#1 Opening (Orchestra)
(House lights off. BUGSY MALONE played. Instrumental. Black.
A red light flickers onto the dark stage. Roxy Robinson enters along the
audience gangway. Scared)
Someone once said, if it was raining brains, Roxy Robinson wouldnt
even get wet. In all of New York they didnt come much dumber than
Roxy the Weasel. To be frank, Roxy was a dope.
(Roxy nervously runs right and left across the stage, scared. Offstage
we hear sound effects: screeching car tires; slamming car doors; voices)
Shoulders, the alley-way quick. Hes making for Peritos. Benny
cover the back. Yonkers watch the sidewalk.
(The Hoods enter stage left: Bronx Charlie, Laughing Boy, Benny Lee,
and Yonkers. Roxy is trapped. The Hoods slowly walk towards him. Roxy
backs away, taking off his hat. Impending disaster. Over this we hear.)
Dumb as Roxy was, he could smell trouble like other people could smell
gas. But he should never have taken that blind alley by the side of Peritos
Your name Robinson?
Also known as Roxy the Weasel?
The same Roxy the Weasel who works for Fat Sam?
(Roxy is splurged and the Hoods walk off)
#2 After Splurge (1) (Orchestra) #3 Splurge (2)
Whatever game it was that everyone was playing, sure as eggs is eggs,
Roxy Robinson had been well and truly scrambled.
(Lights up on Barber cutting Flash Frankies hair. Enter Bugsy,
Now, the guy in the chair here is Flash Frankie. The best lawyer in New
York. Sure, hes a little shady, but hes the best, believe
(The Hoods from previous scene again enter, dramatically. Flash Frankie
is splurged, as is the Barber)
#3 After Splurge (2) (Orchestra) #3 After Splurge (2) (Orchestra)
(Bugsy reverently places a hot towel over Frankies face)
Now, as you can see, something kind of fishy is going on here. To be
perfectly honest, Im beginning to wonder whats going on myself...
I mean this plays only just started and already the stage is full
of washed-up hoods. Oh, by the way, youre probably wondering who
(Lights up on Girl Singers left of stage, who sing into an old-fashioned
microphone, the BUGSY MALONE song which we hear under the