Cuban Theater Digital Archive

Bird in the Hand

Directing team: +

Name Function(s)
Ricky J. Martinez Director

Cast: +

Name Role(s)
Kristina Abreu Actor / actress
Michelle Antello Actor / actress
Gabriel Bonilla Actor / actress
Sammantha Hernández Actor / actress
Iván López Actor / actress
Vanessa Thompson Actor / actress
Fidel Urbina Actor / actress

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In this wry comedic play, an adolescent Felix recalls working summers at his father's tropical-bird theme park in Miami, where imported flamingos serve as a metaphor for his feelings of entrapment, estrangement and disconnection. Through movement, video, and sound, the birds played by actors help Felix reconstruct foggy and embellished memeories of his past.





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