Twitter Plays, part CCIX
It’s Twitter Plays CCIX! This week’s assignment was: write a 1-tweet play that has something to do with WEATHER.
Here are your plays starting with @littlebirdwords who gets really real.
(Two people enter, sit. Ten minutes of silence.)1: So it’s um, awful sunny outside, huh?2: Yeah, we never should’ve fucked.#tp209— Havilah Imfeld (@littlebirdwords) April 24, 2013
#tp209 (Lights. BOB DYLAN enters) BD: You don’t need a weatherman to know which way the— (Wind blows him off, along with many signs. Bows)— Jeremy Gable (@Jeremy_Gable) April 23, 2013
Bill O’Reilly: “tide goes in, tide goes out. You can’t explain that!” ::Jesus returns to earth and explains it to everyone:: [exeunt] #tp209— Kyle Petersen (@BrooklynJuggler) April 23, 2013
Cthulhu gazes upon the terrains of hell, and burps out the essence of Jeff Daniels.Hell has it’s first acid rain in 10,000 eons. #tp209— Paco Secada (@iammrbubs) April 23, 2013
#1: It’s raining men! #2: Hallelujah! #3: I prayed for rain. I think God might be gay. (Lightening strikes #3.) #tp209— Cary (@CDKWDC) April 23, 2013
1: I hope we don’t get any weather tomorrow. 2: We’re lucky we didn’t have any weather yesterday. 3: I’d rather no weather than this #tp209— Ed French (@amsphr) April 23, 2013
Twitter Plays, part CCVIII
It’s Twitter Plays CCVIII! This week’s assignment was: write a 1-tweet play that takes place in an AIRCRAFT.
Here are your plays starting with @ShaneStraw who knows how to travel.
Man sits between two sleeping drooling armrest hogs. Mutters to himself for two and a half hours. Curtain. #tp208— Shane Strawbridge (@ShaneStraw) April 16, 2013
1: Is it always this hot in zeppelins? Steward: Well, it’s not so much the heat as the humanity. [pause. silence. confusion. death.] #tp208— Joey Rizzolo (@NYNeoJoey) April 16, 2013
Pilot: Thanks for flying with Drone-Air, the first fully remote-controlled airline! I’m at home in my underpants. Hang on, doorbell. #tp208— Christopher H Wolf (@slimebeast) April 17, 2013
*soviet-era helicopter* MARY: Jesus, where’d you get this tin can? JANE: It was cheap. Got your parachute set? MARY: Yep. *they jump* #tp208— Mo Pula (@mopula1) April 16, 2013
Twitter Plays, part CCVII
It’s Twitter Plays CCVII! This week’s assignment was: write a 1-tweet play that takes place on a BALCONY.
Here are your plays starting with @chaosownsyou and a production by Surveillance Theater Company.
— Jorge Luis André (@chaosownsyou)
Juliet: Romeo, Ro- *leafblower starts* Juliet: [shouts] *workman jackhammers* Juliet: [screams] *silence* Juliet: TAKE ALL MYSELF!! #tp207— Christopher H Wolf (@slimebeast)
#tp207 (Lights on balcony. JULIET walks out. SPIDER-MAN swings down to balcony. They stare at each other. Silence. They make out. Bows)— Jeremy Gable (@Jeremy_Gable)
GWBush: Is this a balcony or a terrace? - Rove: Balcony, sir. - GWBush: Good, I hate them terrace for what they did to amurca. #tp207— Christopher H Wolf (@slimebeast)
— Ben Ferber (@BenFerber)
(ERNEST HEMINGWAY walks onstage, carrying two tiny shoes.) ERNEST: I can’t sell these baby shoes! (Exit ERNEST.) #tp207— Craig Getting (@MCgetting)
— Joseph Frost (@AtticScripts)
Cthulhu pooped out the remnants of Jeff Daniel’s soul, and looked over a balcony, taking in the complete view of hell.#tp207— Paco Secada (@iammrbubs)
— Jose Gonzalez (@jose602)
Twitter Plays, part CCVI
It’s Twitter Plays CCVI! This week’s assignment was: write a 1-tweet play that takes place in a NEWSROOM.
Here are your plays starting with @Jeremy_Gable who should have been chosen by DC over Orson Scott Card.
(Lights up on Daily Planet. A sign reads “Casual Friday”. SUPERMAN enters, sits at desk, starts working. Everyone freaks out. Bows) #tp206— Jeremy Gable (@Jeremy_Gable) April 2, 2013
Editor: Press time. Need your copy. Op-Ed: It’s not true yet, give me an hour. E: Why? You think anyone’s gonna read it? O: … Here. #tp206— Sam Swift Shuker (@s_swift_shuker) April 2, 2013
Rosco smoke fills newsroom as smoking writers in large thick glasses & wide colorful ties pound typewriters.Enter BOSS.”Copy!”FIN#tp206— Dan D. (@fakewindow) April 2, 2013
A: So we’ve decided to downsize the entire newsroom & only use wire stories because nothing interesting happens in this city anyway. #tp206— Heather Morrow (@theatrejunkiehm) April 2, 2013
MAN: Big enough for the kids’ room?WOMAN: So many little cubbies for them!REALTOR: In olden times this was a newsroom.M&W: A what?#tp206— Chris Barlow (@iamchrisbarlow) April 3, 2013
[NEWSROOM IN THE AGE OF INTERNET] *long silence* Reporter: Did you read the story about the…? Other Reporter: Yup. *more silence* #tp206— Catherine B Smith (@catherineblakes) April 3, 2013
Twitter Plays, part CCV
It’s Twitter Plays CCV! This week’s assignment was: write a 1-tweet play that features AN APOLOGY.
Here are your plays starting with @slimebeast and the real problem with electronics in movie theaters.
Announcer: Please turn off all mobile devices. — Predator Drone drops from the ceiling with a crash. #tp205— Christopher H Wolf (@slimebeast) March 27, 2013
J: Take my hand. A: [takes J’s hand. They float over their seats and into the screen] J: Isn’t it better here? A: Yes. [roll credits] #tp205— lex(@lex6m) March 27, 2013
#tp205 actors sit facing audience, boo, throw popcorn, one joins audience, yells “The stories of my life dont exist for your entertainment!”— Dan Applegate (@danapplegate) March 26, 2013
JEN: Wow, this $5 movie house is great! What a bargain! *Rat runs across Jen’s feet; she screams* TOM: You get what you pay for. #tp205— Mo Pula (@mopula1) March 26, 2013
GIRL: This movie is awful. BOY: Do you want to…you know? GIRL: Yes! (He leans in for a kiss as she gets up and leaves.) #tp205— M Pepper Langlinais (@sh8kspeare) March 26, 2013
Action movie reel: Rom-Com here often?Foreign movie reel: Pardonnez-moi?AMR: Um, wanna try some XXX stuff?FMR: Oui.AMR Shoots gun #tp205— Christopher (@YeahChristopher) March 26, 2013