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In the Beginning Was the Idea (Oxyrhincus Evangeliet), Performance by Odin Teatret Ensemble

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A narrow catwalk between two flanks of spectators: ‘Maran Ata! The Lord is coming! A child is born in Bethlehem. He will destroy Jerusalem. Kyrie Eleison. He has not come to bring peace.’

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