Not to worry. The understudy -- Pink Balloon Head was ready to replace Creepy Doll in the role of naive ingenue. She had her lines completely memorized. Here are excerpts from my pulitzer-hopeful play.
act one, scene one
*Pink Balloon Head stares thoughtfully into the middle distance.
I'm going to skip about five hours of dialogue and get to the grand finale, starring the villain -- Evil Crochet Flower
act seven, scene thirty five
Evil Crochet Flower: If I prick you do you not pop?!