Inspired by Georg Büchner’s unfinished masterpiece, Woyzeck, The LIDA Project reinterprets the story of a young soldier returning from the horrors of war.

Reality bends in the unsteady world of this soldier’s mind as he grapples with a society in which he no longer belongs. Originally written in the 1830’s and never finished, Büchner left modern literature with one of its first anti-heroes. This is the portrait of an Everyman who descends into madness and murder. The Anonymous Mr. W brings this story of war and loss with a vengeance into the post-modern dialogue.

4 ‘LIDA’ episodes


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Roller Skating With My Cousin BINDERY | space | Denver, CO

Part science lab, part disco, Roller Skating With My Cousin is a lively, dark romp in which synchronized roller skaters build a tower under a star-flecked mirror ball sky.


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RAIN/ of terror BINDERY | space | Denver, CO

The citizens are easily roused and swayed, as a culture of fear infects the city with the constant threat of execution.


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The Anonymous Mr. W. BINDERY | space | Denver, CO

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Untitled #39 | Dresden Dolls @ Bluebird Theater | Denver, CO

We created this site-specific and interactive performance as an opening act for the Dresden Dolls – performed in the lobby.