02l: Jennifer Garner / Beck


Woman…..Rachel Dratch
Man…..Horatio Sanz

[ commercial parody is interspersed with scenes of the Clappin’ group clapping like wild ]

Announcer: From the producers of Stomp and Blast, it’s Broadway’s hottest new sensation: “Clappin'”!

USA Today calls it the “most groundbreaking theater to come along so far in 2003. Put your hands together for “Clappin'”!”

[ cut to pair of attendees ]

Woman: Usually, I don’t unerstand musicals. But, um.. this is great! Three hours of nothing but clapping!

[ show more scenes of clapping ]

Announcer: The Chicago Tribune calls it “high energy.. loud.. clap-filled.”

You’ll get caught red-handed having a good time! Unlike anything you’ve ever witnessed before. Three hours of non-stop clappin’!

And the finale, representing the clapping style of foreign lands.

[ cut to male attendee ]

Man: Oh, my God, they were amazing! I don’t know how they did it, they were just, like.. [ mimicks skillful clapping moves ]

Announcer: It’s not a play.. it’s not dance.. it’s Clappin’!

At the Charles Street Playhouse. For tickets, call Tele-Charge, or log on to


Clappin’! Ohhhh, so good!

SNL Transcripts

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Author: Don Roy King

Don Roy King has directed fourteen seasons of Saturday Night Live. That work has earned him ten Emmys and fourteen nominations. Additionally, he has been nominated for fifteen DGA Awards and won in 2013, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, and 2020.

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