|The Mental Hospital
Author: M. Joseph Day PM
A humorous story about a doctor, a nurse, a security guard, and four patients in a mental hospital. In script form. Can be acted out with seven people. Please R&R! If you don't find the story funny or enjoyable, then don't leave a review!Rated: Fiction T - English - Humor/Drama - Words: 507 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 01-25-10 - Status: Complete - id: 2768251
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[This is just a little scene a few of my friends and I formulated for our acting class assignment. The only guy is Orville. The rest are all girls. Enjoy!]
Doctor Orville Redenbacher- Physician at a mental hospital.
Sally- Mentally ill patient who believes she has a multitude of diseases.
John/Janine/Spike- Mentally ill patient with multiple personalities.
Jenny- Mentally ill patient who believes she has a twitch, but really doesn't.
Nurse Betty- Super happy nurse at the mental hospital.
Officer Buck- Guard at the mental hospital who is secretly criminally insane.
Emma- Mentally ill patient who is afraid of growing old.
[Emma, Jenny, John, and Sally are sitting in four seperate chairs.]
Jenny [to Emma]: So Emma, how did you get in here?
Emma [starts sobbing]: I have wrinkles!
Jenny [to John]: How'd you get in here? I got in here because I have a twitch.
[John doesn't answer. She turns to look at Sally.]
John [to Sally]: How'd you get in here, Sally?
Sally: I got AIDS!
[Emma, Jenny, and John move their chairs away from Sally.]
[Enter Nurse Betty, from stage left. She is pushing a cart with pills on it.]
Nurse Betty: It's time for pills, girls!
Emma: I can't take pills! I'm wrinkly!
Nurse Betty: You look very beautiful today.
[Emma takes her pills.]
John: No! Pills!
[John exits stage right.]
[Jenny starts pushing her chair around to avoid Nurse Betty. Betty follows her.]
Nurse Betty: You have to take your pills, Jenny.
Nurse Betty: Jenny...
[Enter Dr. Redenbacher, from stage left. He walks across the stage and he and John come back in from stage right.]
Orville: John, you have to take your pills.
John: No! No pills!
[Jenny falls off her chair and starts ceasing on the floor. Dr. Redenbacher goes to her side.]
Jenny: No! I don't want your help!
[John falls onto the floor, and then stands back up.]
Orville: You have to take your pills, John.
John: John? I'm Janine. Don't worry, everybody. Janine's here!
[Emma looks at her reflection in a big button on Sally's jacket.]
Emma: I'm so wrinkly!
Orville: No, you're beautiful Emma!
Emma: No I'm not!
Orville [to Sally]: You need to get away from Emma.
Sally: Get away! You'll give me AIDS!
[Janine starts jumping around, barking.]
Nurse Betty: Come here, Spike! Come here, boy!
[Spike attacks Sally.]
Sally [screaming]: Rabies!
[Enter Officer Buck, from stage left.]
[Orville runs to her side.]
Orville: Officer Buck, you have to do something!
[Officer Buck gets out a shotgun.]
Orville: What are you doing?!
Officer Buck: Helping!
[Jenny runs up.]
Jenny [to Officer Buck]: Shoot me! Shoot me!
[Officer Buck shoots Jenny, then Spike, then Emma, then Sally, then Nurse Betty, then finally Dr. Redenbacher.]
[Officer moves the bodies off the stage using a giant shovel.]
Officer Buck: I really want a milkshake.
[Officer Buck exits stage right.]