A Funny Old Bird

Author: Mike Gorman

A Funny Old Bird

Description: The first play in "The Quaboag Trilogy", "A Funny Old Bird" celebrates the survival of character, family and neighborhood in the face of the conforming forces of contemporary American culture.
Year Written/Copyrighted: 1997
Date Added: 6/13/2014
Content Advisory: a few profane words, sexual innuendo
2 Acts, 95 Minutes
6 Females, 8 Males

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Keywords: Characters are Mostly Young Adults · Comedy · Coming of Age · Drama · Large Cast Size · Mostly Male Characters · Postmodern · Single Set · Surrealism/Absurdism

This play is in the following collections: La MaMa E.T.C.

Original Production Information

A Funny Old Bird was first produced 1997 at La MaMa with the following cast and crew:

THE OLD MAN (Mr. Desmond Dupelle): Rick Gomez
THE WOMAN (Mrs. Dupelle): Kristy Zornes
THE BOY: Jason Williams
THE GIRL: Krista Sutton
PROFESSOR: Martia Healy
PROFESSOR: George Korsac
PROFESSOR: Sam Robertson
PROFESSOR: Kristi Casey
UNCLE BILL: Rob Lietar
DELMAR: John Macpherson
JUDY: Amy Botelho
RAY: Oz Phillips
KAY: Eleanor Hutchins

DIRECTOR: Mike Gorman
SET AND SOUND DESIGN: Bill "Black Frito" Meyer
LIGHT DESIGN: David Zeffirn