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RUE
by Justice Wells

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RUE GOES TO A PRIVATE SCHOOL. JOIN HER AS SHE TRAVELS THROUGH THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF... SCHOOL.


THIS SCREENPLAY IS COPYWRITED TO ITS AUTHER!! ALL OF THE CHARACTERS AND SCREENPLAY USED IN THIS PLAY ARE THE AUTHERS CREATION! UNLESS YOU HAVE THE AUTHERS PERMISSION, YOU MAY NOT USE IN ANY WAY, THE CHARACTERS OR SCREENPLAY IN THIS PLAY!!



RUE

FADE IN:

INT. RUE IS GETTING UP AND READY FOR SCHOOL - MORNING
                                                            
OPEN CURTAIN
beginning of play
HAVE THE ACTRESS/ACTOR WHO PLAYS RUE LAYING IN A BED OR
SOMETHING LIKE A BED.
THIS SETTING WILL BE THE SAME SETTING AS THE PLAY ENDS IN.
                                                            
                       BONNIE WALSHTON
RUE! GET UP AND GET READY FOR
SCHOOL! YOU CAN'T BE LATE...
AGAIN!
                                                            
                       RUE WALSHTON
...(RUE IGNORES HER MOTHER)
                                                            
                       BONNIE WALSHTON
RUE!!??
NOW!
                                                            
                       RUE WALSHTON
UGH!!
WHY!!
CAN'T I JUST SKIP SCHOOL!!??
                                                            
                       BONNIE WALSHTON
YOU KNOW THE ANSWER!!!
NOW GET UP AND GET READY!!!
                                                            
                       RUE WALSHTON
      (SITS UP)
FINE!!
                                                            
ACTRESS/ACTOR PLAYING RUE GETS OUT OF BED AND WALKS OVER TO
THE "CLOSET (PROP)(USE A BOX OR SOMETHING FOR THE CLOSET
(PROP) IF WANTED) AND THE ACTRESS/ACTOR PLAYING RUE REACHES
IN AND GRABS AN OUTFIT/ CLOTHING PEICE AND PUTS IT ON.
(PREFERABLY A LOOSE ITEM THAT FITS OVER CLOTHING(SO AUDIENCE
DOESN'T SEE ACTRESS/ACTOR UNDRESSED))
                                                            
                       RUE WALSHTON
      (SAY TO SELF)
I'LL WEAR THIS!!!
                                                            
                       BONNIE WALSHTON
DID YOU PICK OUT YOUR OUTFIT
YET???
                                                            

2.

                       RUE WALSHTON
YES!
                                                            
                       BONNIE WALSHTON
THEN COME DOWNSTAIRS AND EAT!!!
                                                            
CLOSE CURTAIN
*end of SCENE 1
                                                            
 
EXT. DOWNSTAIRS EATING BREAKFAST - MOMENTS LATER
                                                            
                       BONNIE WALSHTON
I MADE YOUR FAVORITE - BLUEBERRY
PANCAKES!!!
                                                            
                       RUE WALSHTON
      (EXCITEDLY)
YAY!!! MY FAVORITE!!!
                                                            
                       BONNIE WALSHTON
I USED ONLY THE FRESHEST
BLUEBERRIES!!!
HOW DO YOU LIKE THEM!?
                                                            
                       RUE WALSHTON
THEY'RE REALLY GOOD!!!
...
WHERE'S DAD???
                                                            
                       BONNIE WALSHTON
SLEEPING.
                                                            
                       BONNIE WALSHTON
OFFFF COURRRRSSSSE...
                                                            
                       BONNIE WALSHTON
      (SOUND OFFENDED)
WHAT'S THAT SUPPOSED TO MEAN??
                                                            
                       RUE WALSHTON
THAT HE SLEEPS... A LOT!
                                                            
                       BONNIE WALSHTON
YEAH... I GUESS HE DOES!
                                                            
                       BONNIE WALSHTON
ANYWAYS... I GOTTA GO CATCH THE
BUS. BYE, SEE YOU LATER!
...
THANKS FOR THE PANCAKES!!
                                                            

3.

                       BONNIE WALSHTON
KAY, BY.
...
YOU'RE WELCOME.
                                                            
ACTRESS/ACTOR PLAYING RUE WALKS OFF STAGE.
                                                            
CLOSE CURTAIN
*end of SCENE 2
                                                            
 
INT. SCHOOL - DAY
                                                            
ACTRESS/ACTOR PLAYING RUE WALKS ON STAGE.
NOW AT SCHOOL. HAVE 9 DESKS/TABLES + CHAIRS ON STAGE, FOR
RUE, MAGGIE,SABRINA,SPORT,GIA,HANS AND STUDENTS 1,2, & 3 AND
ONE TEACHERS DESK/CHAIR.
                                                            
STUDENTS (ACTRESSES/ACTORS PLAYING
RUE,MAGGIE,SABRINA,SPORT,GIA,HANS AND STUDENTS 1,2, & 3)
WALK ON STAGE AND SIT AT THE DESKS. (IF NEEDED, TAPE A PEICE
OF PAPER WITH EACH OF THE ACTRESSES/ACTORS NAMES ON IT ON
EACH DESK, SO THEY KNOW WHERE THEY SHOULD SIT.)
EACH ACTRESS/ACTOR SHOULD HAVE BOOK AND A FOLDER WITH THEM
WITH PEICES OF PAPER IN THEM THAT HAVE THEIR HOMEWEORK
INSIDE. (USE BLANK PEICES OF PAPER OR EVEN YOUR SCRIPTS!!!
(IF WANTED))
                                                            
ACTRESS PLAYING TEACHER WALKS ON STAGE AND SITS AT HER DESK.
                                                            
                       MRS. FRANSTEN
      (LOUDLY)
OKAY, STUDENTS! GET OUT YOUR
HOMEWORK FROM YESTERDAY!!!
                                                            
ALL OF THE STUDENTS GET OUT THEIR HOMEWORK
                                                            
ACTRESS/ACTOR PLAYING RUE RAISES HAND
                                                            
                       MRS. FRANSTEN
YES, RUE!?
                                                            
                       RUE WALSHTON
      (NERVOUSLY)
UM, I FORGOT MY HOMEWORK
                                                            
                       MRS. FRANSTEN
GO TO THE PRINCIPLES OFFICE!!!
...
NOW!!!
                                                            
                       RUE WALSHTON
BUT!!! MRS.FRANSTEN!!!
                                                            

4.

                       MRS. FRANSTEN
GO!!!
...
I SAID NOW!!!!
                                                            
                       RUE WALSHTON
      (BACKSASS)
OKAY, MRS.FRANSTEN, WHATEVER!!!
                                                            
                       MRS. FRANSTEN
      (SAY, EVILY)
YOUNG LADY, I DONT LIKE THAT
TONE!!!
NOW YOU GET... DETENTION!!!
AFTER SCHOOL, TONIGIGHT!!!
WHEN YOU GET TO THE PRINCIPLES
OFFICE, BE SURE TO CALL YOUR...
MOTHER!!!
*EVIL LAUGH
                                                            
                       RUE WALSHTON
      (SAY RUDELY)
OKAY! I WILL!
                                                            
ACTRESS/ACTOR PLAYING RUE GETS OUT OF THE DESK AND RUNS OFF
STAGE
                                                            
                       MRS. FRANSTEN
OKAY... LETS REVIEW...
                                                            
CLOSE CURTAIN
*end SCENE 3
                                                            
 
INT. PRINCIPLES OFFICE - MOMENTS LATER
                                                            
HAVE A DESK SET UP AND THE ACTRESS WHO PLAYS THE OFFICE LADY
SITTING BEHIND IT.
ALSO HAVE 1 - 2 CHAIRS SET UP TO MAKE IT LOOK LIKE AN
OFFICE. (AND SINCE THE ACTRESS WHO PLAYS RUE WILL BE SITTING
IN A CHAIR.)
                                                            
                       OFFICE LADY
      (ON THE PHONE)
YUP, MRS. FRANSTEN, I HAVE HER
RIGHT HERE.
                                                            
                       RUE WALSHTON
      (QUIETLY)
HI.
                                                            

5.

                       OFFICE LADY
      (PUTS HAND ON
       PHONE)
SIT DOWN! THE PRINCIPLE WILL BE
WITH YOU IN A SECOND!
                                                            
                       RUE WALSHTON
      (RUDELY)
KAY, SO - RRY!
                                                            
ACTRESS/ACTOR WHO PLAYS RUE SITS IN A CHAIR.
                                                            
                       OFFICE LADY
      (STILL ON THE
       PHONE)
OKAY. BYE, MRS.FRANSTEN.
                                                            
ACTRESS WHO PLAYS THE OFFICE LADY, HANGS UP PHONE.
                                                            
                       OFFICE LADY
WHAT BROUGHT YOU HERE?
                                                            
                       RUE WALSHTON
BACKSASSING MRS.FRANSTEN...
                                                            
                       OFFICE LADY
YUP, THAT'LL DO IT!
                                                            
ACTOR WHO PLAYS THE PRINCIPAL POKES HEAD ON STAGE.
                                                            
                       PRINCIPAL
OKAY, RUE, COME IN.
                                                            
ACTRESS/ACTOR WHO PLAYS RUE WALKS OFF STAGE.
                                                            
CLOSE CURTAIN
*end of SCENE 4
                                                            
 
INT. IN THE OFFICE - MOMENTS LATER
                                                            
                       PRINCIPAL
HELLO, RUE.
                                                            
                       RUE WALSHTON
HI.
                                                            
                       PRINCIPAL
SO. WHAT HAPPENED?
                                                            
                       RUE WALSHTON
I BACKSASSED MRS.FRANSTEN...
                                                            

6.

                       PRINCIPAL
YUP, THAT'LL DO IT...
                                                            
                       RUE WALSHTON
YEAH...
                                                            
                       PRINCIPAL
LOOK, I AM SORRY, BUT MRS.FRANSTEN
ASKED ME TO GIVE YOU DETENTION...
SO I'M GONNA ASK YOU TO CALL YOUR
MOTHER.
                                                            
                       RUE WALSHTON
OKAY.
                                                            
                       PRINCIPAL
I'LL GO OUT. TELL ME WHEN YOU'RE
DONE.
                                                            
                       RUE WALSHTON
OKAY.
                                                            
ACTOR WHO PLAYS THE PRINCIPAL HANDS ACTRESS/ACTOR WHO PLAYS
RUE THE TELEPHONE AND THEN WALKS OFF STAGE.
                                                            
ACTRESS/ACTOR WHO PLAYS RUE PRESSES BUTTONS ON THE PHONE.
                                                            
ACTRESS/ACTOR WHO PLAYS BONNIE WALSHTON WALKS ON STAGE WITH
ANOTHER PHONE. THEY HAVE THE FOLLOWING CONVERSATION:
                                                            
                       RUE WALSHTON
HI, MOM.
                                                            
                       BONNIE WALSHTON
HEY, RUE, WHATS UP? WHY ARE YOU
CALLING ME AT SCHOOL?
                                                            
                       RUE WALSHTON
UM... I GOT IN TROUBLE.
                                                            
                       BONNIE WALSHTON
WHAT! HONEY, YOU CAN KEEP DOING
THIS! WHAT IS IT THIS TIME...
PRANKING, SWEARING,---
                                                            
RUE CUTS OFF BONNIE
                                                            
                       RUE WALSHTON
BACKSASSING... MRS.FRANSTEN
                                                            
                       BONNIE WALSHTON
OH, NO! NOT MRS.FRANSTEN!
                                                            

7.

                       RUE WALSHTON
OH, YES... MRS.FRANSTEN!
                                                            
                       BONNIE WALSHTON
YOU'VE GOTTA STOP THIS!
I'M GROUNDING YOU... FOR A WEEK!
                                                            
                       RUE WALSHTON
      (SARCASTICALLY)
OH NO, NOT A WEEK!
                                                            
                       BONNIE WALSHTON
      (MADLY)
NOW... IT CAN BE TWO WEEKS!!!
                                                            
                       RUE WALSHTON
OKAY! IM SORRY! AND ONE MORE THING
...
I, UM HAVE DETENTION... TODAY
AFTER SCHOOL.
                                                            
                       BONNIE WALSHTON
OKAY, I WILL BE THERE TO PICK YOU
UP. WHAT TIME?
                                                            
                       RUE WALSHTON
3:30 UNTIL 5:00
                                                            
                       BONNIE WALSHTON
OKAY, SEE YOU THEN.
                                                            
ACTRESS/ACTOR WHO PLAYS RUE HANGS UP PHONE.
                                                            
ACTOR WHO PLAYS PRINCIPAL SAYS KNOCK, KNOCK (BEHIND THE
STAGE) (SINCE IT'S A CURTAIN, NOT A DOOR... OR THEY CAN
KNOCK ON THE WALL LOUDLY)
                                                            
                       RUE WALSHTON
COME IN.
                                                            
ACTOR WHO PLAYS THE PRINCIPAL WALKS ON STAGE.
                                                            
                       PRINCIPAL
SO, CAN YOU STAY AFTER?
                                                            
                       RUE WALSHTON
YAH...
                                                            
                       RUE WALSHTON
      (UNDER BREATH)
SADLY
                                                            

8.

                       PRINCIPAL
WHAT?
                                                            
                       RUE WALSHTON
OH, UH, I SAID... YAH! GLADLY!!
                                                            
                       PRINCIPAL
OKAY, RUE. I WILL LET THE
SUPERVISER KNOW!
GOODBYE.
                                                            
                       RUE WALSHTON
BYE...
                                                            
ACTRESS/ACTOR WHO PLAYS RUE WALKS OFF STAGE.
                                                            
CLOSE CURTAIN
end of SCENE 5
                                                            
 
INT. DETENTION - LATER
                                                            
THE CHARACTER PLAYING RUE SHOULD HAVE A BOOKBAG (PREFERABLY)
WITH BOOKS, PENCILS, MARKERS AND THE PROJECT (A PIECE OF
PAPER WITH PICTURES ON IT OR SOMETHING LIKE A PROJECT) IN
IT.
                                                            
ALSO, HAVE A SIGN WITH 'ONE HOUR LATER' WRITTEN ON IT.
                                                            
                       DETENTION SUPERVISOR
SO, HOW'D YOU GET HERE?
                                                            
                       RUE WALSHTON
I BACKSASSED MRS.FRANSTEN.
                                                            
                       DETENTION SUPERVISOR
YUP, THAT'LL DO IT!
                                                            
                       RUE WALSHTON
YUP, I'VE HEARD.
                                                            
                       DETENTION SUPERVISOR
SO, WHAT HAPPENED?
                                                            
                       RUE WALSHTON
I, UM, FORGOT MY HOMEWORK, THEN
WHEN SHE TOLD ME TO GO TO THE
PRINCIPLES OFFICE, I SAID, 'OKAY,
WHATEVER.' SO SHE GOT MAD AND SAID
I NEEDED TO CALL MY... MOTHER!
(MOCKING MRS.FRANSTEN'S EVIL
LAUGH)... AND, SHE LAUGHED TOO!
                                                            

9.

                       DETENTION SUPERVISOR
WOAH! SHE EVEN LAUGHED!?
                                                            
                       RUE WALSHTON
UM... YEAH.
                                                            
                       DETENTION SUPERVISOR
SO, UH. I WAS TOLD THAT YOU HAVE A
PROJECT THAT YOU ARE SUPPOSED TO
BE WORKING ON!
                                                            
                       RUE WALSHTON
OH... UH, YAH. IT'S FOR SOCIAL
STUDIES.
                                                            
                       DETENTION SUPERVISOR
DO YOU HAVE IT WITH YOU?
                                                            
                       RUE WALSHTON
YAH.
                                                            
                       DETENTION SUPERVISOR
WELL, CAN YOU PLEASE GET IT OUT
AND WORK ON IT?
                                                            
                       RUE WALSHTON
UM... SURE.
                                                            
THE ACTRESS/ACTOR PLAYING RUE REACHES IN THE BAG AND TAKES
OUT THE PROJECT AND A PENCIL. FOR THIS SCENE, THE
ACTRESS/ACTOR PLAYING RUE WILL ACT LIKE THEY ARE WORKING ON
THE PROJECT.
                                                            
HAVE SOMEONE BRING OUT THE SIGN.
                                                            
                       DETENTION SUPERVISOR
YOU ARE EXCUSED, RUE. HAVE A GOOD
NIGHT.
                                                            
                       RUE WALSHTON
OKAY, THANK YOU. YOU, TOO!
                                                            
ACTRESS/ACTOR PLAYING RUE WALKS OFF STAGE.
                                                            
CLOSE CURTAIN
end of SCENE 6
                                                            
 
INT. AFTER DETENTION - NIGHT
                                                            
                       BONNIE WALSHTON
SO, UH... HOW WAS DETENTION?
                                                            

10.

                       RUE WALSHTON
...FUN...
                                                            
                       BONNIE WALSHTON
OH, REALLY?
                                                            
                       RUE WALSHTON
...YAH...
                                                            
                       BONNIE WALSHTON
OKAY, SO, YOU WHAT? PARTIED,
DANCED,---
                                                            
RUE CUTS OFF BONNIE
                                                            
                       RUE WALSHTON
...HOMEWORK...
                                                            
                       BONNIE WALSHTON
OKAY, THAT REALLY SOUNDS FUN...
                                                            
                       RUE WALSHTON
IT WAS!
...
WHAT'S FOR DINNER??
                                                            
                       BONNIE WALSHTON
CARROTS, BEANS, CHEESE, SOUP AND
HOMEADE PASTA WITH GRILLED CHICKEN
AND CORN FROM THE FIELDS DOWN THE
STREET.
                                                            
                       RUE WALSHTON
...YUM... SOUNDS DELISH!
                                                            
CHARACTERS PRETEND TO EAT THE FOOD. (USE PLAYFOOD)
                                                            
                       RUE WALSHTON
THANKS FOR DINNER!
...
I'M GONNA GO TO BED.
                                                            
CLOSE CURTAIN
end of SCENE 7
                                                            
 
EXT. SLEEPING - MOMENTS LATER
                                                            
ACTRESS PLAYING RUE SHOULD BE IN THE SAME SETTING AS THE
VERY FIRST SCENE.
THIS IS THE LAST SCENE.
                                                            

11.

                       BONNIE WALSHTON
GOODNIGHT, RUE!
                                                            
                       RUE WALSHTON
GOODNIGHT, MOM!
                                                            
ACTRESS PLAYING RUE SHOULD CLOSE EYES AND START TO SNORE.
                                                            
CLOSE CURTAIN
END OF PLAY
                                                            


FADE OUT.


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