Accolades for Mickey Birnbaum

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kcrwAlum-turned-playwriting professor Mickey Birnbaum’s play “Backyard” was a big critical and audience hit in 2014…and now he has the end-year-plaudits to show for it, including a Sage Award and being named the Best of 2014 by KCRW:

The Echo also produced Mickey Birnbaum’s Backyard a play that carried the tropes of amateur wrestling to allegorical heights. Led by actor Hugo Armstrong, in one of two standout performances this year, the cast’s commitment elevated comic spectacle to a deeper examination of the narratives we all construct.



By | 2017-05-18T16:48:15-07:00 January 7th, 2015|Categories: Alumni News, Faculty News, Program News|Comments Off on Accolades for Mickey Birnbaum

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