Director:*walks in stage* Thank you all for coming out and supporting this production, we'd like to take the time to thank some very special people and invite them on stage. *Goes through a list of important people* We'd also like to thank our stage manager!
SM:*Looks terrified and confused*
Director:You know you have to come out here and get your flower.
SM:*In a small voice* But I don't want to *clings to the darkness of backstage because it's safe*
Director:Oh come on! Besides you have to.
SM:*Walks timidly on stage and takes the flower, muttered* I knew something bad was going to happen.