The Book of Everything
Nine year-old Thomas can see things no one else can: tropical fish thriving in the Amsterdam canals, trumpeting sparrows and even a hailstorm of frogs. He also sees the unhappiness of his family, the violence in his father, and the pain that lingers long after the war is over. All this – good and bad – he carefully records in his magical and hopeful Book of Everything.
Guus Kuijer, author
Richard Tulloch, playwright
99 pgs. 5 female, 3 male
Originally produced by Theatre of Image at Belvoir St Upstairs Theatre, Australia, in 2010
Run Time: 2 hours
Audience Recommendation: 9+
Click HERE to request a performance license.
“It’s not quite right to say that “The Book of Everything” is one of the best children’s shows in town. It’s one of the best shows, period…Warm, witty, wise and wonderful.” -New York Post
“…this hilarious, honest and beautifully rendered play…is exemplary children’s theatre.” –The Guardian, UK
“…one of the most delightful family productions I have seen for many years.” –The Australian
*Winner of the 2015 AATE Distinguished Play Award
» Click on one of the following links to view images: