Siobhan Richardson and Meaghan Quinn work with the castIntimacy director Siobhan Richardson and drama professor Meaghan Quinn work with the cast of the University Players production “If We Were Birds” in the Studio Theatre.

Theatre company raising curtain on multimedia presentation

The University Players production of If We Were Birds will hit the virtual stage on Friday, Oct. 22. A re-imagining of the classic tale of Tereus, Procne and Philomela, the piece examines the horrors of war and its effects on generations of women who have been traumatized.

The play will be performed via Zoom in a combination of live and recorded performance to weave a tapestry of multimedia. Containing sexual violence, strong language, and mature themes, If We Were Birds is recommended for ages 18+.

Performances run Oct. 22 to 31, Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 4 p.m. Tickets are $10 and are available at