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This is a Summary of the powerful recycling play written by Diane Cameron called "Trash Tawkin". This play presents the recycling viewpoint from the perspective of the trash who desires a "second …

This is a Summary of the powerful recycling play written by Diane Cameron called "Trash Tawkin". This play presents the recycling viewpoint from the perspective of the trash who desires a "second chance at life" by being recycled. The setting in located in the Town of Ordinary, USA. Entertaining, educational and enlightening

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  • 1. TRASH TAWKIN An Environmental Musical Theatre Play By Diane Cameron
  • 2. Text Text Text TOWN OF ORDINARY, USA Population – 2002 -1001 Presently 2007-25,000 Play Narrator – Ms. Lottie Yaks Ordinary County School Bus Home of Town of Ordinary Mayor Hal Core Lottie’s Church First Ordinary Chapel Ordinary Chamber of Commerce Staff 10 miles outside town City Dump/Landfill
  • 3. TRASH TAWKIN BY DIANE CAMERON © 2003 POPPY SHAD NEWSY THE CAST MC
  • 4. CHARACTER DESCRIPTION POPPY – THE DISCARDED SODA CAN SHAD – THE BROKEN HAND MIRROR MC – THE TOSSED ASIDE MILK CARTON NEWSIE – LAST YEAR’S NEWS PAPER
  • 5. THE SUPPORTING CAST DUMPY THE DUMP TRUCK LENNY THE LANDFILL DENNY THE DENTED GARBAGE CAN
  • 6. THE “HUMAN” CAST THE MEMBERS OF FIRST ORDINARY CHAPEL “ SNOOP” MARTIN CHANNEL ORDY TV NEWS THE CONSTRUCTION CREW ORDINARY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
  • 7. THE “HUMAN” CAST STUDENTS AT ORDINARY PREP ACADEMY MS. LOTTIE YAKS – IMPARTIAL NARRATOR MAYOR CORE RESIDENTS OF ORDINARY AT TOWNHALL MEETING
  • 8. Hi, I’m Lottie Yaks…. I was assigned to the position as narrator by recently elected Mayor, Hal Core. He was elected on his platform promise to restore the beauty of the Town of Ordinary. My official title is Town of Ordinary Neutral Mediator . I am going to present “Trash Tawkin” unbiased and without spin.
  • 9. Seems the Town of Ordinary has been recently cited for failing to keep Ordinary Beautiful. This is an unusual position for Ordinary. For years and years we were the leader in Civic Beauty. The Garden Club won numerous awards for the magnificent floral display in front of Town Square. The Town recycling system worked like a charm. Every Thursday you could hear the engines of the recycling trucks tooling through the neighborhoods. Each household participated in the program. The Chamber of Commerce was featured in a major magazine because so many tourist came to Ordinary each year just to see its beauty. Which brings us to our dilemma. The people who came to visit, told other people who told someone else and soon we were bursting at the seams. Soon…our town changed!
  • 10. Our little town of 1001 grew to 25,000 in 3 years. Everyone flocked to Ordinary. The housing industry could not keep up with the demands for residences. The sewer system had to be completely overhauled. Day and night, you could hear the sounds of construction crews rushing to accommodate those on a waiting list for houses. People all over the United States heard about our beautiful town and they came to Ordinary to escape the ills of their own hometown’s overgrowth. Unfortunately they brought their city's problems with them.
  • 11. AFTER THE MASSIVE POPULATION EXPLOSION….THE TOWN OF ORDINARY’S NEW CITY COUNCIL DECIDED TO MAKE BUDGET CUTS AND CEASED THE RECYCLING PROGRAM. THEY REDUCED GARBAGE PICK-UP FROM TWICE A WEEK TO ONCE A MONTH. IT DIDN’T TAKE LONG FOR OUR BEAUTIFUL TOWN TO GO FROM THIS… TO……………………………….(NEXT PAGE)
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  • 13. AS YOU CAN SEE IT WAS PRETTY BAD HOWEVER THERE ARE ALWAYS TWO SIDES TO A STORY I ASK YOU NOW TO TURN YOUR ATTENTION TO THE SAMPLE SCRIPT THAT ARRIVED WITH THIS PRESENTATION READ IT AND KNOW THAT IN YOUR DARKEST HOUR THERE IS ALWAYS A SOLUTION.. THOUGH IT MAY BE UNUSUAL… I PROMISED NOT TO INTERJECT MY OPINION…..READ THE STORY AND FORM YOUR OWN… ONE THING I WILL SAY IS THAT IT WILL GIVE YOU A WHOLE NEW PERSPECTIVE------ON RETIREMENT!! HAVE AN ENLIGHTENED DAY….
  • 14. CREDITS TRASH TAWKIN IS THE COPYRIGHTED WORKS OF DIANE CAMERON Ms. Cameron is a Free-Lance Journalist, Actress, Playwright and Vocalist. She has received numerous awards and accolades for her work in Theater Arts. Her accomplishments in the Cultural Arts has garnered 2 Congratulatory Resolutions from the Honorable Governor Bob Riley of Alabama, 2005 South African KORA AWARD Nomination. Nominated for Theatre Jacksonville’s “Best Actress” Award. She is the official USA Artist in Residence to the Republic of Benin, West Africa, the recipient of the Ambassador of Peace of Award by the IILFW. She has released 3 CD’s, the first in Tokyo, the second in Durban, South Africa and the third in Charleston, S.C. Diane wrote a play “Beautyland” for “Keep Mobile Beautiful”. She has worked with the Boys & Girls Club in Fairhope, the school system in Baldwin & Mobile Counties. Ms. Cameron taught a 6 week Theatre Camp for the City of Daphne and recently taught a Summer Enrichment Camp at Truevine Baptist Church in Mobile. The camp was sponsored by The Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund. Diane wrote the play “Water – When Katrina Came” as a part of her Drama Intervention Program. She writes fresh scripts that deal with life issues for the purpose of problem solving and civic enlightenment. Her Artist Press Kit with additional Bio information can be found at: Diane Cameron - Jazz on myPPK - electronic online Power Press Kits
  • 15. DIANE CAMERON [email_address] www.myspace.com/dianecameron MUSIC CREDITS THEME SONG PLAYING “ORDINARY DAY” WRITTEN BY DIANE CAMERON ©2006

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