Spike Heels - Act 1, Scene 1 Summary & Analysis

Theresa Rebeck
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Act 1, Scene 1 Summary

The play, Spike Heels, takes place in Boston in the present time. The stage is dark, and classical music is playing. Loud, continuous pounding is heard, and the stage is lit. The scene is Andrew's apartment. Georgie is yelling and swearing offstage for Andrew to open his door. She continues yelling, exclaiming that she is going to kill herself, until Andrew opens the door. She storms into Andrew's apartment complaining about her long commute on the T and her uncomfortable high heels. She takes them off as she starts complaining about her boss, Edward, who she threw a pencil at in anger. Andrew offers to massage her feet and does so for a few minutes until it becomes awkward.

Andrew invites Georgie to stay for dinner to meet Lydia, his fiancée, but she refuses because she is too angry and sweaty. He convinces her...

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