Backstage at Macbeth

Tuesday, February 16, 2010

It's the invited dress rehearsal, and I'm sitting in my pregnant costume with the two kids that play my children, and a witch in an overwhelming yarn wig. We played a game called "Novel" and this is what we came up with:

Story 1:
101 Page Dictionary
A Journal of Diagnostic Discoveries

Once upon a time there was a violet fairy madien who lived on a brown knoll. She was looking for a hidden treasure... This river is flowing too fast!

By S. Niste Owst

Reviews: "This action comedy brought merriment to new heights!"
-Comment by Macbeth

Story 2:
The Wormy Princess
Best Dictionary Ever

Julie was dead. There was nothing I could do about it, and there's nothing I can do about it now. I shouldn't have lived. Not after Julie had-
"Well, well, well," said the munchkins, "why have you hidden the golden saddle?"

By William Shakespeare

Reviews: While the grammar and imagery was stunning, the child-like ideology was lacking"
-Comment by Rufus Monheimer

Story 3:

Tales of Sprinkle Town
The Long Journey Into the Green Lagoon

The frog was sitting on the riverbank and croaked: "protected me from that bear."

By T.N. Ropenskipper

Reviews: "This book is horrible!"
-Comment by Joyce L. Smith of Deseret News

... And THAT'S what we do backstage.

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