SNL Transcripts: Ruth Gordon: 01/22/77: Ruth Gordon’s Monologue

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  Season 2: Episode 12

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Ruth Gordon’s Monologue

…..Ruth Gordon

Announcer: Ladies and gnetlemen — Ruth Gordon!

Ruth Gordon: Well! Well! Tonight — tonight you’re seeing somebody VERY unusual in this world, because I’m doing smething I like to do. I’m sorry, that’s unusual — but that explains me. Tonight, I’m here because I enjoy being here. I like to make an entrance! I like to get applause! And, when I’m on, I like to do something new — and is this ever new, tonight! Because tonight… the bunch believes that I, after sixty-one years of being an actress, that I am READY… for The Not Ready For Prime-Time Players. and HOW do you like this? Five will getcha ten — I AM ready! Take it easy!

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Author: Don Roy King

Don Roy King is directing his fourteenth season of Saturday Night Live. That work has earned him nine Emmys and thirteen nominations. Additionally, he has been nominated for thirteen DGA Awards and won in 2014, 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019. Mr. King is also the creative director of Broadway Worldwide which brings theatrical events to theaters. The company has produced Smokey Joe’s Café; Putting It Together with Carol Burnett; Jekyll & Hyde; and Memphis, all directed by Mr. King. He completed the screen capture of Broadway's Romeo & Juliet in 2013. - LinkedIn

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