How to Catch a Star

Branar Téatar do Pháistí, IRELAND

45 minutes  |  Age 4+  |  may 19-23  |  non-verbal

Arts Court Theatre, Arts Court, 2 Daly Ave, Ottawa, 

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 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.

“Visually stunning with a twinkling score”

— The Irish Times


Director- Marc Mac Lochlainn

Composer – Colm Mac Con Iomaire

Performer – Neasa Ní Chuanaigh

Performer – Grace Kiely

Set Design – Maeve Clancy

Costume Design – Elaine Mears

Puppet Design – Suse Reisbich

Executive Producer – Joanne Beirne

Line Producer- Niamh Ní Fhlatharta

Lighting Design and Set Build – Ciaran Kelly

Stage Manager – Ciara Moloughney

Technician – Michael Foley

Dramaturgy – Eileen Gibbons

Assistant Director – Ionia Ní Chróinín