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A Night in the Life of an Extra

32 pages26 minutes


Kelly’s life is, in her own words, boring. As a child, she envisaged setting the world on fire, be famous. One day she reads an advertisement:

Local extras needed to take part as slaves in the forthcoming production of Verdi’s Aida at the Opera House.

The sounds of paparazzi cameras clicking, popping champagne corks, shouts to her on red carpet events, these treats, and more, beckoned. Kelly’s ticket to riches was how she saw the advertisement. She would be discovered; her kismet, a star on Broadway. Is Kelly’s life destined to rocket into a new stratosphere?

Read: A Night in the Life of an Extra to find out.

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