The Society of British Theatre Designers

Staging Places: We Are The Storytellers Now - open until March 13, 2020 at V&A London

Carol Betera

Boy with a Suitcase

Boy with a Suitcase
  • Production: Boy with a Suitcase
  • Company: Barnstorm
  • Year: 2007
  • Author: Mike Kenny
  • Directed by: Philip Hardy
  • Lighting Design by: Mark Galione
The story follows the journey of a boy whose family must flee from a war zone. He sets off on a journey by himself to try to reach is brother in Europe. The house collapses into rubble, and out of the pieces the actors construct the means by which he travels: the bus, the refugee camp, the mountains, the port, the boat.