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Upcoming: Bird Song

By David Chen  /  Staff reporter

Bird Song plays at Guling Street next weekend.

Photo: David Chen, Taipei Times

Next week the Guling Street Avant-Garde Theatre (牯嶺街小劇場) hosts Bird Song (鳥之頌), an experimental theater work about love, desire and beauty as found within the most intimate moments within the self. Written by Australian expat actor Ren Flannery, the play follows the journeys of two women and a mythological bird in a private bath house. Flannery trained with Japanese butoh masters Yukio Waguri, Katsura Kan and Semimaru, and brings these elements into her work, which is performed by a mostly Taiwanese cast.

■ Oct. 12, 13 and 14 at 7:30pm

■ Guling Street Avant-Garde Theatre (牯嶺街小劇場), 2, Ln 5, Guling St, Taipei City (台北市牯嶺街5巷2號)

■ Tickets are NT$400, available through For more information visit

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