Running Time: 30 minutes
Cast: 2m, 3f
Set: Bare stage
Publisher: Brooklyn Publishers
Synopsis: Jack and Jill went up the hill to fetch a pail of water. When a loud mouth in the front row gives away the shocking conclusion to this story, the rest of the audience begins to question their motives. Is it better to know how a story ends or experience each surprise as it comes? As this debate wages on, Jack and Jill suddenly realize they have wasted their entire lives fetching water. While Jack considers climbing a beanstalk, Jill ponders what her life would be like on the other side of the footlights. How this story turns out is anybody’s guess. Spoiler alert: it’s not how you’d expect!
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