1. “It’s really hot up here. Hotter than I expected.”

2. “Whoa, you need to take it down a few notches, hon. This isn’t Medea.”

3. “I have no idea what happens now. Line?”

4. “Cheryl’s going to get you an undershirt to soak up the sweat and protect the dress, okay?”

5. “It is surely a stroke of hell upon you!”

6. “My guess is that she’s pissed to be waking up in the middle of the night shivering, frightened, and alone?”

7. “We don’t have to do the kissing stuff until there is an audience.”

8. “He cannot discover no medicine for it in his books.”

9. “Thank you, 45!”

10. “Stop at the mark, stare into the dark void, and think about the sweet release of death for a count of five, then off you go.”

11. “If we drape enough black fabric around that area, it’ll be fine.”

12. “He did say ‘rhymes with witch,’ but I don’t think he specifically meant you.”

13. “Your anger about the buckles seems a little extreme, if I’m being honest.”

14. “I pray you, leap not to witchcraft!”

15. “Yeah, so, Steve, this is how I’m going to play it, and I do feel comfortable with my choices, actually.”

16. “God, just getting through this is gonna kill me.”

17. “I cried earlier. I’m fine now. I’ll cry again after.”

18. “Showtime!”

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Community Theatre Dress Rehearsal of The Crucible: 5, 8, 9, 14, 18
Perimenopause: 15
Both: 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 10, 11, 12, 13, 16, 17