NEXT month Linlithgow Players will dazzle audiences with two compelling pieces of theatre about relationships and communication.
The spring production double bill features ‘The Cagebirds’ and ‘Three More Sleepless Nights’ at Linlithgow Academy Theatre, from May 2-4, at 7.30pm.
In ‘Three More Sleepless Nights’ by contemporary playwright Caryl Churchill, the dysfunctional lives of three couples are played out, with a focus on how important communication is to keep a relationship alive.
‘The Cagebirds’ by David Campton tells the story of six ‘birds’ confined in a ‘cage’. Each person is totally absorbed in his or her own thoughts, not listening to anybody else, and each displaying the different speech and physical characteristics that give them their names.
When an outsider – the Wild One – is introduced into this environment, she tries to get them to listen to her and to persuade them to break out of their physical imprisonment. But will they listen to her and free themselves from their mental imprisonment?
This week the Journal and Gazette is offering three lucky readers a pair of tickets to the show.
All you have to do is answer this question: Who wrote Three More Sleepless Nights?
Send your entry on the form provided to Players Competition, Journal and Gazette, Unit 4A, Gateway Business Park, Beancross Road, Grangemouth, or drop it into Taste, 47 High Street, Linlithgow, by 5pm on Tuesday, April 30.
Tickets are £8/£6 (opening night - all tickets £6) and are on sale at The Burgh Halls and Far From the Madding Crowd.
You can also reserve tickets by phoning the box office on 07847 735077. Tickets will also be available on the door, but booking is advised.
Please note these plays contain adult themes and some strong language.
For more on the Linlithgow Players go to www.linlithgowplayers.org.uk or find them on Facebook at www.facebook.com/LgowPlayers