The Firebird

Author: Tim Errickson

The Firebird

Description: Dan returns home to the Brooklyn neighborhood of his youth with a mission: to stop his best friend Ricky from destroying himself. Pride, love, lust, and memory challenge whether either of them can outrun the fate coming to them.
Year Written/Copyrighted: 2015
Date Added: 1/21/2016
Content Advisory: Strong language.
1 Act, 95 Minutes
2 Females, 4 Males

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Keywords: Crime · Dark Comedy · Families · Mostly Male Characters · Racial Identity/Relationships · Violence · Women

This play is in the following collections: Rising Sun Performance Company 15th Anniversary

Original Production Information

THE FIREBIRD had its world premiere production with Rising Sun Performance Company as part of the 2015 Planet Connections Festivity at The Paradise Factory Theatre.

Dan: Gabriel Wright
Irene: Jacqueline Sydney
Joe: R. Paul Hamilton
Ricky: Michael Romeo Ruocco
Marci: Andrea Cordaro
Abe: James T. Ware

Director: Brian Gillespie
Assistant Director: NJ Agwuna
Stage Manager: Nicole Kuker
Assistant Stage Manager: Kristen Riordan
Set and Light Designer: Jak Prince
Assistant Set Designer: Jane Behre
Costume Designer: Oona Tibbetts
Assistant Costume Designer: Susan Rosello
Sound Designer: Ian Wehrle
Crew: Caitlin Casado, Daniel George, Naomi Gottfried, Anna C. Michael and Avanthika Srinivasan