Early Birds

Written By Dana Schwartz
Directed by Elizabeth Swain
August 17 – September 7, 2019

Atwater Village Theatre


A heartwarming, irreverent comedy about two senior women, each at a crossroads, both escaping their past on a high-seas cruise. Together, they realize their strengths and celebrate their weaknesses, and understand that it’s never too late for a new friend or a new adventure.


Jayne Taini – Ivy

Jean Gilpin – Nora

Wendy Elizabeth Abraham – Captain Devon



Dana Schwartz – Playwright

Elizabeth Swain – Director

John Iacovelli – Scenic Design

Martha Carter – Lighting Design

Jeff Gardner – Sound Designer

Carolyn Mazuca – Costume Designer

Josie Austin – Stage Manager

Demand PR – Publicist

Sara Wagner – Key Art Design