|Change of Friends
Author: Bluzzyyy PM
Sofies best friend has come to visit her on her birthday from hollywood. How will the friendship turn out when her friend Connie has become a spoiled famous rich brat? First One Act PlayRated: Fiction K+ - English - Friendship/Humor - Words: 1,641 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 12-13-12 - Status: Complete - id: 3082795
|A+ A- Full 3/4 1/2 Expand Tighten|
Change of Friends
The openinng scene shows Connie and Sofie sitting on the couch.
Connie: I don't want to leave.
Sofie: listen, Connie, you have to. Who knows, you might meet Selena Gomez! Or even Justin Beiber!
Connie: But Sofie, I'm going to miss you.
Sofie: Hey, it's not like we are no longer going to talk and see each other. We have facebook, and Msn.
Connie: But it's not the same, I won't get to see you in person anymore.
Sofie: That's not true, How about we make a promise.
Connie: A promise?
Sofie: Yeah, What if we make a promise that every year on my birthday, you will come over and we will have a sleepover?
Connie: Sofie! I love that Idea!
Sofie and Connie: We are going to be best friends forever!
Lights come up. Connie is sitting on the couch waiting for Sofie to return from saying good-bye to her party guest
Sofie (off stage): Thanks everyone for coming! see you at school on monday!
Sofie walks on to the stage not noticeing that Connie is still there. Sofie walks around cleaning up the mess.
Connie: Hey! Is everyone gone?
Sofie: (startled) Oh/ Your still here?
Connie: Yeah silly./ Oh btw, I'm sleeping over.
Sofie: You are?/ I mean, Yeah.
Connie: So, Where are we going to sleep?
Sofie looks down at the ground
Sofie: I guess here is..
Connie: You expect me to sleep on the ground?
Sofie: I guess you can sleep on the couch and I'll sleep on the floor.
Connie looks at Sofie sorta shocked. And then smiles.
Connie: (Slight giggle) No/ I prefer to sleep on a King size bed.
Sofie: Well the only King size bed is in my parents room.
Connie: Good/ I'll sleep there.
Sofie: In my parents room?
Connie: Yes, go ask them.
Sofie: I don't think so.
Connie: (looks shocked) And Why not?
Sofie: Well, That's were my parents sleep, and I am not making them sleep on the ground.
Connie: I don't think you are a really good Party hostess
Sofie: Im only a good party Host to nice house guests.
Sofie and Connie stare at each other for a few seconds silently
Connie: Whatever, I'll sleep on the couch
Sofie: Ok then. Wanna help set up?
Connie:(Smiles and sits on the couch)No not really.
Sofie:(Rolls eyes)Ok then.
Sofie wonders over to grab some blankets and pillows from the Box and starts to lay them on the ground. Connie then looks at the t.v and walks up to it examining it.
Connie: Is this a Ps3?
Connie: Do you have Black Ops?
Sofie:(intressted)Do you play?
Connie:(laughs) I have better things to do in my life.
Connie: But It's somthing to do, so set it up.
Sofie:(Slightly joyful) Ok.
Sofie hands a Controllor to Connie and sits down on the couch beside her
Sofie: Wanna play online or just do co-op with me?
Connie: Online. it can't be that difficult.
Sofie: If you say so.
Sofie walks over and picks up two headsets and gives on to Connie.
Sofie: Here we go.
Sofie stays calm and plays the with the controllor while Connie starts to spaze out *Jumping off the couch, yelling*
Connie:(Angry) What the hell! Cheater.
Sofie starts to laugh While listening into the convo between Connie and the other player.
Connie:(To Sofie) This is not funny! (To headset) What did you just call me? A noob? What the hell is that? You can't talk to me like that! Why! Because I'm Connie Briggs! Yes I am! Hey, my mother would never do such things! Well you sir are a -
Sofie: Ok, time to calm down.
Connie: Fine. (Throws everything on the couch) I hate video games anyways, there stupid.
Sofie: Well you don't need to treat my stuff like crap. those headsets are expesive.
Connie: Well you can always just by a new pair.
Sofie: (Sassy)Sorry but Im not making as much money as you, Connie Briggs.
Connie: (Concerned) Oh. Your poor.
Sofie stares at Connie annoyed
Sofie:(Annoyed) No, I am not poor. My family is just fine. But since I have to buy own stuff, I work at McDonalds, and I post stuff on youtube for extra cash. and it takes like 8 hours of work or like 4-5 Videos to get enough money to but one of those headsets.
Connie:(Intressted) What do you post on youtube?
Sofie:(Shrugs) Just orginal songs and music videos.
Connie:(Goes up and pinches Sofies cheeks) Thats so cute.
Sofie: what is?
Connie: Your trying to follow in my foot steps in making songs and getting your name out there.
Sofie: I am not. I post songs becasue its fun to write them, and it's an easy way to make cash. And I wanna be a song writer when Im older so getting a bunch fans right now is a good thing.
Connie: How many subscribers do you have?
Sofie: About 700.
Connie: You think 700 hundered people are a lot of fans
Sofie: What are you talking about?
Connie: Well you think having about 700 hundred people know your name and who you are is a lot, but compared to how most of the world knows me, It's basicly like nobody knows you.
Sofie stares at Connie
Sofie: That's not very nice.
Connie: Aww But it's true.
Sofie tries to walk away angry.
Connie: play me somthing.
Sofie huffs and moves to pick up her guitar and sits on the couch. Connie sits next to her.
Sofie: What do you want to hear?
Sofie starts playing a random song. about 5-10seconds in Connie gets up.
Connie: Esh, You can stop now
Sofie just stares at Connie.
Connie:(Yawns and sits on the couch) Well I'm getting tired. Can we go to bed?
Sofie:(relifed) Well I guess it's getting late.
Connie gets up to go offstage left.
Connie: See yeah later.
Sofie: Where are you going?
Connie: To sleep.
Sofie stares at Connie
Connie:(Annoyed) Fine I'll sleep out here.
Connie goes and lays down on the couch and Sofie lays on the floor.
Connie: Those are your friends now?
Sofie: Yeah. So what?
Connie: Well you know... Their kinda.
Sofie jumps up.
Sofie:(yelling) I HAVED ENOUGH OF THIS!
Connie sits up and looks at Sofie
Sofie: What is wrong with you! What happend to you! All day you were going around insluting my friends, who by the way really wanted to meet you! You brag about how much money you have, You think your better then everyone else, But guess what! Rude people are worse then everyone else!
Connie:(trying to calm down sofie) Woah were did this come from.
Sofie: Where did this come from! You've been acting like this since you moved to Hollywood! For four years, Everytime you come to my birthday partys you get worse and worse.
Connie: Hey! At least I come to this Dump of a town I used to call home. I'm missing out on shooting a movie right now to be here with you! I lose work everytime I come to viste you. But what have you done?
Sofie: What have I done! I'm letting a spoiled brat stay at my house! Give you food, try to make you feel welcome again.
Connie: That doesn't mean anything, I can easily stay at a hotel and buy my own food, But I don't see you supporting me. I see no CDs of mine, No movies of mine and Clothes that I disigned anywhere in this house, if you really cared about me then well you would have bought some of my stuff to support me.
Sofie: This is what I mean! All you talk about is, "Me,Me,Me." You don't care about anyone else except yourself.
Connie: Wow, well i guess we arn't friends anymore then. I see that you don't like me anymore
Sofie: I haven't like you for a few years now, I Just tollerated you.
Connie: Fine. Ill be gone first thing in the morning and you never have to talk to me again.
Sofie: Good. You can sleep on the couch I'm going to sleep in my bed.
Sofie storms off to stage left and connie falls asleep on the couch, Lights dim. Connie twist a lot in her sleep and sleeps talk about how shes sorry. *Im sorry. *I didn't mean. *I missed you . etc..* Lights go bright again.
Sofie gets up and grabs keys off table picks up bag, looks around the house and then heads for stage right, then Connie runs back on stage from stage left
Connie: What do you want?
Sofie: Listen. About last night, we both said some pretty bad things to one another.
Connie: Yeah. You Did say some pretty bad things.
Sofie: We did. But listen, Over these years, both of us has changed and people. That promise we made back when we were 11 was one of those naive promises kids make to one another.
Connie: Yeah. So what your saying is that we can't be friends anymore.
Connie: Then what
Sofie: What I mean. When we were younger we said best friends forever. Well I know longer think we can ever be best friends anymore.
Connie: But friends
Connie and Sofie smile and hug each other
Sofie: If you ever have a problem you can always talk to me
Connie: And if you need anything, just ask.
Both stand awkwardly next to each other.
Connie: Well, Since we're friends. Wanna go get some breakfast before my flight?
Sofie: Sounds good.
They both happy link arms and skip off stage right.