Still Life with Parrot & Monkey

Author: Paula Cizmar

Still Life with Parrot & Monkey

Description: A comedy about consciousness and connection. A romantic but emotionally detached young woman goes off in search of meaning and instead encounters a downtown painter and an offbeat housewife who can’t stop channeling Frida Kahlo.
Year Written/Copyrighted: 2013
Date Added: 7/6/2014
Content Advisory: Strong language
2 Acts, 120 Minutes
4 Females, 3 Males

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Keywords: Art and Artists · Characters are Mostly Young Adults · Comedy · Death and the Afterlife · Feminism · Large Cast Size · Non-traditional/Non-narrative/Experimental/Post-dramatic · Philosophy · Pop Culture · Religion and Spirituality · Romance · Sex · Surrealism/Absurdism

Original Production Information

A workshop production of an earlier, much different version of Still Life with Parrot & Monkey was produced 2003 at the Scene Dock Theater at the University of Southern California:

Director: Steve Tietsort
Lighting and projection design: Christopher Boltz.