CHARACTERS IN THE PLAY
Hugo Pip and Elmira
A room in a Los-Angeles. Velvet walls.
Before the curtain rises, a roaring noise of subway train from the stage.
Elmira turns off the bass combo, goes to the bathroom door, and half
Hugo Pip appears in the doorway.
Go ahead! Smile! Protest !You see, you can't. A girl like you can't shoot a man like me. Who are you? What do you do in this world? I have a right
to live and survive; there are things to be done, and I am expected to do them. Give me the machine-gun. [She gives him the machine-gun.] About thepresident, he was running too fast. I missed him [A pause. He puts his arm around her.] Answer me. Is it true?
The president is dead...Bass, bazz,bazz,zzzz...
Elmira: Yes, it's true. Sad but blue.