12 July 2006
Birds of Paradise Theatre Company present 'Mouth of Silence'
PEACE IS NOT A MAGIC WORD. IT NEEDS TO BE WORKED AT. Travelling from market place to refugee camp to procession home; the audience joins the cast, recreating journeys of exile and return in this exciting promenade performance by Birds of Paradise. Ten years on from a Peace Treaty, against the backdrop of 36 years of civil war in Guatemala, 'Mouth of Silence' is a production for these times, and perhaps every time. It calls up situations past and present, while asking the people of Scotland: how do we deal with conflict? How do we deal with those looking for refuge and setting up home here? Heart-stopping and humane, Mouth of Silence depicts the struggle for justice as affecting us all. Inclusion is at the heart of Birds of Paradise’s working method. Mouth of Silence will be inclusively signed Read about the Birds of Paradise Theatre blog entry from thier visit to the Craigmonie Centre (Drumnadrochit)HERE: http://www.hi-arts.co.uk/Default.aspx.LocID-hianewlwk.RefLocID-hiacg500l.Lang-EN.htm