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Raised in Captivity

February - March 1995

Written by Nicky Silver
Directed by David Warren
With Leslie Ayvazian, Patricia Clarkson, Peter Frechette, Brian Kerwin, Anthony Rapp
An all-star cast will perform a reading of Mr. Silver's (THE LYONS) acclaimed and influential 1993 play PTERODACTYLS (winner of both the Kesselring and Oppenheimer Awards), the first play of eight by Mr. Silver premiered by The Vineyard. PTERODACTYLS was one of the first plays on the American stage to deal with a family's response to their son who has AIDS, and showcases Mr. Silver's unforgettable dark humor.

Nicky Silver

Nicky Silver (Playwright) has been produced extensively in New York City as well as across Europe and as far away as South Korea (where THE LYONS was called HAPPY HAPPY FAMILY). His plays include PTERODACTYLS (Oppenheimer Award, Kesselring Award, Drama Desk nomination, Outer Critic’s Circle nomination), THE EROS TRILOGY, THE FOOD CHAIN (Outer Critic’s Circle nomination), FAT MEN IN SKIRTS, FIT TO BE TIED, THE MAIDEN'S PRAYER, FREE WILL & WANTON LUST (Helen Hayes Award), MY MARRIAGE TO ERNEST BORGNINE, THE ALTRUISTS, RAISED IN CAPTIVITY (Drama Desk nomination, Outer Critics Circle nomination, Drama-Logue Award), TOO MUCH SUN and THE LYONS (Drama Desk nomination).

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