One Flew over the Cuckoo's Nest : A Play in Two Acts

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Comedy Drama / 13m, 4f / Int. w. inset. Kirk Douglas played on Broadway as a charming rogue who contrives to serve a short sentence in an airy mental institution rather in a prison. This, he learns, was a mistake. He clashes with the head nurse, a fierce artinet. Quickly, he takes over the yard and accomplishes what the medical profession has been unable to do for twelve years; he makes a presumed deaf and dumb Indian talk. He leads others out of introversion, stages a revolt so that they can see the world series on television, and arranges a rollicking midnight party with liquor and chippies. For one offense, the head nurse has him submit to shock treatment. The party is too horrid for her and she forces him to submit to a final correction a frontal lobotomy. Winner of the 2001 Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding Revival. "Cuckoo is captivating." - the New York Post "Scarifying and powerful." - the New York Times

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Little Theatre

Comedy Drama

Dale Wasserman, adapted from the novel by Ken Kesey

Characters: 13 male, 4 female

Interior with inset.

Kirk Douglas played on Broadway as a charming rogue who contrives to serve a short sentence in an airy mental institution rather in a prison. This, he learns, was a mistake. He clashes with the head nurse, a fierce artinet. Quickly, he takes over the yard and accomplishes what the medical profession has been unable to do for twelve years; he makes a presumed deaf and dumb Indian talk. He leads others out of introversion, stages a revolt so that they can see the world series on television, and arranges a rollicking midnight party with liquor and chippies. For one offense, the head nurse has him submit to shock treatment. The party is too horrid for her and she forces him to submit to a final correction a frontal lobotomy. Winner of the 2001 Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding Revival.

"Cuckoo is captivating." N.Y. Post.

"Scarifying and powerful." N.Y. Times.

"Funny, touching, and exciting." N.Y. Daily News.

"Brilliant. The stuff of great theatre." WQR Radio.

"Transforms the audience into one wild cheering section." WNYC Radio.

"One of the finest, most meaningful and most moving play of recent times." WPIX TV.

Winner of both the 2001 Tony Award and the Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding Revival of a Play.

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