Wednesday, July 18, 2012

I was Columbus for a Few Seconds

In elementary school classes were supposed to do plays but the teacher wasn’t enthusiastic about it.  Eventually he relented and there was to be a play where Columbus was the titular character, albeit a walk-on. I thought it might be fun to play a famous character who only shows up for a few seconds, but at the end of the play, so I tried out for it.  There was heavy competition from another student (albeit one who hadn’t noticed it was a cameo) but in the end I won.  Alas, after the audition process the teacher lost interest again and it didn’t go any further, no rehearsals even.  But at least I won the part.

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