The Young King
Step inside the court of The Young King, as one of Oscar Wilde’s best-kept-secret stories unfurls around you in Queensland Performing Art Centre’s (QPAC) Cremorne Theatre. Brought from page to stage by Adelaide-based theatre company Slingsby, The Young King is a magical tale told through an immaculate union of whimsical theatre and audience participation. First published in Wilde’s A House of Pomegranates, The Young King tells the story of a boy born to a princess and a poor woodland man. Snatched from his parents as a baby, the Young King is raised by a kindly goatherd in a deep forest, until one day he is discovered to be heir to the kingdom.