Monday, April 2, 2018

Monologue Mania Day # 1509 Dear Playwright by Janet S. Tiger (c) April 3, 2018

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Monologue Mania Day # 1509  Dear Playwright by Janet S. Tiger (c) April 3, 2018     

                              Dear Playwright
                                                 a monologue by Janet S. Tiger 
                                                   © 2018 all rights reserved 

           (The actor  - well, it's the playwright actually - comes out, opens an envelope and removes a letter in great expectation)

Dear Playwright....

We have to say that all the plays we read were MAHVELOUS!

(Smiling)   And yours stood out amongst the rest!

Your play was wonderful!  One might say a masterpiece!

(Happy) We loved the characters...

.......what a feast!

        (Dances around holding the letter)

(Very happy) The staging would be easy.....

And the concept audience - pleasing....

(Almost ecstatic)  The dialogue - oh........ so clever!

And the plot!  What an endeavour!

So relevant and yet....

So timeless....and please do not forget

We feel you have real talent!

We just know you will be very successful one day -and how!

        (Stops, turns the letter so the audience can see the word, printed very large)

Unfortunately......, it won't be now.....

(Sighs heavily)  Thank you for entering.... not fear!

.....Just.....please try again next year.....

         (The playwright takes the letter and goes to a file cabinet, opens it and we see the cabinet is stuffed.  Puts the letter in and struggles to close the drawer.  Not the end.....just another rejection letter to add to the stack!)
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