Play directory : The Birds

Welcome to The Mandy Network Plays Directory.

The information below is intended to give you a brief guide to the show and highlight some of the other The Mandy Network members who have also been involved in this show.

  • Author
    Aristophanes
  • Written
    414 BC
  • Overview
    It is likely inspired by the Athenian invasion of the Greek colonies in Sicily in 415 BC. At the time the play was staged, in 414 BC, the outcome of which was far from certain and hopes for victory were high. Critics have tried in vain for some time to see praise or condemnation of the enterprise implied in the play, but no consensus has ever been reached.
  • Play
    Download the text for free from Project Gutenberg here: The Birds