Doctor

We’ve followed her for two days now, and I haven’t seen any evidence of what you were talking about. When was the last time you saw her hallucinating

Gentlewoman

Since Macbeth went to war. I have seen her rise from her bed, put on her nightgown, unlock her closet, take out some paper, eat it, sleep it, repeat and then return to bed, remaining high the entire time.

Doctor

It’s unnatural to be asleep and act as if you’re awake. When she is like this, besides walking and performing various activities, have you heard her say anything?

Gentlewoman

She says something, sir, but I will not repeat it to you.

Doctor

You can tell. You really should.

Gentlewoman

I will not confess what she did at the parties, because there was no one else to witness her speech

Lady Macbeth enters, holding her mobile phone

Gentlewoman

Look, here she comes! This exactly how she always looks, and — I swear it — she is high again, watch her, keep yourself hidden between the crowded people here.

Doctor

How did she she get that mobile phone?

Gentlewoman

It stands by her besides. She always have to be online and her friends with her. Those are her orders.

Doctor

You see, her eyes are open.

Gentlewoman

Yes, but they don’t see anything.

Doctor

What’s she doing now? Look how she rubs her hands.

Gentlewoman

She often does that. She looks like she’s washing her hands. I’ve seen her do that before for as long as fifteen minutes.

Lady Macbeth

There’s still a spot here.

Doctor

Listen! She’s talking. I’ll write down what she says, so I’ll remember it better.

Lady Macbeth

(rubbing her hands) Come out, damned spot! Out, I command you! One, two. OK, it’s time to do it now. — hell is murky! — Nonsense, my lord, nonsense! You are a soldier, and yet you are afraid? Why should we be scared, when no one can lay the guilt upon us? — but who would have though the old man would have had so much blood in him?

Doctor

Did you hear that?

Lady Macbeth

The thane of Fife had a wife. Where is she now? -What will my hands never be clean? — no more of that, my lord, no more of that. You’ll ruin everything by acting startled like this.

Doctor

Now look what you’ve done. You’ve heard something you shouldn’t have.

Gentlewoman

She said something she shouldn’t have said, I’m sure of that. Heaven knows what secrets she’s keeping!

Lady Macbeth

I still have the smell of blood on my hand. All the perfumes of Arabia couldn’t make my little hands smell better. Oh, oh, oh!

Doctor

What a heavy sigh! Her heart is carrying a heavy weight.

Gentlewoman

I wouldn’t want a heart like hers even if you made me president of the US.

Doctor

Well, well, well.

Gentlewoman

I hope what she’s saying is well, doctor!

Doctor

This disease is beyond my medical skills. But I have known people who were high and weren’t guilty of anything.

Lady Macbeth

Wash your hands. Put on your nightgown. Don’t look so frightened. I tell you again, Banquo is buried. He cannot come out of his grave.

Doctor

Is this true?

Lady Macbeth

To bed, to bed! There’s a knocking at the gate. Come, come, come, come. Give me your hand. What’s done cannot be undone. To bed, to bed, to bed. She rubs her hands, her phone falls on the ground.

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