Michael Swan : Pantomoum

The curtain rises on an empty set.
The cast come on and start to stroll about.
Be patient. Nothing bad has happened yet.
Here come the Ugly Sisters. How they shout!

The cast come on and start to stroll about.
Jack climbs the beanstalk, gets to meet the giant.
Here come the Ugly Sisters. How they shout!
And here is Cinderella, all defiant.

Jack climbs the beanstalk, gets to meet the giant.
So who's the giant? Who is Jack? It's you.
And here is Cinderella, all defiant.
That's you as well. And then you lose a shoe.

So who's the giant? Who is Jack? It's you.
You are the horse's front half; and the back,
that's you as well.  And then you lose a shoe.
No wonder you have trouble keeping track.

You are the horse's front half, and the back.
You turn into a pumpkin, heading west.
No wonder you have trouble keeping track.
You're Snow White, all the dwarves, the Prince, the rest.

You turn into a pumpkin, heading west.
The curtain rises on an empty set.
On come Snow White, the dwarves, the Prince, the rest.
Be patient. Nothing bad has happened yet.