About This Show

Critically acclaimed Irish writer Conor McPherson adapts Daphne du Maurier’s sensual and intriguing story, which was also the basis for Alfred Hitchcock’s masterpiece of the same title. In an isolated house, strangers Nat and Diane take shelter from relentless masses of mad attacking birds. They find temporary sanctuary but not comfort or peace; there’s no electricity, little food, and a nearby neighbor may still be alive and watching them. When another refugee arrives with news of the outside world, paranoia takes hold of this makeshift fortress. An unsettling look at human relationships in the face of societal collapse.

Show Details

Dates: Opening Night: September 9, 2016 Final Performance: October 2, 2016
Location: 59E59 Theaters, New York City

59 E 59th St,

New York,


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Theatermania Review

| | September 15, 2016
Conor McPherson brings Daphne du Maurier’s short story to the stage.

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