The heart of Europe. 1942. Children playing, lovers' tiffs, a deserted train station and a ramp rising towards a hangar. This is what you can see, but what should the Red Cross representative report say? Way to Heaven has previously been produced at the Teatro Mara Guerrero, Madrid by the Centro Dramatico Nacional. A production of this English translation opened at the Royal Court Theatre, London in June 2005
Juan Mayorga was a participant on the Royal Court Theatre's International Residency 1998. His work has been produced in Spain and around Europe as well as in Argentina, Venezuela and the USA. David Johnston lives and works in Belfast. He has translated plays by Lorca, Buera Vallejo, Sastre, Lope de Vega, Calderon and Gil Vicente among others. He has written on various aspects of Spanish theatre as well as articles on Spanish politics and culture.