Josh (tobygncognito) wrote in paris_cafe,

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A Peak...

Just felt like giving ya'll a little update in the land of TobyG. As some of you may or may not know, I am working on writing a two-act play that my college will hopefully (with a lot of luck) be putting up next fall. I have decided that I'd give the world a sneak peak at the beginning... it's not much and means nothing but it's a preview and those are always fun...
Act 1: Scene 1

NARRATOR: Once upon a time, in a land far, far away...

The curtains are down with a forest scene on them. A large bush sits stage right and another stage left. A third medium sized bush and a tree stump sit mid stage, center stage. It is night. Enter DENMAD and NELLA from the rear of the theater, running to the front of the stage. DENMAD, wearing a brown tunic, is cut across the chest and bleeding. NELLA, wearing a dark red tunic with a dark blue cloak, is holding a baby, covered in a similar colored blanket. DENMAD falls to his knees, NELLA rushes to his side.

DENMAD: They are getting closer; I can feel them. Is there a safe place nearby that you can take her?
NELLA: My parents, they just live down that lane.
DENMAD: Go, take her to them. I’ll hold them off as long as I can. Standing, he takes the child into his arms. Goodbye my princess, may you find your happy ending.
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