Wednesday, November 15 2017 • 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm • The Basement

Scriptease is a monthly play-reading initiative through Iowa Stage. Each month audiences can experience a new, cutting edge play for free! View information below about this month’s reading.

“Stupid F*cking Bird” by Aaron Posner


An aspiring young director rampages against the art created by his mother’s generation. A nubile young actress wrestles with an aging Hollywood star for the affections of a renowned novelist. And everyone discovers just how disappointing love, art, and growing up can be. In this irreverent, contemporary, and very funny remix of Chekhov’s The Seagull, Aaron Posner stages a timeless battle between young and old, past and present, in search of the true meaning of it all