Birds of a Feather
by Marc Acito
Full Length Play, Comedy / 3m, 1f
Winner of the 2012 Helen Hayes Award for Best New Play!
Recounts the story of Roy and Silo, the two Central Park Zoo chinstrap penguins who partnered, adopted an egg, hatched and raised a chick together.
- Winner of the 2012 Helen Hayes Award for Best New Play!
Reviews"There’s something satisfyingly poetic about the way the play’s themes reverberate and refract. And it’s refreshing to encounter a dramatist, and a theater, willing to take wing with such an adventurous approach to the culture wars." - The Washington Post
- No Special Cautions
- Minimum Fee: $75 per performance
- Time Period: Contemporary, New Millennium/21st Century
- Duration: 90 minutes
- Setting: New York City, in and around Central Park, Early 21st Century.
- Additional Features: No intermission, Physical Comedy
- Features / Contains: Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes
- Musical Style: N/A (Not a musical)
- Vocal Demands: N/A (Not a musical)
- Chorus Size: N/A (Not a musical)
MAN IN COVERALLS
- Cross gender casting
- Reduced casting (Doubling Possible)
- Drag performance
- Expandable casting
One woman and three men play 24 roles, broken down as indicated.