The author comments on his own staging of the play by Mikolaj of Wilkowieck, shown at Easter 1983 by the State Puppet Theatre in Walbrzych. A recollection of the socio-political context of the spectacle, and a presentation of the sources for the conceptions and inspiration of this stage vision is ptresented. He also indicates the supplements of the basic text and the reasons for such an operation, and goes on to describe in detail one of the open-air performances. The text is followed by three appendices: 'Message', 'Staging notes' and 'A description of the spectacle', making it possible to bring the reader close to the impact of this production in the historical conditions prevailing in the People's Republic of Poland.
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