Pistolero Rideaway

Institute History

  • 1994 Playwrights Lab


Kaspar, a sixteen year old boy found in the wilderness, journeys from innocence and the primal to the hazards of modernity. After Kaspar’s capture, he is turned over to an organization doing research on theopathology and the origins of the religious impulse. As attempts are made to socialize Kaspar, a custody battle begins between his keepers at the research institute, a priest, and Kaspar’s only ally, a young girl with troubles of her own.


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