DOI: 10.5040/9781770916197.00000005
Scenes: 19. Roles: Male (4) , Female (9) , Neutral (0)

If We Were Birds is a shocking, uncompromising examination of the horrors of war, giving voice to a woman long ago forced into silence, and placing a spotlight on millions of female victims who have been silenced through violence. A deeply affecting and thought-provoking reimagining of Ovid's masterpiece ‘Tereus, Procne, and Philomela’, Erin Shields's award-winning play is an unflinching commentary on contemporary war and its aftermath delivered through the lens of Greek tragedy.

From If We Were Birds


Playwrights Canada Press

Erin Shields

ISBN: 9781770910126

Series: Playwrights Canada Press

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