Although there is action and dialogue in the upstairs hallway, in this performance it mostly serves as an intersection between upstairs and downstairs rooms.

read mirrortape
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A security tape of the upstaires hall (mirrortape) is on the desk.

-- Start: Saturday, February 1, 1997 10:47:53 am ATHEMOO time (HST)

RickS turns hall mirror on. (preshow preset turn camera on)
RickS hurredly exits down the stairs towards the kitchen.
Gregor creaks on the stairs below, then comes up and peers into the dim hallway..
An entrance: RickS portraying Gregor.
look
The Hallway
The hallway is long enough to converge into a point in the distance. There are rooms on both sides, a stairway up and another down.

You see a crack in Gregor's door, The Charwoman, and hall mirror (recording) here.
Obvious exits: stairs up to Gregor's Attic, east to Gregor's Room, down to The Foyer, southeast to Grete's room, west to The parent's room, and north to The three lodgers' room
You peer into the dim hallway.
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An entrance: MonikaW portraying Grete.
Grete creaks on the stairs below, then comes up and peers into the dim hallway..
Gregor enters the insect's room.
Grete says, "gregor, wait!"
Grete says, "gregor, dont you want to speak with me??"
An entrance: GeorgL portraying the journalist.
the journalist creaks on the stairs below, then comes up and peers into the dim hallway..
Grete begins to weep
Grete sees the journalists and suddenly stops weeping
the journalist takes a photograph of Grete's tears.
Grete looks through a crack in Gregor's door.
An entrance: RickS portraying Gregor.
Gregor has arrived.
Grete says, "iiiiihh"
Grete says, "oops, sorry"
Gregor drools, "hello sister"
The Charwoman says, "[to Gregor] How do you do?."
Grete says, "hheee he hello Gregor"
The Charwoman says, "[to Grete] How do you do?."
Gregor growls at the cleaning lady
Grete swallows.
Gregor sniffs the reporter and rubs against his leg, leaving a stain.
the journalist makes up a headline..."Bug brother growls at cleaning woman!"
Gregor scuttles sideways
Grete explains, "Mother has been fainting but she's better now, right?"
the journalist ignores the stain and starts taking photographs.
Gregor's mind squeezes as he thinks, "What if all the comfort, the quiet, the contentment were now to end in horror?"
Grete says, "Weg muss es"
Gregor says, "Grete can I count on you?"
the journalist transcribes that phonetically.
Grete pushes her what-used-to-be her brother
Gregor backs off
Grete kicks Gregor
Gregor hurredly exits down the stairs towards the kitchen.
Grete hurredly exits down the stairs towards the kitchen.
the journalist has to change the film and curses.
the journalist goes west.
An entrance:GeorgL portraying the journalist.
the journalist has arrived.
the journalist enters the insect's room.
An entrance: GeorgL portraying the journalist.
the journalist has arrived.
the journalist hurredly exits down the stairs towards the kitchen.
An entrance: GeorgL portraying the journalist.
the journalist creaks on the stairs below, then comes up and peers into the dim
hallway..
the journalist peers up toward the attic and slowly move in that direction.
RickS creaks on the stairs below, then comes up and peers into the dim
hallway..
RickS peers up toward the attic and slowly move in that direction.
An entrance: TwylaM-S portraying Mrs. Samsa.
Mrs. Samsa creaks on the stairs below, then comes up and peers into the dim
hallway..
Mrs. Samsa goes west.
An entrance: GeorgL portraying the journalist.
the journalist creaks on the stairs below, then comes up and peers into the dim
hallway..
the journalist enters the insect's room.
An entrance: GeorgL portraying the journalist.
the journalist has arrived.
the journalist goes west.
An entrance: MonikaW portraying Grete.
Grete creaks on the stairs below, then comes up and peers into the dim
hallway..
Grete goes west.
An entrance: RickS portraying Gregor.
Gregor creaks on the stairs below, then comes up and peers into the dim
hallway..
Gregor looks through a crack in Gregor's door.
An entrance: LeeG portraying Herr Doctor.
Herr Doctor creaks on the stairs below, then comes up and peers into the dim
hallway..
An entrance: GeorgL portraying the journalist.
the journalist has arrived.
the journalist goes west.
Gregor looks through a crack in Gregor's door.
Gregor goes west.
An entrance: MonikaW portraying Grete.
Grete has arrived.
Grete goes west.
Herr Doctor goes west.
An entrance: RickS portraying Gregor.
Gregor has arrived.
Gregor enters the insect's room.
An entrance: MonikaW portraying Grete.
Grete has arrived.
Grete with seductive authority, "I have gotten a job. I am seventeen after
all."
Grete enters the insect's room.
An entrance: RickS portraying Gregor.
Gregor walks nonchalantly out of Grete's bedroom.
Gregor goes west.
An entrance: MonikaW portraying Grete.
walks nonchalantly out of Grete's bedroom.
Grete goes southeast.
An entrance: RickS portraying Gregor.
Gregor has arrived.
Gregor looks through a crack in Gregor's door.
Gregor enters the insect's room.
An entrance: GeorgL portraying the journalist.
the journalist has arrived.
the journalist hurredly exits down the stairs towards the kitchen.
An entrance: RickS portraying Gregor.
Gregor has arrived.

-- End: Saturday, February 1, 1997 12:24:15 pm ATHEMOO time (HST)


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