A Murder of Crows
Inspired by the story of Hansel and Gretel, A Murder of Crows explores the themes of famine, family loyalties and survival. Six actors weave a gothic story of the journey of two children navigating fear and abandonment, from the squawking perspective of a group of boisterous crows.
Creators: Mike Kenny in collaboration with Barnstorm Theatre Company
45 pgs. 3 female, 2 male, 1 either
Originally produced by Barnstorm Theatre Company, Ireland, 2011
Run Time: 60 minutes
Audience Recommendation: 9+
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“Mike Kenny’s text…unearths some serious and subtle themes, challenging to a young audience and rewarding for the adults with its layers of historical allusion.” – Irish Theatre Magazine