By: A. C. Patacsil
Cast of Characters
Narrator 1-Effective storyteller, warm, intimate with the audience. When he reads the
Lord’s lines his tone becomes solemn, authoritative, dignified.
Narrator 2-His voice is respectful, as benefits an angel of the lord.
The Readers stand at a small platform with Narrator 1 [The Lord] in the center. Slightly to his right is Narrator 2 [Israfel]. Use soft lights.
Narrator 1It came to pass that after five days of over time work, the Lord faced the n task of creating someone to live his newly created world. He summoned the Angel Israfel.
“Prepare the Heavenly Oven,” He orders. “And the Dough – you know what to do.”
Narrator 2“Lord it shall be done,” said the angel. And forth he went to the Baking Chamber. He flapped his wings a couple of times. “it’s certainly warm in here,” he murmured to himself. He prepared the Dough and then heated the Oven. He studied the gauges, ”Hmmm . . . 555,” he said, as he hurried back to the Lord.
“The Oven is ready, Lord,” he said
Narrator 1“Then go to it,” the Lord said.
Narrator 2Israfel went back to the Baking Chamber and set the dial at 555 C. he put the finishing touches on the Dough, then placed it carefully in the Oven. He began counting, “Once one thousand, two two thousand, three three thousand” until he reached “ten ten thousand.” “That should do it,” he said, and took the man out of the oven.
Narrator 1Horror of horrors! The man was burnt almost to a crisp.
Narrator 2The angel hurriedly moulded another Dough, set the oven at 5.55 C and again counted to ten ten thousand.
Narrator 1He eagerly took his handwork. It still was not perfect; it was too light colored.
Narrator 2“Oh, Lord,” he murmured carefully moulding another dough. This time he set the oven 55.5 C. he again counted to ten ten thousand and waited anxiously for the result.
Narrator 1This time he was satisfied and went in triumph to the...