Personal World

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AMORICA | | Brechtian Anti-Capitalist Theatre by Nick Zagone | | | CHARACTERS(All the following characters have signs around their neck indicating their character name)BOBMANUFACTURERLABORERLAWYERBANK (Female)CHEAP FOREIGN LABOR (Female)RETAILER (Preferably Andy Kaempher)SALESMAN (Could be played by the same person that playes LAWYER)ADVERTISING (Female)UPS ANGEL (Could also be played by the same person that plays LAWYER. Preferably any male actor who was in "Angels in America.")NOTE: This should be highly stylized, with all the actors saying most of their lines to the audience. | |
[Lights up on BOB with some drawings.]BOB: Eureka ! I love Capitalism! I’m Bob. And I’ve finally finished the plans for a prototype of my new invention. It will help all human kind! And it will make me rich! It’s a called a Whats-it! I need to start mass producing it immediately. Hmm. What I need is a manufacturer! [A MANUFACTUER wearing a three piece suit and LABORER wearing overalls enter arm in arm.] Hey! You’re a manufacturer! [Approaching.] Can you manufacture this!?MANUFACTUER: [Looking at Whats-it.] What? Hmm. Depends. I don’t know. Do I know you?BOB: No.MANUFACTURER: [Giving back Whats-it.] Fuck off.BOB: Now what do I do?LABORER: [Shaking hands with BOB.] Bob! How ya doin’! Remember me?BOB: No.LABORER: I’m your friend! I work my ass off for this Manufacturer to earn worthless stock options.BOB: Well maybe you can help me. I invented this Whats-it and I need to manufacture it.LABORER: Sure! I can help you! I can get my manufacturer to produce OUR invention buddy. You got a lawyer?BOB: No.LABORER: You don’t? Wait. Are you sure I know you? Who are you? I don’t know you. Fuck off.MANUFACTURER: You heard the man. Fuck off![LAWYER runs in.]LAWYER: Hey! You need a lawyer? You need a lawyer? I’m a lawyer. I’ll help you. I would fuck a goat for your money. You got money?…...

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