Josh Short directs "Lifted," playwright Charlie Thurston’s modern take on Icarus. Set in a dystopian future, recently extinct birds return and fly a teenage boy, Max, into the sky. Will Max return? Is this a sign of something bigger? After his abduction, Max’s twin brother, his girlfriend and dad search for meaning in their own lives and set out to search for Max. Daraja Hinds, Victor Neto and Jim O’Brien star. The production will be staged outdoors at the WaterFire Arts Center in Providence, Rhode Island.