March 27, 2008      Share

The Top 7 Differences If School Play
Auditions Were Run Like “American Idol”

7> The next person who says you’re “pitchy” gets your “High
School Musical” binder lobbed at her head.

6> All musical numbers would be cut down to a minute and twenty
seconds.

5> Everyone gets to be in the play, but each night of the run,
there’s one less cast member until it’s a one-man show.

4> The potential for finding talent nearly doubles.

3> The insults from Simon were bad enough, but instead of just
getting voted off, you’re sent to detention with Ryan.

2> The untalented student with the goofy hair gets more than his
allotted 15 minutes.

and the Number 1 Difference If School Play Auditions Were Run Like “American Idol”…
1> You feel a lot better sucking-up to Paula as opposed to a
68-year-old Drama Club advisor named Mr. Wigbottom.

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Credits:

Selected from 54 submissions from 16 contributors.
This week’s list authors are:

Vic Vitek, Hopewell Junction, NY — 1 1st #1!
Jay Shuck, Minneapolis, MN — 2
Guy Reeves, Houston, TX — 3
Julie Nusbaum, Hamilton, IN — 4
John D. Newsome, Eastman, GA — 5
Eleanor Salerno, White Plains, NY — 6
Kay Crain, Defiance, MO — 7
Melanie Stephens, Manassas, VA — Topic
M.C. Kat, Whereabouts Unknown — Banner tag
Barb McMullen, Ann Arbor, MI — Class Clown

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