CAST:

a Narrator

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four Terrorists

World Trade Center Tower 1

World Trade Center Tower 2

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the Pentagon

Firefighters

People of New York City

Airplane Passengers

the Mayor

the President

the Freedom Tower

ACT ONE: NEW YORK CITY

Narrator: It was a nice, pretty day, but bad men were doing bad things.

Terrorists (holding planes): We have planes. We want to hurt people. We hate freedom.

Tower 1 and Tower 2 (in unison): Do not hit us. We do not want people to be hurt.

(Terrorists hit Towers with planes.)

Tower 1 and Tower 2: Oh, no.

ACT TWO: WASHINGTON, D.C.

Narrator: The bad men were everywhere. They wanted to hurt America.

Terrorist (holding plane): Now I will hit the Pentagon.

(Terrorist hits the Pentagon with plane)

Pentagon: This is bad. Now there is a fire.

Firefighters: Here we come. We will put out the fire.

ACT THREE: NEW YORK CITY

Narrator: Brave rescuers went to the Towers to save people.

Firefighters (in unison): We are here to rescue you.

Person 1: Thank you.

Person 2: I was scared, but now I am safe.

Person 1 and Person 2 (in unison): Be careful, firefighters.

Tower 2: I cannot stand up any more. (Tower 2 falls down. Some Firefighters fall down.)

Tower 1: I cannot stand up any more, either. (Tower 1 falls down. More Firefighters fall down.)

Person 1 and Person 2 (in unison): Oh, no.

ACT FOUR: PENNSYLVANIA

Narrator: The President had to go away, to make sure nobody hurt him. But regular people were ready to stop the bad men.

Terrorist (holding airplane): I will go hit Washington, D.C. I will hurt people there.

Passenger 1: No, he will not.

Passenger 2: No more hurting people today.

Passenger 3: We will get hurt, but we will stop him, here in Pennsylvania.

Passengers (in unison): Let's roll! (Passengers tackle Terrorist; all fall down with airplane.)

ACT FIVE: NEW YORK CITY

(Enter the Mayor, followed by People.)

Narrator: People were scared and confused, but they were brave.

Mayor: I am the Mayor. Follow me. (People follow the Mayor across the stage.)

(Lights flicker)

Mayor: Oh, no. Follow me this way. (People follow the Mayor back across the stage, the opposite way.)

ACT SIX: NEW YORK CITY, LATER

(The Towers lie on the ground. The President stands by, with more Firefighters and People.)

Narrator: The bad men had hurt a lot of people. They had broken the Towers. But America was not afraid anymore. The President spoke to everyone.

President: America is not afraid. We will stop bad men. We will fight back until there are no bad men anywhere. We will never forget this bad day.

People and Firefighters: America will fight back. We will never forget this bad day. (People and Firefighters cheer.)

Narrator: And no one ever forgot the bad day, or the brave firefighters. And everyone remembered how much they loved freedom.

People: We will build a new Tower.

(The Freedom Tower enters.)

Freedom Tower: Here I am. I am the Freedom Tower. (Freedom Tower holds up American flag.)

(All sing "God Bless America.")

(Curtain.)

[image by Jim Cooke]