“Survival, always survival. I had to limit my own actions to what I, in my conscience, could answer for.”
This play shows the interviews of journalist Gitta Sereny with S.S-Obersturmfuhrer Frank Stangl, which are chilling and emotional. Stangl supervised Nazi prisoner camps where almost 1 million people died. In 1970 Stangl was convicted of murder and put in prison.
Into That Darkness is shocking and upsetting but important. The story looks at the evil of the Second World War and asks us how we can prevent these crimes from happening again.
From 1971-2003 the Citizens Theatre became famous around the world for creating new and different productions of classic plays and challenging new performances. At that time the Citizens had three artistic leaders, one of whom was Robert David MacDonald who wrote this adaptation