NARRATOR 1: There was once a boy who was never frightened----for he had not enough sense to be scared
HANS: (cheerfully.to audience) That’s me!
NARRATOR 4: One day, Hans and his big sister were walking home after dark
NARRATOR 2: The wind howled, and the trees creaked and groaned. The road led past a graveyard, where
the moon lit up rows
NARRATOR 3: Hans’s sister began to quiver and quake
SISTER: Ooh! This place gives me the willies!
HANS: The Willies? What are the willies?
SISTER: (scornfully) Do I have to tell you everything? The willies are when you get so scared, you shiver and shake
HANS: Well! I never had anything like that I wish I would get the willies, so I’d know what they’re like
SISTER: (to audience, shakes her head in disgust)
NARRATOR 1:The more hans thought it over ,the more he wondered about the willies, and the more he wished he could have them. One day he told himself
HANS: (to audience) If I want the willies, I’d better go look for them
NARRATOR 4: So he said good-bye to his family--
HANS: (waves and smiles)
SISTER: What a fool!
FATHER: I can’t believe he’s my son!
MOTHER: Or mine
NARRATOR 4: -----and he started down the road
NARRATOR 2: Hans walked for many days. Everyone he met, he asked
HANS: (to all STRANGERS) can you give me the willies?
NARRATOR 3: Many tried--
ALL STRANGERS: (try to scare HANS with scary faces and spooky sounds
HANS: (looks bored and sights)
NARRATOR:--but none could
ALL STRANGERS: (shrug to audience)
NARRATOR 1: at last he came to the king’s castle and stood before the king
HANS: Your majesty, can you give the willies?
KING: Of course I can. I’m the king
NARRATOR: The king waved his royal scepter
KING: (waving his scepter, then pointing it at HANS) I command you to have … the willies!
NARRATOR 2: Hans waited
NARRATOR 3: but nothing happened.
HANS: I ‘am sorry, Your majesty, I still don’t have them
KING: Oh well, at lease I know where you can get them On the other side of my...