Bare: A Pop Opera

Wedding Bells

Play

SISTER CHANTELLE
It's a wedding y'all, so clap your hands
Boys in the house, and these boys can dance
Raise the roof in praise of them
Ring out the wedding bells and give me: Amen!

CHOIR
Wedding bells, wedding bells
Souls are singing
Wedding bells, wedding bells
Truth is ringing

TANYA
Jesus made the blind man see

SISTER CHANTELLE
Gave sight to you and sight to me

CHOIR
Love is true

TANYA
See in them a perfect love

SISTER CHANTELLE
The blessings are sent from the heavens above

CHOIR
Love is true

KYRA
Good book says to love your brother

TANYA
Do unto the others as you would have done

CHOIR
Love is true

SISTER CHANTELLE
We can see you love each other
Let's get to the part when the two become one

CHOIR
Wedding bells, wedding bells
Souls are singing
Wedding bells, wedding bells
Truth is ringing

SISTER CHANTELLE
Dearly beloved, we are gathered here today
To bless the union of Peter and Jason

CHOIR
Dearly beloved, we are gathered here today
To bless the union of Peter and Jason

SISTER CHANTELLE
Thank you, choir!

CHOIR
You're welcome!

SISTER CHANTELLE
If anyone can show just cause why this union should not take place
Let him speak now or forever hold his peace!

Now that's a surprise...where are we?

PETER
Massachusetts

SISTER CHANTELLE
Oh, on to the vows!

PETER
We've written our own

SISTER CHANTELLE
Oh, uh huh - I hate that!
Stick with tradition!
...where you can

PETER
Please?

SISTER CHANTELLE
Go ahead...

PETER
You, my companion
You, my best friend
You, my beginning
True till the end

JASON
You, my companion
You, in my heart
You, with me always
Never to part

SISTER CHANTELLE
I can tell you found true love
And blah blah blah it's fate
Chantelle has got her own dreams
Denzel ain't one to wait
Exchange the rings, a symbol of your perfect love

CLAIRE
Jason, I'm so proud of you, always first at everything.
You both have grown up so fast!
Now, Peter, don't keep me waiting too long.
Where is she?

SISTER CHANTELLE
Sorry, baby, I didn't buy tickets for the circus
Come in Denzel

IVY
I'm sorry Peter. You understand.

PRIEST
What God has joined let no man tear apart. True love is forever.

CHOIR
Forever

PETER
Jason come with me

CHOIR
Forever

PETER
There's time to change your mind

CHOIR
Forever

PETER
We were meant to be

CHOIR
Forever

PETER
We can leave this all behind

CHOIR
Forever and ever !
Amen !