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Barnstorm Theatre Company’s production of Boy with a Suitcase, 2010.


Title
Boy with a Suitcase

Creators
Mike Kenny, playwright

Details

59 pgs. 3 female, 10 male

Originally produced by SNAP Theatre, UK, in 2004

Run Time: 90 minutes
Audience Recommendation: 11+

Synopsis

Naz’s homeland is an oppressive place. When his parents send him to his brother’s safekeeping in London, the boy fancies himself like Sinbad, a man of many voyages and endless stories. On his journey, Naz befriends Krysia, who helps him dodge soldiers and stay safe. Indeed, armed with his stories and his new friend, Naz is able to make his way to his brother’s house. Despite the face that his new life is not the ‘heaven on earth’ he expected, Naz realizes that happiness will always be with him as long as he keeps his stories alive.

“[Boy with a Suitcase] throws a spotlight on the real dangers faced by children in other parts of the world… Writer Mike Kenny has lifted this story with humor and spirit.” -Kilkenny Advertiser (Ireland)

Classroom Reading Fee: $50 per classroom, per semester
Amateur/Educational Royalty Fee: $75 per performance
Professional Royalty Fee: please inquire for a quote
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