Act 1, scene 1

A dark room, spot on a table. Mr. Lauber sits at the table.


Lauber: Nothing.

You: What do you mean, Mr. Lauber?

Lauber: Nothing.

You: What is nothing?

Lauber: Nothing is the absence of everything.

You: And what is everything?

Lauber: Everything is the absence of nothing.

You: So when do we have to check back and see if we have to learn anything?

Lauber: At the end of the holidays.