Birdy

by  Naomi Wallace, William Wharton

Full Length Play, Drama  /  6m

"Ingeniously conveys the essence of the book's attraction." - Evening Standard

Naomi Wallace has skilfully transformed William Wharton's novel into a compelling, intimate piece of theatre. This is the journey of Birdy a…

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    6m
  • SubGenre

    Subgenre

    Adaptations (Literature), Period
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Adult
    • Senior
    • Teen (Age 14 - 18)

Additional Info

Naomi Wallace has skilfully transformed William Wharton's novel into a compelling, intimate piece of theatre. This is the journey of Birdy and his friend Al who are seen both as young men in Philadelphia in the years just before World War Two and as wounded soldiers bearing the mental and physical scars of war.
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Reviews

"Ingeniously conveys the essence of the book's attraction." - Evening Standard

Keywords

Friendship

Considerations

Performing Groups

  • College Theatre / Student

Cautions

  • Caution Intense Adult Intense Adult Themes

License details

  • Minimum Fee: £69 per performance plus VAT when applicable.

Production

Details

  • Time Period: 1930s
  • Setting: Various simple settings

Casting

6m
M6 (16,17, 21, 22, 50)
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Cast Attributes

  • All Male

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Authors

Naomi Wallace

Naomi Wallace's work has been produced in the United Kingdom, Europe and the United States. Her major plays include One Flea Spare, In the Heart of ...

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William Wharton

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