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Theater for the New City Presents
Jack The Bird
Sunday, August 18, 2013 through Saturday, August 31, 2013

Part of Theater for the New City's DREAM UP FESTIVAL!

Length: 0 hrs 45 mins
Intermission: None
Seating: General Admission
You choose your seats when you get to the theater.

Written by Isaac Hoffer

Directed by John Kurznowski

Lighting by Mike Faba

Set & Costumes by Joey Wolfslau

Sound by Eben Hoffer

Produced and developed by Tugboat Collective

Nick Trotta as Jack

Hannah Finn as Desmonde

Sam Corbin as Laura

Nathaniel Basch-Gould as Clarence

Jack, a bird, is in love with Desmonde, a student. She doesn't know he exists - and to further complicate matters, she is a human being, and Jack has only the vaguest idea of what human beings are about. The play explores the interaction of different kinds of powerlessness - linguistic, social, and economic - and the danger of treating others as symbols rather than individuals. It is also about being a bird. As the action progresses through monologue, dance, invocation, and the fractured intimacy of drunken conversation, two very different worlds emerge: one in which Jack lives out his fantasies, and one in which Desmonde and her friends get on with their lives.
 


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