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ONE and WO are teenage girls. ONE is typically plain. WO is typically pretty.WO sits in a chair, fling her nails.ONE enters and walks tentatiely up toher.
ONE: Is this the registration desk or theGalaxy Girl Pageant?WO: (
looking up with scorn
) What i it is?ONE: I’d like to register.WO: You? You want to be in the pageant?ONE: Yes.WO laughs.WO: You can’t register.ONE: Why not?WO: Look at you.ONE: (
) What?WO: Look at the diference between us.I am clearly a ten. You are clearly a two.(
pointing at hersel
) en. (
pointing at ONE
) wo. ens enter beauty pageants.wos don’t. Now get out.
ONE slumps her shoulders and slowlyturns away. WO immediately changesher demeanour, leaps up, looks worried and runs to block ONE.
WO: Jan, are you ok? Tat was too much.I told you it -ONE: (
not that fne
) No, I’m ne. I’m ne. I just need to sit down.
She sits down. WO continues to utter around her.
WO: You can’t look crushed like that. A pageant girl sees that look on your aceand she’ll go in or the kill.ONE: Tey’ll really be that mean?WO: I was just getting started.ONE: (
slumping her shoulders again
) Oh.WO: See, you’re not up or this. Can’t you just go to prom? Get a nice dress; I’ll do your hair. Isn’t that enough?ONE: Tis is what I want to do.WO: But a beauty pageant? Tey’llhumiliate you!ONE: I can take it. (
) Insult me again.
Ten / Two
by Lindsay Price
Comedy - Simple set - 10 minutes
Plain girl wants to compete in a beauty pageant. Prettygirl would rather help a riend than spend time with herboyriend.
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