Toad and the DAR

  • Cast Number: 2
  • Run-time: 4 minutes
Adapted from a concept by Ray and Anne Ortland, Renewal, Navpress, 1989. New script ©Copyright Jane and Dal Harris, 2008. Permission is granted to modify this script to meet local needs.

Theme: You are God’s own child

Costumes: Toad is wearing a brown tee-shirt with the word “TOAD” Frog wears a green tee-shirt, with “Frog.” Brown and green face paint spots on their faces.

Props: A laptop computer

Time: 3-4 min.

Sample of script:

Toad is in the room, working on computer and making notes. Frog enters.

Frog: “Hello, Toad. What are you doing?

Toad: "I am researching my ancestors on this Web site. Did you know I have a relative that lived in Thomas Edison’s garden? And my great uncle George was adopted by a family of Komoto Dragons?"

Frog: "That’s interesting, I guess. Why do you care?"

Toad: "It’s important to know where you came from. Besides, I need to prove that I am qualified to join the DAR.”

Frog: "The Daughters of the American Revolution? Toad, there is no way that you are the daughter of anything."

Toad: "Not THAT DAR. This is much more exclusive. I want to become a member of the Descendants of Ancient Reptiles. I’m sure one of my ancestors was a dinosaur."

Frog: “A dinosaur! Toad, I hate to break this to you, but dinosaurs were reptiles, not amphibians like us.”
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