Prophetic blackbirds chatter on a wire, watching two parallel stories intertwine. In one world, Clem looks on worriedly as her mother, Cally, takes in a mysterious drifter. Elsewhere, a naïve young king falls in love with Wild, a peasant girl who harbors a dangerous secret. Storm clouds threaten, but there are worse perils in store...
2M, 4F, possibly +3 as chorus, or chorus can be handled differently
Production and Development History
Developed at Playpenn, Juilliard, and Boston Court Theatre (LA).