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NYU SOPHOMORE SHOW
December 12, 2019 @ 7:00 pm – December 14, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
STUPID F##KING BIRD
by Aaron Posner
directed by Illana Stein
An aspiring young director rampages against the art created by his mother’s generation. A nubile young actress wrestles with an aging Hollywood star for the affections of a renowned novelist. And everyone discovers just how disappointing love, art, and growing up can be. In this irreverent, contemporary, and very funny remix of Chekhov’s The Seagull, Aaron Posner stages a timeless battle between young and old, past and present, in search of the true meaning of it all. Original songs composed by James Sugg draw the famously subtextual inner thoughts of Chekhov’s characters explicitly to the surface. STUPID FUCKING BIRD will tickle, tantalize, and incite you to consider how art, love, and revolution fuel your own pursuit of happiness.
Conrad – Devin Lee
Dev – Adam Parbhoo
Mash – Sarah Anne Long
Nina – Zoey Burger
Emma Arkadina – Sophie Schulman
Doyle Trigorin -Carmine Mastrokostas
Dr. Eugene Sorn – Andres Goldszmidt