September 19, 2019, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story about an interlude. It can be a pause between two key moments, the pause between acts in a play, an intermission, or a temporary amusement Go where the prompt leads you!
There was a collective sigh of relief when the interval arrived.
It was one of those productions you wondered if it would go on forever. But now we were mercifully given a welcome break to stand up, stretch and question if we’d ever get back the previous hour. Then the reality of having to endure a second act promising to be as tedious as the first.
The cast didn’t help with some severe mis-matching of character. The middle aged plump woman playing the teenager wasn’t fooling anyone.
There was a collective sigh of relief when the curtain finally fell.
Written for: https://carrotranch.com/2019/09/20/september-19-flash-fiction-challenge/
Ha, ha! Sounds like a local production. Good use of the term in its original format, Michael.
AmDrams, aren’t they fantastic. 😦 But such dedication in every heart.
So true no matter how lacking in ability
I have witnessed a few productions. 🙂
Sounds like our school play!
Sounds like a lot of school plays 😄
Ha! I saw that one.
A lovely piece, Michael. I would have slipped out during the interval.
I don’t think you would have been alone Robbie.