Ares- god of war
Aphrodite- goddess of love
Athena- goddess of wisdom and war
Chorus- 1, 2, and 3. Spectators/commenters of the gods
[Chorus en ur.]
Chorus 1: Have you ever had your heart broken?
Chorus together: Whether you have felt the sorrow of rejection or whether you have
Chorus 1: We will now tell you a story about the first heartbreak
in Greek, history and the effects it had.
Chorus 2: It was a true tragedy!
Chorus 3: It was horrible.
Chorus together: Listen, friends, to a story of shattered dreams, which results in the
sad but necessary… Rain!!!
Chorus 2: It's a sad story.
Chorus 3: So please don't get too emotional.
Chorus together: And now it begins.
[Aphrodite enters from upstage left.]
Aphrodite: Oh that hunky burly man. I want that war God to stay with me forever!!!
He’s hotter than Hephaestus after coming out of a volcano. If I
could just make him fall in love with me. Oh why can't I get him to look
away from that ugly war mongering goddess of wisdom?!
[Ares enters from upstage right.]
Aphrodite: Hello, hot stuff!
Ares: Aphrodite, it's been a while…
Aphrodite: It's been too long!
Ares: Not long enough. So what do you want?
Aphrodite: Nothing, nothing, just smelling the roses.
Ares: Where are these roses?
Aphrodite: [Indicating herself.]
Right in front of you.
Ares: I have a lot of work to do, unless you have something important to tell me, I
need to go.
Aphrodite: Stay with me Ares, I love you!!!
[Athena en UL.]
Athena: Ares, dinner, now!
Ares: Yeah, I was getting ready, but Aphrodite stopped me for something.
Athena: What do you want Aphrodite?
Aphrodite: I want your man!
Athena: Excuse me?!
Aphrodite: You heard me! You don't appreciate that hot hunk!
Athena: Are trying to start a fight?!
Aphrodite: Bring it on!!!
[Athena and Aphrodite get in a fight tableau (To put it simply, Tableau= Freeze in a
Chorus together: Sorry we have to cut this out. The fight is too bloody so we're just
going to cut to the next part.
Chorus 2: Do we have to, I wanted to see them fight!
Chorus 1 and 3: Yes! Fighting is not sophisticated.
Chorus 2: Alright...
Chorus together: War of any kind is vicious, especially when they fight for love.
Chorus 1: The goddess of beauty and love,
Chorus 2: Vs the goddess of wisdom and war.
Chorus 3: It shouldn't be a fair fight,
Chorus together: But all is fair in love and war.
[Tableau stops and Athena and Aphrodite look
Chorus together: Well, that was violent.
Ares: Don't I get a say in the matter?! don't I get to pick the girl?!
Chorus 2: No
Athena: Yes, of course you do! You know who to pick.
Aphrodite: Well, I, But, I love you...
Ares: I want Athena! Take a hint Aphrodite. You and me, it's not happening!
I would sooner kiss Zeus, then date you!
[Ares exits upstage right.]
Athena: He's mine, I guess you're just not smart enough to realize that.
[Athena exits upstage right.]
Chorus 1: savage.
Chorus 3: That's sad.
Chorus 2: Never mess with Athena.
Aphrodite: Why can't he love me like I love him?!
(She starts crying and runs offstage left.)
[The sound of rain is heard (Aphrodite’s crying causes the rain.)]
Athena: (Runs back onstage with a bow and arrow)
Get back here princess, I ain't done with you yet!!!
(Athena runs after Aphrodite offstage.)
Chorus together: A broken heart is the worst kind of pain.
[Aphrodite screams from offstage.]
Chorus together: The first heartbreak.
The first rain.
Sorrow and tragedy.
Whenever there is pain of the heart, Aphrodite will cry with you.
That's the story of heartbreak and rain.
Chorus 3: It wasn't that emotional, right?
Chorus 2 &1: Stop ruining the moment.