Enter Xenia, wearing a fashionable hat. She looks around the store.
Enter John Cage, shop assistant (played by one of the sisters)
John Good afternoon miss. Can I be of any assistance?
John But it’s only 1933. I’m not at all famous, not yet.
Xenia I want sable, not hog-hair.
Xenia A musician. Any particular variety of music?
John Xenia, beautiful Xenia, I’m absolutely not trying to catch you out. No ifs, no buts!
My friend’s name is Gretchen Schoeninger, which I think is unique. So, what is
your friend’s name?
my friend’s name is also Gretchen Schoeninger.
use one just about now.
music which you play, on Gretchen’s piano?
you care to find someplace really nice to sit and partake of a soda? I could
then enlighten you.
John So, my darling. Was that as terrible as you remembered it?