Amy: I think I finally have everything ordered for the wedding, Dan.
Dan: I never knew a wedding would take so much planning.
Amy: It certainly does. Now letís see, we have the church, the minister, the musicians, the programs, the photographer, the flowers, the dresses, the tuxes.
Dan: Not to mention the limos, reception hall, caterers, D.J., favors, cake, engraved glasses, gifts for our attendantsÖ
Amy: Gifts for each other, wedding rings, honorariums for everyone, bubbles for all the guests to blow at us, napkins, cameras for each table, gifts for our parentsÖ.
Dan: Most important of all Ė the honeymoon tickets.
Amy: I hope we havenít forgotten anything.
Dan: I donít think so.
Amy: If we have Iím sure one of our mothers will think of it soon. Honestly, Dan, I think theyíre more excited than we are!
Dan: I hope they enjoy every minute of the wedding. I just donít want either one of them on the honeymoon.
Amy: Me neither. Actually, Iím not too sure right now that my mother will even be coming to the wedding.
Dan: What are you talking about?
Amy: We got into a big argument this morning.
Dan: You did? But you and your mother never seem to argue about anything.
Amy: Well, I guess I upset her this morning.
Dan: Uh, oh, what did you do?
Amy: I went to her for a little sympathy. I told her how disappointed I am in Beth. You know as well as I do that when Beth got married last year I did everything that I possibly could for her. Of course, I know I was her maid of honor and my sister is going to be my maid of honor, but still we are best friends, and Iíd have thought sheíd at least have a shower for me.
Dan: Amy, you and I have been over this before.
Amy: I know, Dan, but itís really bothering me. I mean if someone is supposed to be your best friend, shouldnít they care enough to do something like that?
Dan: Is that what you said to your mother?
Amy: Yes, something like that.
Dan: What did she say?
Amy: She told me that Beth is a very good friend and I should just be glad to have her.
Dan: Thatís pretty good advice. Friends like Beth are hard to come by.
Amy: Oh no, Dan, not you too. Doesnít anybody have any sympathy for me?
Dan: I do, but I just donít want you to think badly of Beth.
Amy: (getting angry) O.K., I wonít think badly of Beth. Sheíll always be #1 in my book, no matter what! Maybe you and my mother can form her fan club.
Amy: Oh, donít worry, Dan, Iíll join, too, just donít expect me to pay dues, all right?
Dan: Calm down, Beth.
Amy: What are you doing, Dan. Why are we here? (Quite upset by now)
Dan: I just thought weíd stop for a few minutes at Beth and Jayís house.
Amy: I donít want to stop here now. (Said through gritted teeth)
Dan: Come on Amy, just for a minute. (Has to practically drag Amy out of the car)
(Dan knocks on door; Beth opens door. A surprise shower is under way for Amy. All of the guests and Beth shout Surprise! Beth hugs Amy and pulls her in.)
Dan: Iíll be back in a couple of hours, Amy.
Beth: Are you surprised, Amy?
Amy: I think you could say that. You knew all about this didnít you, Dan?
Dan: I must admit I did, but I wasnít the only one. The rest of the fan club knew about it too.
Beth: What fan club?
Amy: Iíll have to tell you later, Beth. Right now I think Iím in shock.
(Lights fade as all the ladies gather around Amy to see her ring.)
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