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Greek Mythology

The characters:

  1. On Earth:
    1. Centaur, half bike, half man
    2. Hercules: body builder
    3. Procrustes, plastic surgeon
    4. Sisyfus, a cursed man
  2. On Olympus:
    1. Zeus
    2. Hera
  3. In the Underworld:
    1. Pluto, the god of the Underworld, a jealous husband.
    2. Charon, the boatman of the Underworld, a skeleton.

1

CENTAUR
Hallo Sisyfus! How are you?

SISYFUS
How should I be?


SISYFUS
As I approach the super market, the prices increase, as I turn aside, they decrease.


CENTAUR
thinking
The law of supply and demand...

2

Zeus looks down to the earth through binoculars. Hera stands beside him.

HERA
What are you looking at?

ZEUS
Europe! Europe is so beautiful!


HERA
she is looking angry at him


HERA
shouts
Bullshit!

3

Procrustes gives his card to Sisyfus

PROCRUSTES
Visit me! Ich can smooth your greek nose!

SISYFUS
reads the card surprised
Procrustes! But you are a criminal, sir!


PROCRUSTES
Don't believe those things, my dear!


PROCRUSTES
It's a myth!

4

Procrustes with Hercules and Sisyfus

SISYFUS
I've seen a monster in the woods! It has a lion's head, a goat's body, and a serpent's tail!

PROCRUSTES
These things do not exist, Sisyfus!


SISYFUS
But I have seen it!

HERCULES
Don't worry, I'll kill it!


PROCRUSTES
Look out, Hercules! Maybe this time you're after a Chimera!

5

Procrustes in his lab, worried


Before an open cage with sign "Chimera, multiple construction"

PROCRUSTES
Those barbarians... They will destroy my masterpiece...


Procrustes before an open cage with sign "Cerverus, 3 dogs in 1 (+ snakes)"

PROCRUSTES
On the other hand, I cannot understand, how all these creatures escaped from my lab...


Procrustes before an open cage with sign "Minotaurus, half man, half bull"

PROCRUSTES
Someone clever must have helped them...


Procrustes stays worried before an open cage with the sign "Pan, half goat, half god"

PROCRUSTES
🙁

6

Hercules shows Centaur his trophees.


HERCULES
The head of the Nemea lion. Terrible.


HERCULES
Samples of the Stymphalis birds. Dangerous.


HERCULES
The Hydra snake heads. Deadly.


CENTAUR
gives him a sheet of paper
A charge against you by the wild life association. Expensive.

7

Centaur and Hercules in the gym. Centaur is doing jogging and Hercules lies and lifts up weights.


CENTAUR
I heard, that Eurystheas will give you a commision for one more labour.

HERCULES
You know everything!


CENTAUR
Is it possible, that he wants to eliminate you?

HERCULES
No! It's only for my public image; a trick, in order to become more popular.


HERCULES
If it succeeds, I'll canditate fot the governorship of Atlantis.

8

Hera and Zeus are in bed.


HERA
Come closely, dear...


ZEUS
Forget it, I have a headache.


HERA
Don't tell me you're pregnant again!

9

Pluto with Charon. Pluto tries to call Persefone with his cell phone.


PLUTO
I don't have signal!

CHARON
The network is dead down here.


Pluto gives up.

PLUTO
I'm sure she is somewhere having fun!

CHARON
What do you mean by that?


CHARON
Being in a concert and listening to Chopin's funeral march?

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