Kaspar Hauser: The Open Secret of the Foundling Prince

Author: Glen Williamson

Kaspar Hauser: The Open Secret of the Foundling Prince

Description: A boy, locked in the dark alone for years, appeared on the streets of Nuremburg in 1828, barely able to stand, walk or speak. A true story and a supernatural journey through darkness to light.
Year Written/Copyrighted: 2003
Date Added: 9/21/2016
Content Advisory:
2 Acts, 120 Minutes
1 Gender Neutral Character

NOTE: Kaspar Hauser: The Open Secret of the Foundling Prince is fully protected by copyright law and is subject to royalty. All inquiries concerning production, publication, reprinting or use of this play in any form should be addressed to Rochelle at rd@indietheaternow.com.

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Keywords: Biographies · Child Abuse · Coming of Age · Crime · Death and the Afterlife · Documentary · Drama · Folklore and Legends · God · Historical · Non-Violence · Politics · Religion and Spirituality · Single Set · Social Issues · Social Justice · Solo Play · True Stories

This play is in the following collections: United Solo 2015

Original Production Information

Kaspar Hauser: The Open Secret of the Foundling Prince has been performed by Glen Williamson since 2003 in many locales including:
Novalis Hall, Angus, Ontario; Centre Calixa-Lavallée, Montréal, Quebec; and Nürnberg Christengemeinschaft, Nürnberg, Germany, in 2004.
Charleston Civic Center, Charleston, West Virginia; Natural History Museum Theatre, USC Campus, Los Angeles, California; and at the Kaspar-Hauser Festspiele in Ansbach, Germany in 2006.
Merlin Theatre, Tintagel House, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England; The Glass House Project Theatre, Stourbridge, England;
Camden Public Library, Camden, Maine; United Solo Theatre Festival on Theater Row, 42nd Street, New York City in 2015.
Rudolf Steiner House, Ann Arbor, Michigan; Rainbow Hall, Camphill Special School, Beaver Run, Glenmoore, Pennsylvania; Waldorf School at Moraine Farm, Beverly, Massachusetts.

Glen continues to perform Kaspar Hauser: The Open Secret of the Foundling Prince, touring widely, and is available to perform it in theaters, churches, schools and universities. Visit AnthroposTheater.com.