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Gregg Weiner captures the audience in Ground Up and Rising’s bare bones production of Conor McPherson’s monologue The Good Thief at South Miami-
Dade Cultural Arts Center
Cannily, there is not a feather in sight during the entire 85-minute The Birds at the Mosaic Theatre — appropriate because the subject is not an eerie avian apocalypse, but how humanity reacts under extreme pressure. Conor McPherson’s adaptation is far more a sociological morality tale than Daphne du Maurier’s 1952 suspenseful novelette or Alfred Hitchcock’s 1963 pure thriller.
Mosaic Theatre continues its pirouette along the leading edge of modern drama with the announcements of its 2012-2013 season that includes two works by up-and-comer Rajiv Joseph playing in repertory, a new work by Conor McPherson and an acclaimed modern adaptation of Gogol’s classic The Diary of a Madman.