Already closed | 2h 30m | West Village

Stupid F**king Bird

From 32 member  reviews
Members say: Funny, Entertaining, Clever, Great acting, Disappointing

About the show

Art of Warr Productions presents a new staging of Aaron Posner's irreverent and contemporary remix of Chekhov’s "The Seagull." More…

From the show:

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 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.

Member Reviews (32)


Funny, Entertaining, Clever, Great acting, Disappointing

Disappointing, Boring, Tacky, Unfinished, Preachy

See it if you want to be as tortured as a Chekovian character

Don't see it if you like good acting and good direction and good writing

Also I can't help but compare this to Moscow X 6 and it pales. This is a ve... Read more Read less

October 10th, 2019
"This updated, deconstructed Chekhov adaptation keeps it real with profanity and a tragic sense of life…I admire the writing and directing in this provocative show, which is very much for our century… Warr's direction allows for a lot of alienation and numerous moments of palpable tenderness."
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