Posted: Sat May 15th, 2010 10:32 pm
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I have a conundrum regarding my latest play, so I thought I would tap into the creative minds on these boards. I always write comedies, but rarely do they hinge on jokes. However, there's a situation in my latest play that requires an actor to make a joke and I am stumped. If you have any suggestions, your assistance would be greatly appreciated. I have all my friends working on it, but nothing has quite clicked as yet. Here's the set up...
A man walks into a bar and says to the bartender, "To be or not to be. That is the question." And the bartender says...
Posted: Sun May 16th, 2010 10:57 am
2 nd Post
Surely you mean 'to beer or not to beer'
Posted: Mon May 17th, 2010 07:01 am
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Trevor John Norton
Barman says, "To be here or not to be here. I still ask that question."
Posted: Tue May 18th, 2010 12:47 am
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Oh, yeah? Here's my question, Hammy: What'll it be?
Posted: Tue May 18th, 2010 12:58 am
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Same old question, same old answer, Bub: Whiskey.
Posted: Tue May 18th, 2010 02:30 am
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Hey, can't you read the sign? It says no soliloquies, Pal.
Posted: Wed May 19th, 2010 02:22 pm
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A man walks into a bar and says to the bartender, "To be or not to be. That is the question." And the bartender pulls out a gun, fires, and says..."not."
Posted: Wed May 19th, 2010 10:42 pm
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I don't have a punchline ready, but I thank all of you who did for giving me a few well-needed laughs during a very busy week.
Posted: Fri May 21st, 2010 03:19 am
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...and the bartender says,
"And the answer is a left on Thirty Third Street...second door, second floor. That's where I left her back in 2003. And she was thirsty."
Posted: Fri May 21st, 2010 03:27 pm
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Thank you so much! Everyone! These are all great and now I shall try them with my cast and see which one gets the biggest laugh.
in media res
Always funny to see an old post pop up.
Good Answer, Jesse!
I think the best one is from Alan. (The one about the soliloquies).
Last edited on Sat Sep 7th, 2013 10:43 am by Wendy Onslow
I liked Jesse Abram's. Made me laugh out loud.
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