The blackbird sings to welcome the night.
The day slows, and soon all are asleep.
All except one who cannot sleep.
A child, curious to know who looks after the night.
And so begins a magical journey through the dark and beautiful night until the blackbird sings again to welcome a new day.
This is a welcome return to the Theatre for Children Season following previous appearances for both Andy Manley (White, 2012) and Teater Refleksion (The Way Back Home, 2014).
Part of the Theatre for Children season in Dublin Theatre Festival 2018
Attending and reflecting on theatre performances with your class will explore many of the key strands of the Drama and English curricula, particularly in relation to: examining the relationship between story, theme and life experience; using insights arising out of dramatic action to draw conclusions about life and people; receptiveness to language; competence and confidence in using language; emotional and imaginative development through language; reflection on drama and listening and responding.