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Excerpts from Aristophanes' "The Birds"

Author: Aristophanes.Karl CalhounAlysha CohenJulia CsorbaLeslie EinhornAll authors
Publisher: New York, NY : Insight Media, 1991.
Series: Theatre in video.
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
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In this play, Aristophanes satirizes the weaknesses of man and his institutions. Two disgruntled citizens, Euelpides and Pisthetaerus, seek to escape the pettiness of life in Athens by dwelling among the birds. They convince the birds that they were once sovereign over the earth, and should reclaim their supremacy by building a kingdom of their own which excludes the gods and invites all men to join the birds and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Performance
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Aristophanes.
Excerpts from Aristophanes' "The Birds".
New York, NY : Insight Media, 1991 publishers catalog number
IM 16
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Aristophanes.; Karl Calhoun; Alysha Cohen; Julia Csorba; Leslie Einhorn; Terry Hardcastle; Bob Morris; Neil Pepe; Ed Porter; Phil Reilly; Clare Tattersall; Liz Tuccillo; Todd Weeks; Insight Media (Firm)
OCLC Number: 747801622
Language Note: English.
Notes: Originally released as DVD.
Credits: Adapted and directed by Bob Morris ; music, Ralph Denzer ; choreography, Susan Hefner ; assistant director, Alysha Cohen ; video, Video D Studios.
Cast: Neil Pepe, Ed Porter, Todd Weeks, Phil Reilly, Clare Tattersull, Terry Hardcastle.
Event notes: Originally recorded in 1991.
Description: 1 online resource (43 min.)
Series Title: Theatre in video.
Other Titles: Aristophanes' The birds
Birds
Responsibility: Insight Media.

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In this play, Aristophanes satirizes the weaknesses of man and his institutions. Two disgruntled citizens, Euelpides and Pisthetaerus, seek to escape the pettiness of life in Athens by dwelling among the birds. They convince the birds that they were once sovereign over the earth, and should reclaim their supremacy by building a kingdom of their own which excludes the gods and invites all men to join the birds and acquire wings.

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