The Feast of the Flying Cow...and other stories of war

Author: Jeni Mahoney

The Feast of the Flying Cow...and other stories of war

Description: Audrey, a socialite turned relief worker, finds herself in a war-torn nation awarding a free feast and celebrity-style photo shoot to the besieged family of Anya Andonov; trapped in a world that is as absurd, as it is brutal, Anya and Audrey struggle to salvage their feast as the world around them spirals into collapse.
Year Written/Copyrighted: 2005
Date Added: 10/9/2011
Content Advisory: Adult situation (War)
1 Act, 100 Minutes
3 Females, 2 Males

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Keywords: Comedy · Politics · Rape · Satire/Parody · Single Set · Social Issues · Surrealism/Absurdism · War

This play is in the following collections: Seven Devils Playwrights Conference

Original Production Information

The Feast of the Flying Cow… and Other Stories of War received its world premiere at InterAct Theater in Philadelphia with the following cast and credits:

Anya: Emmanuelle Delpech
Audrey: Catharine Slusar
Izak: Matt Saunders
Niles: Tom Byrn
Rosa: Martha Kemper

Director – Seth Rozin
Fight Choreographer/Assistant Director - John Bellomo
Production Stage Manager - Sara May   
Assistant Stage Manager - Kate Kolbe   
Set and Sound Design - Jorge Cousineau
Lighting Design - Peter Whinnery
Costume Design - Karen Ledger
Assistant Director - Daniel Student
Technical Director - Andy Campbell
Scenic Artist - Laura Salvaggio