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First part of my Scene

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on October 9, 2007 - 2:35pm

GUYS! I have a Noel present for you. The first part of my SCENE up until the end of the first SOOOOOONG! mwahahaha.

CAST
Kerri
Eva
Lily
Emma

SCENE
Curtain opens to reveal EMMA’s bedroom. “CANTO ALLA VITA” plays from a CD player next to EMMA’s desk. LILY, EVA, KERRI, and EMMA are practicing for the school talent show.

EMMA: That’s not right, Kerri. (Pauses music.) It’s “canto alla vita, alla sua belezza.” The “terra noi promessa” comes after “fragile infinita.”

KERRI: I don’t understand why we’re singing a duet when we have four people, and none of us know the Italian except Lily. Plus you still haven’t given us our music.

LILY: And this really isn’t the type of song you dance to, Emma.

EVA: (To LILY) Plus, Emma’s choreography sucks ass.

LILY and EVA laugh, signaling to KERRI they would tell her about it later, while EMMA looks confused.

EMMA: Can we get back to work now?

EVA: Don’t we have to work out the four-part harmonies to like… the entire song first?

KERRI: Or maybe finally get our sheet music for the song?

LILY: Yeah, Em. I gave you the music last week. Why didn’t you make them copies?
EMMA: Because we’re going to run things my way, and I say we learn the song by listening to it first, then we’ll work out the harmonies.

LILY: Well, you may like it that way, but we like sheet music. (Turns to EVA and KERRI) I’ll make you copies. It should be easier to break down the Italian once you have it.

EMMA: Lily, this isn’t your show. It’s mine. Back off.

LILY: I’m just trying to help them , you know. Our friends. They don’t know the song like we do.

KERRI: Yeah, Emma, seriously. Calm down.

EVA: She was just trying to help out.

EMMA: No, she wants to feel like she’s better than me.

LILY: What? What are you talking about?

EMMA: You’re trying to steal my spotlight. I told you, this is my show.

EVA: We’re all part of this act, not just you.

KERRI: Yeah, you know: collaboration, equal participation and all that, right?

EMMA: Wrong. I organized this, I picked the song, and I asked you guys to be in it. I guess it was a mistake letting Lily come.

LILY: Listen. I don’t want your spotlight, or whatever. I. Don’t. Care. You can be the leader if you want, okay? All I want to do is help my friends.

EMMA: And all I want is for you to leave. I’m not going to put up with your bullshit.

KERRI: Wait, that’s so stupid!

EVA: You can’t just kick her out, she has the high soprano part!

EMMA: So? I’ll sing the Soprano I and we’ll cut out a Soprano II.

LILY: I can’t believe you think I want to steal your spotlight. I’ll leave, if that’s what you think is right, but I’m taking my CD.

EMMA walks over to CD player and opens it, taking out the CD inside. She walks over to LILY and gives it to her.

EMMA: That’s fine. I made a copy.

EVA: Wait, Lily. You shouldn’t have to leave. This is your senior talent show! Are you just not going to do it now?

LILY: If I’m not doing it with you and Kerri, I’m not doing it at all. So I guess that’s a no.

KERRI: But we don’t care if you do something without us!

Don't give up
It's just the weight of the world
When your heart's heavy
I, I will lift it for you

Don't give up
Because you want to be heard
If silence keeps you
I. I will break it for you

Everybody wants to be understood
Well I can hear you
Everybody wants to be loved
Don't give up
Because you are loved

Don't give up
It's just the hurt that you hide
When you're lost inside
I'll be there to find you

Don't give up
Because you want to burn bright
If darkness blinds you
I. I will shine to guide you

Everybody wants to be understood
Well I can hear you
Everybody wants to be loved
Don't give up
Because you are loved (you are loved)

You are loved (you are loved)
Don't give up (don't give up)
It's just the weight of the world (you are loved)
Don't give up (don't give up)
Everyone needs to be heard (don't give up)
You are loved (you are loved)

(the song is color coded to show who sings what, but the first verses and chorus are sung by Kerri and Eva, and then in the last chorus Lily sings too.

I GET TO WRITE A HARMONY. YAY.

Oh yeah. if i made a mistake in the first part with Canto, ignore it. I'll fix it later lol.

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