Landless Theatre Company

ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO’S NEST

This stage adaptation of Ken Kesey's celebrated novel explores the brutality of life in a mental institution with humor, candor, and unforgettable characters.
New Spire Arts
Fri July 5, 2024 | 8:00 PM — Sun July 7, 2024 | 2:00 PM

This stage adaptation of Ken Kesey’s celebrated novel explores the brutality of life in a mental institution with humor, candor, and unforgettable characters.  After being convicted of a petty crime, a charming, rebellious rogue named McMurphy contrives to serve his short sentence in an airy mental institution rather than in a prison. This, he soon learns, was a mistake. He immediately clashes with the authoritarian head nurse, a fierce martinet named Nurse Ratched. So begins the battle of wills.

By Dale Wasserman

Based on the novel by Ken Kesey

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