Not in the Audience

January 14, 2011
By KatstertheMaster SILVER, Like I&#39d Tell You ;-), Florida
KatstertheMaster SILVER, Like I&#39d Tell You ;-), Florida
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Favorite Quote:
"I don't really think I need buns of steel. I'd be happy with buns of cinnamon."
Ellen DeGeneres


Lights to half
Lights off
As I watch the show
But I’m not in the audience

Run onstage
Do my part
Run off
Wait. Keep waiting.
Wait!
Was that my cue?

Keep going. No room for mistakes.
Grab my prop.
Find my entrance.
Remember my lines.
And blocking.

Gabbing backstage.
Get shushed.
Whisper backstage.
There’s only a curtain
Between us and the audience.

This is my passion.

I clear my throat,
But as quietly as I can.
I fix my hair, and enter.
Act. Sing. Be.
Exit stage left.

Music plays.
Wait for it, wait for it,
NOW!
Run onstage
It’s curtain call
Take a bow!

Happiness.


The author's comments:
Musical theatre is a passion of mine!

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