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Birdy is a play by Naomi Wallace.

The original text

Adapted from the 1978 novel of the same name by William Wharton.

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

2000: Staged in February 2000, directed by Josh Lindberg, with Nick Boraine (older Birdy), Antony Coleman (younger Birdy), Langley Kirkwood (Al) and Jose Domingos (Renaldi). Other cast members were Michael Richard and Rob van Vuuren.

This production was presented at the Tesson Theatre in February 2000 and at the National Arts Festival Fringe in July 2000 and it won several awards (best production, best design, best diretor).


Review by Robert Greig, Sunday Independent, 13 February 2000.

National Arts Festival programme, 2000. p. 160.

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