Collapsing Horse Theatre Company presents
Hawk’s Well Theatre, Sligo
Friday March 6, 2015 6pm
€8/6 u 12s /€25 Family
Human Child is Lelia’s story. Lelia is a bold child. She doesn’t eat her dinner. She never goes to bed when she’s told. Her Dad says she’s a worry. Her teacher says she’s a pain. She’s the kid who, from the end of her garden, hears a song that takes her on a wondrous journey to a place where she’s understood.
Inspired by changeling myths and the poetry of W. B. Yeats, Human Child is a blazing adventure, fantasy story that mixes theatre, puppetry and live music.
For children aged 8+ and anyone who has ever been a child. Duration: 60 minutes
Come away, O human child! To the waters and the wild. With a faery, hand in hand. For the world’s more full of weeping than you can understand.
Absolutely magical. I went with a friend (both of us in our early twenties) we didn’t know what to expect…. but it blew us away.Emily Johnstone – Audience
Human Child’ is inspired by changeling myths – tales of fairy folk taking human children and leaving imposters behind in their place – and, against the backdrop of a cleverly used set, trots along at a highly stimulating speed. The cast are pretty much flawless, and multi-talented, playing instruments and…5* / Three Weeks