Fragment no 5308127.1

FRAGMENT #5308127.1: DEAR LORD, GIVE US OUR DAILY BREAD

FRAGMENT #5308127.1 :SEIGNEUR, ACCORDEZ-NOUS NOTRE PAIN QUOTIDIEN

 

  1. SET UP: sp’s kitchen table, apron-tablecloth, marriage crowns tied, 2 pp dishset if they fit on the table; flour, plank, dough, sliced bread.  Denis: earth, small bottle of booze, table, small house, white miniature animals (for play & to be distributed)

  2. A MOMENT IN TIME BEFORE WE BEGIN (IN A STILLED STATE)

  3. GIVE HAT- D. LEAVE FOR THE FIELDS; STOPS TAKES A SWIG OF BOOZE AT THE STAGE STEPS. SHE PREPS HER TABLE. HE GOES TO CONSOLE. 

  4. TRAK 3 MUSIC BEGINS.

  5. SHE KNEADS WORKS THE DOUGH; 

  6. HE PICKS UP DIRT, DIGS, TRACES LINES IN THE FIELDS, POURS SEEDS, CROSS SIGN, PAUSE, SWIG OF BOTTLE 

  7. COMMON MOVEMENT OF WIPING SWEAT FROM THE FOREHEAD, STAGGERED, SPARING USE.

  8. OTHER MOVEMENTS:FAMILIAR AND AS CLOSE TO THE BODY AS POSSIBLE; NURTURE THE MOVEMENT, AND REPEAT IT NATURALLY SO IT DEVELOPS AND IS NO LONGER FAMILIAR

HE: (DIGGING, COULD BE KNEELING OR STANDING, PICKING UP EARTH, TENDING TO THE VEGETATION, STOPPING TO SMEARING IT ON YOU, HAVING A SWIG OF ALCOHOL, A CROSS UNTIL YOU PASS OUT IN THE FIELD (TORSO PARTLY ON THE STAGE).

SHE: (KNEADING BREAD, FLOURING: THE PLANK, MY ARMS, MY TORSO, FOREHEAD, A CROSS DEVELOPS)

  1. WHEN THE 1ST MUSIC FINISHES, IN HIS DRUNKEN STUPOR ROUSES THE FIELD ANIMALS TO CHAOS IN ‘’HICK QUEBECOIS’’ (1 MINUTE OR 2); AND AT HIS MARK HE CALMS THEM DOWM

  2. EARTHQUAKE TRAK BEGINS (1 :00 minute): D & S : first signs of earthquake thru the hands; then OVERTAKEN BY THE QUAKE throughout THEIR BODY;

  3. TRAK 10 TO CLOSE with SP FINALE INTO THE AUDIENCE: TRAY OF DRIED FLOWERS, SLICED BREAD LOAF AND DOUGH.

  4. THE END

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