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ENGLISH DRAMA TITLE : THE CANDIDATE DURATION : 15 minutes SCRIPT by : Mr. Har (www.haarrr.wordpress.com) PLAYERS : 5 Persons
Player 1 Player 2 Player 3 Player 4 Player 5 : The Candidate for the House of People’s Representatives (Caleg DPR) : A Farmer (Petani) : A Fisherman (Nelayan) : A Laborer (Buruh/Karyawan) : A Non-Government Teacher / NGT (Guru Honorer/GTT/Swasta)
PART 1 SETTING : A farmer and fisherman are talking about their condition. They complain to each other. They feel that it is very difficult to get money for their living.
: It seems to me that this life is very hard, very difficult. My rice needs fertilizer but I don’t have any money to buy it. Uh, I’m very confused… Fisherman : Yeah, so am I. You know, I cannot go to the sea. I cannot sail to look for fishes. No money to buy fuel, no money to repair my boat and fishing equipments. Farmer : So, what are we going to do? Fisherman : I don’t know… (The Laborer is coming) Laborer Farmer Laborer : Hi, anybody wants to join with me? : Where? : There is a campaign for the legislator election today. Who knows, we can get money from the candidate (smiling). Farmer : How about you, are you interested? Fisherman : Emm, okay. You’re right. Who knows we can get money… Laborer : All right. Let’s go…! (They are going to the campaign place) PART 2 SETTING : In the campaign, the candidate is speaking in front of people. He is trying to influence the people to choose him as the member of the House of People’s Representatives. He promises to make this country better than before. : In the name of God, I ask you all… Choose me to be the legislator of the House of People’s Representatives. Choose me if you want to make this country better than before. Let me tell you, if I become the legislator… I will dedicate my life for this country. There are no more corruption, collusion, and nepotism!! So, don’t forget… choose me by giving checklist mark, or ‘contreng’ on the candidate no 1, party no 50: ‘Partai Sembako’…!!!
how do we know that you will keep your promise? How do we know that you will make it come true? : I see. fisherman. The famer. smiling to himself) Candidate : (saying/mumbling to himself) Yeah. I will increase their salary… so they can improve their life. I will give funds and easy-credits… so they can buy fertilizers and sailing equipments easily. The farmer and the fisherman feel that there is no change to their life. You will only think about yourself! Candidate : Oh. The candidate is sitting alone. I only think how to get power and… to get my money back! That’s my purpose. right. I would like to ask you: What is your planning to improve our life? Candidate : Ok. That’s politics! Huahaha…!! PART 3 SETTING : One year later. Many candidates give promise like you. all right. collusion. Excuse me. How do we know that you will able to develop and make this country better? As a non-government teacher. what they’ve said is… nonsense! Bullshit!! Fisherman : Yes. Don’t worry about it. But. laborer and NGT) Candidate : Okay? Do you believe me now? So. laborer and NGT then say and yell together: “Yes. I often hear what you’ve said. what for do we choose you. It is still very difficult to improve their condition. My second program is fighting against corruption. I will not only give you promise. if you cannot make our life better than before? NGT : Yes. but I will also give you evidence. I will prove it. I will emphasize on the improvement of our economy. laborer and NGT then keep nodding. Yeah. give ‘contreng’ at the candidate no 1. collusion and nepotism! So there are no more corruption. But. I only think of myself. laborer and NGT are going away. fisherman. After I have become a legislator. I will forget all my promises. But. fisherman. now… I give you money!! Here you are… (The candidate gives some money to the farmer. To the farmers and fishermen. And now… I’m going to prove it. I will make my promise come true. I also want to improve my life. To the laborers and government civil servants (PNS). I said that I would make your life better. don’t forget to choose me… give checklist mark. fisherman. Laborer : Wait! As a laborer. now. Listen! Yeah. yesss…”!!) (The campaign is finished. First. and nepotism…! (The farmer. no… I’m different with them. It seems that they agree with the candidate) Laborer Candidate : I’m sorry. : I hate being a farmer like this! Farmer . they’re actually right.2 Farmer : Really? You know. After you have become the member of the House of People’s Representatives… you will forget us. Many candidates say it. Let me explain my programs. party no 50: ‘Partai Sembako’…!! (The farmer.
His promise is nonsense! Bullshit!! So. You know. it’s a kind of ‘money politics. what are we going to do? Mm. : I see… . no. you must work… You must work hard! Fisherman : Listen. I need fertilizers. we don’t need advice anymore. Do you remember our legislator? Fisherman : You mean… the candidate on the election last year? Farmer : Yes. That’s the point. wait! You… lier! I hate you!! (The legislator keeps going away) (The laborer and NGT are coming) NGT Farmer Fisherman Laborer Farmer Fisherman NGT Laborer NGT Farmer : : : : : : : What’s going on? Our legislator has broken his promise. If you want to get fertilizers. Fisherman : I need fuel and fishing equipments. Legislator : If you want to improve your life. We still lack of money. try to improve by yourselves! Farmer : It means that… you break your promise! Legislator : Come on… I don’t want to talk about it anymore. Do you remember what he did in the campaign last year? He gave us money. I often think like that. Listen to me. no… It’s not a good way. I know that you chose me on the election last year. I have a meeting today. Legislator : Oh. and he doesn’t want to keep his promise? Farmer : Mm… I don’t know. your real action to give us fund… Farmer : Yes. I’m with you Farmer : Now. You know. That’s enough. Once again. See you later… Fisherman : Wait. : I understand your condition. : I can handle it. Sorry. He promised that he would help us Fisherman : Wait a minute. Let me tell you… You had better report the legislator to the police. What we need is your help. I am also bored to be a fisherman. it doesn’t mean that I should give you money directly… Farmer : Why not? You said it in your campaign. fuel and fishing equipments… you must pay with your own money. I don’t know. But.3 Fisherman : (laughing) Yeah. But. Let’s try! Fisherman : But. what will we do if we fail. It’s over. we need a reason that he has broken his the law. Farmer : Wait. let’s find him! PART 4 SETTING Legislator : The farmer and fisherman are debating with the legislator (candidate). I hate him! Lier! I want to kick him… No. : That’s a good idea. Fisherman : (nodding) All right. you must try by yourselves. There is no change to our condition. Let’s go to find him. We think it later. He doesn’t keep his words. How if he breaks his promise? How if he doesn’t want to help us? Farmer : Don’t say like that. I will help you to make the report.
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