Originally posted on The Shut-in Stand-Up:
In high school, the teacher, Gary Wagner
had us perform monologs but we had to use songs.
most people picked current day songs
and despite being a massive Elvis fan who thrilled to the acting class before me when they got to perform as the singers to the songs being played.
Alas, my air band Elvis impersonation had to wait until college, where I placed second with my rendition of Elvis’ Hound Dog Performance from the Milton Berle show… I won $50.
I did perform this song as a monolog in acting class. with two girls standing at each side of the stage – one in black and one in white – they just said Knock at random and disruptive intervals