The Long Way to Santa Cruz

About the Play

Ever since his little sister got measles, Hermann’s parents only have time for little Carla. All he gets are their reproaches. Determined to take revenge for the injustice Hermann wanders astray on his way home from school. He could become a gangster in Chicago – it would serve his parents right! Or he could...


  • First published in: 1993
  • Theatre rights:
    Verlag für Kindertheater
    Poppenbütteler Chaussee 53
    22397 Hamburg
    Tel.: 040-60 79 09 16
    Fax: 040-60 79 09 51
    Contact person for performance permits: Juliane Lachenmayer
    E-Mail: lachenmayer (at)

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Individual dramatisations by each of the theatres

Further Performances


Not yet adapted as a musical.

Puppet Theater

Not yet adapted for puppet theater.