In the Sitting Room (sittingroom performance #2 click here)

The livingroom is large and open. Heavy curtains are drawn across the windows.

You see a Chandelier (recording), curtains, The three lodgers, six chairs, 10 seats, and Grete's violin here.
Obvious exits: west to The Foyer and north to Kitchen

An entrance: JohnS portraying Herr Doctor.
JohnS arrives from the foyer
Herr Doctor says, "shootie"
JohnS leaves for Kitchen
An entrance: RickS portraying an observer.
an observer calmly enters the sitting room and looks about.
an observer goes north.
An entrance: RickS portraying an observer.
an observer enters from the kitchen licking his lips.
an observer goes north.
An entrance: KateF portraying Grete.
KateF arrives from Kitchen
An entrance: RebeccaD portraying the journalist.
RebeccaD teleports in
An entrance: RickS portraying an observer.
an observer calmly enters the sitting room and looks about.
The reporter says, "And?"
Grete says, "is papa with you? i'm bruised again"
an observer says, "I hope you are going to tell this story with compassion."
The three lodgers say, "[to an observer] Ha H A and HA!"
an observer shakes his head.
The observer interjects, "I come and go. The demon tags along."
the journalist says, "I'm not sure where Mr. Samsa went, but he's not with me."
The three lodgers say, "[to the journalist] Well, if you 'look' you may find an exit to your liking."
Grete says, "i try to be compassionate, but he's so disgusting...how can i love my brother when he's a huge cockroach?"
an observer says, "He (the father) is abusive but don't say that I told you."
The reporter nods, winks and puts a thumb up.
an observer says, "Love is demanding isn't it?"
the journalist says, "yes, very demanding, I'm afraid."
an observer says, "Perhaps modern medicine, or ancient magic ..."
an observer shakes his head.
An entrance: AlexeiB portraying Gregor.
AlexeiB teleports in
an observer says, "slime"
the journalist says, "hello Gregor, where's your dad?"
The three lodgers say, "[to the journalist] How do you do?."
the journalist says, "Very well, thank you, and you?"
The three lodgers say, "[to the journalist] You are very welcome."
an observer looks at the smug Lodgers.
the journalist says, "Gregor, can you speak? Have you gone?"
Grete says, "if you listen to gregor, he'll talk about alienation and family pressures. but what does he know? i think it's all just horrible luck. why us?"
Gregor says, "dad's back in the kitchen..."
Grete cries again
an observer goes north.
Gregor says, "grete, you don't know s... about this..."
the journalist sighs and sits down
Gregor says, "let me tell you about slavery..."
Gregor says, "and what it does to you"
the journalist says, "Where's the doctor. Can't he help you somehow?"
Gregor says, "there is no doctor for society, my fair journalist..."
RebeccaD teleports out
Grete says, "and you're doing any better, gregor? just because you became an insect does NOT mean you have life's anwers, you pretentious ****."
Gregor sighs
The three lodgers say, "[to Grete] Disgusting!"
Gregor says, "sister, i love you anyway"
The three lodgers say, "[to Gregor] Perhaps Grete will play her violin for us. W e could watch from behind so we can see the music."
Grete says, "i would play, but i can't. i'm too distraught."
Grete cries
Grete peeks west (w) into the foyer and steps out of the sitting room.
Gregor peeks west (w) into the foyer and steps out of the sitting room.
An entrance: RickS portraying an observer.
an observer calmly enters the sitting room and looks about.
an observer calmly enters the sitting room and looks about.
an observer peeks west (w) into the foyer and steps out of the sitting room.
An entrance: DanU portraying Mr. Samsa.
DanU arrives from The Foyer
DanU leaves for Kitchen

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