NEVILLE: As good as can be expected, I suppose. They’re a little frightened and confused mostly, but it’s dark, so everyone’s just pretty much settling in for the evening.
TRAVIS: Confused? I should think so. Did you get a look at that floorshow in the sky? WOW!
EDGAR: Yeah, that was pretty spectacular.
TRAVIS: I mean, the whole heavenly host right in front of us! That was something else!
NEVILLE: Can’t get anything like that in downtown Bethlehem, noooo sir.
EDGAR: Much better than "Phantom of the Opera" or "Cats".
BRIDGET: (mutters) "Cats". Yeah, that one’s overrated…
TRAVIS: (confused) Did you catch everything that lead guy said?
NEVILLE: Not really. I mean, Gladys just kept carrying on, so I couldn’t make out a word. All I heard was “Fear not” and then it was just hysterics from then on out.
TRAVIS: But what a closing number, eh? “Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace, good will toward men.”
EDGAR: Very inspiring!
TRAVIS: Can hardly blame the shepherds for running off and seeing what it was all about. Looking for an encore, I’d imagine.
BRIDGET: Wish we could have gone along. Would have been nice.
TRAVIS: Well, come on, let’s go join the others. I guess that ‘s what we’re best at.
(NEVILLE, EDGAR, BRIDGET & TRAVIS turn to go off)
NEVILLE: --Figures it all had to do with Men. I mean, wouldn’t it be nice to have some grand announcement about sheep every now and then.
EDGAR: Yeah, “grand announcement about sheep”. That’ll be the day!
(They are almost off)
NIGEL: Behold the Lamb of God, which taketh away the sin of the world. All we like sheep have gone astray; we have turned every one to his own way; and the LORD hath laid on him the iniquity of us all.
NEVILLE: Nigel? Did you say something?
NIGEL: (pause) Nope.
(NEVILLE, EDGAR, BRIDGET & TRAVIS exit, lights down on NIGEL)
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