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©  FATE

 

CHARACTERS:

GEORGE

MELISSA

HENRY

MARTHA

DEATH

 

SCRIPT:

 

ACT 1 – In the Living Room

 

(George, Melissa, and Martha are in the Living Room)

 

GEORGE:  Did you have fun tonight?.

 

MELISSA:  Yeah, the party was fantastic!.

 

MARTHA: (To George)  It was a great idea to celebrate Henry’s birthday here at your parents’ cabin.

 

GEORGE:  Now that everybody left, how about if we play chess?. 

 

MELISSA:  I’m really tired.  We better go home.

 

MARTHA:  It’s too late, and it’s not safe to drive at this hour.

 

GEORGE:  We can stay here tonight, and we’ll leave in the morning.

 

MARTHA:  That’s a good idea!.

 

MELISSA:  Where’s Henry?. 

 

GEORGE:  I don’t know.

 

MELISSA:  Oh, I forgot to tell you that he went for a walk.

 

(Henry enters the stage walking rapidly)

 

MARTHA:  What’s wrong? .

 

MELISSA:  You look pale!.  It seems like you saw a ghost!.

 

GEORGE, MELISSA, MARTHA: Ha, ha, ha, ha.

 

HENRY:  I have to go!.  I’m sorry but I need to take the car and get home before nightfall.

 

GEORGE:  (Stands)  Calm down, and tell us what’s wrong!.

 

HENRY:  Please…I need to get away from this place!.

 

MELISSA:  (Stands) Look Henry, it’s too late and it’s ten miles to your house.  We’ll all leave tomorrow morning.  But for now, we need to rest.  Okay?.

 

HENRY:  You don’t understand!.

 

MARTHA:  Then enlighten us!.

 

HENRY:  You’re not going to believe what happened to me while I was outside. 

 

GEORGE:  We are your friends, you can trust us.

 

HENRY:  Okay, but don’t say I didn’t warn you… I saw Death in the garden!. 

 

MELISSA:  What are you talking about?

 

MARTHA:  You’re scaring me!.

 

HENRY:  I’m telling you the truth!.  I saw Death!.  And now I’m sure he came for me, that’s why I can’t stay here anymore.  I have to escape!. 

 

MELISSA:  Oh, Henry, no one can see Death!.

 

HENRY:  I knew you wouldn’t believe me!.

 

MARTHA:  Honestly…we don’t. 

 

HENRY:  It doesn’t matter!.  Good-bye!.  (Leaves the stage walking rapidly)

 

GEORGE:  Henry, wait, don’t go!.  (Follows Henry, and both leave the stage.  A few minutes later he enters the stage)

 

MELISSA: What happened?.

 

GEORGE:  I couldn’t stop him, and he left!. 

 

MARTHA:  This is insane!.

 

GEORGE: Stay here.  I’ll go to the garden, I think Henry saw some kind of weird animal out there.

 

MELISSA:  Aren’t you scared?.

 

GEORGE:  Ha, ha, ha.  Of course not!.  (Leaves the stage)

 

ACT 2 – IN THE GARDEN

 

(George enters the stage walking slowly.  Death is standing near a tree)

 

GEORGE:  (scared) For God’s sake!.  Who are you?.

 

DEATH:  Don’t you recognize me?.  I’m Death!.

 

GEORGE: No!.   This can’t be!. So Henry was right after all!.   Did you come for me?.

 

DEATH:  Not yet. Tonight I’m supposed to claim the life of a friend of yours whom I just saw here in the garden. But I’m supposed to claim him at his house which is ten miles from here!. Unless he had a fast car which could take him there by nightfall.

 

GEORGE:  What?.  My friend saw you!.   He thought you were going to take him, and he went home running away from you!.

 

DEATH:  Well, as you can see, no one can escape his destiny… right?.  See you later, George. I have something to do!.

 

(Death leaves the stage)

 

THE END

 

AUTHOR: K I D S I N C O, based on a Hebrew Folktale

 

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