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SCENE 1(CURTAIN RISES on the Old Wild West, a prairie town outsidea white schoolhouse. A CROWD of WESTERN FOLK are a –SINGIN’ and a-DANCIN’.)#2 Wide Open Spaces Opening VocalCOMPANYWIDE OPEN SPACES!EVERYWHERE I LOOK I SEETHOSE WIDE OPEN SPACES!WHERE THE FUTURE WAITS FOR YOU AND ME.IT’S KANSAS FOREVER,AND WHEREVER I MAY ROAM,I’LL SEE THOSE WIDE OPEN SPACESAND KNOW THAT KANSAS IS HOME!(Enter JESSICA CRANSHAW as MADAM MARIAN, and by thebig build-up, it’s clear she’s the star of the show.)JESSICA CRANSHAW (AS MADAM MARIAN)Kiss me while you can, boys! I’m bidding you!(Awkward pause on stage. Finally, the actor playing ParsonTuck quietly suggests)RANDY (AS PARSON TUCK)Farewell.JESSICA CRANSHAW (AS MADAM MARIAN)(prompted)Farewell, I’m bidding you farewell.#2A Wide Open Spaces Opening(The show resumes.)NIKI (AS SCHOOLMARM)But Madam Marian, you can’t leave us yet! There’s still the sharpshootin’ contest. Parson Tuck,if we lose, the bank’s gonna foreclose on the schoolhouse.RANDY (AS PARSON TUCK)I thought for sure that masked gunslinger was gonna save the day.-1-
NIKI (AS SCHOOLMARM)No, Rob Hood got put in jail for robbin’ from the railroad tycoons and giving the money back tothe farmers.(A VAMP continues a bit too long. The actor playing ParsonTuck offers:)RANDY (AS PARSON TUCK)What do you say to that, Madam Marian?(But JESSICA CRANSHAW’s attention is focused on pickingstray feathers from her boa. NIKI tries her luck.)NIKI (AS SCHOOLMARM)Would you like us to Hold our Horses one second?JESSICA CRANSHAW (AS MADAM MARIAN)Hold your horses one second!(MUSICAL VAMP STOPS)I see someone takin’ aim at this here target.RANDY (AS PARSON TUCK)But he can’t win! There’s already a bullet smack dab in the middle of the bull’s-eye!JESSICA CRANSHAW (AS MADAM MARIAN)Whyheshot that other bullet in half!NIKI (AS SCHOOLMARM)No, not quite yet.(A GUNSHOT RINGS OUT and a puff of smoke comes from thetarget’s center.)#2AA Robbin’ Hood RevealedJESSICA CRANSHAW (AS MADAM MARIAN)Whyheshot that other bullet in half!BAMBI (AS BELLE DU JOUR)Look, it’s Rob Hood!(CHEERS. ROB HOOD enters, wearing a green cowboy hat andeye mask.)JESSICA CRANSHAW (AS MADAM MARIAN)I wonderwhatface belongs to those lipsIlonged to kiss?(ROB HOOD pulls off his mask:)-2-
BOBBY (AS ROB HOOD)This face!NIKI (AS SCHOOLMARM)Why you’re Alan O’Dell, that friendly lawman from the east I was so crazy about! I thought youwere all done with us!BOBBY (AS ROB HOOD)Not when I’ve finally found myself a home, a place where I belong, keepin’ company with thepeople I care the most about.RANDY (AS PARSON TUCK)You came to us as a stranger, rid this place of crime, and gave us new hope in ourselves! That’sgonna be one tough act to foller!BOBBY (AS ROB HOOD)Well how’s this? Will you be my lawful wedded wife, Miss Nancy?

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Term
Spring
Professor
ADNAN MKOEBO
Tags
English language films, 2007 singles, 2005 singles, 2008 singles, 2004 singles, Oscar I of Sweden

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