Birthday (Skillman)

by  Crystal Skillman

Full Length Play, Comedy  /  1m, 1f

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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Birthday (Skillman)

by  Crystal Skillman

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    1m, 1f

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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.

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"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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  • Caution Mild Adult Mild Adult Themes
  • Caution Smoking Smoking

License details

  • Minimum Fee: $45 per performance
    $75 with companion piece

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Casting

1m, 1f
LEILA - 29
KYLE - 31
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Crystal Skillman

"A playwright of growing downtown renown, Ms. Skillman seems to be acquiring something suspiciously Midtown: polish." -- Andy Webster, NYTimes CRYSTAL SKILLMAN is an award-winning playwright and screenwriter based on Brooklyn. She is the author of the plays Geek, Cut, and King Kirby (co-written with frequent co-w ...

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