It’s 1828 and a strange boy calling himself Kaspar Hauser appears in the town square claiming to
have been held prisoner in a darkened cell for 17 years. But who is he really? Conman? Orphan? Or
an abducted prince caught in the middle of a political game?
“It is our task to uncover the crime…blood is on the wall…. we must discover the villain.”
You are invited to the court of Nuremberg to witness key testimonies from those who know him
best, hear the conspiracies and rumours that surround him and watch Kaspar try to uncover the
The riddle of this true story has fascinated and intrigued people for centuries, inspiring books, films,
and music. This important story confronts how we care for those most in need and sheds light on
how society can all too easily corrupt the purest of souls. In this brand-new adaptation, Animikii
Theatre bring the mystery to life through fearless imagination, text, movement, and song.
“A BEAUTIFUL PERFORMANCE AND IT TRAPS YOU IN ITS HAUNTED WORLD” – VOICEMAGAZINE ★★★★★ (ON ORIGINS 2017)
Content Warnings: blood, swearing
Trigger Warnings: isolation, captivity, abuse, violence, loud noises