Scenes 1 and 7
SCENE 1: ENTER CARPETED APARTMENT CLOSET TO SIDE OF WALL MIRROR IS PRESENT REFLECTING CLOSET
FIGURE ENTERS SCENE IN CHEETAH PRINTED DRESS
CAT MEOW IS HEARD, INSINUATION THAT CAT IS PRESENT OUTSIDE APARTMENT
SCENE 7: The Funeral Studio in MME IRMA'S listing of the Studios. The studio is in ruins. The lace and velvet are torn. The art cial wreaths are tattered. An impression ofdesolation. IRMA'S dress is in rags. So is the suit of THE CHIEF OF POLICE. ARTHUR'S corpse is lying on a kind offake tomb offake black marble. Nearby, a new character, THE COURT ENVOY. Embassy un orm. He is the only one un scathed. CARMEN is dressed as at the beginning. A tremendous explosion. Everything shatters.
IRMA : Not at all , your Excellency. It's make-believe that these gentlemen want. The Minister desired a fake corpse. But this one is real. Look at it : it's truer than life . His entire being is speeding towards immobility .
the other day a cat jumped into my garden and I touched it