At a theatre, the Manager is trying to begin his rehearsal of
THE MANAGER (clapping his hands). Come along! Come along! Second act of "Mixing it Up" (sits down).
(The actors and actresses go from the front of the stage to the wings, all except the three who are to begin the rehearsal).
THE PROMPTER (reading the "book"). "Leo Gala's house. A curious room serving as dining-room and study."
THE MANAGER (to Property Man). Fix up the old red room.
PROPERTY MAN (noting it down). Red set. All right!
THE PROMPTER (continuing to read from the "book"). "Table already laid and writing desk with books and papers. Book-shelves. Exit rear to Leo's bedroom. Exit left to kitchen. Principal exit to right."
THE MANAGER (energetically). Well, you understand: The principal exit over there; here, the kitchen. (Turning to
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