THE BIRDS

Genre: Classical, Comedy
Aristophanes/Aaron Gonzalez

The Birds is set in a landfill/crow's nest, and inhabited by half-puppet half-man trash art creations, our protagonist's seeks fortune with a plan that hinges on Man's "out of sight out of mind," mentality. The old adage, "one man's trash is another man's treasure," rings true and he prevails by defeating his enemies with their own greed.

Performed by: Freddie Bennett, Patrick Bonck, Matthew Jellison, Nicole Hodges*, Kim Ramirez, & Eric Sutton*
With Lighting Design and Stage Management by Michael Beyrouti, Costume Design by Dana Dobreva, Puppetry by Lillian Clements, Composition by James Stewart, and Set Design by: Aaron Gonzalez
*Appearing Courtesy of Actor's Equity Association
Equity Approved Showcase


About the Company: 9Thirty Theatre Company (9TTC)

9Thirty Theatre Company's misison is to cultivate artists to work toward viable solutions for a sustainable future. We are committed to fostering works of artistic excellence, reaching a broad audience that reflects New York City’s diverse population and providing artistic and eco-friendly programs and performances that stimulate community awareness and action.  Our ecological programming re-invents production and performance in a wholly eco-friendly and sustainable manner by utilizing only non-toxic found, repurposed, recycled, donated or green materials in found, abandoned and outdoor venues throughout New York City including: Astoria Park, Athens Square, Battery Park, Columbus Circle, Theatre 54, The Seaport Theatre, The Bridge Theatre, and many others.

We are honored to have been named in Broadway World’s Top Ten theatre companies to watch this 2010 season and have the guidance of some of the nation’s most innovative and celebrated artists serving on our Advisory Board. Artists such as renowned playwright Craig Lucas, actor Anthony Rapp, and Obie Award-winning director, Gerald Freedman.

Open:   08/10/10
Close:   08/21/10

Schedule:
August 10th @ 8PM
August 11th @ 8PM
August 12th @ 8PM
August 13th @ 8PM
August 14th @ 8PM
August 15th @ 7PM
August 17th @ 8PM
August 18th @ 8PM
August 19th @ 8PM
August 20th @ 8PM
August 21st @ 3PM
August 21st @ 8PM
Theater:   Greek Cultural Center
Address:   26-80 30 Street
Astoria, NY 11102
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By Train: Take the N/W to 30 Ave. Walk a block to Athens Square corner (30 Avenue and 30 Street) and turn right on 30 Street. Pass Newtown Avenue and walk to the second Building on your left and you are there.

Cost:$18 (General) $15 (Advance) $12 (Students & Seniors)
Buy Tickets Online or Call: Ovation Tickets at 866-811-4111
Presented by: 9Thirty Theatre Company (9TTC)         Official Web Site: www.9ttc.org