New Comedic Children's Monologue: A Waste of a Totally Good Jelly Bean

Check out my new comedic children's monologue below. If you've ever watched someone shove a dozen different flavored jelly beans in their mouth at the same time and cringed--then you can relate to Steven...

A comedic children's monologue
By Tara Meddaugh
(c) 2016

STEVEN, a boy (ages 5-15) speaks to his dad. Steven has just shared his Easter jelly beans with his dad who has gobbled up a handful of them all at once. Steven implores his dad to eat the jelly beans the “right” way.

Excerpt from the monologue, A Waste of a Totally Good Jelly Bean


There is a wrong way. There's really a wrong way and you're doing it, Dad! You're doing it so wrong wrong wrong wrong! You're totally wasting them! You know how hard it was for me to get those? I mean, I waited all year...since last Easter. And—I—I—I don't mind sharing with you. Really. I like it when I can give you something that I really like and you like it too. But—this—this is just wrong, Dad. When someone gives you 20 jelly beans, and they're all different flavors like popcorn and chocolate pudding and blueberry, you don't just—you don't just shove them all in your mouth at once! Then you don't taste anything and it's just this giant blob of like, I don't know, sugary melted plastic or something. You gotta...Click below for the complete monologue of "A Waste of a Totally Good Jelly Bean."