Close-Act Theatre: Birdmen
Wednesday, September 6, 2023 | 6:00 pm
Thursday, September 7, 2023 | 6:50 pm
Friday, September 8, 2023 | 7:20 pm
During Duke Arts Opening Week, the luminous and majestic Birdmen from Close-Act Theatre in the Netherlands will roam public spaces and visit audiences before they enter the theater for Opening Week events. Operated by mysterious men in stilts, these massive puppets fill passersby with wonder as they move throughout a crowd.
Birdmen appearances are free and open to the public.
BIRDMEN WILL APPEAR FOR 20-30 MINUTES IN THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS:
American Tobacco Campus (beginning in front of Mellow Mushroom) on Wednesday, September 6 at 6:00 p.m.
Duke University West Campus (in front of Duke Chapel) on Thursday, September 7 at 6:50 p.m.
Duke University East Campus (in front of Baldwin Auditorium) on Friday, September 8 at 7:20 p.m.
Please Note: The Birdmen appearance in downtown Durham on Saturday, September 9 has been canceled. An additional appearance will be announced soon.