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A Mouthful of Birds to Open at University Theater

By University Theater on October 28, 2013
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Poster for Colgate's production of Mouthful of BirdsCome see “A Mouthful of Birds,” the University Theater’s fall 2013 production, by Caryl Churchill and David Lan, and directed by Adrian Giurgea.

  • November 6-9, 8:00 p.m.
  • November 10, 2:30 p.m.

Brehmer Theater, Dana Arts Center, Colgate University (campus map)

Admission is free. For tickets, call 315-228-7641 or e-mail theaterboxoffice@colgate.edu.

A Mouthful of Birds tells the stories of seven seemingly ordinary people. Based on Euripides’ “The Bacchae,” an undercurrent of violence seeps into each character’s life through addiction, love, desire, and the human propensity for the irrational. With its focus on women and self-discovery, the play asks who is possessed by whom, and what is ultimately gained—and lost—through possession.


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