The Unparalleled Adveture of one Hans Pfaall
“The Unparalleled Adventure of one Hans Pfaall” is a science fiction solo-show based on a short story by Edgar Allan Poe. The performance portrays the journey of a bankrupt artisan, Hans Pfaall, who, in an attempt to escape his miserable situation, decides to reach the Moon by benefit of a giant gas Balloon and the aid of his scientific speculations. During his solitary voyage, where the Moon is his only guide and hope for a new beginning, Pfaall encounters many terrifying dangers and wondrous sights until, after 19 days, his journey comes to an end. Fool's Cap's adaptation is a visually fascinating portrait of perseverance and rebirth.
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