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PostPosted: Tue Jan 17, 2006 11:04 pm 
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Hello everyone! Long time no visit... Well, I've found myself in a bit of a sticky situation. I have two weeks to memorize a script and compete with it for speech. Only problem is.... I don't have a script yet! So, if anyone can think of a humorous script for a male and female to perform duo that's appropriate for high school judging and lasts about 8 minutes long, please let me know. It can also just a scene from a book or play if a funny one comes to mind. Thank you for your time. ^_^

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PostPosted: Wed Jan 18, 2006 5:53 am 
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i think "much ado about nothing" by shakespeare is funny.


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What is it with people and classics? Why can't anyone talk about more subtle, less widespread books? I just do not understand why people always hail the known classics and never regard others. I mean, Shakespeare to me was poor in some aspects. Like "Romeo And Juliet". Has some nice similes and speeches but a poor play indeed.

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What is it with people and classics? Why can't anyone talk about more subtle, less widespread books? I just do not understand why people always hail the known classics and never regard others. I mean, Shakespeare to me was poor in some aspects. Like "Romeo And Juliet". Has some nice similes and speeches but a poor play indeed


i like shakespeare's word games, they are funny and cordial.
i read "romeo and juliette" in three languages, i think i like it too :lol:
but i really suprised when you react like that to classics. 8O
i dont only read classics, but i think the ones i read were more books than they seem for me.
of course tastes are relative.


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My my people like to beat up on Shakespere around here, hehe

Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen might be good there are some good secenes between Elizabeth and Darcy

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look into the play it's all in the timing. there's a good scene there between a guy and a girl, and it's hilarious. i forget the title of the scene, but i can update you on that. only thing is, my friend was in it, and she said it was a hard one to learn. but that's my two cents.

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Try the play "Pygmalion." That one has some funny scenes.

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oh by the way. if you were looking into that scene i was talking about before, it's called "sure thing." and the play's called "all in the timing."

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PostPosted: Sun Jan 22, 2006 12:29 pm 
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Thank you sooo much everyone! I think I'm going to do two scenes from The Brighton Beach Memoirs and one from a book my speech coach had. -_-' Well, thank you all! I love this place... I miss it a lot actually....

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