An exhilarating romp through Goethe’s theatrical masterpiece about heaven, hell and a battle for the soul of a man searching for truth, satisfaction . . . and a Goddess.
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.
Glen Williamson, actor, storyteller and writer, currently plays multiple roles in the touring Anthropos productions of The Gospel of John and The Refugees’ Tale (based on Goethe’s Green Snake parable) as well as the title role in Aeschylus Unbound, which Glen co-wrote with the late film star Mala Powers. Glen has performed his own one-man plays, Beat the Devil!(aka The Tragedy of Mephistopheles), The Incarnation of the Logos and Kaspar Hauser: The Open Secret of the Foundling Prince, as well as Kurt Vonnegut’s The Kid Nobody Could Handle and Who Am I This Time? throughout North America and in Europe. Other appearances include Rudolf Steiner’s The Souls’ Awakening and the award-winning off-Broadway run of Glen’s one-man play The Boy Who Saw True.
A founding member in New York City of The Actors’ Ensemble and New Directions Theater, he appeared in numerous productions with both companies. He trained in the Michael Chekhov acting technique and at The Juilliard School and has acted with the American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco and the American Stage Festival in New Hampshire.