Cover photo by Patricia Brady

Two Bears Blinking

Michael Brady

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A group of people visit a ranch in New Mexico to observe mysterious lights that appear on the walls of a nearby canyon.

Production Info

Cast: 6 total (3 female, 3 male)
Full Length Drama (about 100 minutes)
Single Set
Contemporary Costumes

Press Quotes

“A play with a fresh point of view that combines compassion, a sense of humor, and emotional honesty, with complex, articulate characters who merit sympathy and attention.” —Miami Herald

“A memory play — mysterious and poetic.” —Miami Backstage

About the Author


  • Michael Brady

    Michael Brady's first play, SARA, was produced by Equity Library Theatre in 1980 at Lincoln Center. KORCZAK'S CHILDREN won the first Jesu Award in Playwriting and was produced by the Boston College Dramatics Society in 1982. TO GILLIAN ON HER 37TH BIRTHDAY was developed through the literary department of The Ensemble Studio Theatre and M Square Entertainment and moved to Circle-in-the-Square. GILLIAN was awarded the Oppenheimer Award for best play of 1983, and was produced as a film in 1996 by Sony Pictures. Other stage works include: TWO BEARS BLINKING, produced by New Theatre of Miami, SEMPER FI, produced by The Gloucester Stage Company, and HARD TIME, Main Street Stage, North Adams, Massachusetts. TO GILLIAN ON HER 37TH BIRTHDAY, KORCZAK'S CHILDREN, SEMPER FI, and TWO BEARS BLINKING are published by Broadway Play Publishing Inc. Michael's play TITLES was given a staged reading in July 2013 by the Berkshire Playwrights Lab in Great Barrington, Massachusetts. TITLES received another reading at Memberfest at The Ensemble Studio Theatre in November 2013. Both readings were directed by Giovanna Sardelli. Mr. Brady is a member of the Dramatists Guild and the Ensemble Studio Theatre. In addition to his writing, Michael served for several years as the Program Officer for Artists for the Massachusetts Cultural Council, overseeing a grant giving program for literary, visual, and performance artists. He lives in the Berkshire Hills of western Massachusetts with his wife, Patricia Jacobsen-Brady.

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Book Information

Publisher BPPI
Publication Date 9/1/2002
Pages 156
ISBN 9780881452082

Special Notes

Special Notes

Licensees are required to include the original stage producers credits in the following form on the title page in all programs distributed in connection with performances of the Play and in all advertising in which the full cast appears in size of type not less than ten percent (10%) of the size of the title of the Play:

Originally produced by New Theater, Miami

The following must appear within all programs distributed in connection with performances of the Play:
Two Bears Blinking is produced
by special arrangement with Broadway Play Publishing Inc, NYC