The Birds (stage version)

Cast: 2f 2m

Staging: Single built set (isolated house)

Amateur rights performance fee: £75 per performance (plus VAT where applicable)

EPUB, 64 pages ISBN: 9781780012353Publication Date:
12 Jun 2014
£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
First Staged:
Gate Theatre, Dublin, 2009

The Birds (stage version)

By Conor McPherson Original author Daphne du Maurier

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A suspenseful, atmospheric adaptation of Daphne du Maurier's enthralling short story.

Mysterious masses of birds have begun to violently attack at high tide, driving strangers Nat and Diane to take refuge in an isolated, abandoned house by the sea and form a bond to survive their haunting new circumstance. With no electricity and scarce food, the tension is palpable and hope is waning.

Yet if two is company, three is a crowd, as the sudden arrival of a young woman with a mysterious nature of her own ruffles feathers in the house and quickly threatens to destroy their so-called sanctuary.

Conor McPherson's The Birds premiered at the Gate Theatre, Dublin, in September 2009.

The text of this play is also available in the anthology Conor McPherson Plays: Three.

Press Quotes

'Deliciously chilling... spring-loaded with tension'

Irish Independent

'McPherson keeps us on the edge of our seat'

Irish Times

Cast: 2f 2m

Staging:Single built set (isolated house)

Amateur rights performance fee: £75 per performance (plus VAT where applicable)

EPUB, 64 pages ISBN: 9781780012353Publication Date:
12 Jun 2014
£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)

Also by Conor McPherson:

Conor McPherson Plays: Two
Conor McPherson Plays: Three
The Veil
The Night Alive
The Nest
Conor McPherson Plays: One
Shining City
This Lime Tree Bower
St Nicholas
Port Authority
The Good Thief
The Seafarer
Dublin Carol
Girl from the North Country
Rum and Vodka
The Dance of Death
The Weir
Come On Over

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