Comedy. 9-14 minutes. 1 female, 1 male, 5-15+ any gender (7-30+ performers possible). Suitable for middle school and older.
Hipster Van Winkle is part of Lit on Fire, a performable collection of twelve short parodies of reading list classics.
Charming loafer Rip Van Winkle falls asleep in a bowling alley in 1930s Brooklyn and magically awakes to find that decades have passed. As he explores present-day Williamsburg, he is shocked to discover that hashtags are essential for good communication, that “follow” has a very different meaning, and that flannel can go with shorts. How will poor Rip ever learn to navigate this brave new world?