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When Birds Don't Fly by Vivienne Blouin

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Event description

When a former pageant star moves back in with her mother and sister, disputes new and old surface. They must navigate complex beauty and gendered expectations, alcoholism, financial issues, diet culture, love, loss, and family dynamics against the backdrop of southern culture. When Birds Don’t Fly is a one-act play that encompasses all of the joys, griefs, and pop culture references of years past. 

Content Advisory: Body image/dysmorphia, alcoholism, disordered eating, reference to depression and anxiety.

PLEASE NOTE: there is no late seating. Individuals who arrive after the show begins will not be admitted in and their tickets will be released.

Written by Vivienne Blouin
Directed by Cora Therber

Viena Aiello
Yasemin Cem
Riley Halpern


Kana Seiki, Assistant Director
Cora Therber and Vivi Blouin, Producers
Lee Lillis, Lighting Designer
Ryann Murphy, Sound Designer
Kat Fosmoen and Leah Getz, Assistant Sound Designers
Quinn Horner, Set Designer
Christian Caro and Helen Hylton, Assistant Scenic Designers
Peter Chan, Costume Designer
Teri Salmon, Assistant Costume Designer
Leela Kiyawat, Props Designer
Isabella Acuña, Assistant Props Designer
Olive Fox, Production Stage Manager
Laney Schwantes, Stage Manager
Lily Resnik, Assistant Stage Manager
Julia Walker, Production Manager
Ian Rios, Assistant Production Manager

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Refund policy

Tickets can be cancelled up to 15 minutes before showtime. PLEASE NOTE: there is no late seating. Individuals who do not arrive on time will have their tickets released and will not be able to attend.