How to Catch a Star
Branar are pleased to announce that, following its sell-out run in the Galway International Arts Festival 2017, How to Catch a Star will return this August, touring nationally and internationally until December 2018. Opening in the Southbank Centre, London on the 23rd August 2018 for 10 performances, How to Catch a Star will then tour to 10 Irish venues in Bray, Limerick, Galway, Navan, Ennis, Letterkenny, Drogheda, Blanchardstown, Newbridge and finishing with a 4-week run in The Ark, Dublin, this December.
11th -13th October 2018 Lime Tree Theatre, Limerick
15th – 17th October 2018 Baboró, Galway
19th October 2018 Solstice Arts Centre, Navan
22nd – 23rd October 2018 Glór Theatre, Ennis
26th – 27th October 2018 Linenhall Arts Centre, Castlebar
30th – 31st October 2018 An Grianán, Letterkenny
1st – 2nd November 2018 Droichead Arts Centre, Drogheda
22nd – 24th November 2018 Draíocht, Blanchardstown
29th November – 1st December 2018 Riverbank Arts Centre, Newbridge
5th – 30th December 2018 The Ark, Dublin
Once there was a boy who was always looking up.He dreamt of having a star as a friend. This is the story of his adventure.
Based on the beloved book by award-winning Irish author Oliver Jeffers, Branar Teatar do Pháistí are proud to present How to Catch a Star.
This adaptation combines puppetry by Grace Kiely and Neasa Ní Chuanaigh with stunning puppets by Suse Reibish. With a magical original score by Colm Mac Con Iomaire and directed by Marc Mac Lochlainn. Branar’s signature storytelling creates a show which remind us all to follow our dreams.
Aged 4 upwards
Duration: approx 45 minutes
Creative Team 2018
Performer and Puppeter
Sorcha Ní Chróinín
Neasa Ní Chuanaigh
Performer and Puppeteer
Sebastian Pizarro Olivero
Marc Mac Lochlainn
Colm Mac Con Iomaire
Lighting Design and Set Build
Ionia Ní Chróinín
Branar Téatar do Pháistí is one of the leading theatre companies making work for children in Ireland. We create beautiful, innovative, high quality productions that inspire children and their families.
We tour our work to venues and festivals locally, nationally and internationally.
We support artists to make work for young audiences through our tailored programmes of resource sharing and Tiny Show creation. We create opportunities for children to explore their own arts practice in school settings.