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Birthday (Skillman) - Full Length Play, Comedy

Birthday (Skillman)

Crystal Skillman

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Full Length Play, Comedy

1m, 1f

ISBN: 9780573699573

Birthday is a romantic comedy, sort of; it's a lovely, sweet play of connection and camaraderie. Skillman picks up details of the trappings of our lives and makes them sing resonantly. - NYTheatre.com

"Skillman creates a short …

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Full Length Play

Comedy

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In Birthday, an anxious young woman slips away from a unwelcoming birthday party in a bar only to discover a stranger sitting in the other room. Confiding old secrets and past mistakes as the party rages nearby, they find they may have a chance to forgive themselves and each other.


REVIEWS

"Birthday is a romantic comedy, sort of; it's a lovely, sweet play of connection and camaraderie. Skillman picks up details of the trappings of our lives and makes them sing resonantly. " - NYTheatre.com

"Skillman creates a short masterpiece where the running theme is that it is never too late to follow your dreams." - Fringe Review

"As Birthday deftly shows, New York is definitely a place where one can find the urge to scream out one's life to total strangers out of sadness and desperation...it's also a town where sometimes you can find someone who'll listen." -- James Comtois, JameSpeak.com


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CASTING

1m, 1f

LEILA - 29
KYLE - 31
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Crystal Skillman

Crystal Skillman

Crystal is an award winning Brooklyn based playwright. Her recent plays King Kirby, co-written with Fred Van Lente, Geek!, and Cut, have all earned Critics Picks from the New York Times. Her first produced full length The Vigil or The Guided Cradle won the 2010 New York Innovative Theatre Award for Outstanding Full-Length Script. Wild, following its debut in Chicago, premiered in New York last ... view full profile

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