THE HISTORY OF MANKIND - MIDDLE SCHOOL VERSION
Comedy - Duet, by Ken Bradbury, 2017
(FOR MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENTS) An adaptation of one of our very popular group presentations is now available. Fast paced and hilarious, it’s a real opportunity for two talented and energetic students to showcase their imagination and creativity. Join them as they travel from the beginning of time to the present including scenes between Adam and Eve, Henry and Edsel Ford, Wilbur and Orville Wright, and many others.
Price includes 2 scripts.
Duration9 - 13 minutes
- 2 Females
- 1 Female, 1 Male
- 2 Males
Product Id: #340
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An excerpt …
BRENNAN: The History of Mankind!
TRAVIS: In less than ten minutes!
BOTH: In the beginning …
BRENNAN: God created the heaven and the earth and the earth was without form, and void, and darkness was upon the face of the deep! And God said:
TRAVIS: Let there be light!
BRENNAN: (looking up and squinting) All right! … Way to go, big guy!
TRAVIS: Let there be earth!
BRENNAN: (raising up feet) Whoa!
BRENNAN: Awww …
BRENNAN: (as ELVIS) Thank you. Thank you very much.
TRAVIS: And on the sixth day God created … Man!
BRENNAN: (as ADAM, jumps forward) Yes!
TRAVIS: And while man slept, God reached in (reaches into ADAM’s chest) and removed a rib …
BRENNAN: (giggling, being tickled) Hey! Hey! Hey! Quit it!
TRAVIS: And made woman!
BRENNAN: (seeing EVE) Whoa!
TRAVIS: (as EVE, taking an “apple” from a snake) (in a hissing voice) Here. How ‘bout some dessert?
BRENNAN: (as ADAM) Yum. (takes apple)
TRAVIS: And God became angry. (forcefully) You! Out!
BRENNAN: (as ADAM) She made me do it! I swear! It was a set-up!
TRAVIS: Alternative beginning!
BOTH: In the beginning!
TRAVIS: Cro-Magnon man evolved!
BRENNAN: (jumping forward, as a prehistoric man) Ugh.
TRAVIS: (as prehistoric woman) And saw the first woman!
BRENNAN: Ugh! (hits her with his club and she falls into his arms)
TRAVIS: Meanwhile, back in the Bible!
BRENNAN: Adam and Eve begat Cain and Able and Seth, who begat Enos, who begat Eainan, who begat Mahalaleel, who begat Jared, who begat Enoch, who begat Methuselah, who begat Lameeh, who begat Noah!!!
TRAVIS: Stop! Oh ye sinful generation! So much begetting!
BRENNAN: So he built a boat!
BOTH: (begin to rock back and forth, seasick, moaning.)
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