Mirandy and Brother Wind: Family Play Based on Beloved Story at Adventure Theatre
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The last date listed for Mirandy and Brother Wind was Sunday February 13, 2011 / 2:00pm.
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Helen Hayes and Barrymore Award-winning writer-director Aaron Posner (The Chosen) mounts an encore performance of his latest play at the always-innovative Woolly Mammoth Theatre after its runaway success last summer. Helmed by the company's artistic director Howard Shalwitz, this admittedly loose and frequently irreverent adaptation of Anton Chekhov's The Seagull follows a famous actress whose son, an aspiring theater director, wants make a name for himself on his own. But when his muse, the lovely Nina, falls for his mother's lover, all kinds of romantic and artistic disappointment ensue. Posner turns the original play's famous subtext into scenes and songs, calling Stupid F***ing Bird "a rough-and-tumble meta-theatrical mash-up." Learn More
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I attend plays with my kids at Adventure Theatre all the time. I thought the acting in Mirandy & Brother Wind was excellent and superior to others plays that I have attended. It even kept the attention of my husband who usually views these plays as nap time.
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We took our 5 year old granddaughter to see Mirandy. She was completely enthralled with the show. The production is about an hour and mostly music and dancing.Reading the book before seeing the show enhances the experience.
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Read about _Mirandy and Brother Wind _"author Patricia McKissack":http://www2.scholastic.com/browse/contributor.jsp?id=3372.
Who will take the cake? Why, Mirandy of course. The junior cake walk happens soon and Mirandy needs a dance partner. Who can high step and kick the best? Why, Brother Wind! But how can Mirandy captured him? Grandmother Beasley says, “Can’t nobody put shackles on Brother Wind, chile. He be special. He be free.” Leave it to Mirandy, she’ll catch him; she’ll grab hold of that Brother Wind and win that delicious cake! Through her journey to capture Brother Wind, Mirandy learns something special — the importance of freedom and kindness.