Hitler’s Childhood

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Inspired by the writing of psychoanalyst Alice Miller, playwright Râdström focuses on Adolf Hitler’s dysfunctional childhood to offer insights into his progression to one of history’s most evil dictators.
Format: Drama
Cast Size: 2M/2F
Running time: 90 minutes

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See also Voices: Plays for Studying the Holocaust, Janet E. Rubin (Scarecrow Press, 1999), a compilation of eight plays, including Hitler’s Childhood, along with related activities and resources for upper elementary, middle and high school students.

Original or Prominent Production: World premiere at Unga Klara, Stockholm, April 27, 1984; Gabriel Perry’s translation was performed at the Youth Vic in London after a U.K. tour. Also performed in the U.K. by the Oxford Stage Company, September 1995.
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Original Language: Swedish
English Language Translator: Frank Gabriel Perry

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