Chickens in the Yard (70 minutes)
6 characters (4 actors)
Chickens in the Yard tells the story of a family through the eyes of their four chickens. Set in Pittsburgh, this heartfelt play explores what a gay identity means for one couple, as they journey from the families that raised them to the family they choose to create together.
Sample of Chickens in the Yard
Chickens in the Yard was the first production of Hatch Arts Collective, and had its world premiere the weekend of June 7th, 8th, and 9th, 2013 at Fe Gallery in Pittsburgh's Lawrenceville neighborhood. Chickens in the Yard (and Hatch Arts Collective) was then selected to open Quantum Theatre’s 25th season as the first production the Gerri Kay New Voices Program. With performances from November 20th through December 6th, 2015.
Chickens in the Yard was then presented by the Adjusted Realists at Jack in Brooklyn, NY, from June 30th to July 16th, 2017, in a production that the New York Times wrote, "has humor, heart and an elegant, deceptive surface simplicity."