Mephistopheles #5

As soon as I command it, the darkness will change to splendor!

In Act 4 Sc 1, Mephistopheles takes Faust to Walpurgisnacht, a May Day type celebration of witches and sorcerers.  This event reveals exactly what Mephistopheles is, and also makes it very clear to Faust what his eternal future will be like.  I envision Mephistopheles rising on a lift to larger than life size; his costume blends into the scenery so that he resembles a gnarled tree with roots made of fire.


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