Theatre: The History of the Devil
A play written by Clive Barker
, detailing the trial of Lucifer
. The audience attends as would-be jurors and are transported back in time via vignettes of testimony that illustrate the Devilís actions throughout history. Notable appearances in the court and during flashbacks include Dante
, Jesus Christ and Lilith. The prosecution argues that the Devilís presence on Earth has had a disastrous effect on mankind, whereas the defense counters that the Devil is Ė and always has been Ė manís greatest scapegoat. The Devil demands that he be found innocent and be released to return to Heaven.
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