:
(to Old Man )

Bagels.

Old Man:
(to School Girl )

Bagels.

School Girl:
(to Very Young Girl )

Bagels.

Very Young Girl:
(to Man in Suit )

Bagels.

Man in Suit:
(Nods seriously to Very Young Girl )

Hmmm.

Very Young Girl:
(Nods seriously to School Girl )

Hmmm.

School Girl:
(to Old Man )

Hmmm.

Old Man:
(to Nerdy Nervous Wreck. %)

Hmmm.

Nerdy Nervous Wreck:
(to Glamorous Southern Belle. )

Hmmm.

Glamorous Southern Belle:
(to Man in Trench Coat )

Hmmm.

Man in Trench Coat:
(to Glamorous Southern Belle )

So you wanna buy this duck?

Glamorous Southern Belle:
(to Nerdy Nervous Wreck )

So you wanna buy this duck?

Nerdy Nervous Wreck:
(to Old Man )

So you wanna buy this duck?

Old Man:
(to School Girl )

So you wanna buy this duck?

School Girl:
(to Very Young Girl )

So you wanna buy this duck?

Very Young Girl:
(to Man in Suit )

So you wanna buy this duck?

Man in Suit:
(to Very Young Girl )

Nope.

Very Young Girl:
(to School Girl )

Nope.

School Girl:
(to Old Man )

Nope.

Old Man:
(to Nerdy Nervous Wreck. )

Nope.

Nerdy Nervous Wreck:
(to Glamorous Southern Belle. )

Nope.

Glamorous Southern Belle:
(to Man in Trench Coat )

Nope.

Man in Trench Coat:
(to Everyone )

NO?!

(Man in Trench Coat walks over to Man in Suit )

Why NOT?

Man in Suit:
(to Man in Trench Coat )

I already gotta duck!

(Man in Suit opens suit jacket and has a duck puppet cradled under his arm.)


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