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From the 1994 production at Theatre Centre.

How High Is Up?

Brendan Murray, playwright


37 pgs. 8 either (originally performed with 4 actors)

Originally produced by Theatre Centre, UK, in 1994

Run Time: 60 minutes

Audience Recommendation: All Ages


The magical story of Little Star’s quest to save her friend’s life by making time stand still. On her journey she encounters The Bird Who Has No Wings, The Magician of the Roaring Winds, The Magician of the Pouring Rains, and The Magician of the Silent Snows. Watched over by the Sun and the Moon, Little Star finds that everything begins and ends as it should.

“Suffused with poetry, wit, and a wonderful wisdom.” -Irish Times
“Comforting and profound, the language beautiful.” -Time Out, UK
“Themes of death, memory and change are handled with sensitive clarity and wit in Murray’s beautifully written script.” -Dublin Sunday Tribune

Classroom Reading Fee: $50 per classroom, per semester
Amateur/Educational Royalty Fee: $75 per performance
Professional Royalty Fee: please inquire for a quote
The royalty fee includes permission to make copies of the perusal script for your cast.

Gallery photos from La Casa del Teatro’s 2014 production of How High Is Up? (Qué tan Alto es Arriba?) featuring Bruno Benitez, Elizabeth Ruiz, José Maria Vargas, Mirella Gonzalez, and Vega Yosahandi.

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