We see a group of conspirators, chained together, awaiting torture, wondering what will befall them, how they were betrayed …
Levine: What would you do, if you were Jaffier?
Isn’t what happens to Jaffier the nut of the play? Isn’t it Weil’s challenge to make that experience human?
This comment raises the issue of Blasted … and then immediately the offer of beer.
Gideon Lewis-Kraus wins points with the angels by supplying those in the very stuffy, overheated lighting booth with beer.