#29PlaysLater Brief 1 | The Song That Never Ends

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Jon & Jan are two little kids sitting on a bench in bright sunshine playing a clapping game.

 

Jon/Jan:

This is the song that never ends.

Yes, it goes on and on my friends.

Some people started singing it, not knowing what it was,

And now they are still singing it just because…

 

Lights slow fade down.

Sound of clapping game and song continue.

Lights slow fade up.

 

Jon & Jan are now teenagers sitting on the bench in rain, hoodies pulled up, playing the clapping game.

 

Jon/Jan:

This is the song that never ends.

Yes, it goes on and on my friends.

Some people started singing it, not knowing what it was,

And now they are still singing it just because…

 

Lights slow fade down.

Sound of clapping game and song continue.

Lights slow fade up.

 

Jon & Jan are young adults sitting on the bench in fog playing the clapping game.

 

Jon/Jan:

This is the song that never ends.

Yes, it goes on and on my friends.

Some people started singing it, not knowing what it was,

And now they are still singing it just because…

 

Lights slow fade down.

Sound of clapping game and song continue.

Lights slow fade up.

 

Jon & Jan are middle aged, sitting on the bench in snow, playing the clapping game.

 

Jon/Jan:

This is the song that never ends.

Yes, it goes on and on my friends.

Some people started singing it, not knowing what it was,

And now they are still singing it just because…

 

Lights slow fade down.

Sound of clapping game and song continue.

Lights slow fade up.

 

Jon & Jan are now elderly people sitting on the bench in the wind playing the clapping game.

 

Jon/Jan:

This is the song that never ends.

Yes, it goes on and on my friends.

Some people started singing it, not knowing what it was,

And now they are still singing it just because…

 

Lights slow fade down.

Sound of clapping game and song continue.

Lights slow fade up.

 

Jon & Jan are dead bodies sitting on a bench in the dark. The sounds of the song and of the clapping game continues.

 

Jon/Jan:

This is the song that never ends.

Yes, it goes on and on my friends.

Some people started singing it, not knowing what it was,

And now they are still singing it just because…

 

Lights slow fade down.

Sound of clapping game and song continue.

Lights slow fade up.

 

Jon & Jan are now skeletons sitting on a bench in sunshine. The sounds of the song and of the clapping game continues.

 

Jon/Jan:

This is the song that never ends.

Yes, it goes on and on my friends.

Some people started singing it, not knowing what it was,

And now they are still singing it just because…

 

Jon & Jan are again two little kids sitting on a bench in bright sunshine playing a clapping game.

 

Jon/Jan:

This is the song that never ends.

Yes, it goes on and on my friends.

Some people started singing it, not knowing what it was,

And now they are still singing it just because…

 

Lights slow fade down.

Sound of clapping game and song continue.

Sound slow fades out.

Blackout.

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