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Demotic 2004/2006
The Roman Forum Project 2003
Virtual Live 2002
The Roman Forum 2000
Birth of the Christ Child 1999
Still Lies Quiet Truth 1998
Silent Orpheus 1997
Orpheus 1997
The White Whale 1997
The Candide Campaign 1996
Gutter City 1995
LittleHamlet 1995
The Cake of the Desert 1996
I Object 1995
Christmas 1994

The "Christmas" series was based on a scenario by Robert Allen featuring the archetypal trio Big Man, Little Man, and Bloody Zelda. Not very bright, and liable to get enraged easily, Big Man depended on Little Man to keep him calm and safe. But no matter where they went or what they did, Bloody Zelda was sure to turn up with her knack for creating chaos out of order. Over the course of this series, the ill-assorted trio found themselves in court, in hell, and lost in the desert as they played out their struggles.

Spin-off works from this series included a graphic novel and a radio play, both based on "Christmas 9: The Cake of the Desert." In addition, a unique boxed edition of scripts and other materials from this series was created.

[ cast and performances ]

[ "Cake of the Desert" radio play ]

[ "Cake of the Desert" graphic novel ]

I am all washed up.

I am all the vultures who are tired of waiting.

I am glad to hear that.

Curtain down.

I am the end.

Sun up.

I am over it.

Lights out.

I am in the dark.

I am gone like a will of the lisp.

[from Christmas 9: The Cake of the Desert]