Odysseus Rex is a champion.
He is his trainer's greatest hope.
He is his opponents' greatest fear.
One day he will destroy the sun.
He is a rooster.
New York Times Critics' Pick!
"Year of the Rooster" at the Ensemble Studio Theater isn't merely entertaining. It's astonishingly entertaining," - The New York Times
"Plot description doesn't really do justice to this play's dazzling comic fury, it's a good thing there's an intermission, because the audience needs time to recover" - The New York Times
"Eric Dufault's comical cockfight thriller Year of the Rooster, written for Youngblood, brims with that group's ferocious, under-30 pep." - Time Out New York