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How to Catch a Star

2
May
2017

TOURING NATIONALLY
AND INTERNATIONALLY
THIS AUGUST-DECEMBER 2018

 

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.

Check out the details below to learn more about the tour.

 

About

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
Non-verbal show
Duration: approx 45 minutes

 

Creative Team

Grace Kiely- Puppeteer

Neasa Ní Chuanaigh- Puppeteer

Creative and Production Team

Marc Mac Lochlainn- Director

Colm Mac Con Iomaire- Music and Sound Design

Maeve Clancy-  Set Design and make.

Ciaran Kelly- Lighting Design and set build

Suse Reibisch- Puppet Design and make

Elaine Mears- Costume Design and Make

Sorcha Ni Chroinín- Stage Management

Kate Murphy- Project Management

 

Production Images

Click on image 1 to view the gallery.

Photo Credit: Anita Murphy

Tour Dates

 

23rd – 27th August 2018
Southbank Centre, London
020 38 79 95 55 | www.southbankcentre.co.uk

9th – 10th October 2018
Mermaid Arts Centre, Bray
(01) 272 4030 | www.mermaidartscentre.ie

11th-13th October 2018
Lime Tree Theatre, Limerick
@7pm (11th) | @ 10am & 12pm (12th)
@ 12pm & 2pm (13th)
€8 / Family Ticket €28
061 953 400  | www.limetreetheatre.ie

15th – 17th October 2018
Baboró International Arts Festival for
Children, Galway

091 562667  | www.baboro.ie
*On Sale Soon*

19th October  2018
Solstice Arts Centre, Navan
(046) 909 2300  | www.solsticeartscentre.ie
*On Sale Soon*

22nd – 23rd October  2018
Glór Theatre, Ennis
(065) 684 3103  | www.glor.ie
*On Sale Soon*

26th – 27th October  2018
Linenhall Arts Centre, Castlebar

(094) 902 3733 | www.thelinenhall.com
*On Sale Soon*

30th – 31st October  2018
An Grianán, Letterkenny

074 912 3288 |  www.angrianan.com
*On Sale Soon*

1st – 2nd November  2018
Droichead Arts Centre, Drogheda 

(041) 983 3946  | www.droichead.com
*On Sale Soon*

22nd – 24th November  2018
Draíocht, Blanchardstown

@ 10.15am & 12.15pm (22nd-23rd)
@ 2pm* & 4pm (24th)
(01) 885 2622  | www.draiocht.ie
*Relaxed Performance

29th November – 1st December  2018
Riverbank Arts Centre, Newbridge
@ 12pm + 2pm (1st Dec)
€7/Family Ticket €25
(045) 448 327  | www.riverbank.ie

5th – 30th December 2018  |
The Ark, Dublin

(excl 24th , 25th, 26th, 27th Dec)
€12.50/€9.50 / €5 schools
(01) 670 7788  | www.ark.ie

The Ark, Dublin Time & Dates
Weekend & Holiday performances:
Every Sat & Sun 8-30 Dec |
Fri 28 Dec |
@ 2pm & 4pm

School Day performances:
Wed 5-Fri 7 |
Wed 12-Fri 14 |
Tue 18-Thu 20 Dec
@ 10.15am & 12.15pm

Relaxed Performances:
Wed 12 Dec @ 10.15am & 12.15pm
Fri 28 Dec @ 4pm

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