The invisible bench Read the first play and try to ask the following questions: Is there a bench in the courtyard? Actually no What does the word invisible mean? It means cant be seen Is this a comedy? Why or why not? Yes, it is a comedy because it is very funny.
The invisible bench characters ( actors / actresses) setting five students in a park themethe invisible bench Is there really an invisible bench?
In what style of comedy do you think this one is, observational, prop, physical or impressionist? It is in the physical style. Actors use body language to perform the play.
How many characters are there in the play? Who are they? Three. The king, the Queen and the servant Who do you think is the main character in the play? The King
What does the King actually want? Toilet paper. Why are the others unable to understand him? Because he was a king and he says that he wants important papers. The others would mistake them for some official documents.
In what style of stand-up comedy is this play? It is in the style of prop. Actors use the prop toilet paper and some other papers to perform the play. How does the playwright make the play funny? The playwright uses a play upon words important paper and toilet paper--- to make people laugh.
The important papers characters ( actors / actresses) setting The King, the Queen, Servant in the palace theme the important papers What does the King really mean by saying the important papers?
A person can fall into embarrassment if he expresses his opinions in a roundabout way. People tend to think power or authority means importance or significance. Small things can be considered important ones in special occasions and thus they couldnt be neglected.
Which play will you choose? Who will play each character? Who will be the director? What kind of scenery will you need? Who will make it? Will you need costumes? Who will make them?
Lets practise! doubt, happen, see, hold, uncross, you, surprise, tear The important papers Once upon a time, there (1)________ a very funny story among three people, the King, the Queen and a servant. One day, as soon as the King entered the palace, he called in a servant and told him he had to have some important papers immediately. Soon came back the servant with a stack of happened
official-looking papers, but (2)________this, the King threw them away at once and shouted: No, no, no bring my important papers! The servant dashed out and in a minute re-entered with a newspaper in his hand. This time, to his (3)_________, the King tore it into halves and cried: No, (4)_____fool! seeing surprise you
I must have my important papers RIGHT NOW!!! However, like the first and second time, the servant failed to bring the King what he wanted several times. Even the Queen didnt know what her husband wanted and just (5)______ a page from her book and offered it to King. tore
The King moved around in his chair, crossed and (6)_________his legs and seemed very anxious. At last, the servant (7)_______ out a roll of toilet paper. He was puzzled and (8)_______whether the King needed it or not. On the contrary, upon getting it, the King ran out as fast as possible. So can you guess what happened to the King? uncrossed held doubted