The Smart Potion

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© THE SMART POTION

 

 

CHARACTERS:

CHESTER

EDWIN

WITCH MARILYN

MISS EMMA

CREEPY VOICE

 

 

SCRIPT:

 

 

 ACT I – AT WITCH MARILYN’S HUT

 

 

(Chester and Edwin stand outside the witch’s hut)

 

 

CHESTER: This place gives me the creeps.

 

 

EDWIN: Are you sure you want to come in?.

 

 

CHESTER: I have to. I have no other choice.

 

 

EDWIN: Yes, you do, we can leave.

 

 

CHESTER: No, she’s my only hope.

 

 

EDWIN: Come on Chester.  I was only joking when I told you about her, maybe it will not work, anyway.

 

 

CHESTER: I know it will!.

 

 

(Chester knocks at the door.  The witch opens the door)

 

 

WITCH MARILYN: Come in, I was waiting for you. (Chester and Edwin enter.  They look scared) Don’t be scared, I won’t eat you.

 

 

 CHESTER: We are not scared. We know witches don’t eat children.

 

 

WITCH MARILYN: Sometimes we do.  Ha, ha, ha, ha.

 

 

CHESTER: Do you have the magic potion?.

 

 

WITCH MARILYN: If you have the money, I have the magic potion.

 

 

CHESTER: Yes, I have it.

 

 

WITCH MARILYN: Give it to me, then you’ll have your potion. (Chester takes the money out of his pocket and gives it to Witch Marilyn)

 

 

CHESTER: The potion, please.

 

 

(Witch Marilyn  takes from a shelf a bottle with a purple liquid and gives it to Chester)

 

 

WITCH MARILYN:  Now, I have to warn you.  Drink only a small amount, and just the day you need to.  Do you understand?.

 

 

CHESTER: I think so.

 

 

EDWIN: Do you mean only the day of the…

 

 

(Witch Marilyn interrupts him)

 

 

WITCH MARILYN: Yes, and the effect will last only for a few hours that is, if he follows my instructions.

 

 

EDWIN: I’m sure he will.

 

 

WITCH MARILYN: Now leave  before I decide to cook you.  Ha, ha, ha, ha.

 

 

CHESTER: Come on, Edwin, let’s go.

 

 

EDWIN: (to Witch Marilyn) Thanks.

 

 

(Chester and Edwin leave)

 

 

ACT II –  IN SCHOOL

 

 

(The students are in class. They have a test and a pencil on their desks.  Miss Emma is at her desk)

 

 

EDWIN: (To Chester) Is everything alright?.

 

 

CHESTER: I suppose so. Well no, I feel weird.

 

 

EDWIN: What’s wrong?.

 

 

CHESTER: My body aches, my mouth is dry, my head hurts,  and my heart is beating fast.

 

 

EDWIN: Maybe you’re just nervous.  Did you study?.

 

 

CHESTER: Of course not!.

 

 

EDWIN: Chester!.  You were supposed to study!.

 

 

CHESTER: What for?.  The magic potion will make me smart!.

 

 

EDWIN: What if it doesn’t work?.  You will flunk the test!.

 

 

CHESTER: I will not.  That’s what the potion is for!.

 

 

EDWIN: Did you drink it as the witch told you to?.

 

 

CHESTER: No.  I drank it all.

 

 

EDWIN: What?.  Are you crazy!  No wonder you’re not feeling well!.

 

 

CHESTER: This is our last test, and I won’t need it anymore…and besides, I didn’t want to waste my money.

 

 

EDWIN: You heard what she said!.

 

 

CHESTER: Just relax. Nothing bad will happen, you’ll see.

 

 

EDWIN: I hope so.

 

 

MISS EMMA: Silence everybody!.  (Miss Emma stands in fron of the class) You have thirty minutes to complete the test.

 

 

EDWIN: Good luck, Chester!.

 

 

CHESTER: This time I’ll get a hundred. You’ll see!.

 

 

MISS EMMA:You may start your test, now!.

 

 

(Miss Emma sits at her desk.  The students start to answer the test.  Chester talks to himself in a low voice)

 

 

CHESTER: Wow!.  This test is so easy (he keeps writing) It’s like a kindergarten test.  (He looks at the other students) What is taking them so long?.  I already finish.  That potion really worked (he stands up and takes the test over to Miss Emma).

 

 

MISS EMMA: Finished already?.  (she looks at the test and opens her mouth in surprise.  He looks at Chester) Are you feeling alright?.  You look a little pale.

 

 

CHESTER: I’m feeling fine.

 

 

MISS EMMA: You may leave, Chester.

 

 

CHESTER: See you tomorrow, Miss Emma.

 

 

(Edwin stands up)

 

 

EDWIN: Wait for me Chester!.  (He gives the test to Miss Emma) Good-bye Miss Emma.

 

 

(They leave)

 

 

ACT III – AT CHESTER’S HOUSE

 

 

(In the bedroom.  Edwin sits at a desk  He is holding the empty potion bottle. Chester is in the bathroom)

 

 

EDWIN: (reading the directions on the bottle) Mmm, these letters are so small!.  (shouting to Chester) Do you have a magnifier?.

 

 

CHESTER: (shouting) It’s in the left drawer!.

 

 

(Edwin opens the drawer and takes out a magnifier)

 

 

EDWIN: Let’s see. (reading) Drink me only as directed.  Do not overdose me or you will become a… (stops reading). Oh my God!.  (shouting) Edwin, are you alright?.

 

 

CHESTER: I don’t think so!.

 

 

EDWIN: (shouting) I still can’t believe you drank it all. (Chester gets out of the bathroom.  He is all purple) Chester, what happened to you?.  You look like a monster!.

 

 

CHESTER: I know!.

 

 

EDWIN: You are all purple.  (he looks at the bottle) It was the potion!.

 

 

CHESTER: It must be very powerful, but it made me smart!.

 

 

EDWIN: You didn’t do what Witch Marilyn told you, and you didn’t read the label.

 

 

CHESTER: What label? (pointing to the label on the bottle). This label, you moron!.

 

 

CHESTER: Ups, no.

 

 

EDWIN: (touching Chester’s hair and nose) Your hair is purple, your nose is purple, and your eyes are much smaller.

 

 

CHESTER: It’s all your fault!.

 

 

EDWIN: It’s not my fault!.  You did not follow her instructions.   That’s all!.

 

 

CHESTER: I’m sorry.  What are we going to do now?.

 

 

EDWIN: We?. What are you going to do now?.

 

 

CHESTER: I don’t know!.

 

 

EDWIN: Well, just wait a few hours (watching at his wrist watch), maybe tomorrow you will be normal again.

 

 

CHESTER: What if I’m not?.

 

 

EDWIN: Don’t worry.  The effect won’t last forever.

 

 

CHESTER: Nor my intelligence.  Right?.

 

 

EDWIN: Right.  Next time…

 

 

CHESTER: I’ll study for the test.

 

 

EDWIN: Yeah!.

 

 

CHESTER: Well,  I’ll try to sleep, maybe I’ll be myself again when I wake up.

 

 

EDWIN: Good.  See you tomorrow, and I hope your mother doesn’t see you.

 

 

CHESTER: I hope so, too!.

 

 

EDWIN: So long.

 

 

(Edwin leaves.  Chester lies in bed and covers himself with a blanket)

 

 

CHESTER: Next time, I’ll follow the instructions!.

 

 

CREEPY VOICE: And read the label!.

 

 

(He uncovers himself)

 

 

CHESTER: Who said that?.

 

 

THE END

 

 

Author:  K I D S I N C O

 

 

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