Fuzzy of a bird
New York | 1h 40m | Ends Dec 16

Tongue of a Bird

From 3 member reviews
Members say: Thought-provoking, Great acting, Metaphorically rich and complex monologues, Intense, Ambitious all-women cast

About the show

This drama about the search for an abducted girl explores themes of memory, loss, and motherhood. More…

Maxine, a search and rescue pilot, returns in midwinter to her childhood home in the Adirondacks. There, she conducts a search for a girl who while on a field trip in the mountains, was abducted by a stranger in a black pick-up truck. The search lasts for three days. Each night Maxine must face the girl's distraught mother, Dessa, and her own grandmother, Zofia, a reclusive Polish refugee. In sleep, Maxine is prey to nightmares and fragmented memories of a mother who abandoned her in childhood and was lost to insanity.

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Feminist themes, Ambitious all-women cast, Metaphorically rich and complex monologues, Great lead and supporting acting

See it if Always onstage Mary Sheridan searches to find lost girl for a grieving mother, lives with a demented grandmother & dreams of her lost mother

Don't see it if You will have trouble following a thin plot thread that briefly focuses on various points in women’s lives: child, mother, adult, and oldage

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Great acting, Intense, Thought-provoking

See it if you want to see a deep psychological play full of metaphors about losing a daughter, a mother, losing sanity, possessions. Great acting.

Don't see it if you want to see some light entertainment. It is a small theater with minimal props, and it was freezing inside when i watched the play.

Insightful, Thought-provoking, Intimate

See it if You enjoy plays with rich and poetic language meant to make you consider its themes.

Don't see it if You need lavish production value or you want something very fast-paced and action-packed.

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