A dramatization without words of Oliver Jeffer’s popular children’s book of the same name
Co-production with the Irish Branar Téatar
Anything can happen in the imagination. A bed in a room can easily be transformed into a red propeller airplane. Then it’s off on the wing, out into the vastness of space. But the tank is suddenly empty, and the boy must make an emergency landing on the moon. Here, he meets a mystical green creature. Who is this bizarre stranger?
’The Way Back Home’ deals with making space for differences, creating friendships across boundaries, and helping each other. It is also about our imagination’s ability to create new, exciting worlds.
”This is puppetry at its highest level” – Theatre News
”Oliver Jeffers’ book jumps off the page and into space in this beautiful stage adaptation.” – Irish Times
Produced in association with Baboró International Arts Festival for Children.
For more information about touring, contact our producer Lisbeth El Jørgensen: email@example.com / (+45) 8624 0534.
For more information about touring, contact our producer Lisbeth El Jørgensen: firstname.lastname@example.org / (+45) 8624 0534
Cast and crew
Performers: Aapo Repo, Neasa Ni Chuanaigh
Director: Bjarne Sandborg
Puppets: Mariann Aagaard
Set Design: Mariann Aagaard assisted by Malene Laurvig
Music/Sound Design: Henrik Andersen, Morten Meilvang Laursen
Lighting Design: Morten Ladefoged
Workshop/Tech: Morten Meilvang Laursen, William Højberg Nielsen