Wednesday, May 16, 2007

Scene 16

Setting: The dos Santos house

Maria Rosa

(Olimpia comes to the dos Santos house, and knocks on the door, Lucia is picking up the dishes from the table, Maria is wiping the table, Antonio is relaxing with a bottle, while Maria Rosa sweeps around the table. Lucia opens the door.)

Lucia: (pleased, yet concerned) Auntie Olimpia.

Maria Rosa: (stops sweeping) Hello, Olimpia.

Olimpia: Hello. Antonio, Maria Rosa, I need to talk to Lucia, if I can.

Maria Rosa: Oh?

Olimpia: Yes. You see, when Jacinta and Francisco came home from the fields today, and they said…

(Lucy’s mom gives her a stern look.)

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