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THE  CAGEBIRDS

By David Campton | Directed by Mark Oldknow

JULY 7th 2021 | Norden Farm Centre for the Arts

In this extraordinary play, a "room" and a "cage" and "people" and "captive birds" all become confused until a dramatic climax in which we suddenly see reality. Six people live in a locked room, each absorbed in their own petty interest and in placating the "Mistress" who takes care of them. Then a "Wild One" is thrust in among them. She talks of breaking out of the room to find freedom. She troubles the others who remain secure in their cage, and they all join against her in the shattering conclusion to this unforgettable play that offers eight actors an unusual opportunity