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Approaching Zanzibar

Act One, Scene Five



Basics

Show Type
Genders
  • : 1
  • : 1
Age Ranges
  • Child
  • Early Teen
Style
Period
Time/Place
A tent, Smoky Mountains, nighttime,
Act/Scene
Act One, Scene Five

Scene Context

Turner, 12 years old, and Pony, 9, are on a road and camping trip with their parents, heading

Scene Text

Start: Pony: (wakes like a shot) What was that? Silence. Then all the sounds combine into a terrifying cacophony.
Pony: Mommy? Mommy….?! It’s bears!

End: Turner: Come on, let’s get closer.
Pony: Ohhh, they’re so bright!
Turner: Hold on tight now. I don’t want to lose you.

Howe, Tina. Approaching Zanzibar and other plays. Theatre Communications Group, New York, NY. 1995, pp. 37-41.