The Firebird

The Firebird
by Evan Guilford-Blake

Productions (8)
  • Comedy for young audiences
  • 50 - 60 minutes
  • 2 f, 2 m, 3 either (7 actors possible: 2-5 f, 2-5 m)
  • Set: Minimal, a multi-tiered platform. The top level is wide enough to serve as the King's throne, and each descending level successively wider.

The Firebird
by Evan Guilford-Blake

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Productions (8)
  • Comedy for young audiences
  • 50 - 60 minutes
  • 2 f, 2 m, 3 either (7 actors possible: 2-5 f, 2-5 m)
  • Set: Minimal, a multi-tiered platform. The top level is wide enough to serve as the King's throne, and each descending level successively wider.

While hunting, a Duke sights the mythical Firebird, and manages to bring back one feather to the King. The King commands him to return with the bird itself; the Duke does so and the Firebird relinquishes her song in order to help the Duke. The King then sends the Duke to complete a series of seemingly impossible quests, and soon both his future and life are at stake. Told simultaneously in American Sign Language and speech, this play follows the magical adventures of a young man who learns the power of communication and the obstacles language can present.

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Pricing Information

Min. Performance Fee* $40
Standard Edition $9.99
Stage Manager Edition $17.99

*The per performance fee begins at $40. Your per performance fee will be provided during the ordering process.

Play Details

While hunting, a Duke sights the mythical Firebird, and manages to bring back one feather to the King. The King commands him to return with the bird itself; the Duke does so and the Firebird relinquishes her song in order to help the Duke. The King then sends the Duke to complete a series of seemingly impossible quests, and soon both his future and life are at stake. Told simultaneously in American Sign Language and speech, this play follows the magical adventures of a young man who learns the power of communication and the obstacles language can present.

  • Comedy for young audiences
  • 50 - 60 minutes
  • 2 f, 2 m, 3 either (7 actors possible: 2-5 f, 2-5 m)
  • Set: Minimal, a multi-tiered platform. The top level is wide enough to serve as the King's throne, and each descending level successively wider.

Published Reviews

"A show that is high-spirited and just plain fun."

Bev Riley, Kalamazoo Gazette

"A lighthearted tale."

Stacy Taus-Bolstad, Sunday-Herald Times

Production History

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OCT 02, 2008 - OCT 12, 2008
Jonesborough Repertory Theatre
Jonesborough, TN United States
Jonesborough Repertory Theatre Jonesborough, TN United States
JAN 26, 2008 - FEB 09, 2008
Howard Lake Waverly Winsted High School
Howard Lake, MN United States
Howard Lake Waverly Winsted High School Howard Lake, MN United States
JUN 03, 2005 - JUN 04, 2005
The American School of London
London, England
The American School of London London, England
NOV 01, 2004 - NOV 02, 2004
Alexander High School
Douglas, GA United States
Alexander High School Douglas, GA United States
FEB 01, 2003 - FEB 28, 2003
A.C.E. Homeschool Group
Counties, GA United States
A.C.E. Homeschool Group Counties, GA United States
APR 24, 1999 - MAY 07, 1999
Kalamazoo and St. Joseph Counties Schools Tour
, MI United States
Kalamazoo and St. Joseph Counties Schools Tour , MI United States
APR 22, 1999 - MAY 16, 1999
API Theatre
Kalamazoo, MI United States
API Theatre Kalamazoo, MI United States
FEB 12, 1998 - MAR 01, 1998
Bloomington Playwrights Project
Bloomington, IN United States
Bloomington Playwrights Project Bloomington, IN United States
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APR 24, 1999 - MAY 07, 1999
Kalamazoo and St. Joseph Counties Schools Tour
, MI United States
Kalamazoo and St. Joseph Counties Schools Tour , MI United States
APR 22, 1999 - MAY 16, 1999
API Theatre
Kalamazoo, MI United States
API Theatre Kalamazoo, MI United States
FEB 12, 1998 - MAR 01, 1998
Bloomington Playwrights Project
Bloomington, IN United States
Bloomington Playwrights Project Bloomington, IN United States

Awards (1)

Winner of Sonoma County (CA) Repertory Company Youth Play Competition