Birthday Play

Author: Zach Donovan

Birthday Play

Description: The play follows an unnamed protagonist through a dream-like metropolis on his 22nd birthday as he wonders whether it is possible to grow up without growing old.
Year Written/Copyrighted: 2016
Date Added: 9/21/2016
Content Advisory:
1 Act, 80 Minutes
10 Gender Neutral Characters

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Keywords: Characters are Mostly Young Adults · Large Cast Size · Non-traditional/Non-narrative/Experimental/Post-dramatic · Surrealism/Absurdism

This play is in the following collections: Plays and Playwrights 2017

Original Production Information

BIRTHDAY PLAY received its world premiere August 5th, 2016 at The Alchemical Theatre Lab, New York, NY. with the following cast and crew:

P: Zach Donovan
F: Megan Ermilio
Mail Carrier: Zoe Curzi
Mom/Receptionist: Katie Looney
Bank Teller: Dante Jeanfelix
Pastor/Bartender: Mina Walker
Psychic/Boss: Sam Gonzalez
Chorus: Abby Awe, Kelley Nicole Dugan, Gabbie Fried, Sky Smith

Director:Felicia Lobo

Associate Director/Producer: Lauren Harris
Producer: Joe Gery
Scenic Design: Jenna Antoniades
Costume Design: Noelia Mann
Movement Director: Abby Awe
Lighting Designer: Andrew Carr
Stage Manager: Grace Hannoy
Promotional Illustrations: Mina Walker