The Stage in association with Amber Gitter, opened up its 2015 season with a spellbinding drama based on actual events, with 7 actors playing 26 roles all in one show!
"Hauptmann by John Logan" is a play about one of the most famous and most analyzed trials in modern American history. On March 1st, 1932, the infant son of aviator Colonel Charles Lindbergh, the most famous man in the world at the time, is kidnapped and killed. Four years later, an innocent man is executed for the crime. Bruno Richard Hauptmann, a German immigrant in America, retells his story moments before being sent to the electric chair. The drama, performed in two acts, explores the power of celebrity and the media over the United States’ legal system.