The Conference of the Birds: A Colorful Persian Fable Takes Flight
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The last date listed for The Conference of the Birds was Sunday November 25, 2012 / 7:00pm.
Currently at Folger Theatre
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“A beautiful mash-up of music, physical theater … and ancient Persian poetry.” —”Washington Post_":http://www.washingtonpost.com/entertainment/theater_dance/play-review-the-conference-of-the-birds-at-the-folger-theatre/2012/10/30/8e512cfc-21f6-11e2-92f8-7f9c4daf276astory.html
Stage version by Jean-Claude Carrière and Peter Brook
Based on the poem by Farid Uddi Attar
Directed by Aaron Posner
Original music performed by Tom Teasley
A theatrical adventure soars in this poignant 12th-century Persian fable about the search for the divine.
“The Conference of the Birds is equal parts hero’s quest, moral fable, tall tale, adventure story, religious parable, buddy movie, and poetic flight of fancy,” says director Aaron Posner. “It is an astonishing work, and, hopefully, unlike anything you have likely ever seen before.”