PLAY #142: THE BRIDGE (APRIL 26)

Lots of plastic bottles (from play #137 or elsewhere).

THE FRACKING TEAM enthusiastically gather the bottles.

FRACKING TEAM starts to make a bridge out of plastic bottles, bottles rising up like steps.

 

SPIN POP FIZZ holds up a plastic bottle and smiles.

THE THING IS looks on at the bridge, bewildered.

 

SPIN POP FIZZ

time to get with the 21st century

100%

natural gas

throw away those dirty fuels

and embrace something

pure

local

and natural.

 

THE THING IS

the thing is

natural gas is another fossil fuel

 

SPIN POP FIZZ ignores THE THING IS, continues to smile at the audience.

 

SPIN POP FIZZ

not only is natural gas better for you

it’s also better for the economy

and the climate

fracking is much cleaner than coal

whatever those lobbyists tell you

 

THE THING IS

the thing is

methane is much more potent than C02 and-

 

SPIN POP FIZZ

and don’t forget

natural gas is a bridge fuel

to a cleaner more sustainable future-

 

THE THING IS

the thing is

where is the bridge being built to?

shouldn’t the bridge be made of renewables rather than another fossil fuel?

why are we fracking at all when there are renewable alternatives?

 

SPIN POP FIZZ

so do your bit for the planet

guzzle up some natural gas

and help us build

a secure and sustainable bridge.

 

SPIN POP FIZZ holds up bottle to the audience.

FRACKING TEAM continues to build the bridge.

THE THING IS looks on.

 

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