The Mystery of the Birds

The Mystery of the Birds by Aravind Enrique Adyanthaya

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Productions (3)
Dark comedy
|
25 - 30 minutes
5 f, 3 m, 5 either (7-30 actors possible: 3-30 f, 4-30 m)
Set: Minimal -- a shopping cart, two chairs

The birds and all the other animals are mysteriously dying off at the Department Store. Bob the shelving clerk reluctantly investigates this deadly enigma, all the while dealing with a love story of political correctness involving his best friend, Buddy; the meta-capitalistic reflections of his boss, Mr. D; a little lost girl, Concha; and the omnipresent Voice of the Store provoking avalanche upon avalanche of desperate customers.

Pricing Information

Min. Performance Fee* $55
Standard Edition $10.99
Stage Manager Edition $24.99

*The per performance fee begins at $55. Your per performance fee will be provided during the ordering process.

Play Details

The birds and all the other animals are mysteriously dying off at the Department Store. Bob the shelving clerk reluctantly investigates this deadly enigma, all the while dealing with a love story of political correctness involving his best friend, Buddy; the meta-capitalistic reflections of his boss, Mr. D; a little lost girl, Concha; and the omnipresent Voice of the Store provoking avalanche upon avalanche of desperate customers.

  • Dark comedy
  • |
  • 25 - 30 minutes
  • 5 f, 3 m, 5 either (7-30 actors possible: 3-30 f, 4-30 m)
  • Set: Minimal -- a shopping cart, two chairs

Production History

OCT 23, 2008 - OCT 23, 2008
Bartram Trail High School
Saint Johns, FL United States
Bartram Trail High School Saint Johns, FL United States
MAY 08, 2006 - MAY 08, 2006
Lakota West High School
West Chester, OH United States
Lakota West High School West Chester, OH United States
MAY 01, 2003 - MAY 30, 2003
Children's Theatre Company (staged reading)
Minneapolis, MN United States
Children's Theatre Company (staged reading) Minneapolis, MN United States
No upcoming productions.
No professional productions.

Awards (1)

Commissioned by the Guthrie Theater, in association with The Children's Theatre Company (2003)