A Murder of Crows

Cal Students, Staff & Faculty, & Seniors: $13 online in advance, $15 at the door. ID required.

General Admission: $18 online in advance, $20 at the door.

*The 2:00 performance on Saturday, November 21 will be followed by an interview with playwright Mac Wellman and Carey Perloff, Artistic Director of ACT in San Francisco.


Written by Mac Wellman
Directed by Peter Glazer
ONE WEEK ONLY! Nov 19-22, Durham Studio Theater

A caustic apocalyptic comedy

Exploring environmental destruction, rampant consumerism, economic disparity and the rise of xenophobia, A Murder of Crows hilariously exposes humanity’s hypocrisy and its poisonous effects.

In an America gone grotesque with pollution, rebellious young Susannah reels after her father’s untimely death under a pile of radioactive chicken droppings. With her war veteran brother turning into a golden sundial in the front yard and the rest of her dysfunctional family growing ever more noxious, Susannah latches on to her certainty that the weather is changing…

This show contains strong themes and language intended for mature, respectful audiences.

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