:-) Rope Drama


Characters

Props

Script


Alternative 1

Person:
Person walks onto the stage. Devil is prowling around the other end twirling the rope. Person sees Devil.

Alternative 2

Devil:
Person on stage, and Devil jumps on stage.
(yells) "Look at me!"

People:
Who are you?
Devil:
I'm the Devil.
People:
(Laughs) The Devil! Are you having me on? What does that fairy story have to do with me? I don't believe that the Devil exists!
Devil:
I know. That's the way I like it.
Person looks away, Devil approaches and begins to wind the rope around person. After a while, person notices what he is doing.
People:
Hey, what are you doing?
Devil:
I'm tying you up in your sin.
People:
SIN! What do you mean by sin? And what does my private life have to do with you? Are you questioning my morals? And what's all this about being tied up in sin? I don't believe in sin!
Devil:
I know. And that's the way I like it.
Devil continues binding Person, then puts the rope over his shoulder and begins to drag person off Person struggles and resists in vain.
People:
Hey, where are we going? Where the hell are you taking me?
Devil:
That's right. I'm taking you to hell.
People:
HELL!! Now what are you talking about? There's no proof that hell exists! Are you trying to scare me? I don't believe in life after death! I don't believe in hell!

Alternative 1

Devil:
I know. And that's the way I like it.
Devil drags Person off the stage.

Alternative 2

Devil:
That's okay with me.
Devil knocks persons over as he says each word, and then walks off laughing,

This document copyright (c) 1995 by Mathew Pole. Reproduction and/or distribution for non-commercial purposes is permissible providing that the drama is left fully intact. Permission is given to modify the drama for personal use, under the condition that the changes are not redistributed. Please send additions or corrections to Mathew and Paulyn Pole (mathew.paulyn@iname.com)
Last changed: Saturday 12 August 1995