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Pterodactyls Lab Production

February - March 1993

Written by Nicky Silver
Directed by David Warren
With Kelly Bishop, T. Scott Cunningham, Dennis Creaghan, Hope Davis, Kent Lanier
PTERODACTYLS is a powerful and often screamingly funny portrayal of the ultimate dysfunctional family—a wealthy Main Line Philadelphia clan uprooted by the return of their long gone son.


Oppenheimer Award - Nicky Silver
Kesselring Award - Nicky Silver
OBIE Award - Best Direction: David Warren
Drama Desk Award - Outstanding Play
Drama Desk Award - Hope Davis, Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Play

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).