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On to the stage comes PETRAKOV-GORBUNOV, who wants to say something but hiccups. He starts to throw up. He leaves. Enter PRITYKIN.
PRITYKIN: Our esteemed Petrakov-Gorbunov has to ann . . . (He throws up and runs off stage.)
Enter MAKAROV.
MAKAROV: Yegor . . . (Makarov throws up. fife runs off.)
Enter SERPUKHOV.
SERPUKHOV: So as not to be . . . (He throws up and runs off.)
Enter KUROVA.
KUROVA: I would have . . . (She throws up and runs off.)
Enter a LITTLE GIRL.
LITTLE GIRL: Daddy asked me to let you all know that the theatre is closing. We are all being sick!