Dramatic Personae: Sophia, the actress who plays Belle Phil, the actor who plays Adam/Beast Janet, an eccentric member of stage crew who falls asleep and causes problems Billy, an attractive male on lighting crew Martin, a stage manager... (more »)
The Babysitters script
April: It all began on a cool August in New Hampshire. (Scene changes)
(April is walking and bumps into Avery. They don’t know each other… yet.)
Avery: Excuse me. (Flips her hair and rolls... (more »)
Cramped room, small windows near the ceiling to show they are in a basement. Many plastic tables lined together, covered with plastic tablecloth with donuts and water bottles. Middle-aged adults talking and walking around... (more »)
The Audition script Scene 1 Phoebe: I’m so nervous. Christy: Don’t worry. You’ll do fine. Phoebe: I hope so. Christy: It’s true. You’ll be awesome. I promise. Phoebe: Okay. Thanks for the support. See you soon. (Phoebe walks... (more »)
Loneliness isn’t something you feel; it’s something you become, something you embody like a demon from Hell. It hangs over you until all you can think about is how lonely you are in a roomful of people, and how not even the little voice in... (more »)
Quinn approaches the bus stop from side stage, moves to stand next to Nicole. She doesn’t recognize her at first, but in a moment it sets in. Nicole is feverishly devouring a cheeseburger. Quinn: Nicole! Hey what’s.. uh.. up? Nicole:... (more »)
Cody is a 23 year old, male that believes he runs the world since him and Grace are the last two humans in the world, he is extremely rude to Grace daily as if she wants to even be with him.
Grace is an 18 year old female that... (more »)
Every other Saturday mom would take me with her to volunteer at the local orphanage. It was her way of reminding me to be grateful for everything I had. Also, she used it a political platform to help dad with his campaign. It gave us a leg over... (more »)
This story takes place in the era when Seth Meyers did Weekend Update on Saturday Night Live.
Seth: Please welcome that friend who always has a story!
The friend slides into the frame.
Seth: Hi! How are you?... (more »)
Laura: What am I doing here and how did I get here? Hey my name is Laura and I’m 13 years old. My grades aren’t that great and I don’t really like, or pay attention to, anything. My mom’s always working and my dad left us when I... (more »)
[Setting: A living room with a coffee table, some chairs, and a couch. It is meticulously organized and decorated for Thanksgiving. At Rise: CAT enters, a teenage girl wearing all black clothes, heavy makeup, and combat boots. She... (more »)
[At Rise: THE FIXER’S office in blackout. THE FIXER speaks with a blunt, unintentionally harsh voice that mirrors the caricatural voice of a Jewish grandmother.] THE FIXER That’s it? That’s all you’ve got to say for yourself?... (more »)
[Setting: A conference room in an office building. At Rise: CHRISTINE, a petite woman in her late thirties, gives a presentation in front of the all-male board of directors. All wear well-tailored suits. The men doodle, whisper, and... (more »)
[Setting: An empty subway car at 1:00 a.m. BONNIE, a woman with frizzy hair and glasses, sits and hides her head behind a newspaper. She wears pajamas and fuzzy slippers. At Rise: The car doors open and CRYSTAL, a woman in her... (more »)
[Setting: Weekday morning. FATHER, in a suit and tie, sits with his elementary school age daughter at a kitchen table. DAUGHTER eats a bowl of cereal.] FATHER Are you feeling lonely? Because I’ve been watching you... (more »)
[At rise: Saturday evening. A complete bedroom. A doggie bed lies on the floor. A man in his twenties, BRIAN, enters. A pair of black pants lays draped over the bed. BRIAN puts the pants on.] BRIAN William? Hey, William? ... (more »)