Venue Details

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Woolly Mammoth Theatre
Main Stage 641 D. Street, NW Washington, DC 20004
202-393-3939
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19 reviews
43 stars
Woolley Mammoth is a GEM! They dare to bring funny, unpredictable shows - the best in the area! I will try anything they do! (this was the first time I was not 100% satisfied).
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19 reviews
43 stars
Even with the current Metro issues: take extra time, don't even try to find parking
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Reviews & Ratings

"Stupid F***ing Bird"
91 ratings
4.6 average rating
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104 events
88 reviews
38 stars
attended Aug 09 2014

I thought the play was clever and well acted, with an interesting set design, especially Chekhov's portrait looming over the production.

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36 reviews
38 stars
attended Jun 15 2013

Despite its silly title, Posner's play is terrific, as are the surprisingly seasoned performers at Woolly. Even with many chinks in the fourth wall, this is good solid theater rather than anything weird, with the f*** word masquerading as a mask....continued

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34 reviews
7 stars
attended Jul 30 2014

Only back for three weeks. Run, don't walk to get tickets if you have not seen this cutting edge, brilliantly written, acted, directed "updating" of Chekov's the Seagull. He'd be turning in his grave but you'll be, at turns, laughing heartily...continued

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Quotes & Highlights

  • “Mines The Seagull for classical heft even while giving it the bird.” —The Washington Post

Description

July 30, 2014: Opening Night Performance and Remount Celebration
Pre-show event starts at 6:00pm and includes an open bar, snacks and an exclusive look into the creative process with the designers of Stupid F***ing Bird. You’ll be able to tour the stage and set before the performance and hear directly from set designer Misha Kachman, lighting designer Colin Bills and costume designer Laree Lentz about the creative process behind the show.

There’s partial female nudity during the show.

The show is recommended for ages 16 and older.

Running time is two hours and 30 minutes.