BRIGHTER THAN OTHERS by Jeff Dunne

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A prehistoric scientist attempts to register a new discovery with the cave-dwelling board of directors, but finds that sometimes the people in charge aren’t quite as bright as one would hope of your leaders.

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GRONK Chairman of the Board.  If not smarter than the rest of the board, s/he is at least less stupid.
GRUNK Sibling of Gronk, and actually the most sensible of the board, which is why s/he is the Parliamentarian.
GRUB Member of the board.  Not too bright, but makes up for it by being difficult and nasty.
UGGUMS Member of the board.  Not much smarter than a fourth grade desk, but enthusiastic.
MONGUM Aspires to be not too bright.  Can sometimes manage a stalemate when arguing with driftwood.
WALTER If cavemen had CPAs, Walter would be one.  Self-appointed defender of truth, everything must be very precise to satisfy Walter.
HARRUMP Bright, enthusiastic, and soon to be very disillusioned with the way bureaucracy works.

Note:  All characters can be of any gender with a few pronoun changes to the script.

 

PRODUCTION HISTORY

Produced as part of “Atypical Perspectives”, a one-acts production in Maryland (August, 2018).

RUNNING TIME

Approximately 15 minutes

 

PREVIEW

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